Collectioun of Cunnynge Curioustes: May 25, 2013

During the Renaissance, cabinet of curiosities came into fashion as a collection of objects that would often defy classification. As a precursor to the modern museum, the cabinet referred to room(s), not actual furniture, of things that piqued the owners interest and would be collected and displayed in an aesthetically pleasing manner. Collectioun of CunnyngeContinue reading “Collectioun of Cunnynge Curioustes: May 25, 2013”

Collectioun of Cunnynge Curioustes: May 18, 2013

During the Renaissance, cabinet of curiosities came into fashion as a collection of objects that would often defy classification. As a precursor to the modern museum, the cabinet referred to room(s), not actual furniture, of things that piqued the owners interest and would be collected and displayed in an aesthetically pleasing manner. Collectioun of CunnyngeContinue reading “Collectioun of Cunnynge Curioustes: May 18, 2013”

Conference Summary: Punk Rock Librarianship at ACRL

In April, I drove down with a colleague to Indianapolis for ACRL, the biennial national academic librarian conference. While not as large as ALA, it was definitely as overwhelming.  Since this was my first ACRL, I put together my schedule for the conference online to keep me in check and because the official mobile app was terrible.Continue reading “Conference Summary: Punk Rock Librarianship at ACRL”

Conference Summary: MLA Applied Technologies & Trends Workshop

On Friday, May 10, I had the pleasure of presenting at MLA Applied Technologies & Trends Workshop, If you caught my show before, at Library Tech Conference, you may notice some similarities. The presentation I gave at MLA is updated with a lot more content  and recent revisions as well as I even have a checklist put togetherContinue reading “Conference Summary: MLA Applied Technologies & Trends Workshop”

Collectioun of Cunnynge Curioustes: May 11, 2013

During the Renaissance, cabinet of curiosities came into fashion as a collection of objects that would often defy classification. As a precursor to the modern museum, the cabinet referred to room(s), not actual furniture, of things that piqued the owners interest and would be collected and displayed in an aesthetically pleasing manner. Collectioun of CunnyngeContinue reading “Collectioun of Cunnynge Curioustes: May 11, 2013”

Librarians as Doctor Who: A Wrap Up of C2E2

Dear Internet, A coulpe of weeks ago, after many months of planning, myself and nearly a dozen of my closest friends met up in Chicago to hook up for C2E2 to present on best practices, programming, and more for graphic novels in libraries, have karaoke good times, and other fun shenanigans. Overall, as a conference, C2E2 rocks theContinue reading “Librarians as Doctor Who: A Wrap Up of C2E2”

Anniversary Weekend: In Pictures

Dear Internet, To celebrate our third anniversary, we took off for our cabin and get it opened for the season. We were beyond excited, I think me more than TheHusband. Wednesday? She was ambivalent of the entire thing. Upon our arrival, as we started unwinterizing the plumbing and such, we couldn’t figure out why the water pressureContinue reading “Anniversary Weekend: In Pictures”

May the 4th Be With You: Happy Anniversary

Dear Internet, In all the excitement of the last six months, I forgot to mention something big: We bought a cabin. If you would have told us 15 years ago, when we were living not quite hand to mouth in San Francisco, one day our lives would be 180 degrees from it was then? WeContinue reading “May the 4th Be With You: Happy Anniversary”

Collectioun of Cunnynge Curioustes: May 4, 2013

During the Renaissance, cabinet of curiosities came into fashion as a collection of objects that would often defy classification. As a precursor to the modern museum, the cabinet referred to room(s), not actual furniture, of things that piqued the owners interest and would be collected and displayed in an aesthetically pleasing manner. Collectioun of CunnyngeContinue reading “Collectioun of Cunnynge Curioustes: May 4, 2013”