Andromeda Yelton

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Newtonian mechanics, and the LITA election

May 4th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

I’m bad at physics. I went to an engineering school and I majored in math and I almost majored in chemistry so people thought I was supposed to be good at physics but, no. Put me in front of a free-body diagram and I react with this sort of blind scared incomprehension, forces are supposed [...]

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do you like adorable baby animals? on the internet?

March 16th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

When you run for LITA Board, you get a lot of questions about how to get involved in LITA. Now people could read through the LITA web site, which has a ton of info, but no one really likes reading through long web sites. You know what people do like? Adorable baby animals. Also? Reloading [...]

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LITA Listening Tour Episode 6: Bohyun Kim

March 8th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

As part of my campaign for LITA Board, I’m interviewing a wide range of library techonology people about their involvement with the association. Today’s interviewee is Bohyun Kim. About Bohyun Kim Bohyun Kim is the Digital Access Librarian at Florida International University Medical Library in Miami, FL. She has been a LITA member since 2008, [...]

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LITA Listening Tour Episode 5: Evviva Weinraub Lajoie

February 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

As part of my campaign for LITA Board, I’m interviewing a wide range of library techonology people about their involvement with the association. Today’s interviewee is Evviva Weinraub Lajoie. About Evviva Weinraub Lajoie Evviva Weinraub Lajoie is the Director of Emerging Technologies & Services at Oregon State University Libraries & Press. Her team is responsible [...]

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LITA Listening Tour Episode 4: Emily Ford

February 20th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

As part of my campaign for LITA Board, I’m interviewing a wide range of library techonology people about their involvement with the association. Today’s interviewee is Emily Ford. This interview is a bit different from the others: Emily is a former LITA member who left. I’m really glad to have had the chance to talk [...]

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LITA Listening Tour Episode 2: Ken Varnum

January 17th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

As part of my campaign for LITA Board, I’m interviewing a wide range of LITAns about their involvement with the association. Today’s interviewee is Ken Varnum. About Ken Varnum Ken Varnum is the Web Systems Manager at the University of Michigan Library, where he manages the library web site and development of new features and [...]

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LITA Listening Tour Episode 1: Frank Skornia

January 17th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

In case you missed it, I’m running for LITA Board, as a Director-at-Large for 2013-2016. (Check out the full list of candidates.) Win or lose, I want to make sure my campaign is a learning experience that produces something of value. And it turns out being a candidate is a great excuse to meet people [...]

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how to get me to want you as a keynoter

January 13th, 2013 · 19 Comments · Uncategorized

All of the Twitters pointed me today to this Hi Miss Julie! post on who does and doesn’t get attention in librarianship and why. (It’s good; go read it.) The bit that jumped out at me: I want people to listen to what I have to say. I want to be offered speaking engagements, to [...]

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Wanna get involved in LITA? Here’s how: your turn.

January 11th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

Having spent the last few years immersing myself in LITA, I’m trying to articulate things I’ve learned in case you want to get involved, too, but are looking for places to start. The whole series can be read at the how to get involved in LITA tag. Here’s the last post! Your turn So I [...]

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Wanna get involved in LITA? Here’s how, part VI.

January 10th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Having spent the last few years immersing myself in LITA, I’m trying to articulate things I’ve learned in case you want to get involved, too, but are looking for places to start. The whole series can be read at the how to get involved in LITA tag. Stay tuned for one more tomorrow! Formal documents: [...]

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