Andromeda Yelton

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Entries Tagged as 'jason griffey'

controlled vocabulary, tagging, and the structure of the ALA

February 17th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

The structure of ALA seems to me like a controlled vocabulary. Everything has its place on the org chart; every new term (subunit, committee) must be vetted and approved by deliberative process. I appreciate the utility of controlled vocabularies — I use them regularly when I do research — but in my messy, information-novelty-seeking, let-a-thousand-flowers-bloom [...]

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four leadership lessons (and three questions) from ALA Midwinter

January 13th, 2011 · 6 Comments · Uncategorized

My head is racing with thoughts from ALA — you know, “my brain is full, may I be excused?” Little to no hope of ever digesting them all but, in the spirit of reflective participation in the Emerging Leaders program, I’d like to make a spirited attempt to write down thoughts on leadership: as Maureen [...]

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jumping into the Bobbi Newman/Jason Griffey digital divide debate

October 15th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

I’ve finally hacked away enough open tabs (oh, tabbed browsing, how I love/hate you) to get to Bobbi Newman and Jason Griffey’s fun, twitter-inspired blogging duel: Why Mobile Phones are Not the Key to the Digital Divide (Bobbi), Why Mobile Phones are One Key to the Digital Divide (Jason). And I found I had a [...]

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