We wouldn't have this problem
in libraries, now would we?
Next year, I'll be prepared:
- ALA Midwinter - January
- Code4Lib - February
- E-Resources & Libraries - March (Atlanta)
- Information Highways - March (Toronto)
- Computers in Libraries - March/April
- ACRL National - March/April (2007)
- ILF Annual - April/May
- LOEX - May (East)
- WILU - May (Canada) *added 3/11
- ALA Annual - June
- ALA Immersion - July/August
- Library Assessment - September (Charlottesville)
- Blog University - September
- Web 2.0 Conference - October
- EDUCAUSE - October
- Internet Librarian - October
- Brick & Click Libraries - October/ November (NW Missouri)
- ALAO - November
More here: http://www.fiu.edu/~hastyd/lcp.html
An online journal dedicated to "creative thinking about learning and teaching" from GMU. It has potential, but not much substance right now.
Anyone else know other good resources on developing effective teaching skills?
That Pesky Job Market
According to the Dept of Labor, we librarians now have to wait until at least 2014 to see job opportunities improve. Great
Librarians want to be free
ALA had better get their act together. I'll let Meredith explain the rest
New web application OpinMind
searches blogs for your keyword, then uses context clues to give it a positive or negative assignement.
The (mostly frivoulous) statistics are in:
1) 68% of bloggers have a positive view of the library;
2) But this falls short of Google's
73% approval rating.
Note: results are not edited for profanity.