Conference Conversation

Harry Wilson Watrous [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons The ACRL/NEC Conference and the Social Science Librarians Boot Camp were not my only recent workshops.  On May 29 I attended Maine Larger Libraries Staff Development Day.  Interestingly the event echoed themes from the ACRL/NEC event. In both cases the speakers discussed libraries as space–particularly as space Read More…

The 5th Annual SSL Boot Camp part two

By User:MeekMark based on jpg version by Wikipedia:User:Dysprosia (Prototype) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Dr. Lauren Conoscenti (Tufts University) led the afternoon breakout session on survey research.  Though I had learned survey basics in different courses, I felt that I could use a refresher.  Besides, I was bound to learn a few more tips. I Read More…

The 5th Annual SSL Boot Camp Part one

By Steve McFarland from somerville, ma., usa (light on the hill) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons June 5 marked the 5th annual Social Science Librarians Boot Camp.   Though I am awaiting some permissions, here are the highlights I can relate at press time. The day started with faculty speakers sharing their research.  Dr. Read More…