HLS Meet-up at ALA Midwinter 2013

22/01/2013 § 1 Comment

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Come join some members of the Hack Library School crew for an informal meet-up! All are welcome!

Friday, January 25, 2013
8:30-ish pm

The Whisky Bar
2122 2nd Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98121

Follow @catladylib, @roselovec, and @deweysnotdead for updates and/or join the Facebook event!

HLS Meet-up at JCLC 2012

18/09/2012 § Leave a comment

Are you attending the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color this week?  Or do you just live in the Kansas City, MO area?  Join us for a casual meet-up Thursday, September 20.  We’ll meet at 8pm in the lobby of the Westin Crown Center and walk together to a TBD location.  Suggestions welcome!

Feel free to contact Rose at roselovechou at gmail dot com or Annie at anniepho at gmail dot com so that we can keep you in touch!  Or follow us on Twitter at @roselovec and @catladylib.  You can also RSVP on Facebook.

DC Meetup

06/08/2012 § Leave a comment

If you are in the DC area, we’re having an informal Hack Library School meetup tomorrow evening.  Below are the details:

Tuesday, August 7, 2012
starting around 5:30pm
Aria Pizzeria & Bar
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

The Federal Triangle metro stop (orange/blue lines)  is closest, but Metro Center (red/orange/blue lines) is just a few blocks away.

Please join us!  If you have any questions, feel free to contact me on Twitter (@roselovec) or by email (roselovechou at gmail dot com).

Best of Spring Semester 2012

18/06/2012 § Leave a comment

If you’re new to reading Hack Library School, aren’t able to read all our posts, or just refreshing your memory — here’s a short list of some posts from this past semester.  And don’t forget to check out the Best Of from previous semesters too.

Our Top 10 Posts (by hits)

Top Post per Writer (by hits)

Best Comment Conversations

Weirdest Search Terms that Led Someone to Our Blog

  • keep portland weird
  • glasses for reading in bed
  • my cultural mind map
  • face
  • don’t touch my stuff

What I learned from the peer review process

25/05/2012 § 10 Comments

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Back in March 2011, Micah wrote a post on the need for LIS students to foster a culture of writing and sharing.  I followed his advice (as it has yet to lead me astray!), and this past semester I started as a Content Editor of San Jose State University’s SLIS Student Research Journal (SRJ).  I also submitted a paper I wrote in the fall semester to Library Student Journal (LSJ), which has been accepted for publication.  Both experiences, as a reviewer and reviewee, have been great — so I thought I’d share a little bit about them.

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