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Today, barring unforeseen circumstances, I’ll be going home. This doesn’t mean the transplant process is over though. For the next few weeks I’ll be making nearly daily trips back to the hospital for blood tests and, as needed, transfusions. I’ll … Continue reading

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Save Big on Expect More

Looking for that last minute gift for your favorite library board member, provost, or principal? Look no further. Expect More: Demanding Better Libraries for Today’s Complex World is now just $12 from Amazon…over a 30% savings for the season. What … Continue reading

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Cancer Update: Stem Cells Are My Friends

The short version: In December I will begin a new phase of treatment for my cancer. I will be going through intensive chemotherapy followed by an autologous (self) stem cell transplant. This process will in essence “reboot” my blood system. … Continue reading

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Beyond the Bullet Points: Power and Empowerment

I have been engaged in a discussion of librarians and power with Steve Matthews over on the BeerBrarian Blog: (great post, but this is happening in the comments). It would have stayed there, but my latest response is simply … Continue reading

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New Librarianship Master Class Now Available

Thank you for registering for the iSchool at Syracuse University’s New Librarianship Master Class open online course! The class will begin on July 8th (noon EDT) and run through August 4th. Below are the steps you’ll need to complete to access the course. As a reminder, you … Continue reading

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20 Years Online – Alumni Celebration

Distance Syracuse Alumni, Remember Boot Camp? We are proud to announce that 2013 marks 20 years in online and distance education for the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University! To celebrate we would like to welcome back our alumni … Continue reading

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Announcing the New Librarianship Master Class Online

Some of you may remember me mentioning the idea of a New Librarianship MOOC last year. Well, a year’s worth of work later, and it is time for the announcement. Come and join us in July for fun or credit! … Continue reading

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