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HCDE Librarians Institute 2018

Welcome Hamilton County school librarians! Below you’ll find the materials from my two presentations on July 24th. If you have any questions or need additional information don’t hesitate to contact me. Slide Deck from Middle / High Presentation Slide Deck … Continue reading

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TASL Conference 2017 – Collaborations between academic and school librarians

I’ll be speaking as part of a panel on the topic of collaborations between public, academic and school librarians. Below are links to my talking points, some examples of collaborations I’ve worked on and links to a couple of supporting … Continue reading

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LOEX 2012 – The RIBS Recipe

I led an interactive workshop at LOEX 2012 in Columbus, OH on May 5th. We learned about Bolman & Deal’s Four Frames of Leadership and then we built a “plate” of goals for growing and improving individual instruction programs in … Continue reading

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CALA Meeting – Using Humor in Library Instruction

I’m presenting a short session on using humor in library instruction at tonight’s Chattanooga Area Library Association. I only have 6 slides and they are all pictures, so I’ll write out some brief talking points here so the presentation on … Continue reading

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So we won this award…

I work in a fantastic little library with a truly inspiring and interesting mix of people. Not only are my colleagues outrageously talented, our merry little band is fortunate to be led by a Dean who thinks progressively, fosters creativity … Continue reading

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Going home

I took my daughters to New Orleans for their spring break. We spent several days prowling around my old neighborhood, visiting places that were part of my daily life as a kid. We made a photo album on Facebook with … Continue reading

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