Tag: Twitter

A new kind of normal

Quick, write. Before I manage to distract myself with a job search or the Christmas newsletter I’m yet to finish and post. This is a (very) personal post, not one I would normally write here but one I feel compelled to write to my professional friends who have shown their...

Storify capture: #dataqld event

This week the Queensland Government held its first Open Data event at The Edge, State Library of Queensland. The event featured guest speakers, including the Queensland Premier and the Minister for Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts, panelists and other presentations. It launched a new program called Queensland Globe...

Don’t take it personally

I’m sure the participants, Matthias and I could have chatted well into the afternoon at our workshop at the New Librarians Symposium last month about building and managing a professional identity. I would have happily done so. Of course, we couldn’t cover everything in three hours, but there is something...

The key to getting things done

Many will find I’m a huge fan of David Allen and his “Getting things done” (GTD) methodology. It works, the principles adaptable to any format or device. Well, I also follow David Allen on Twitter for the pint-sized pieces of wisdom he tweets every so often. I found this gem...

PLN, where art thou?

….well, that’ll be the first thought I have if, heaven forbid, Twitter disappeared tomorrow. Someone asked me the question recently, “If Twitter went kaput, was lost and disappeared, what would you do?” For a moment, well actually it was a little more than a moment, panic set in. No one...

A buzzing Library Camp

Lucky I brainstormed and wrote down initial reflections just as I arrived home from last month’s Library Camp, as only now I seemed to have got round to posting about it and my involvement in the (un)organising team. For an unconference, Library Camp sure does require some preparation to ensure...

NLS5 Continued….Lessons & Realisations

Energetic. Inspiring. Exposure. Empowering. These are the words I would describe the (not so) recent New Librarians’ Symposium held in Perth (16-18 September 2011). I felt so privileged to be a part of the event. I came away inspired by other new information professionals who, like me, are stepping up...