During November 2021

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Molly at Charleston 2021

Early November once again found me in Charleston, SC for the annual Charleston Conference. This was the last conference I attended before the pandemic hit, so it is fitting that it is the first in-person conference to return. As others have noted, this year’s conference was hybrid, replete with the hiccups and headaches of virtual... more

Carol at Charleston 2021

Ah the joys and pains of a hybrid conference. Accentuating the positive, I got to hear a librarian live from Lesotho(!) describe digitization efforts for African materials. And in some rooms, every seat was an aisle seat. I’ll focus my report on two programs: “Looking for Trouble: Seeking out, Resolving, and Preventing E-resource Link Issues”... more

Summer at Charleston 2021!

This was my first year ever attending the Charleston Conference, as well as my first time in Charleston! I have to say that though the hybrid experience was strange, I appreciate the efforts of the Charleston Conference planning committee to provide both in-person and online options. It was reassuring when grabbing my conference badge that... more

Morgan at Charleston 2021

This was my first year attending Charleston Conference, a conference I’ve heard a lot about and was eager to experience. Part of me wishes I had had the opportunity to attend this hybrid conference pre-pandemic when it was a fully in-person experience. I overheard numerous attendees longing for the “old days” but, without anything to... more

SEDLS, DLF, and DigiPres 2021

Southeast Data Librarian Symposium and DLF/DigiPres Conferences I had the opportunity to serve on two conference committees this year, which made for a busy fall! The Southeast Data Librarian Symposium (SEDLS) took place Wednesday, October 13-Friday, October 15; the Digital Library Federation and NDSA Digital Preservation combined sessions took place November 1-4. SEDLS is a... more