#1lib1ref: How one information professional can make a big difference

Earlier this year (January 15 – February 3) #1lib1ref was the focus of a great deal of engagement and retweeting from those of us in GLAMR.

#1lib1ref is an initiative where by information professionals of all persuasions commit to updating or adding one reference to a Wikipedia page.  In a post-truth world where reliable information can be hard to find amid a sea of less than reputable sources, #1lib1ref puts power in the hands of information professionals to be positive forces for change in their communities (even really big ones like ‘everyone who uses the internet to access Wikipedia’).

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January #glamblogclub

After my last blog post I received a tweet from the very awesome Hugh Rundle mentioning #glamblogclub.

Before Hugh’s tweet, I’m ashamed to say, I wasn’t aware of Glam Blog Club.  Despite being very jealous that I can’t attend New Cardigan events in person (but grateful for the Cardi Cast podcast!), Glam Blog Club hadn’t blipped my radar – probably because I’m so new at this whole blog thing.

Regardless, I’ve decided to tackle the January prompts (there are two to choose from!): ‘what I learned in 2016’ and ‘what I want to learn in 2017’.  I figured I’d write briefly on both topics. Continue reading “January #glamblogclub”

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