Category Archives: Professional Development

The Great Southeastern Librarian?

No, doesn’t quite have the same ring to it, does it? Logging into my blog for the first time in over a month, I noticed that there is a very distinct pattern to my posts from the past year. I … Continue reading

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Go, Go, Go

I have been very busy over the past couple of weeks, but I have been constantly thinking of issues related to education and libraries. ¬†Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to blog as much as I’d like as I am currently … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

I am about three weeks into my LL.M. International Law and Sustainable Development course so far, and I am really enjoying it. I have previously read some of the mainstream literature (i.e. George Monbiot, Joseph Stiglitz, Phillipe Legraine, and Jeffrey … Continue reading

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Booster Squad

At the weekend, a teacher friend told me that he has been tasked with boosting staff morale at his school. I’m guessing that decent pay and working conditions are not being considered as viable options.

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Glass Half Full Librarianship

I am currently working on an entry for the School Libraries E-book Project, which is something I am looking forward to reading. I’m eager to hear from librarians and educators whose voices aren’t always represented in traditionally published materials, and … Continue reading

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Will the Grass be Greener?

I am currently packing my bags as I prepare to return to the UK on Wednesday. Funnily, I always seem to do my best blogging/emailing/Facebook updating when I’m meant to be doing some other chore. As I get ready to … Continue reading

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What Was I Thinking?!

As I prepare to embark on a second master’s (wow, didn’t realise how nerdy that sounded until I actually wrote it:), I have been organising and deleting some old files stored in my computer. I stumbled upon essays and notes … Continue reading

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Last Day

Last year at this time I was busily preparing for pupils to return to school, and I was working round the clock as it was the first time I had done the “back to school” thing. This year, life is … Continue reading

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The Great Northern Librarian returns to the UK!

It is with great pleasure that I announce that I will be returning to the United Kingdom in August 2011. I am planning to pursue an LLM in International Law and Sustainable Development. Whilst this may seem a bit of … Continue reading

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The Big Picture

Two weeks ago marked my first anniversary as a school librarian. As I reflect on the past year, I wonder if I have been neglecting the “big picture.” Coming to education libraries from government libraries was a big change, and … Continue reading

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