Archive for June, 2009

I’m trying to sort out how to write up my SLA conference sessions, and since I’m easily distracted, instead I’m going to point out a new blog I just found at the University of the Fraser Valley. Written by Christina Neigel, Library & Information Technology at UFV has some provocative posts on our profession. UFV is […]

Mish mash


I am gettng acclimatized after being away at SLA 2009 conference. Overall it was a great learning opportunity. I went to sessions about Sharepoint, food safety, and competitive intelligence to name a few. The open houses at hospitality suites were also a unstructured informal way to meet fellow information professionals. Highly recommended. A government librarian […]

And now the education begins! After 2 days in Washingston visiting the sites, going to the open houses, and taking in the International Spy Museum (a must if you have an interest in espionage, corporate or otherwise!), I’ve started attending the information sessions. I started out with ROI 2.0 for Corporate Libraries. After a promising […]

SLA 2009!


Well it’s here! Both Brenda and I are in Washington, D.C. at SLA2009! What a fabulous city! We’ve already been to our first open house (Business and Finance, sponsored by BNA – thanks so much!). We met up with colleagues to have dinner at a wonderful French restaurant (Bistro du coin), and are slowly figuring […]

I try to strike a balance when networking between the personal and the professional. I hate asking “so where do you work?” but that is almost a given. When I attend the SLA conference in Washington, D.C. I will be sure to also enquire about upcoming exciting projects ahead from people I meet. Or I […]

Blog round-up


I’ve been getting behind in my reading. My RSS reader is overly full, and I feel overwhelmed! What that usually means is I quickly skip through most of the posts, and try to focus on the ones most relevant to me (and of course, read all the comics!). In doing so I realized there are […]