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10 Lessons in Leadership: Honouring Norman Horrocks with the First Dalhousie National Leadership AwardLaurie Tarulli

Wed, 15 Jan 2014 21:55:22 +0000

This afternoon, I had the honour of attending the first annual Dalhousie Horrocks public lecture which was given by Madeleine Lefebvre, Chief Librarian at Ryerson University. Honouring a great leader in our community, Norman Horrocks, the lecture presented one of … Continue reading

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“MARC” CataloguingLaurie Tarulli

Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:07:54 +0000

In preparing for class this week, I’m brushing up on some readings on the topic of authority control, controlled vocabulary and AACR2.  While reading Michael Gorman’s article Authority Control in the Context of Bibliographic Control in the Electronic Environment (2009), … Continue reading

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Reading Habits of ProfessionalsLaurie Tarulli

Tue, 28 May 2013 14:22:44 +0000

While enjoying a coffee with a friend and colleague, we happened upon the topic of books and what is on our personal bookshelves.  I confessed that anyone entering my home would see an overwhelming amount of romance novels bulging from … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Library Journal’s article: “Catalog by Design”Laurie Tarulli

Mon, 11 Feb 2013 12:51:36 +0000

While checking out my Facebook timeline on Friday, I notice Library Journal’s new article, “Catalog by design: the user experience” written by Aaron Schmidt was available online. I read Mr. Schmidt’s article with interest.  In short, he summarizes his thoughts … Continue reading

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Be Versatile: Get the Perfect Degree for the Information AgeLaurie Tarulli

Fri, 25 Jan 2013 16:02:09 +0000

On February 13, Dalhousie University’s School of Information of Management is hosting an open house for those of you who want to explore the possibilities of what an MLIS offers.  With the ability to attend both online or in person, … Continue reading

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Free Webinar: Are Books Your Brand? How Libraries Can Stay Relevant to ReadersLaurie Tarulli

Thu, 17 Jan 2013 19:25:54 +0000

Are you looking for something to do on Valentine’s day?  While this might not make the “Top 10 date list ideas” for V-day, this is definitely an event you might want to consider joining during the day (while looking forward … Continue reading

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A new year and perhaps, a bit more blogging too!Laurie Tarulli

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 20:26:26 +0000

Although my posts are few and far between, I am attempting to get back on track in this New Year.  With the New Year, there are many new opportunities and challenges ahead.  I’m teaching a new (to me) course as … Continue reading

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Essential Twitter Chats for the Library CrowdLaurie Tarulli

Sat, 16 Jun 2012 14:45:13 +0000

I recently received an email directing me to the article 20 Essential Twitter Chats for the Library Crowd and thought I’d share it with all of you.  What do you think of the list?  Are there any you’d add? Remove? … Continue reading

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The Organization of Information: Pondering the Preparation of a SyllabusLaurie Tarulli

Tue, 29 May 2012 17:37:53 +0000

As I work on my very first course syllabus for the Fall term at Dalhousie, I find myself reminiscing about my own time in library school and how I felt about the courses I took.  Were they useful? Practical? Was … Continue reading

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Deep Breath: Change is Good, Right?Laurie TarulliCrystal Crescent Beach Laurel and Amelia

Tue, 22 May 2012 15:55:39 +0000

Change is a natural part of life, and careers.  As you have been able to tell by the spotty and infrequent posting on The Cataloguing Librarian this past year, something must be up, right?  I mean, besides now having a … Continue reading

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