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As part of my work disseminating information about the Salzburg Curriculum, we created a handout with all the pertinent information about the project. Please download a copy and share far and wide. The Curriculum, videos by R. David Lankes, and more is available here: http://salzburg.hyperlib.sjsu.edu Download the handout: SJSU-SLIS-SalzburgCurriculum_Flyer-2

Exploring & Expanding the Salzburg Curriculum Infosheet


I was honored to present at ALISE 2013 with Kyle Jones. Here’s a link to our presentation: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/239835/ALISE13Presentation.pdf Session Abstract: Beautiful Connections: Questions in Distance Education Distance Education SIG Convener: Nora Bird, University of North Carolina at Greensboro The session will explore new research by three presenters on the connection […]


ALISE Presentation Slides: “Beyond the Walled Garden”

Over the past few weeks I’ve been reflecting on the connections I make in a digital world.  The main purpose for the reflection was to fulfil a MIS assessment on Online Personal Learning Networks [OPLN] in Dr. Michael Stephens Fall 2012 Transformative Learning & Technology Literacies class. I think that Richardson […]

Learning Everywhere: OPLN – The ‘must-have’ tool for new librarians — A TTW Guest Post by Tracy Maniapoto 9


http://www.darienlibrary.org/catalog/books/2012/03/09/you-are-what-you-read Today, I’m enjoying reading the above post from the good folks at Darien Library. This is one of many posts that shares what everyone is reading in the Reader’s Advisors group. The human voice that comes through is pleasant and conversational. This may be something to roll into my […]


That Human Voice & Connection

SLIS Student Research Journal is a peer-reviewed publication of San José State University School of Library and Information Science that promotes graduate scholarship and intellectual inquiry in the fields of library and information science, archives and records management, and museum studies. For more information: http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/slissrj/  LIS Educators – please share this info […]

All About SJSU SLIS Student Research Journal


http://www.libraryjournal.com/lj/home/893005-264/library_science_without_the_library.html.csp Recent MLIS graduates are gravitating to different fields than their predecessors. According to theLibrary Journal survey, respondents are working at “software and Internet companies, practicing information architecture, user interface analysis and design, and software engineering…and in medical centers and pharmaceutical companies, law firms and corporations.” But the survey also states […]


Office Hours Extra: Library Science without the Library by Jane Greenstein

Teen Librarianship has a unique place within libraries.  It’s not quite a new idea for libraries to provide dedicated services to teens, yet it doesn’t still have the same kind of rich history we have with other populations.  This gives teen librarianship a unique place within libraries today; it allows […]

Participatory Culture and Teens 3


Do not miss this post at In the Library with a Lead Pipe: http://www.inthelibrarywiththeleadpipe.org/2011/is-the-united-states-training-too-many-librarians-or-too-few-part-1/ Is the United States Training Too Many Librarians or Too Few? (Part 1) Some questions from the essay: Should library schools admit fewer students? Is the admissions process sufficiently selective? Are library school curricula and graduation […]


Office Hours Extra: “…reliable data about current library programs…”

How cool is this recent ad for  the position of Program Officer, Digital Media & Learning at the MacArthur Foundation?: (bolding is mine) Knowledge, Skills, and Experience: The Program Officer role requires graduate training and experience as a researcher or designer, with a strong grasp of research and theoretical literature […]

Office Hours Extra: Digital Media & Learning Job at MacArthur


  For my interview at SJSU and for my recent Trends & tech talks, I’m framing the discussion around the four thematic areas above. The slides from my Trends talk at New Jersey Library Association expand on the areas – I cannot believe I haven’t posted them: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/239835/TrendsTech2011NJLA.pdf I will […]


Emerging Trends & Emerging Technologies – Slides from NJLA 2