Helene Blowers pointed to Matt Gullet’s post about moving to the great Northwest:
Lastly, some may look at this move and say that is crazy, risky, stupid, etc. He is flying without a parachute or a net. Yes, I agree to some extent that doing this is a bit risky, but sometimes in life [...]
Haven’t had a reinvention post in a while. I was tickled to read about Karen Schneider’s new position with Equinox.
As of June 23 (just in time for ALA!), I’m the Community Librarian at Equinox, the support and development company for Evergreen, the premier, industrial-strength open-source integrated library system software.
What, you ask, is [...]
I am leaving Ann Arbor because I have accepted a position at the Darien Public Library in Darien, Connecticut. My official title will be Head of Technology and Digital Initiatives. I have to say that my pulse quickens when I think about what the Darien Library has in store for the future, [...]
A lot of folks have been looking back at 2006. I realized today what a year it’s been: more library and librarian blogs, RSS gains even more ground, Wikis rule the school (and ALA), IM is embedded directly in pages where our users may find themselves, YouTube offers a way to share a “Ray of [...]
I apologize! I meant to post a shout out to Karen Schenider the day she started her new job at Florida State.
Here’s a bit about her first day: http://freerangelibrarian.com/2006/12/alice_in_academia.php
And I especially appreciate this:
What is my new job, you have asked? It’s an extremely cool gig. Florida State University originally hired me [...]
A big congrats to Michael Porter, AKA Libraryman who has accepted a job at WebJunction in Seattle! Wohoo! Michael has been doing some outstanding talks and presentations up and down the West Coast and here and there, including Hawaii and SRO crowds in California! Michael, who I admire greatly for his caring nature [...]
I have accepted a new job! Starting in October, I will be the Digital Branch & Services Manager (read the job ad, if you’re interested) at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. I’ll be in charge of all things digital – including the website (and building a new, extremely cool [...]
Congratulations to Jenny Levine on her new job at the American Library Association!! What an incredible thing: Jenny quotes the job description: “Knowledge of 2.0 technologies and concepts. Ability to work in a complex organizational environment. Strong communication ability (written and verbal). Comfort with rapid prototyping….”
Who would have thought just 8 or so [...]
This little fact snuck it’s way this week onto Michael Casey’s About Page at Library Crunch:
He’s also the Division Director of Technology Services for the Gwinnett County Public Library.
WoooHoo! Congrats to Michael for moving up from Branch Manager to Division Director of Technology! I have been knocked out by the caliber [...]
Will Richardson posts about his ongoing reinvetion and points to some words by Stephen Downes, and as I feel the need to head Up North soon, his words resonate with me:
I’m trying to find that place, you know, where I can have a meaningful life, where I can be completely engaged and committed and [...]