Personal Branding for New Librarians

Thursday, October 27, 2011

GSLIS graduate Andromeda Yelton gave a brief presentation on personal branding, originally delivered at the ALA Midwinter conference in January 2011 and since updated with new insights. Yelton is a member of the founding team at Gluejar and the ALA Class of 2011 Emerging Leaders. She blogs at Across Divided Networks and ALA TechSource.

Post-event links:

-Slides from the presentation (under Presentations & Publications) on Yelton’s website

-Recording of the talk on GSLIScast

Open Access Week Student Webcast Screening

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

The Right to Research Coalition convened a panel of leading figures from the open access movement to talk directly to students about the impact of open access and the crucial role of students in making it a reality. Speakers included John Wilbanks, Vice President for Science at Creative Commons; Heather Joseph, Executive Director of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition; and Goldis Chami, Medical Student and Member of the Right to Research Coalition Steering Committee. ALASC hosted this screening of the lunchtime webcast in honor of Open Access Week. The webcast, along with other Open Access-related video, is archived here.