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It’s Thursday:Journals, journals, journals…

Written on: April 29th, 2010 in Blog PostsInformal learningLearningLearning Journeys

…on the brain this week. First, in my continued search for Civil War journals/letters written by women, I happened upon this gem. Women’s Letters: America from the Revolutionary War to the present offers cultural insight into a population rarely mentioned in history classes when I was a girl. Taken as a whole, the shared correspondences read […]


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It’s Thursday: (Un)Earth Day

Written on: April 22nd, 2010 in Blog PostsInformal learningLearningLearning JourneysReading

While searching for a local connection to Earth Day this morning, I visited the This Day in Delaware History spot on the Delaware Public Archives site. No Earth Day reference but I noticed that This Day is compiled by Roger Martin, historian. The librarian in me kicked in and a quick Google search revealed that […]


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It’s Thursday: (In)Formal Learning @ PLA

Written on: April 1st, 2010 in Blog PostsInformal learningLearningLearning Journeys

Know up front that I alternate between amazement and criticism of communication technologies. And, my peers evidently agree. So as I report back to you about the Virtual Public Library Association (PLA) Conference, we bounce from “Wow, our panel members are all over the country during this presentation too,” to “The sound is just awful,”  and “Why isn’t there […]


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It’s Thursday: Virtually Always Learning

Written on: March 25th, 2010 in Blog PostsInformal learningLearningLearning Journeys

While the public library learning/networking event, our biennial Public Library Association (PLA) Conference, launches in Portland, OR today, many (most?) of us are not there. You know all the reasons. However,  cadres of Delaware library staff will be attending…via the PLA Virtual Conference. A select group of live workshops will be broadcast throughout Thursday and Friday. […]


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It’s Thursday: ready for a few Goodreads?

Written on: March 18th, 2010 in Blog PostsInformal learningLearningLearning Journeys

The Learning Journeys presentation at the ReadAloud Delaware Conference last weekend proved inspiring for us, as well as, the attendees. Happily,  this is not an unusual occurrence. But, my talk about my reading journal felt a little false. Why? Because I use the online reading community, Goodreads, to track my reading and learning; and, well, my last entry […]


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