Categories Librarians, Libraries & the Profession



As part of Michael Stephens’ Hyperlinked Library course offered through San Jose State University, I reported on the book Now you see it: How the brain science of attention will transform the way we live, work, and learn, by Cathy N. Davidson. We were encouraged to use creative means to […]

Now you see it: How the brain science of attention ...



The LIS blogosphere is what brought me into librarianship. I was travelling in Tasmania more than a decade ago when I happened upon Jessamyn West’s librarian.net (still going strong!), and started the discovery process for my own career in libraries. I began spending part of my daily hour at the public terminals […]

The tumblarians – a TTW guest post by Tamarack Hockin


In my hyperlinked library class we’ve been learning about the library as classroom and the benefits of the flipped classroom.  The flipped classroom lends itself to the newer concept of teaching and learning, the active, community centered, collaborative, group learning in which both students and instructors can be learners or […]

Library as classroom: What’s the big flippin’ deal? — A ...






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Congrats to Justin Hoenke, TTW Contributor, on his invitation to keynote LIANZA 2015! Iam so excited he’ll be talking about  his ideas for humanistic, user-centered  library services with the good folks of NZ. Justin writes: I’m happy to announce today that I will be attending the LIANZA 2015 Conference in Wellington, New Zealand […]

Justin is Going to New Zealand! LIANZA 2015


Our readings for New Horizons, New Models examined what forwarding thinking libraries are currently doing and envisioning as important future concepts. Of course, excessive future orientation can push some upstart librarians into technolust and, as Schmidt points out, make them forget about the people who are central to the library’s […]

New Horizons: Libraries, Space, and People — A TTW Guest ...