DLF Forum 2015

The DLF Forum conference was so much of a whirlwind that I didn’t quite keep up. But I did come away with an enormous reading and learning list. Here are some highlights as I ran between sessions over two days. @safiyanoble keynote should be required listening for all undergraduates! Power, Privilege and…

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DLF Forum 2015: Liberal Arts Preconference

Yesterday’s DLF Forum’s Liberal Arts Preconference was terrific, start to finish. There was food, community note-taking for sessions, and plenty of tweets to stay critically engaged throughout the day (despite the freezing temperatures in Salon A). Here’s my recap. Interestingly the keynote was given by two folks not at liberal…

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alao’s collection management workshop

This month I attend the Academic Library Association of Ohio Collection Management Interest Group’s day-long workshop in Columbus. I was impressed with the variety of presentations; all were useful and engaging. I was introduced to Weeding Helper, created by reference librarian Ken Irwin at Wittenberg University. This is a web-based…

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resource list from dance faculty interviews

For the past year I have been working on a research project to understand the information needs of dance faculty in higher education, thanks in part to a research grant from the ALAO Research and Publications Committee and the support of two librarians, Alan Green at The Ohio State University and Sara MacDonald…

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more student work in the library

For the last month of the semester, a ceramics class is displaying their wares in the library. They are all soup tureens with matching bowls and saucers. Students were inspired to create these objects from readings from In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan In Praise of…

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