Archive for April, 2011

MLA2011: Day 3 – Future of Libraries

Posted on April 28, 2011. Filed under: Conference Reports | Tags: , |

Sadly, I came back from lunch late, so I missed a chunk of this session. Future of Libraries, or What the Heck Are You Thinking?!?!: A series of questions addressed to a panel that included Keith Fiels of ALA, Maureen Sullivan (ALA Presidential Candidate whom I know from years of local consulting), Scot Colford of […]

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MLA2011: Day 3 – What Has Dewey Done for You Lately?

Posted on April 28, 2011. Filed under: Conference Reports | Tags: , , |

I’m only attending two sessions today, so you’ll get a little more detail. What Has Dewey Done For You Lately?: Three different libraries (Darien CT, Wilmington MA, ) talk about their experiences shifting from a straight Dewey organization system for nonfiction to a subject oriented layout. Darien’s Glades, Wilmington’s Neighborhoods, and . Major takeaways: you […]

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MLA2011: Day 2

Posted on April 27, 2011. Filed under: Conference Reports |

On so, we’re on to Day 2 here at the Massachusetts Library Association. I spent the morning updating here and thoroughly enjoying Lobbycon. Now, it’s on to the afternoon. Remember, follow along on Twitter: #mlajoinforces “State of the Library Nation”: Keith Fiels, Executive Director of ALA, is talking about the major issues, trends and myths […]

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MLA2011: Day 1

Posted on April 27, 2011. Filed under: Conference Reports | Tags: , |

Since I’m not the amazing documentarian the Librarian in Black is, I’m going to opt for summary-style conference reporting. Also, check out what’s trending on Twitter at #mlajoinforces. I’m at the Massachusetts Library Association’s annual conference: Join Forces. Day 0 was the preconference, a choice between the Digital Commonwealth annual conference and the Youth Services […]

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