Category Archives: librarians

A challenge to my PLN

Earlier this year, in one of my “I must do everything at once” phases, I attended the ALIA Boardroom Bound workshop at Information Online. Let’s just say I was pretty overcommitted professionally at the time, and decided that the way … 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 & 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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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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Can Australian librarians work in the States?

For Aussies who are California dreamin’ or find themselves in a New York state of mind on a regular basis, the loophole visa (otherwise known as the E-3) allows tertiary educated Australians in a specialty position to migrate without the pesky card of green.* So you have an ALIA … Continue reading

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The Twelve Posts of Christmas

On Twitter, @fionawb suggested a #blog12daysxmas activity, so to blog from 25th December 2010 – 6th January 2011. She will be pursuing a Christmas theme, however we are all open to interpret it how we will. Since I have about … Continue reading

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Same same. But different.

I have never been to Asia. Unless you count Singapore Airport where I spent a few hours on a stopover. As all I did was have a massage, a shower, buy an overpriced day-old sandwich and a packet of chicken … Continue reading

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