Readers’ Advisory Toolkit: Writing Book Reviews, Blog Posts, and Annotations

Last week I attended the Missouri and Kansas Library Associations Joint Conference Libraries without Borders. In addition to attending some sessions that were really great, I presented with my friend and co-worker on writing about books for your community as a librarian in a session entitled Readers’ Advisory Toolkit: Writing Book Reviews, Blog Posts, and… Continue reading Readers’ Advisory Toolkit: Writing Book Reviews, Blog Posts, and Annotations

Top Ten Posts that Give You a Glimpse of Me (as a Blogger)

Top Ten Tuesday is a book blogging prompt hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. I don’t participate every week, but I join in when I find the prompt interesting. This week’s topic was a “freebie” so when skimming through past prompts, I chose #106 from 2012 about posts that represent me as a blogger. I broke… Continue reading Top Ten Posts that Give You a Glimpse of Me (as a Blogger)

Tips for Asking for Advice or Help from Professional Colleagues (or People You Know from the Internet)*

I like to help people. I will go out of my way to do a favor. I mean, I enjoy it. I enjoy blogging not only because it helps me document my own reading and library life, but also because I think it helps people. I’ve gotten so much knowledge and insight out of the librarian… Continue reading Tips for Asking for Advice or Help from Professional Colleagues (or People You Know from the Internet)*