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== I wish I could be there! ==
== I wish I could be there! ==
John M Lindenmuth, MLIS w/Graduate Certificate[http://www.jgttl.blogspot.com] in Archival Administration, WSU, 2007
== Session Ideas ==
== Session Ideas ==

Revision as of 12:12, 6 June 2008

I'd like to come, but first can you tell me about any costs?


Francine Joy Allen Youth Services Librarian Melvindale Public Library

Newbie Librarian unConference

Friday, June 13, 2008

If you're new to the library profession in the last five years, if you'll be graduating and getting into the profession soon, and if you have an interest in discussing your issues, needs, goals, and work with other new professionals, then please join us for the Newbie UnConference.

Kindly hosted by the Southfield Public Library and organized by Christine Ayar (Adam Cardinal Maida Alumni Library) and Elizabeth Bollinger (Michigan State University), this event seeks to bring librarians together for discussion and the exchange of ideas.

The schedule is as follows:
9:30-10:00 – Check In
10:00-10:30 - Session Development and Goals of unConference
10:30-11:30 - Sessions
11:30-1:00 - Lunch on your own
1:00-1:30 – Reassessment of Schedule, Sessions and Goals of unConference
1:30-2:30 – Sessions
2:30-3:30 - Panel Discussion - New Librarians, New Trends, and the Future of the Profession
3:30-4:00 – Share, Discuss, Synthesize, Say Goodbye

Panel Members Include:
David Carter (Engineering Librarian, Architecture and Engineering Library, University of Michigan)
Holly Hibner (Adult Reference Librarian, Salem-South Lyon District Library and 2007 Recipient of the Loleta D. Fyan Award for imaginative, creative service)
Kelly Ireland (Outreach Librarian, Southfield Public Library)

Required Items to Bring: ideas, questions, comments, concerns, and your sweet, charming self (yes, we're talking to you)
Other Things You Might Want To Bring: laptop, resume, business cards, your world famous brownies or cookies (no not really, it's okay)

Southfield Public Library is located at
26300 Evergreen Rd
Southfield, MI 48076
Ph: 1 248-796-4200

I plan or hope to attend!

To sign up, please create a wiki log-in and in the "edit" mode, add your name!
Joshua Barton, MSU Libraries
Karl Ericson, MLIS, Lansing Community College Library
Richelle Pelton, MLIS WSU
Julie Piacentine
Maureen Callahan, recent graduate from SI at UM
Elizabeth J. Bollinger, MSU Libraries
Christine Ayar
Don Depoorter, MSU Libraries
Tara L.S. Fritzler, Arab American National Museum
Liz Conger, LISP Student at WSU and Library Intern
Sarah Stopera, LISP Student @ WSU (former SPL Technology Intern)
Jessica Walker, MLIS, WSU
Anne Johns, LISP Student, WSU
James Stuart, LISP Student at WSU, dx1998@wayne.edu.
Holly Hibner, Reference Librarian, Salem-South Lyon District Library
Mary Kelly, Reference Librarian, Salem-South Lyon District Library
Joseph Wagner, LISP student @ WSU
Kelly Ireland, Outreach Librarian at the Southfield Public Library
Richard Patrick Sanders, MLS, WSU
Lindsay Payne, LISP Student at WSU and Library Aide
Beth M. Johns, MLIS, Saginaw Valley State University
Karen S. Walker, SOIS transfer student from WSU to UWM-Milwaukee Distance Ed. Program and Director of the Alanson Area Public Library
Katie Greer, Reference Librarian, Ave Maria School of Law
Kim Lott, LISP Student, WSU
Lauren Henderson, Technology Center Librarian at Troy Public Library
Ron Padot, LISP Student @ WSU, Library Tech.
Dawn King, April 08 UM grad, MLS.
Vanessa Peters, Teen Services Librarian, Wixom Public Library
Linda Przybylowicz, WSU
Buzzy Nielsen, recent MPP/MSI from UM
Angie Oehrli, MSI Candidate, SI/UM
Rachel Pultusker, MSI Candidate, SI/UM
Heather Harrison, MLIS student, WSU
Raya Samet, MSI student @UofM, Youth PLA @Ann Arbor District Library
Jocelyn Baldwin, Teen Service's Librarian, Caroline Kennedy Library, Dearborn Heights, MI
Laura Taylor, MLIS, Macomb Community College

I wish I could be there!

John M Lindenmuth, MLIS w/Graduate Certificate[1] in Archival Administration, WSU, 2007

Session Ideas

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