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Our Philly & ALA Midwinter 2014 List

ALA midwinter 2014Are you heading to ALA Midwinter 2014 in Philly?

Sessions and events to check out:

  • American Library Association (ALA) Emerging Leaders Meetup on Friday, January 24 at 7-9pm  at Field House, 1150 Filbert Street
  • The Interview – Getting Ready for the Show on Saturday, January 25 at 3-4:30pm from the Library Career People (Susanne Markgren and Tiffany Eatman Allen) in the Job Placement Center, Convention Center
  • 10th Annual Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Diversity and Leadership Programs Reception on Saturday, January 25 at  6:30-8:30pm at 1 Logan Square
  • Interested in serving youth with disabilities? Joint Book Launch Celebration on Monday, January 27 at 10:30-11:30am from authors Carrie Banks and Barbara Klipper in the Networking Uncommons, Convention Center. (We heard there may be some homemade cookies.)

When you’re taking a break from the conference, we recommend:

What’s on your list for Philly and ALA Midwinter 2014?

Career Q&A Book Launch Event at METRO

Back in August, we shared exciting news that the book “Career Q&A: A Librarian’s Real-Life Practical Guide to Managing a Successful Career” is coming out this Fall. The book is out and there will be a book launch event on Thursday, November 7th at METRO. Hope to see you there!

Career Q&A: A Librarian’s Real-Life Practical Guide to Managing a Successful Career

As contributors, we’re excited to share the news.

Career Q&A: A Librarian’s Real-Life, Practical Guide to Managing a Successful Career

The book “Career Q&A: A Librarian’s Real-Life Practical Guide to Managing a Successful Career” is coming out in September.

E-Portfolios: Webinar Recap, Tools, and Resources


Online tools to create and host your e-portfolio

Online tools to enhance and promote your e-portfolio

Web analytic tools to gauge the impact of your e-portfolio


Here are links to e-portfolios of friends & colleagues (and ours):


Image resources

Other resources

zen of social media marketing   getting started with wordpressSocial networking for career success
create your digital portfolio

your google game plan for success

branding yourself

Library Career Q&A Survey

Susanne Markgren/The Library Career People are working on a book about managing a successful career in libraries. Help them help us by filling out the Library Career Q&A Survey.