Category Archive: Guest Posts

May 19 2015

San Francisco ALA on a Budget: Tips from ULS Member Katherine Ahnberg

I grew up in the Bay Area and lived in San Francisco proper for two years before leaving the west coast for library school. Four months into my first full time position, I can’t wait to represent my “hometown” at ALA! Yes San Francisco is extremely expensive, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find great deals. Take it …

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May 04 2015

Member of the Month: Tammi Owens

Tammi Owens, Winona State University, Assistant Professor, Emerging Services and Liaison Librarian What inspires your work? Two groups of great people. Our students. I work with Nursing majors here at WSU, and they are incredibly talented and dedicated. I also work with Education Leadership graduate students, and they are producing projects that will make a …

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Mar 16 2015

Member of the Month: Carrie Moran

Carrie Moran, User Engagement Librarian, University of Central Florida What inspires you in your work? The moments where I feel like I’ve made someone’s day a little easier by helping them either find the information they need or get on the right path to do so. Are you currently working on a project that is …

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Feb 11 2015

Member of the Month: Jody Bailey

Jody Bailey, Director of Grants and Research and Liaison Librarian to Linguistics & TESOL What inspires you in your work? The University of Texas at Arlington (where I work) is ranked fifth in the nation for undergraduate diversity and has a majority minority population. I feel very fortunate to work in an environment where I …

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Jul 25 2014

Digital Humanities and Its Implications for Libraries and their Patrons: Part 3

An Interview with Harriett Green, English and Digital Humanities Librarian and Assistant Professor of Library Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Matt Conner, Librarian at the University of California, Davis, and author of a newly released book, The New Library: Four Case Studies (ALA) Editor’s Note: This interview is the final post …

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