I jokingly confess to my audiences that I’m a sometimes eavesdropper at conferences! You learn about the profession and how people feel if you listen closely. The most telling and useful was a snippet I heard in the Skywalk at PLA: “Everytime people really like something, we get rid of it.”
we’re going to disneyland!, originally uploaded by The Shifted Librarian.
What a great way to unwind after a full conference day — and benefit ALA scholarships. The good news: I made it through the Haunted Mansion!
I’ve had a great time watching the folks twittering the ALA conference this week. For my ALA TechSource post, I thought I’d look at how Twitter helped, hindered (?) and augmented the conference. I have some ideas but I want to see what anecdotal evidence will do to my thinking. If you want [...]
IMG_2623, originally uploaded by Hidden Peanuts.
Library Society of the World wins the “California Dreaming” conference game team competition, originally uploaded by ALA – The American Library Association.
LSW team pulls ahead in the “California Dreaming” big game as of noon PDT, originally uploaded by ALA staff.
ALA’s Safety Orange Bag, originally uploaded by rhastings.
Evette Atkins and Steven Bowers, originally uploaded by Library Journal.
2008 Movers & Shakers Evette Atkins and Steven Bowers, who attended high school together, share a page and a table at LJ’s Movers & Shakers lunch. Check the 2008 ALA Annual Conference page for more live coverage: libraryjournal.com/ala2008
Sassy Cadi, originally uploaded by dandlymambly.
Fashion accessory of the conference!