Context Book Report on Henry Jenkins – A TTW Guest Post by Megan “Red” Bergeron 1

My Context Book report for INFO 287 is a Keynote presentation that I have uploaded to YouTube. Want to learn more about the events going on at the Burton Barr Central Library in Arizona? Click here. ———————————————————————————- Megan Bergeron, or Red as she prefers to be called, currently works in […]

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Thanks Prince William County

I spoke at the staff institute of Prince William County Public Library System in Virginia last Friday. Here’s a big shout out to the great group of folks. They are set to open TWO new libraries in the next few weeks – TWO! The slides are here: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/239835/StephensPrinceWilliamStaffDay.pdf Thanks to all the staff […]


Job Postings: St. Joseph County Public Library

Some great opportunities have popped up at the St. Joseph County Public Library in South Bend, Indiana. If it wasn’t enough that Michael used to work there, these listings show great potential for some digitally minded, sense-of-humor carrying and industrious librarians. 🙂 Check them out below… Branch Manager, Western Branch (Full-time) Education/Experience: […]

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Libraries and film: “Punk ass book jockeys,” information literacy, and beyond – A TTW Guest Post by Eamon Tewell

Librarianship has long been informed by ideas outside of the profession that are then brought into it. One of the intersections that has always interested me is libraries and film. Some areas of this overlap have been well documented, while others represent very new terrain. The portrayals of libraries and […]


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Upcoming Presentations Fall 2015

September 18, 2015, Staff Development Day, Prince William Public Library System, Virginia. October 7 & 8, 2015: ” Learning Everywhere: The Transformative Power of Hyperlinked Libraries” & “Emerging Trends and Emerging Tech: Exploring the Hyperlinked Library,” Ohio Library Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio. October 20, 2015: “Full Stacks, Introverts, & Zero-Sum Librarians: Notes from Office Hours,” Library […]


Teaching Students About Information: A Reading List by TTW Contributor Troy Swanson 2

Since Heather Jagman and I co-edited our book Not Just Where to Click: Teaching Students How to Thing About Information, I have enjoyed several email exchanges with librarians around the country focusing on topics of the book. The larger theme of these conversations center on the larger concepts around information literacy […]

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