Category Archives: Conferences

Do you know the way to San Jose?

I’m beginning to get excited. Not a lot, but a little. I registered for ALA Annual in Anaheim today, and have submitted an abstract for a poster session. I’m also submitting an abstract to the NMRT President’s Program on networking, … Continue reading

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Focussing on the “life” in work-life balance.

I don’t think it’s any secret I love conferences. I’m an aural learner, I thrive on networking and am extremely extroverted. I live to share and learn and am super excited by the energy of professional events. I’ve spent the … Continue reading

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How to keep your conference mojo

One of the very cool things at #NLS5 (and there were many) was the “socialbook” which was a big whiteboard where attendees could write what the conference was meaning to them. In many ways it was like the back of … Continue reading

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#NLS5 presentations

Back in 2010, I decided I wanted to do some research. One of the outputs of this crazy idea was presented at the New Librarians Symposium 5 in Perth, on 17th September at around 11am. The topic was how to … Continue reading

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NLS5 & Library Camp Australia round-up

One of the things I’ve noticed about myself in terms of reflecting on professional development is that I have an intense burst during the event, where I am supercharged and keen and have a million ideas firing, and then afterwards … Continue reading

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#libcampadel

I’m at Library Camp Adelaide and I just gave this presentation. Looking forward to a great day! Twitter: #libcampadel I am tweeting from @naomidoessel

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Putting your money where you want to be

An interesting post on the NMRT-L elist today from an established professional in the American Library Association titled “A perspective on conference attendance and support”. In the email the author points out that never have librarians been fully funded to … Continue reading

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