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Important note for online meeting!

The Skype meeting is scheduled for TONIGHT, Tuesday, August 20th from 8PM.  If you are attending, make sure you add me on Skype at abigail.willemse (Hamilton, NZ). Please mention New Prof NZ in your message so I know it’s not spam  There are … Continue reading

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Online meeting Tuesday August 20th from 8PM

Hi everyone,  Thanks for responding to the poll for the best time for the meeting.The meeting is now scheduled for Tuesday, August 20th from 8PM.  We might just do it via Skype as I think most people are set up for … Continue reading

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Summary of #TwitMentoring research is up!

Hi everyone, Just informing you that the summary of my research on establishing mentoring relationships on Twitter is now available on this page. Thank you to everyone who participated; I hope you find the summary interesting. I know I certainly … Continue reading

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The 4 1/2 types of people I met on job interviews Great blog post from Jacob Berg (@jacobsberg) about different types of applicants in library interviews. It’s a really good look at the hiring process from behind the desk and … Continue reading

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Twitter Mentoring Research – Calling all librarians for your ideas!

Hi everyone,  Just a heads-up that I’ve posted a discussion topic on Mentoring and Twitter as a seperate page on this blog.  I’d love to hear your thoughts on this topic for my research; please be assured that I will … Continue reading

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What’s the future for e-books in libraries? Part 2.

Last week, I reported on a panel discussion organised by LIANZA about ebooks. This report is the conclusion, a summary on the presentations by Ksenija Mincic-Obradovic from Auckland University and Martin Taylor, director of Activity Press and founder of the … Continue reading

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What’s the future for e-books in libraries? Part 1.

On Monday night, I had an opportunity to attend a panel discussion organised by LIANZA. Wow, my very own first professional event. It was a surreal feeling to be around real professionals even though I’ve been working in many libraries … Continue reading

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