Andromeda Yelton

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how the meeting went

July 10th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Last post, I said I wouldn’t be voting to approve the LITA budget. And then I left you all hanging as I went off to Vegas, and recovered from Vegas, and started my to-do list recovering from Vegas… So, how’d it go? Short version Cindi Trainor Blyberg (now LITA past president) is a quiet meeting-running [...]

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Why I won’t be voting to approve the LITA budget

June 24th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Uncategorized

Not every board member can be a financial wizard. Every board member, however, needs to be a financial inquisitor. 101 Board Basics: Fiduciary Responsibilities, BoardSource I ran for LITA Board on a platform of inclusivity, transparency, and financial stewardship. That means I consider it my sacred trust to you, the members, to understand LITA’s financial [...]

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#litabd strategic analysis for fun and profit

May 13th, 2014 · 11 Comments · Uncategorized

I’ve had the pleasure over the last few weeks of having in-depth chats with several women who are top-notch strategic thinkers and have leadership roles in business and nonprofit organizations. Total contact high. And this has been dovetailing with my LITA Board almost-a-year retrospective thoughts. Because you know I can’t find something interesting without totally [...]

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My LITA Board service: an almost-a-year retrospective

April 24th, 2014 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

ALA elections close tomorrow (eligible and haven’t voted? Go vote! The LITA slate is amazing). So it’s been about a year since I was elected, nine months on the Board, which is making me think retrospective-y thoughts. (Like everyone, I’ve meant to blog more about my experience on the Board. Like everyone, I’ve found that [...]

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ITAL: A Diversity of Voices?

April 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

The latest Code4Lib journal had an editorial addressing the gender balance of c4lj authors. That sounded like fun, so I have replicated the analysis on LITA’s journal, Information Technology and Libraries. (With thanks to the LITAns who made it open access as of volume 31, issue 1 – that made this much easier!) I did [...]

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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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