Save the children by fighting ‘truthiness’

26 October 2011 | 13:55 | Unknown | No Comments

Opinion | Save the children by fighting ‘truthiness’ | Seattle Times Newspaper. Libraries fight “truthiness”. Here, here! Tags: information literacy, libraries



#l1brar1an11 Closing L1brar1an Conference Remarks

21 October 2011 | 10:50 | Unknown | No Comments

Vincente Fox, a photo by valiszebra on Flickr. What a “get”, right? Vincente Fox, former President of Mexico, to close out the 2011 L1brar1an Conference. Wait a minute, you say? What does the former President of Mexico have to say about libraries? Well, truthfully, nothing directly. His speech was about economics and international relations. Yet, […]



#l1brar1an11 Swinging Into the Future

20 October 2011 | 17:14 | Unknown | No Comments

Swing time, a photo by valiszebra on Flickr. Spent a nice time at the park reflecting on the day. Been a great conference so far. Looking forward to hearing what Vincente Fox, the former President of Mexico has to say in the closing presentation of the 2011 L1brar1an Conference. Tags: #l1brar1an11, L1brar1an Conference



Beautiful Losers film @ 2011 L1brar1an Conference

20 October 2011 | 14:02 | Unknown | 1 Comment

As part of the 2011 L1brar1an Conference we watched the documentary Beautiful Losers about DIY art. This inspired us to look at libraries in a different light. As part of the 2011 L1brar1an Conference we were asked to view the documentary Beautiful Losers and muse on how these DIY artists might inspire libraries. Beautiful Losers […]



#l1brar1an11 Keynote Speech Summary

20 October 2011 | 11:49 | Unknown | No Comments

If you haven’t figured out, the “keynote speeches” for the 2011 L1brar1an Conference are the candidate presentations for the State Librarian position here in Oregon. It was great to hear, as one candidate put it, the “prose and poetry” of being a State Librarian. Oregon is lucky to have a very good pool of candidates. […]




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