By Ashelee Gerald

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Ashelee at NCLA

I first attended NCLA as a student during my first semester of graduate school in 2017, so this time around it was nice being able to experience the conference with a little more intent and a little less bewilderment. Most of the sessions I attended and enjoyed were about programming and professional/personal development.   I kicked... more

Ashelee @ LDRS

Two weeks ago I attended The Library Diversity and Residency Studies Conference held in Greensboro on August 26-27, 2019.  The two-day conference was hosted by UNCG in collaboration with ASERL and the ACRL Diversity Alliance.. The focus of the conference was on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in libraries, further concentrating on Library Diversity Residency programs.... more

Ashelee at SNCA

Last week I was in Wilmington for the annual Society of North Carolina Archivists conference. I started the conference off with a workshop focused on managing backlogs, “How to Tame Your Dragon: Learning to Befriend your Backlog through Efficient Processing”, with Kelly Spring from ECU. The workshop consisted of activities that were components of an... more

Ashelee at SAA

Ok, so just one more SAA recap. This one from the first-timer! I attended NCLA last fall and thought that would have been preparation enough for the joint COSA, NAGARA, SAA conference. Alas, it was not! So many faces; so many sessions! Who do I talk to? What do I say? Where do I go?... more