My Emerging Leaders application

I was thrilled to find out yesterday that the American Library Association selected me as an “Emerging Leader” for 2015. Still waiting for the official announcement to share on my library school’s website, but I wanted to share some parts of my application, since I would have felt more confident that I was on the … [Read more…]

new jerb!

Last Friday was the DC Library Association’s annual awards banquet. It was also my biggest red letter day ever: I woke up excited about spending the evening with local librarians, and then I got two more pieces of awesome news. First, I got a wonderful job offer from the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System. … [Read more…]

upcoming presentation – 1/31 at Catholic University

On January 31st, Dave Shumaker and I will be giving a talk on MOOCs and academic libraries at the annual CUA Library and Information Science Symposium.  Our abstract: At its core, embedded librarianship means superseding the traditional, standalone, transactional model of library service with information and knowledge services that are integrated into the curriculum and founded on … [Read more…]


I went to my first Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting this week. I enjoyed the Library and Information Science committee meeting (like the SLA tranlib listserv, but in real life!). I was sad to learn that I could not join the transportation librarianship TRB committee until I finish my MLS, but evidently I can join … [Read more…]