During May 2010

Inside ZSR

Aaron Marshall Explains RSS To Lib100 Students

In April, Aaron Marshall, who is working with the Communications and External Relations Department at Wake Forest, spoke to my Lib100 students about using RSS feeds to manage your content from the web! He allowed me to video his presentation and post it on Vimeo http://vimeo.com/12059730 If you are interested in learning more about RSS... more

Travis Manning Attends 7th Annual Paraprofessional Conference

I attended the 7th Annual Paraprofessional Conference at ECU on Thursday and Friday, May 13 and 14, 2010. Chris Turner, Staff Development and Training Coordinator, Dept. of HR, ECU, warmed us up with communication calisthenics as we performed the partial art of verbal judo. Like Judo itself, it uses the energy of others to master... more

Interactive Information Literacy Teaching Methods – Lyrasis Online Class

On Wednesday and Thursday, May 12th and 13th, I participated in an online workshop, sponsored by Lyrasis, on “Interactive Information Literacy Teaching Methods”. The presenter was Russell Palmer, who while at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, developed and managed the library’s information literacy program. This four-hour workshop (two hours a day, over two days) The... more

Erik, Sarah, and Barry at NC LITe Group Meeting

Earlier today, Erik, Sarah, and I took a quick jaunt to the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro to participate in the NC LITe Group Meeting/mini-conference, a gathering of Library Instruction and Technology professionals from other schools in the state. We joined representatives from UNCG, UNC-CH, NCSU, Guilford College, and Appalachian State... more

2010 NCICU Purchasing Committee

2010 NC Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU), Purchasing Committee Meeting, May 13 by Lauren Corbett Carol and I attended only 1 of the 2 days of the Purchasing Committee meeting at Meredith College in Raleigh. Georgia Williams of Chowan University was Chair for 2010. Georgia thoughtfully broke with the tradition of being the host and... more

ALCTS Webinar- Archival 101: Dealing with Suppliers of Archival Products

As part of the first Preservation Week (May 9-15) I attended a webinar hosted by the ALCTS (Association for Library Collections and Technical Services) Section of ALA. Preservation Week was held by ALA to encourage preserving personal, family and community collections. The title of this webinar was: Archival 101: Dealing with Suppliers of Archival Products.... more

Susan and Giz at LAUNC-CH

Giz and I were invited to submit a presentation proposal for the LAUNC-CH Research Forum that was held on May 5, 2010 at UNC-Chapel Hill. LAUNCH-CH is the Librarians’ Association of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The afternoon event consisted of several poster sessions and 3 “paper presentations.” Giz and I talked... more