Irrelevant since I'm an old straight white guy who tries his best to treat women as people (and has seen possible sexual harassment at conferences), but re #teamharpy: Did sign (eventually), did donate (earlier), do support (from the start). And have no intention ever, EVER, of rejoining ALATT. Feh.
Have just finalized the panel for the ACRL Leadership Discussion Group in Vegas. Moving from leader to manager -- how to make it happen, and how to succeed."
The panel is great -- LSW's own Jonathan Smith, , Jessica Olin, Nathaniel King, and Beth Dupuis. A good balance of library sizes (to and from) a long-time hiring manager.
We know one thing... Mess with #friendfeed and the librarians will fuck your shit up. I pray for the souls of those responsible ;) [I'm not a librarian. I would LOVE to be one but I'm not. The fact I'm being referred to as one proves Poly is batshit insane and incapable of deduction]
I've recently become the psychology librarian at my college and am trying to get a better sense of what I should be buying and licensing. I hope to begin a series of one-on-one meetings with psychology faculty in the fall and am thinking of using this survey with them during the meeting to capture in a structured way what the overall needs of ...
Professional associations are a pre-Internet way to create and foster networks of interest and share professional information. LSW, and code4lib, and other online venues are taking the place of a lot of that. Often leaving the associations with little more than publishing and conference planning.