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Why JCLC Matters

So what made the Joint Conference for Librarians of Color different? For me it was virtually no emphasis on the “how we did it” topics, but instead took a hard look at some of the fundamental tools/precepts of our profession. Yes, I do know there are library conferences that look at challenges that face us, but the challenges usually fall into three categories: the aging of the profession, technology, or the fact that no one understands exactly what Read the rest

October is the Cruelest Month

I’ve been a very busy librarian for the past month. Fall term began; I attended my high school reunion and for all my rabid fans out there (all three of you), I went to the Joint Conference for Librarians of Color in Dallas last week. So let’s discuss them one at a time, shall we?… Read the rest