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critlib chats

critlib #feelings

Why do I #critlib? Because another librarianship is possible.

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 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...

#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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meta

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™.

Weekly Whaaa…?

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

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.

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...

Bigfoot Spotting and Other Jekyll Adventures

A post where I describe trying—and thus far, failing—to use Bigfoot.js to make footnotes more engaging in a Jekyll/GitHub Pages blog. I’ll revisit this soon ...

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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pedagogy

SIFT Links

Links related to a lightning talk for the 2020 MOSS Meetup about our switch from the CRAAP test to the SIFT moves.

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 39

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

Presentation Alternatives: Reveal.js

Are you looking for a good alternative to PowerPoint or Keynotes? Here’s a Hack Library School post about an excellent free & open source one!

Learning Subjectives

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

#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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conferences

SIFT Links

Links related to a lightning talk for the 2020 MOSS Meetup about our switch from the CRAAP test to the SIFT moves.

Weekly Assemblage 2015 Week 40

Starting at the College of Western Idaho & going to the Idaho Library Association 2015 Annual Conference!

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...

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critical theory

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...

critlib #feelings

Why do I #critlib? Because another librarianship is possible.

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 38

Driving from Bloomington, Indiana to Boise, Idaho; Luciano Floridi’s Information: A Very Short Introduction.

Presentation Alternatives: Reveal.js

Are you looking for a good alternative to PowerPoint or Keynotes? Here’s a Hack Library School post about an excellent free & open source one!

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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digital humanities

Everything Counts in Affective Amounts

Week Two of #rhizo15—How we might count the affective aspects of learning? Also, what potential does Git give us for making open humanities notebooks?

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.

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...

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tech tools

WA 2017 Week 09: Badges, Type, BibTeX

Briefly linking to Emily Ford’s article about badges, a short reference about using type on the web, and getting going with a bibliography tool.

WA 2016 Week 07: Tools for Thinking

Tools for Thinking (for information literacy instruction) and Tech Tools for Keeping Thoughts in Order (using Atom and its packages)

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...

Presentation Alternatives: Reveal.js

Are you looking for a good alternative to PowerPoint or Keynotes? Here’s a Hack Library School post about an excellent free & open source one!

Everything Counts in Affective Amounts

Week Two of #rhizo15—How we might count the affective aspects of learning? Also, what potential does Git give us for making open humanities notebooks?

Bigfoot Spotting and Other Jekyll Adventures

A post where I describe trying—and thus far, failing—to use Bigfoot.js to make footnotes more engaging in a Jekyll/GitHub Pages blog. I’ll revisit this soon ...

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critical information literacy

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 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.

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hack library school

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...

Presentation Alternatives: Reveal.js

Are you looking for a good alternative to PowerPoint or Keynotes? Here’s a Hack Library School post about an excellent free & open source one!

Hack Quirk Your Presentations

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

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makerspaces

#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...

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rhizo15

Everything Counts in Affective Amounts

Week Two of #rhizo15—How we might count the affective aspects of learning? Also, what potential does Git give us for making open humanities notebooks?

Learning Subjectives

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

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coursework

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.

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...

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neutrality

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...

Learning Subjectives

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

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a11y

Presentation Alternatives: Reveal.js

Are you looking for a good alternative to PowerPoint or Keynotes? Here’s a Hack Library School post about an excellent free & open source one!

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privacy

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.

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...

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librar* history

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tools for thinking

WA 2016 Week 07: Tools for Thinking

Tools for Thinking (for information literacy instruction) and Tech Tools for Keeping Thoughts in Order (using Atom and its packages)

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presentations

Presentation Alternatives: Reveal.js

Are you looking for a good alternative to PowerPoint or Keynotes? Here’s a Hack Library School post about an excellent free & open source one!

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...

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markdown

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...

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moocmooc

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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critical race studies

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 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...

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outreach

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.

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infrastucture

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...

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critical librarianship history

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digital libraries

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notetaking

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visual culture

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.

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instructional design & tools

Hack Quirk Your Presentations

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

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method

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cfp

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...

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gender

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scholarly communication

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dissent

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instruction assessment

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critical librarianship

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design

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badging

WA 2017 Week 09: Badges, Type, BibTeX

Briefly linking to Emily Ford’s article about badges, a short reference about using type on the web, and getting going with a bibliography tool.

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type

WA 2017 Week 09: Badges, Type, BibTeX

Briefly linking to Emily Ford’s article about badges, a short reference about using type on the web, and getting going with a bibliography tool.

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neurodiversity

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LISMentalHealth

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