On Being a Librarian

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Category Archives: Professional Development

Transliteracy on My Mind

Defining transliteracy is important for those professionals who are driven to develop actions based on a prescript definition. However, defining transliteracy seems to be a slippery endeavour. Can you explain or … Continue reading

03/12/2012 · 2 Comments

Poster for High Impact

Thompson Rivers University encourages professional development, offering many on-campus events on a wide range of topics. One annual event,  The Eighth Annual TRU Teaching Practices Colloquium held Monday, February 20, 2012, … Continue reading

02/23/2012 · Leave a comment

LDLP Fifth Day

Friday February 3rd, 2012 Library Day in the Life Project 5:4o AM I lie motionless on the pavement taking stock of how I arrived in this numb position still attached … Continue reading

02/17/2012 · Leave a comment

LDLP Fourth Day

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 Library Day in the Life Project 8:30 AM Rodney Yee guides me ever so gently through sun salutations and foundation builders. 11:00 AM Settling into Handheld … Continue reading

02/17/2012 · Leave a comment

LDLP Third Day

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 Library Day in the Life Project 4:00 AM Shallow breathing wakens me so slowly it seems I am pulled through muffin batter.  It is Kona who … Continue reading

02/17/2012 · Leave a comment

LDLP – Second Day

Tuesday January 31st, 2012 Library Day in the Life Project 7:00 AM While today is scheduled as one of my days off paid work, I continue to work.  Paid professional … Continue reading

02/17/2012 · Leave a comment

Library Day in the Life Project (LDLP) February 2012

Bobbi Newman is heralded as an innovator of library services, librarian perspectives and concepts, challenging hitherto held notions of librarianship. There is every indication she has earned such a standing.  She launched … Continue reading

02/17/2012 · Leave a comment

Thing 23: Reflection on Program

Bobbi Newman. My success in this program rests with a woman whom I have never met. I have heard her voice on pod-casts. I have seen her deliver presentations and … Continue reading

11/09/2011 · Leave a comment

Thing 21: Self-Promoting

23 Things for Professional Development is a challenging program. How? It challenges you to be creative, sharply introspective, and determined. This week required some candid self-assessment. Aligning personal interests and … Continue reading

11/07/2011 · Leave a comment

Thing 19: Reflection on Integration

Taking part in this self-directed professional development program was motivated by several factors, including: • my personal determination to develop Library 2.0 / Web 2.0 skills • a keen self-awareness … Continue reading

11/07/2011