Archive for June, 2011

Recreational reading resources

Recreational reading resources

Girl on the Beach  Image from Freeimageslive/Julien Tromeur, used under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License Unported Do you plan to catch up on leisure reading this summer?  Here are a few resources for you: FictFact If you follow particular series of books, this site helps you keep track of […]

By June 23, 2011 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
NELIG conference reflections, part two: The keynote experience

NELIG conference reflections, part two: The keynote experience

Drawing by Maureen Perry Last week I promised to cover the keynote address from the NELIG conference.  Randy Hensley (Baruch College, City University of New York) had offered us participants a keynote experience. After getting our attention with a song he had us each draw what creativity meant to us.  […]

By June 16, 2011 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
NELIG conference reflections, part one: The breakout sessions

NELIG conference reflections, part one: The breakout sessions

Lowell, MA canal Photo by Muffet (Liz West): Used under a Creative Commons Attribution license 2.0, retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/calliope/7617818/ On June 3 the New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) held its annual conference at UMass Lowell.  One blog entry alone can’t do justice to this gathering–or to the individual presentations.  […]

By June 9, 2011 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Profiles in Collaboration Four

Profiles in Collaboration Four

Word cloud created at http://www.wordle.net On May 13 I attended the Association of College & Research Libraries New England Chapter conference.  Collaboration was even a formal theme of this event, “Creative collaborations: Remake, remix, remodel.” Though the opening keynote speaker, Dr. Mark Rice (Worcester Polytechnic Institute School of Business), emphasized […]

By June 1, 2011 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy