The Embedded Librarian

Embedded Librarianship in the SLA Conference Program

It was pretty hard to find embedded librarianship on the formal Special Libraries Association conference program this year. There weren’t any programs at all with “embedded” in the title. Apart from my contributed paper (co-authored with my research assistant Alison Makins) I don’t know of any individual presentations about embedded librarianship at all. Ruminating on […]

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SLA2012

Our authors at SLA

Great to see so many of our book authors in Chicago for SLA, including David Shumaker (the new kid), Heather Hedden, Ulla de Stricker, Robin Neidorf, Mary Ellen Bates, Jane Dysart, Paula Hane, and Marcy Phelps. (Hope I didn’t miss anyone.) Looking for a few new authors while I’m here–so far, so good!

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Meeting the masses.

Signing and Learning

I had the pleasure of signing copies of The Embedded Librarian for purchasers at the Special Libraries Association Conference.  And while it was truly a pleasure, it was even more, because it was also a great learning opportunity. The pace was perfect. I was busy almost continuously for the entire 45 minutes, but it wasn’t […]

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David at the SLA Marketplace

SLA 2012: Day 2

Today seems to be busier than yesterday. There’s more traffic in the exhibit hall and the attendees are actually checking out products from the vendors. We had a successful book launch at the SLA Marketplace for David Shumaker’s new book, The Embedded Librarian. Here are some pics of today’s festivities after the jump.

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