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ZSR Mission Statement Update

Wed, 24 May 2017 14:49:25 +0000

The Mission Statement Task Force chair, Mary Scanlon, shared the group’s report at the May Administrative Council meeting. The report consisted of the Task Force’s revised and updated mission and values statement for ZSR. The Council had some questions and suggestions and the Task Force updated their draft, which is shared below. Mission: Our mission […]

NC-LITe Spring 2017 at ZSR!

Tue, 16 May 2017 20:52:43 +0000

NC-LITe, a meeting of academic librarians in North Carolina focusing on library instruction and instructional technology, meets at the end of the Spring and Fall semesters. On Friday, May 12th, ZSR hosted this group. Thirty attended the event, representing ten different institutions! The day began with coffee and conversation, followed by campus updates from each library. […]

The Innovative Library Classroom 2017

Tue, 16 May 2017 15:35:13 +0000

On Thursday, May 11th, I attended “The Innovative Library Classroom 2017” (also known as TILC). This was the fourth annual TILC conference, but it was my first time attending. I had heard great things about this small conference with registration capped at 100 participants this year, and after my experience this year, I’ll be back! […]

Amanda at the Magnolias Curriculum Project

Mon, 15 May 2017 18:52:22 +0000

Magnolias Curriculum Project  Last week I had the privilege of attending the Wake Forest University Magnolias Curriculum Project. This two day teaching workshop is put on by the WFU Office of Sustainability, and the focus of the workshop is helping faculty meaningfully incorporate sustainability into their classroom curriculum. First, I have to tell you this […]

Three Workshops in Three Days

Mon, 15 May 2017 14:44:26 +0000

Trifecta. Over the course of three days, I taught book repair workshops in three North Carolina cities. On Tuesday, May 9th, I taught 12 participants at the Pack Library in Asheville, NC. On Wednesday, May 10th, I taught 15 participants at Wake County Public Library in Raleigh, NC. Finally, on Thursday, May 11th, I taught […]

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Digital Stewards Assemble in DC

Fri, 05 May 2017 20:30:02 +0000

Last week I traveled to Washington, DC, to attend the National Digital Stewardship Residency Symposium at the Library of Congress on April 27-28. The two-day event featured discussions from current and emerging leaders of digital preservation, and attracted over 100 audience members. I was awarded a travel grant from NDSR back in January to attend […]

Renee at the 2017 Administrative Professionals Conference

Thu, 04 May 2017 20:35:30 +0000

On April 27th, I attended the 2017 Administrative Professionals Conference at WinMock in Bermuda Run, NC.  Each year about 250 administrative professionals from local Higher Ed institutions and health care industries gather for a full day of learning, networking, and fun. 2017 Guest Speakers: Melinda Smith, author, trainer, and life organizer, spoke on the topic […]

Kristen at the Administrative Professionals Conference!

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:15:59 +0000

On Thursday I had the opportunity to attend the 2017 Administrative Professionals Conference at WinMock in Bermuda Run, NC.  WinMock is a beautiful old barn that has been renovated to hold conferences, weddings, etc.  Our audience was made up of Administrative Professionals from WFU, WF-Health Sciences, Novant, UNC School of the Arts, Forsyth Technical Community […]

Susan at CNI Albuquerque, Spring 2017

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:43:09 +0000

Direct from the Swamp: Alan Inouye, Director of Public Policy, ALA and Krista Cox, Directory of Public Policy Initiatives, ARL gave an overview of policy and organizational developments in the Trump Administration and 115th Congress in a Trumpesque session room The CNI (Coalition for Networked Information) Spring 2017 membership meeting was held in Albuquerque, NM […]

Chris at the 26th Annual North Carolina Serials Conference

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:12:11 +0000

The 26th Annual North Carolina Serials Conference has the theme “Being Data-Informed: Taking Control and Connecting Users to Content,” and the portions about connections held a specific resonance with me this year.  As always, the conference was a draw for serialists, library school students, and publishers for a day of programming for those who work […]