Author Archives: The LIS Queen

On getting inspired again.

This past Friday and Saturday I took a Career Exploration workshop through my University. I really delved into the type of librarian I want to be and what I want to do at my job on a daily basis. Below … Continue reading

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Hello again! I’m back with a post on my favorite BookTubers, people that review books on YouTube. Coming up soon is a post on how Libraries are using YouTube. In no particular order, here they are: Get Bookish is the … Continue reading

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Interview with Ruth Harries

Follow Ruth on Twitter @RuthHarries 1. What library program are you in? What is your favorite thing and least favorite thing about it? I’m enrolled at the School of Library and Information Management at Emporia State University. My favorite thing … Continue reading

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Does Your Library Have One of These?

There are many libraries doing great work with their local businesspeople. For example, The Carson City Library has a Business Resource Innovation Center (BRIC) devoted to helping local businesses succeed. Check it out here. If I were in charge (ha!) … Continue reading

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The Smartest Card in your Wallet

According to ALA’s website, National Library Card Signup Month was “launched in 1987 to meet the challenge of then Secretary of Education William J. Bennett who said:   “Let’s have a national campaign…every child should obtain a library card – … Continue reading

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Public vs. School vs. Academic Libraries

I recently had the opportunity to shadow a public librarian, an elementary school librarian and an academic librarian. I shadowed each for a day and was able to glimpse what their job was like and see the differences between each … Continue reading

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Read this book! “Bite-Sized Marketing: realistic solutions for the overworked librarian”

If you’ve ever had to promote anything, you know how hard it can be to get people’s attention and get them to take action. This book shows you how to successfully engage your patrons, the press, and corporate sponsors. The … Continue reading

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Kansas Library Association Conference 2012

Glasses. Check. Cardigan. Check. Name tag. Check. I was ready for the Kansas Library Association (KLA) Conference. The Conference took place at the Hyatt Hotel in Wichita, Kansas from Wednesday, April 11th to Friday, April 13th. The Conference takes place annually … Continue reading

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This blog is now one month old! Thank you for reading and subscribing. Here is a peek at what’s to come; a new logo for the blog coming at the end of the April, more interviews, notes from the Kansas … Continue reading

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A Note about Tech Programming

Many Public Libraries already offer excellent technology-related programming. I wonder though, in a world with unlimited resources for public libraries, could they offer even more tech programming that is tailored to fit the needs of each and every age group? … Continue reading

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