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WA 2016 Week 17: Research Notebook is Go!

Much like with succulents, I’ve planted an offshoot of this blog to see whether it’ll take root. Open Humanities Research Notebooks—come and join the future™.

WA 2016 Week 04: Library Privacy

Library privacy session with ACLU Idaho’s Ritchie Eppink and Library Freedom Project’s Alison Macrina at Meridian Library District’s unBound technology lab.

WA 2016 Week 02: Giroux on Neutrality

A culture of positivism, distinguishing between objectivity and objectivism, hegemony, false neutrality, values—this article has all sorts of relevance for l...

Weekly Whaaa…?

Why weekly? Why assemblage? Why Fluxus? And what’s that “sous les pavés, la plage” thing about?

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WA 2015 Week 46 Massumi and North

Enthusiasm about Massumi putting Deleuze in a nutshell! Analogies between the pedagogy & structural place of Writing Centers & libraries! Jekyll on t...

Weekly Assemblage 2015 Week 45

Three links & lots of enthusiasm! Elmborg’s “Literacies Large and Small,” a Time Management mega post, & how STEM relates to the liberal arts.

Weekly Assemblage 2015 Week 44

Halloween at CWI Library (Once Upon a Time); Readings I’m looking forward to; Taught my first library resources session.

Weekly Assemblage 2015 Week 42

Live! Real! Humans! (in the Classroom); Code Camps, the “Californian Ideology,” & Higher Ed’s Purpose; Open Access & “The Library of Forking Paths.”

Weekly Assemblage 2015 Week 41

Talking about librarianship values: objectivity as a value and valuing inclusivity enough to work toward it in earnest. And again—sorry, Eduardo.

Weekly Assemblage 2015 Week 39

Getting library cards and appreciating some unexpected aspects of Maria Accardi’s Feminist Pedagogy for Library Instruction.

Weekly Assemblage 2015 Week 37

A #critlib chat on information & migrant populations; threats to the Tor exit node in Kilton Public Library; CFP for papers on whiteness in LIS; study on...

All Hail Cloud Storage

Dropbox has both saved me from computer problems and helped me work more ubiquitously, so I sang the praises of it and other cloud storage at Hack Library Sc...

Hack Quirk Your Presentations

I wrote for Hack Library School about using quirky results or affordances to make your instruction sessions more engaging.

Learning Subjectives

For Week One of #rhizo15, I write about my predilection for research processes over writing outcomes & whether library “neutrality” thwarts supportive de...

Wojnarowicz on a Sphere

Still under construction, this post will be about my process of making a map of artist David Wojnarowicz’s gallery exhibits for the NOAA Science on a Sphere.

#critlib Makerspaces

I write about moderating a #critlib Twitter chat on the constructivist potentials and neoliberal downsides of makerspaces, as well as briefly describe the mo...

Freire and Critical Librarianship

For Week One of the Critical Pedagogy MOOC MOOC, I write about Paolo Freire’s problem-posing method and its potential links to critical librarianship.

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Software Carpentry Workshop Reflections

Although aimed at scientists, Software Carpentry’s workshops offer great learning experience for librarians, digital humanities folks, and anyone looking to ...

Review of Online Archive of California

The Online Archive of California lies somewhere between a finding aid and a digital library—and is a huge boon to researchers that would be worth emulating e...

New Directions in Information Fluency

Brief reflections on a talk about bringing digital humanities to the reference desk, which I co-presented with Katherine Ahnberg at the New Directions in Inf...

Test One

Here’s a stellar ditty from Warp™ records that deserves being listened to with headphones or a subwoofer.

New Site

A Depeche Mode reference is more interesting than Hello World, isn’t it?

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