Next LITA Series

For my next series of posts on LITA, I came up with something that I would want to read: tech librarian stories. How they got where they are, what their daily (work) lives look like, how they stay current, and technology that they can’t live without. My first interview is with the head of tech … More Next LITA Series

Last Lost Art Post

The final article in the LITA Lost Art series, looks at YouTube and vlogging. The next series features tech librarians. Have you ever looked at someone’s job title and wondered how they got there? I see interesting tech librarian titles all the time: emerging this and innovation that.  I was curious to learn more about these … More Last Lost Art Post

Lost Art Series

I am a new, regular contributor to LITA [Library Information Technology Association] and published my first post Monday. The “Lost Art” series will examine a tech tool and the way that it improves communication and encourages connections between users and the library. My first post, “The Lost Art of Conversation,” focuses on podcasts, specifically the … More Lost Art Series

Using Information Literacy to Fight Fake News

The issue of fake news (not a new problem) has been gaining more attention since the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, where several social media outlets were blamed for disseminating untruths. I see this as a problem of media literacy, not fake news.  Some facts: Stanford University found that 80% of middle school students perceived digital … More Using Information Literacy to Fight Fake News

Get Involved

A few years after receiving my MILS, I am still looking for the ideal position. Maybe the “perfect position” doesn’t exist but I am determined to work in a library or as an advocate for library issues. Until that happens I am doing my best to stay informed and active by writing (one of the … More Get Involved