Archive for May, 2012

Star librarians


In my reading I came across the Special Libraries Association awards for Rising Stars defined as outstanding SLA members with less than five years of experience in the information profession. One of the stars is Moy McIntosh who was honoured this year with the distinction. The cynical among our readers may ask what makes her […]

Brenda and I recently attended the Canadian Association of Law Libraries 2012 annual conference in Toronto. It was five days of intensive meetings, educational sessions, vendor demonstrations, networking and social events. I came home exhausted! So what did I get out of it? Well, I met face-to-face with people I’ve been working with on various committees. […]



I talked to an old friend, who now has opportunity to exist without full-time work. He scratches his head at the thought of volunteer work. He would be surprised to learn that in 2010, more than 13 million people, or 47% of the Canadian population, volunteered their time through a group or organization. In addition if one […]