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Report From the IFLA Public Libraries Conference

The IFLA Public Libraries Section held a satellite conference in Birmingham, England, in August, where some of the newest library spaces were showcased, such as the “topic room” in Berlin or the famous BiblioTech.

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Experiences at FLA 2014

During the week of May 7 – 9 I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 Florida Library Association (FLA) Annual Conference, “Envision Excellence”, in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The theme for the conference was: “Envision Excellence”. This past year I was a member of the FLA Conference Planning Committee, consisting of over 20 highly motivated librarians from across our great state. Our task was to plan and manage the conference beginning with reviewing conference proposals and culminating in analyzing the attendee post conference survey. Attending professional conferences is invaluable and I would be remiss to attempt to mention all of the highlights in one post. Instead I will attempt to showcase several key impressions from the conference.

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ALA Conferences: Some Tips for Newbies

If you’ve never attended an American Library Association conference but look into it once in awhile, let me be the first to tell you that if the opportunity strikes, take it. My first conference (ALA Annual Conference, 2012, in Anaheim, California) taught me a lot that I will never forget. If you’ve never attended an […]