Andromeda Yelton

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ACPL Library Camp

September 17th, 2011 · 12 Comments · Uncategorized

So yesterday I had the extreme good fortune of keynoting at Allen County Library Camp. There are some slides.There will be video, at least of an interview I did afterward, maybe also of my talk — in the meantime you can watch their series of conversations with previous speakers (which includes a lot of awesome [...]

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my recent talk & publication

July 7th, 2011 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

I’ve been doing stuff! I mean, besides my job. And my contract thing. And some writing. And…oh, don’t make me think about my schedule. The talk I gave at TEDxPrincetonLibrary is now online. There’s also a playlist of all the talks — some wonderfully interesting/inspiring/international stuff there; check it out. Also, the Library Technology Report [...]

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things I learned from choir

December 1st, 2010 · 11 Comments · Uncategorized

This term, I sang tenor. I’m an alto. An alto 2, usually. I’ve been singing on and off for a bit over ten years now; before then I played ten or so years of viola. And I realized — that’s twenty-plus years of musical experience in which I’ve always had the same part. Because really, [...]

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“all you have to do is make private schools illegal”: a rant

October 16th, 2010 · 10 Comments · Uncategorized

I just came across this referenced on Twitter (by @karlfisch, in reply to @chadratliff): “If you wanna fix schools, that’s easy, all you have to do is make private schools illegal” -Warren Buffett. (The attribution of this idea to Buffett, with slightly different phrasing, is confirmed here.) I try to tie in every post to [...]

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operationalizing your inner rockstar: a response to Bohyun Kim

September 26th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Uncategorized

Over at Library Hat, Bohyun asks — if you can’t get involved much as a library school student, “what can you do to increase your chances of getting a job after the MLS?” I really resonate with her question. In her case, she couldn’t get involved because she was working full-time on top of her [...]

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my six-point primer on self-promotion

September 11th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

A friend recently said I’m the best at self-promotion of anyone she knows. This should be taken less as an indication about me as one about our social circle — chiefly, geeky introverts — but is fodder for a blog post nonetheless. Self-promotion doesn’t come naturally to me (I’m a geeky introvert too, after all), [...]

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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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now, officially press-released

May 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Check it out: official press release for the LITA/Ex Libris writing award. Apparently my paper is “intriguing, yet practical and readable”. Sweet! (And to think, you all will be able to read it in ITAL in…six months or something.)

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glorious victory

May 4th, 2010 · 11 Comments · Uncategorized

OMG I won the LITA award and I’m so excited I can’t think straight and my hands are shaking. (This means I get my paper published in an upcoming issue of Information Technology and Libraries; (a peer-reviewed journal, yo) and I get an award presented at ALA Annual, which I am now going to, because [...]

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tweetiebird

January 9th, 2010 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

Check it out! I’m on Twitter now. See the nice little widget? –> @ThatAndromeda. Roleplay accordingly, folks.

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