Andromeda Yelton

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feedback, please: help me navigate ALA?

July 13th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

I realized at ALA10 that one of my projects needs to be figuring out how this frankly byzantine organization works. (Or, at least, how some relevant subsets of it, like LITA and ACRL and NMRT, work…[*]) Then I was stumbling around through the blogosphere and realized that the ever-thoughtful Andy Woodworth had already asked the [...]

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ALA10: LITA awards reception, President’s program

July 6th, 2010 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

Finally got around to blogging the Awards Reception and President’s Program for LITA. (I got one of the awards! And the other awardees and the program were very interesting, so go read their accomplishments/talking points, respectively. )

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ALA10: a multimedia summary

June 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

A picture being worth a thousand words, let me summarize my last post in a multimedia presentation: I spent the weekend feeling on top of the world: And I came home hearing the song that was playing (and did I mention I’ve just recently gotten into Glee!) as I walked into the ALA Dance Party:

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a love letter to librarians

June 28th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Uncategorized

It’s important to travel; it’s also important to come home. That was one of my mantras when I was starting off on my career change, leaving teaching for…at that point, something unknown. Look, I’m an introverted nerd. I love people, I can be outgoing, but at heart I’m that kid who read in quiet corners, [...]

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My ALA, day 1.

June 26th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

The unconference. I’d never been to an unconference before, and I was curious how they might work. (Of course, having been to one, I realize that I know how *one* unconference works; people’s experiences of others seem very different, as you might expect from an unconference…Then again, I feel like I could go and run [...]

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Battledecks trailer!

June 9th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

If you want to know what I’ll be doing at ALA Annual… This. (h/t Jason Griffey)

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