23 Things: Thing 16—Advocacy, Speaking Up For The Profession, And Getting Published

Personally, I haven’t done a lot of advocacy for libraries. I have, however, been involved in a library’s outreach programme at one point in my life (as an intern), and I have done advocacy in the cultural sector, not to mention being a student protester. As someone who works in the academic sector, I think … More 23 Things: Thing 16—Advocacy, Speaking Up For The Profession, And Getting Published

23 Things: Thing 15 – Attending, presenting at and organising conferences, seminars and other things

1. Attending One of the most amazing things I have been able to do in a professional capacity so far was attending IFLA 2010 in Gothenburg, Sweden. It was a great conference and I took away a lot; I was on the team for the IFLA Express so my “attendance” involved a lot of sitting … More 23 Things: Thing 15 – Attending, presenting at and organising conferences, seminars and other things

23 Things: Thing 14 – Zotero, Mendeley, citeulike

One of my lecturers recommended Zotero, but it never worked for me. It kept crashing, wouldn’t play nice with my Mac and the Mac:Office software, and was generally not very usable. And if I changed computers, everything would be gone because it’s tied to one particular computer. Worse, it’s tied to one particular browser, so … More 23 Things: Thing 14 – Zotero, Mendeley, citeulike