Daily Archives: November 28, 2012

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News: Phoenix Public Library Employment Opportunity Deputy Library Director

Phoenix Public Library seeks an experienced and effective leader to direct the operations of the Information Technology and Digital Initiatives division.  This position has full responsibility to administer the operations of a major library division, and help to define and articulate the vision, strategic directions and priorities for their division and the library system.  Incumbent serves as a member of Library Administration to plan, develop, and implement innovative, community-oriented library services for which Phoenix is known and works under the general direction of the City Librarian.    Download the entire job document here: DeputyLibraryDirectorPHX

Travels, Touring & Thanks – Hamburg, Germany 2012

Edlef, Julia, Michael & Beate at Hamburg’s Miniatur Wunderland It was very nice to receive some photos of my last full day in Germany from Edlef Stabenau this week. The librarians from the University Library of TUHH, a small university focused on engineering, Beate (@unzeit) and Edlef (@edlef), were most welcoming to me, and to Christoph and Julia, my colleagues from the Zukunftwerkstatt. We toured the incredible Miniature Wonderland and chatted about our everything. Thanks again for the warm welcome! Here’s a MediaSite recording of my “Learning Everywhere” talk: http://www.tub.tu-harburg.de/blog/2012/11/01/learning-everywhere-transformative-libraries-services/ Find out more about TUHH: http://www.tub.tu-harburg.de/en/home/about-us/

A future librarian’s promise – A TTW Guest Post by Carlie Graham

Note from Michael – Carlie is a WISE student taking my Hyperlinked Library course. Carlie wrote this post as part of her course blogging.   I’ve been reflecting on what kind of librarian I wish to become, and in the process, I discovered the social media guidelines I developed form a beautiful basis. As a future librarian, I promise the following to members, colleagues, and to myself that I will: Be curious. My learning will never be finished. I want to learn from colleagues and members, and promise to never be afraid to say “I don’t know.” I will give others the […]