Jenica at ALA Midwinter 2016

ALA Midwinter snuck up on me this year. Isn’t it in, like, three weeks? No? Thursday? 5 days? Oh. Well then. So I’ll be there in 5 days (*gulp*), and I’m doing three things explicitly (and a whole lot of networking and such implicitly). Thing One: Speaking as part of…

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Don’t scare your audience, dear.

Are you going to be at Midwinter in January? Are you intrigued, concerned, or terrified by the thought of “the future of Technical Services”? Do you like hearing me talk? Or want to meet me? Then come. Re-envisioning “Technical Services” to Transform Libraries: Identifying Leadership and Talent Management Practices Friday,…

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bigger is only sometimes better

So, I went to ALA, again. My first ALA was Midwinter, in Boston, which I attended because it was drive-able (and I got to stay at the Four Seasons at conference registration rates). I presented at New Orleans, and went to Anaheim to present and attend various trainings and workshops,…

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Video from Charleston 2013, with a warning

The video from my Charleston talk is now officially available, from Charleston, on YouTube.  This link will take you there, if the embed below doesn’t work. Before you go watch, I need to say this: This talk deserves a trigger warning regarding domestic abuse. I draw a direct comparison between…

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Experiencing different realities

I’ve been alerted that the December 2013/January 2014 edition of Against The Grain will include a rebuttal of my keynote address at the November 2013 Charleston Conference, and a kind soul who will remain anonymous provided me with a copy of that rebuttal. When it is published online, if you…

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