Last weekend, I attended the 2019 American Library Association Conference in Washington, DC. It was a great conference and a wonderful opportunity to connect with new and familiar professionals who work in the library industry. On Saturday, June 22, I presented as part of a Panel Discussion called "Community Engagement as a Mindset," hosted by… Continue reading Reflections from my community engagement panel at ALA 2019
I spent two days last week in Chicago, reviewing award entries as a member of the John Cotton Dana jury. This is my third and last year of serving on this jury, after winning the award myself in 2016. The John Cotton Dana Award honors outstanding library public relations. Each year, we review dozens of… Continue reading Reflections from the JCD Jury 2019
I forgot how much fun I had doing this interview, until I watched it again. Library Journal did a great job!
My article "Amplify Your Impact: Moving from a Promotion Strategy to an Engagement Strategy," published in the latest issue of "Reference & User Services Quarterly," a publication of the American Library Association's Reference and User Services Association. Excerpt: We all want the same thing: To get more people to use more library services more often, and… Continue reading Article: Amplify Your Impact: Moving from a Promotion Strategy to an Engagement Strategy
Happy memory ... just found this picture of me with my Charlotte Mecklenburg Library colleagues LaJuan Pringle, Katy Rust, MPA and David Singleton at the John Cotton Dana awards ceremony in Orlando this June. Thanks to EBSCO Information Services for honoring us and sharing these pictures!