meetups/conferences

Notes from #gagetssocial / Social Media/Communications conference

Those of you who know me, know that if I’m not presenting or swamped with work, I like to take notes at conferences. If nothing else it gives me an opportunity to reflect on what I’ve learned. On that note, here are my notes from the #gagetssocial , Communications Conference on Social Media sponsored by TCSG and USG.  I know it was a big effort and ...

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GLAMLOD: Linked data, semantic web group meetup

Some of you may remember this group was formed last year after GLA. Please excuse crossposting: Interested in linked data? Interested in the semantic web? Not even sure what the heck that is or how it applies to libraries, archives, or museums? GLAMLOD: Georgia Libraries, Archives & Museums Linked Open Data (http://www.facebook.com/glamlod/) is hosting a meetup in atlanta in November. Please join our discussion group ...

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Training social media, identity, Drupal, and more – free!

Social Media Today What Defines True Online Influence – And How Should You Wield It?being presented on May 21st at 12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT. http://socialmediatoday.com/Defining-online-influencer-webinar What Is a Social Media Expert? Professional Development in an Evolving Field  May 28th at 12pm EST / 9am PST What makes you or your colleagues more qualified than the next Facebook user to advise or execute on social media? A ...

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How to have a successful conference (presenters, attendees, & coordinators)

I started writing this after the last conference I attended and I have discovered my list of best practices for conferences just keeps growing…———-I’ve been to a few conferences in my career from corporate to library, regional to national to international… I’ve attended, presented, facilitated, chaired, coordinated, and about every conference activity in between.On that note here is my advice for having a successful conference. ...

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Upcoming conferences, lectures & talks (& art)

On April 25, I will be doing a workshop for the Admin Professionals Conference – my topic is Social Media 4 Success. We will be looking at using social media effectively as a professional and digital literacy. Here is the workshop details:Social Media 4 Success Did you know that Social Media is being considered a digital age job skillrequirement?  Learn what social media is and why ...

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Various teachings + speaking engagements

This evening I’m doing hands-on database and cataloging training (focus on metadata/cataloging and quality control) for the Owens Library; Tuesday and Weds, I am teaching for Lyrasis on FRBR (get FRBRized!) and then another session on Introducing RDA: 1, Structure, Principles and Core Elements (Live Online) which makes for lots of time juggling and very early mornings so that I can be free to teach ...

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