Daily Archives: June 24, 2011

Posters! Posters! at #ala11

What do you get when you put 95 young, passionate librarians in a room together? This morning ALA’s 2011 Class of Emerging Leaders reconvened for a discussion of leadership and to display the projects we’ve been working on since January. … Continue reading

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ALSC Booth at #ala11, ‘After’

The ALSC Booth looks fantastic, please come by the ALA Membership Pavilion to check it out. Here’s a picture of the booth at 10 AM, after our initial set-up:

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Feeding time for the librarians

“Even my failures are edible,” that’s the tag line at Johnny’s Po-Boys in the French Quarter, where, judging by the crowd, many librarians attending #ALA11 stopped for lunch. The sandwiches were delicious! Can you spot the librarians? Besides the food, … Continue reading

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Intellectual Freedom 101 session at #ala11

Attendance was good at this session and the information shared was useful. The session opened with an overview of the basic fundamentals of intellectual freedom: Intellectual freedom is the right to read Intellectual freedom is the right to view Intellectual … Continue reading

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Best Websites for Teaching and Learning

The #ALA11 preconference held by AASL on Top 25 Web Sites for Teaching and Learning provided very interesting resources, looking at a range of different websites for teaching and learning. It was a great chance to hear from librarians and … Continue reading

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Pre-exhibit Thoughts

Putting a book into a librarian’s hands at #ala11 gives me joy.  It takes me back to the time I worked in stores and put books into people’s hands all day long.  ALA is one of the few opportunities for … Continue reading

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Comfort is a shoe-in!

When, while packing for #ALA11, the urge comes upon me to include fabulous footwear that will blow those NY publishers/editors out of the water, I take a deep breath and remember that they will be standing around in an air-conditioned … Continue reading

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Setting Up the ALSC Booth at #ala11

The ALSC Booth at the ALA Annual Conference Pavilion will eventually be world-class, but at 8 AM, it looked a little bare. It’s 10 AM now and it looks a lot different. Big thanks to Membership Committee Member Rachel who … Continue reading

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