Monthly Archives: April 2012

Ordinary vs. extraordinary bosses

robinna/ April 26, 2012/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Some really interesting thoughts in this article and I suggest you read the entire article but to summarize, extraordinary bosses: see the entire organization (no internal fighting)  of a community — not just workers ( e.g., cogs in the machine) and as “peers not children” delegate and do not micromanage (“They push decision making downward, allowing teams form their own

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So I have an exhibit

robinna/ April 25, 2012/ my projects, my art/ 0 comments

I’ve been working alot on these water themed paintings and wall hangings. They are mixed media, acrylic (very sheer, layered over paper, and net)…< This one is titled, postcards from the deep. Like many of my paintings, this is not exactly what I had in mind when I started this one. It was meant to be the cornerstone of the

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Read it later & offline too!

robinna/ April 23, 2012/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

A handy and now free tool that you can use to read your favorite content (like content divergent) offline… Read it later has been renamed “pocket” and is now free. useful little app you can use to save any web page to read later…Once saved to Pocket, the list of content is visible on any device — phone, tablet or computer.

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Survey on professional development, conference attendance – small or rural libraries

robinna/ April 17, 2012/ Libraries/ 0 comments

—————- Unable to attend another conference because you’re understaffed? Are you miles (and miles) away from another academic library? Do you count downloading apps to your smartphone as professional development? Academic Librarians in small and rural environments face unique challenges in gaining access to formal and informal continuing education, networking, and professional development opportunities.  If you are a credentialed academic

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Upcoming conferences, lectures & talks (& art)

robinna/ April 16, 2012/ meetups/conferences, twitter/ 0 comments

On April 25, I will be doing a workshop for the Admin Professionals Conference – my topic is Social Media 4 Success. We will be looking at using social media effectively as a professional and digital literacy. Here is the workshop details:Social Media 4 Success Did you know that Social Media is being considered a digital age job skillrequirement?  Learn what

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Seeking panel members on future of cataloging, metadata, etc (Georgia libraries)

robinna/ April 10, 2012/ Libraries, social media, tutorials/ 0 comments

The Technical Services Interest Group is seeking catalogers from public, academic, and special libraries to participate in the Cataloging Roundtable at COMO 2012 (October 3-5, 2012 in Macon). The purpose of the Cataloging Roundtable is to discuss the best and latest developments in cataloging and bibliographic control, as well as, bring together all those interested in cataloging and classification. If

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