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Author Archives: Librarian and Information Scientist

Transliteracy Update

My interest in transliteracy began at the very outset of my studies at Western University in London Ontario in 2009.  I identified that technology, social-economics, social media, cultural awareness, and … Continue reading

01/12/2019 · Leave a comment

Getting Current!

When working at academic libraries which have membership to professional associations and sites, I find resources and connections at my finger tips. Recently, EDUCAUSE published the 2018 Horizon Report.  The … Continue reading

10/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Empowering Work Groups

I may have leadership skills and be in leadership roles; however, I do not perceive myself as a leader. Not entirely. I believe I position myself so that others are … Continue reading

07/16/2018 · Leave a comment

Difficult Conversations

I suspect everyone experiences awkwardness or discomfort or even fear during some conversations whether with a spouse, child, parent, colleague, employer, or neighbour. I recall decades of my life avoiding … Continue reading

11/14/2017 · Leave a comment

Active Listening

We read and learn about various leadership and communication skills.  Active listening is referred to frequently; however, actual strategies to build a sustainable practice seem to elude most people. In … Continue reading

07/14/2017 · Leave a comment

Marketing & Promoting & Outreach

Robust, relevant, and responsive outreach programs developed and delivered within academic libraries aim to engage and support learners, non-users, the under-served, persons with special needs, and targeted groups. The library community … Continue reading

03/18/2017 · Leave a comment

Competencies for Outreach Librarians

Robust, relevant, and responsive outreach programs developed and delivered within academic libraries aim to engage and support learners, non-users, the under-served, persons with special needs, and targeted groups. The library community … Continue reading

02/13/2017 · Leave a comment