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Circulating Ideas

Steve Thomas

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Circulating Ideas facilitates conversations about the innovative people & ideas moving libraries through the 21st century.
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0:00 | Aug 20th

Steve chats with Cicely Lewis, library media specialist at Meadowcreek High School in Norcross, GA, about Read Woke and other projects she has created for her students, her path from teaching to libraries, and how it feels to win so many awards in su...Show More

0:00 | Aug 6th

Steve chats with Rebecca Vnuk, Executive Director of Library Reads, about her current favorite reads, what Library Reads is, and how library staff can get involved. Rebecca Vnuk is the Executive Director of LibraryReads. She has an MLIS from Dominica...Show More
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0:00 | Jul 23rd

Steve chats with Dr. R. David Lankes, director of the University of South Carolina’s School of Library and Information Science, about the current state of New Librarianship, Big Data and privacy concerns, and defining library science as distinct to i...Show More

0:00 | Jul 9th

Steve chats with bestselling horror author Grady Hendrix and Readers’ Advisory Specialist Becky Spratford about how Grady grew up with libraries, the legitimacy of genre fiction, lessons learned from Stephen King, and the Summer Scares program. Grady...Show More

0:00 | Jun 28th

Steve chats with Roy Tennant, digital librarian (now retired), about how he first saw the link between libraries and technology, his work at the University of California, creating one of the longest-running web publications in Current Cites, and what...Show More

0:00 | Jun 11th

Steve chats with Becky Yoose, founder and Library Data Privacy Consultant for LDH Consulting Services, about how libraries do (and don’t) keep data private and secure and why they should. Becky Yoose is the founder and Library Data Privacy Consultant...Show More

0:00 | May 28th

Steve chats with Molly Schwartz, host and producer of Preserve This Podcast and archivist and audio producer at the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO), about how she started working with libraries and archives, the importance and challenge...Show More

0:00 | May 14th

Guest host Thomas Maluck chats with Tim Smyth, MS Reading Specialist, about how comics can be a powerful tool in education. Tim Smyth, MS Reading Specialist, has been teaching social studies at Wissahickon High School in Pennsylvania since 2001 and t...Show More

0:00 | Apr 30th

Steve chats with Deb Takahashi, branch librarian for Pasadena Public Library and author of Serving Teens with Mental Illness in the Library, about why she wrote the book, how to work with teens with mental illnesses in your library, and why self-care...Show More

0:00 | Apr 16th

Steve chats with Ann Ewbank, and author of Political Advocacy for School Librarians: Leveraging Your Influence, about her path to librarianship, why political advocacy is essential for school librarians, the importance of building relationships with ...Show More

0:00 | Apr 2nd

Steve chats with Jim Lynch, editor of TechSoup for Libraries, about TechSoup’s background and mission, how its programs and services work, and how your library can get involved. Jim Lynch is the editor of TechSoup for Libraries and also a senior writ...Show More

0:00 | Mar 19th

Steve chats with MK Czerwiec about her career as the Comic Nurse, what graphic medicine is, and why libraries should have it in their collections. MK Czerwiec is a Senior Fellow of the George Washington School of Nursing Center for Health Policy and ...Show More

0:00 | Mar 5th

Steve chats with Julius Jefferson and Lance Werner, the two 2019 candidates for President of the American Library Association, about why they want to be President, how to promote and advocate for more diversity and inclusion in the profession, how th...Show More

0:00 | Feb 19th

Steve chats with Melissa Powell, editor of Becoming an Independent Information Professional, about her path to librarianship, her book, and how to find out if being an independent informational professional is for you, and if so, how to do it! Meliss...Show More

0:00 | Feb 5th

Steve chats with Sarah LeMire, co-author of Serving Those Who Served: Librarian’s Guide to Working with Veteran and Military Communities and the First Year Programs Coordinator at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX, about her path to librari...Show More

0:00 | Jan 22nd

Steve chats with Christian Lauersen and Marie Engberg Eiriksson, founders of Library Planet, a library-focused crowd-sourced travel blog, about library collaboration, why they started Library Planet, how you can contribute, and the making of a bossa ...Show More

0:00 | Jan 8th

Steve chats with Loida Garcia-Febo, President of the American Library Association (2018-2019), about her path to librarianship, visiting Puerto Rice post-Hurricane Maria, highlights of her ALA Presidency so far, and the importance of diversity, equit...Show More

0:00 | Dec 18th, 2018

Steve chats with Matthew Winner, elementary school librarian and host of The Children’s Book Podcast, about his path to librarianship, diverse representation, professional learning networks, and being a White House Champion of Change. Matthew Winner ...Show More

0:00 | Dec 4th, 2018

Steve chats with Danielle Borasky, Vice President of NoveList, about her path to librarianship, the differences between working at a vendor vs. working in a library, the importance of books and reading, and some powerful features in NoveList. As Vice...Show More

0:00 | Nov 20th, 2018

Steve chats with John Huber and Steven V. Potter, co-authors of The Purpose-Based Library. In Part 2 of their discussion, they chat about dashboard metrics, marketing libraries (and why libraries have traditionally been bad at it), and sustainability...Show More

0:00 | Nov 6th, 2018

Steve chats with John Huber and Steven V. Potter, co-authors of The Purpose-Based Library. In Part 1 of their discussion, they chat about Lean Library Management, the purpose of libraries, and managing change through tough economic times. John Huber ...Show More

0:00 | Oct 23rd, 2018

Guest host Troy Swanson chats with journalist David Beard about his work at the Poynter Institute and Mother Jones and how librarians and journalists can thrive in the future and fight off fake news. David Beard is a contributing editor to Poynter an...Show More

0:00 | Oct 9th, 2018

Steve chats with Heather Moorefield-Lang and Gina Seymour. Heather is the editor of School Library Makerspaces in Action, and Gina is the author of Makers with a Cause: Creative Service Projects for Library Youth. Heather Moorefield-Lang is an Assist...Show More

0:00 | Sep 25th, 2018

Guest host Troy Swanson chats with Laura Saunders, an Associate Professor at Simmons University School of Library and Information Science. Laura Saunders is an Associate Professor at Simmons University School of Library and Information Science, teach...Show More

0:00 | Sep 11th, 2018

Steve chats with Maurice Coleman, Technical Trainer at the Harford County Public Library in Maryland and longtime host of the T is for Training podcast, about the origins of his podcast, how he got involved with libraries and training, and why makers...Show More

0:00 | Aug 29th, 2018

Guest host Troy Swanson chats with Dr. Nicole A. Cooke, an Associate Professor at the School of Information Sciences, at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and author of Fake News and Alternative Facts: Information Literacy in a Post-Truth...Show More

0:00 | Aug 14th, 2018

Steve chats with Karen Green, Curator for Comics and Cartoons at Columbia University’s Rare Book & Manuscript Library, and the creator of the graphic novels collection in Columbia’s Butler Library, about her (Eisner-winning!!) path to librarianship, ...Show More

0:00 | Jul 31st, 2018

Steve chats with a panel of school librarians at the 2018 American Library Association Annual Conference: Heather Moorefield-Lang, Deb Logan, Heather Thore, Stacy Brown, Gina Seymour, and Sedley Abercrombie. Heather Moorefield-Lang is an assistant pr...Show More

0:00 | Jul 17th, 2018

Steve chats with Jennie Rothschild, a Collection Development Librarian for Arlington Public Library, about her book club podcast, serving on awards committees, and her experience at the ALA Annual Conference. Jennie Rothschild is a Collection Develop...Show More

0:00 | Jul 3rd, 2018

At the 2018 ALA Annual Conference, Steve chats with Ryan Dowd, author of The Librarian’s Guide to Homelessness, about how to use empathy-driven enforcement with individuals experiencing homelessness and working with Emilio Estevez to promote the new ...Show More

0:00 | Jun 19th, 2018

Steve chats with Andromeda Yelton, software engineer and librarian at MIT, about her winding path to and through librarianship, Django cats and ALA candidate sorters, LITA’s plans and programs at ALA Annual, and why machine learning is good but will ...Show More

0:00 | May 22nd, 2018

Steve chats with Matthew Noe, Collection Outreach Librarian at Harvard Medical School, about what graphic medicine is, his ‚Äúearly‚ÄĚ experiences with comics, why libraries should collect comics, upcoming conferences, and his work on an annotated biblio...Show More

0:00 | May 8th, 2018

Steve chats with Laurie Allen, Assistant Director for Digital Scholarship at the University of Pennsylvania, about digital scholarship, digitizing Philadelphia neighborhood maps, and the Data Refuge project. Laurie Allen leads a team providing oversi...Show More

0:00 | Apr 24th, 2018

Steve chats with Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, Coordinator for Library Sustainability at the Mid-Hudson Library System in New York and author of Sustainable Thinking: Ensuring Your Library’s Future in an Uncertain World. Author of Sustainable Thinking: Ens...Show More

0:00 | Apr 10th, 2018

Steve chats with Susan Barnum, librarian at the El Paso Public Library and 2018 Library Journal Mover & Shaker, about her journey to librarianship, editing Wikipedia, and the library’s role in being inclusive to their diverse communities. Susan Barnu...Show More

0:00 | Mar 27th, 2018

Guest host Charlie Bennett chats with Trevor Dawes, vice provost for libraries and museums and May Morris University Librarian at the University of Delaware, about making professional goals, being ACRL president, mentoring and leadership, and increas...Show More

0:00 | Mar 12th, 2018

Steve chats with Peter Hepburn and Wanda Brown, 2018 candidates for American Library Association President, about why they want to be president, how to increase diversity in the profession, and what the degree requirements should be for the ALA Execu...Show More

0:00 | Feb 27th, 2018

Guest host Thomas Maluck chats with Matthew Murray about zine libraries, diversity in comics, and podcasting in the library world. Matthew Murray is a Visiting Library Fellow at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries. When he’s not ...Show More

0:00 | Feb 13th, 2018

Steve chats with Alex Halpern, a library school student in Oregon whose ‚ÄúAngriest Librarian‚ÄĚ tweets defending libraries went viral. Steve and Alex chat about Library Twitter, how libraries need to embed themselves in their communities, and how to imp...Show More

0:00 | Jan 31st, 2018

Guest host Amanda L. Goodman chats with Frank Skornia, Digital Librarian for Adult & Information Services at the Ferguson Library in Stamford, Connecticut, about virtual reality in libraries. Frank Skornia is a geek, a reader, and a librarian ‚Äď not n...Show More

0:00 | Jan 16th, 2018

Steve chats with Bonnie Tijerina about patron and data privacy, her passion for librarianship, creating conferences, and her work with the Data & Society Institute, Library Consulting Network, SXSW, and the Awesome Foundation. Bonnie Tijerina is curr...Show More

0:00 | Dec 12th, 2017

Guest host Troy Swanson chats with Dr. Nathan Carpenter about social media literacy and fake news. Dr. Nathan Carpenter is the Director of Convergent Media for the School of Communication at Illinois State University. He is the principal architect an...Show More

0:00 | Nov 28th, 2017

Steve chats with Megan Emery, Kirsten Cappy, and Bonnie Thomas about the Healing Library, a project to assist families with healing in a healthy way while teaching parents the skills of looking critically at picture books and utilizing them to commun...Show More

0:00 | Nov 14th, 2017

Steve chats with Rebecca Vnuk, editor of IndiePicks, the book review publication dedicated to independent publishers and authors. Rebecca Vnuk comes to IndiePicks after holding the position of Editor for Collection Management and Library Outreach wit...Show More

0:00 | Oct 31st, 2017

Steve chats with Becky Spratford, creator of RA for All and RA for All: Horror, about getting respect for reviews of genre titles, her upcoming work in IndiePicks magazine, and how to do readers’ advisory in genres you don’t personally enjoy or under...Show More

0:00 | Oct 17th, 2017

Steve chats with Jeffrey Davis about his new book, The Collection All Around: Sharing Our Cities, Towns, and Natural Places. Jeffrey T. Davis is a branch manager at San Diego Public Library. He has worked in branch and central libraries from the Sout...Show More

0:00 | Oct 3rd, 2017

Steve chats with John Chrastka, Executive Director of EveryLibrary, about their One Million Americans for Libraries project and more. John Chrastka is founder and executive director of EveryLibrary, the first Super PAC for libraries. Since 2012, Ever...Show More

0:00 | Sep 19th, 2017

Steve chats with Alison Macrina, founder and director of the Library Freedom Project. Alison Macrina is a librarian, internet activist, the founder and director of the Library Freedom Project, and a core contributor to The Tor Project. Alison is pass...Show More

0:00 | Sep 5th, 2017

Guest host Troy Swanson chats with Laura Lauzen-Collins, professor at Moraine Valley Community College, about how and why our brains are wired to accept fake news. Read the transcript. Laura Lauzen-Collins earned her Masters and Ph.D. in psychology f...Show More

0:00 | Aug 22nd, 2017

Steve chats with Joseph Janes, Associate Professor at the University of Washington Information School and author of the new book, Documents That Changed the Way We Live. Joseph Janes is Associate Professor at the University of Washington Information ...Show More

0:00 | Aug 8th, 2017

Steve chats with David Weinberger, a senior researcher at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and a former co-director of Harvard’s Library Innovation Lab. Read the transcript. From the earliest days of the Web, David Weinberger, Ph...Show More

0:00 | Jul 25th, 2017

Guest host Troy Swanson chats with William B. Badke, Associate Librarian at Trinity Western University, Canada, about fake news. William B. Badke is Associate Librarian at Trinity Western University, Canada, with responsibility for information resour...Show More

0:00 | Jul 11th, 2017

Steve chats with Steve O’Connor, editor of Library Management and the author of Library Management in Disruptive Times. Steve O’Connor is a seasoned international speaker, workshop presenter, editor, writer, consultant and, of course, librarian.  He ...Show More

0:00 | Jun 27th, 2017

Steve reports back from the fourth day of the 2017 ALA Annual Conference and has brief chats with Bonnie Tijerina, Jason Griffey, and David Lankes. SHOW NOTES: Protecting Patron PrivacyData & SocietyMeasure the FutureLibraryBox Forget the Future: Our...Show More

0:00 | Jun 26th, 2017

Steve reports back from the third day of the 2017 ALA Annual Conference and has a brief chat with Cory Eckert. SHOW NOTES: Storytime Underground 2017 Gale / Library Journal Library of the Year: Nashville Public Library, TN Circulating Ideas is produc...Show More

0:00 | Jun 25th, 2017

Steve reports back from the second day of the 2017 ALA Annual Conference and has brief chats with Leah White and Becky Spratford. SHOW NOTES: Sarah Jessica Parker announces first pick for ALA’s Book Club Central Circulating Ideas is produced with sup...Show More

0:00 | Jun 24th, 2017

Steve reports back from the first day of the 2017 ALA Annual Conference and has a brief chat wth Michael Perry, head of Assessment and Planning at Northwestern University Library. Circulating Ideas is produced with support from the University of Sout...Show More

0:00 | Jun 6th, 2017

Steve chats with Kyle Cassidy, author and photographer, about his new book This Is What a Librarian Looks Like. Kyle Cassidy is an award winning journalist and author of the photo books ‚ÄúArmed America: Portraits of Gun Owners in Their Homes‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúWar...Show More

0:00 | May 23rd, 2017

Steve chats with Renee Grassi, Youth Services Manager at Dakota County Library System in Dakota County, Minnesota, about her path to librarianship, library services to people with disabilities, and learning to lead. Renee Grassi is an award-winning l...Show More

0:00 | May 9th, 2017

Guest host Troy Swanson chats with Jeremy Shermak about differentiating¬†journalism from¬†‚Äúthe media,‚ÄĚ ¬†professional ethics, and both recognizing and accepting our biases. Jeremy Shermak is a doctoral student in the School of Journalism and Moody Colle...Show More

0:00 | Apr 25th, 2017

Steve chats with Susan Hildreth about her path to librarianship, her work as former director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, her current role as Professor Practice at the University of Washington’s iSchool, and her work as ALA Treasu...Show More

0:00 | Apr 11th, 2017

Steve chats with Jessica Anne Bratt, a branch manager at the Grand Rapids Public Library, about fandoms, library-school partnerships, working in youth services, and #Libraries4BlackLives. Jessica Anne Bratt is a Branch Manager at The Grand Rapids Pub...Show More

0:00 | Mar 14th, 2017

Steve chats with the three candidates for president of the American Library Association, 2018-2019: Loida Garcia-Febo, Terri Grief, and Scott Walter.

0:00 | Feb 21st, 2017

Guest host Troy Swanson chats with Lane Wilkinson, Director of Library Instruction at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Lane Wilkinson is the Director of Library Instruction at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He blogs at http://...Show More

0:00 | Feb 7th, 2017

Steve chats with Dr. Michael Stephens, Assistant Professor in the School of Information at San Jose State University and author of The Heart of Librarianship. He also writes the monthly column ‚ÄúOffice Hours‚ÄĚ for Library Journal. Dr. Michael Stephens ...Show More

0:00 | Jan 25th, 2017

At the ALA Midwinter 2017 conference, Steve chats with Scott Walter, Sarah Houghton, and Andromeda Yelton about the importance of privacy and positive action that librarians can take in uncertain times. Circulating Ideas is produced with support from...Show More

0:00 | Jan 10th, 2017

David Lankes returns to the show to chat with Steve about his path to librarianship, how pragmatic optimism can lead to constructive action, and building the Knowledge School at the University of South Carolina School of Library and Information Scien...Show More
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0:00 | Jan 10th, 2017

University of South Carolina School of Library and Information Science Teams with Circulating Ideas on the Knowledge School Initiative January 10, 2017 Columbia, South Carolina Today the University of South Carolina School of Library and Information ...Show More
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0:00 | Dec 20th, 2016

The podcast returns with all new episodes starting in a couple of weeks, and you can show your support by backing the Patreon. Listen back to this episode from January 2016 when the Patreon first launched to learn more.
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0:00 | Dec 6th, 2016

Back in September 2015, I had the pleasure of speaking with one of my favorite podcasters, Merlin Mann, about his view on libraries, which included a visit from the Library Elf.
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0:00 | Nov 22nd, 2016

In the Spring of 2015, I was happy to welcome Stacie Williams to the program to talk about her transition from journalism to librarianship, Twitter activism, and much more.
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0:00 | Nov 8th, 2016

During comic strip Unshelved’s final week, listen back to Steve’s chat with creators Gene Ambaum and Bill Barnes from 2011. SHOW NOTES: Unshelved
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0:00 | Oct 25th, 2016

Back in 2011, Steve spoke with Bobbi Newman, who blogs at Librarian by Day, and was the founder and coordinator of the Library Day in the Life Project. Episode 8: Bobbi Newman SHOW NOTES: Librarian by Day Library Day in the Life wiki libday6: Ned Pot...Show More
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0:00 | Oct 11th, 2016

Back in October of 2015, Steve chatted with Alison Macrina, the founder and director of the Library Freedom Project. Episode 77: Alison Macrina SHOW NOTES Library Freedom Project Digital Rights in Libraries conference Library Digital Privacy Pledge T...Show More

0:00 | Sep 27th, 2016

Back in August 2016, Steve spoke with Amanda L. Goodman and Michael Schofield on their podcast, LibUX, about the design, process, and grind of podcasting, metrics, quality, and monetization. SHOW NOTES: LibUX 041
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0:00 | Sep 13th, 2016

Back in 2013, Steve, along with Allison Tran from the Authors are ROCKSTARS! podcast, spoke with Cory Doctorow, author, blogger, journalist, and activist at the 2013 American Library Association conference in Chicago. Transcript SHOW NOTES: Craphound...Show More

0:00 | Aug 30th, 2016

Steve chats with Keith Michael Fiels, Executive Director of the American Library Association. Read the transcript. Keith Michael Fiels has served as Executive Director of the American Library Association since 2002. Under his leadership, ALA has esta...Show More

0:00 | Aug 16th, 2016

Guest hosts Michael Schofield and Amanda L. Goodman chat with Cecily Walker from Vancouver Public Library. Cecily Walker is a librarian at Vancouver Public Library, where she focuses on user experience, community digital projects, digital collections...Show More

0:00 | Aug 2nd, 2016

Guest hosts Kristin LaLonde and Thomas Maluck from the Secret Stacks podcast chat with Thomas Maluck and Kristin LaLonde from the Secret Stacks podcast. Kristin LaLonde is the Manager of the Health Sciences Library at MidMichigan Health in Midland, M...Show More

0:00 | Jul 19th, 2016

Steve chats with Starr Hoffman,the Head of Planning & Assessment at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries and author of the new book Dynamic Research Support for Academic Libraries. Starr Hoffman, PhD, is the Head of Planning & Assessment at ...Show More

0:00 | Jul 5th, 2016

Steve chats with Glenn Fleishman, technology journalist and author of the new books Take Control of Slack Basics and Take Control of Slack Admin. Glenn Fleishman is a technology journalist with decades of writing experience. He’s written dozens of ed...Show More

0:00 | Jun 23rd, 2016

Back in Episode 87, Steve chatted with John Bracken about the Knight News Challenge on Libraries, and now John is back to talk about the winners and reflect on how the Knight Foundation moves forward from here. SHOW NOTES Knight News Challenge on Lib...Show More
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0:00 | Jun 21st, 2016

The following was written as the afterword for the Recirculated ebook of transcripts by Dolly ‚ÄúThe Artist Formerly Known as Moehrle‚ÄĚ Knight, who has been a big supporter of the show for a long time. Listen to us on Withdrawn; someone has to, because ...Show More
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0:00 | Jun 21st, 2016

The following was written as the introduction to the Recirculated ebook of transcripts by Dr. R. David Lankes. Dave has been a big supporter of the show over the years and has given his permission to re-run this essay here for the fifth anniversary o...Show More
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0:00 | Jun 21st, 2016

In 2011, Steve chatted with Buffy Hamilton for the first episode of Circulating Ideas. Take yourself back to the days in 2011 when Steve still had a crappy mic and didn’t know how to clean up the audio from a bad Skype connection! But that doesn’t st...Show More
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0:00 | Jun 21st, 2016

I listen to a lot of podcasts. A lot. I listen to podcasts about politics, about Apple, about geek culture, and, yes, about libraries. Five years ago, I decided to start my own podcast and five years ago today, the first episode was released with gue...Show More

0:00 | Jun 7th, 2016

Steve chats with Megan Emery, author of Cooking Up Library Programs Teens and ‚ÄėTweens Will Love: Recipes for Success. Megan Emery is an L2 at the Chattanooga Public Library though she prefers the title Experience Designer & Coordinator. She shares he...Show More

0:00 | May 24th, 2016

Steve chats with his #withdrawn co-host (and Director of the Ventura County Law Library) Dolly Knight about the death of libraries (?). Dolly Knight is the director of the Ventura County Law Library in Ventura, California. A 2012 Eureka! Leadership f...Show More

0:00 | May 10th, 2016

Guest host Sarah Clark chats with Jacob Berg, Senior Librarian at the United States Department of State and blogger at beerbrarian.blogspot.com. Jacob Berg is Senior Librarian at the Stephen Low Information Center, Foreign Service Institute, United S...Show More

0:00 | Apr 26th, 2016

Steve chats with Jamie LaRue, director of the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom and the Freedom to Read Foundation. Jamie LaRue is the director of the ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom, and the Freedom to Read Foundat...Show More

0:00 | Apr 12th, 2016

Steve chats with attendees of the Public Library Association Conference in Denver, CO, in 2016. Guests: Dolly Moehrle, Brett Bonfield, Sam Chada, Megan Emery, Becky Yoose, Ryan Claringbole, with a special presentation of Steve’s How To Festival talk ...Show More

0:00 | Mar 29th, 2016

Steve chats with Meredith Farkas, faculty librarian at Portland Community College in Oregon, who blogs at Information Wants to Be Free. Read the transcript. Meredith Farkas is a faculty librarian at Portland Community College and a lecturer at San Jo...Show More

0:00 | Mar 15th, 2016

Steve chats with Dr. Steve Albrecht, consultant and author of the book Library Security: Better Communication, Safer Facilities.  As a trainer, speaker, author, and consultant, Dr. Steve Albrecht is internationally known for his expertise in high-ris...Show More

0:00 | Mar 1st, 2016

Steve chats with John Bracken, Vice President for Media Innovation at the Knight Foundation, about the Knight News Challenge on Libraries. SHOW NOTES The Knight News Challenge on LibrariesJohn’s Reddit AMA about the News Challenge on Libraries

0:00 | Feb 16th, 2016

Steve chats with the three candidates running for President of the American Library Association: Christine Lind Hage, Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, and Jim Neal. Read the transcript. Christine Lind Hage has been a full-time public librarian for 45 years a...Show More

0:00 | Feb 2nd, 2016

Steve chats with Barbara Fister, librarian at the Gustavus Adolphus College library in St. Peter, Minnesota and writer of the Library Babel Fish blog at Inside Higher Ed. Barbara Fister has coordinated instruction at the Gustavus Adolphus College lib...Show More

0:00 | Jan 19th, 2016

Steve chats with Andy Ihnatko, tech columnist at The Chicago Sun-Times and prolific podcaster. Andy Ihnatko is The Chicago Sun-Times’ technology columnist. He’s also the co-host of the MacBreak Weekly podcast for the This Week In Tech network and his...Show More

0:00 | Jan 14th, 2016

Steve speaks briefly about a new way to support Circulating Ideas on Patreon. www.patreon.com/circideas

0:00 | Jan 5th, 2016

Steve chats with Loriene Roy, Professor and Graduate Advisor in the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin and 2007-2008 ALA President. Loriene Roy was born and raised in northern Minnesota. She is Anishinabe, enrolled on the Whit...Show More

0:00 | Dec 15th, 2015

Kristin LaLonde and Thomas Maluck from the Secret Stacks podcast share their Top 10 Graphic Novels of 2015. Kristin LaLonde is an Access Services Librarian and Circulation Department Manager at the Chippewa River District Library in Mt. Pleasant, MI....Show More

0:00 | Dec 1st, 2015

Guest host Charlie Bennett chats with Brian Mathews, Associate Dean at Virginia Tech. Brian Mathews is an Associate Dean at Virginia Tech. He brings leadership and strategic vision to the areas of learning spaces, webinteractions, emerging media and ...Show More

0:00 | Nov 17th, 2015

Guest host Leah White chats with Sarah Strahl, Assistant Director of Technology and Technical Services at Ela Area Public Library. Sarah Strahl is the Assistant Director of Technology and Technical Services at Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich, ...Show More

0:00 | Nov 3rd, 2015

Steve chats with Tara Robertson, Accessibility Librarian at CAPER-BC. Read the transcript. Tara Robertson is an accessibility advocate and systems librarian. She works as an Accessibility Librarian at CAPER-BC and oversees the production of alternate...Show More

0:00 | Oct 20th, 2015

Steve chats with Suzan Alteri, curator at the Baldwin Library for Historical Children’s Literature at the University of Florida. Suzan A. Alteri, Curator of the Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature, conducts research on the materiality...Show More

0:00 | Oct 6th, 2015

Steve chats with Alison Macrina, the founder and director of the Library Freedom Project. Alison Macrina is a librarian, privacy rights activist, and the founder and director of the Library Freedom Project, an initiative which aims to make real the p...Show More

0:00 | Sep 22nd, 2015

Steve chats with Merlin Mann about his history with libraries, the importance of the library as a community space, why libraries aren’t dead, and checking in with the Library Elf. Merlin Mann is an independent writer, speaker, and broadcaster based i...Show More

0:00 | Sep 8th, 2015

Steve chats with Jessamyn West about hopes and expectations regarding the next Librarian of Congress. Read the transcript. Jessamyn West is a librarian and community technologist. She helps run the Internet Archive’s Open Library project and writes a...Show More

0:00 | Aug 25th, 2015

Steve chats with the team at Equinox Software, which provides open source solutions to libraries around the world. Equinox was founded in 2007 by the original developers and designers of the Evergreen ILS. They are wholly devoted to the support and d...Show More

0:00 | Aug 11th, 2015

Steve chats with Pat Herndon, Director of GLASS: Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services. Pat has worked in libraries in Georgia since 1983. She spent much of her career in libraries working in hospitals, establishing the Noble Learning R...Show More

0:00 | Jul 28th, 2015

Steve chats with Sari Feldman, 2015-2016 ALA President and Executive Director of Cuyahoga County Public Library. Read the transcript. Sari Feldman is Executive Director of Cuyahoga County Public Library (CCPL), a position she has held since 2003. Und...Show More

0:00 | Jul 14th, 2015

Guest hosts Kristin LaLonde and Thomas Maluck chat with Marissa Lieberman, children’s librarian in New Jersey and anime fangirl. Marissa Lieberman is a children’s librarian at the East Orange Public Library, NJ. She has worked at multiple libraries i...Show More

0:00 | Jun 30th, 2015

Guest host Leah White chats with Gwyn Stupar and Barbara Alvarez, co-creators of the Library OnConference. Gwyneth Stupar is an Adult Services Librarian at the Barrington Area Library. Gwyneth received her Masters in Library and Information Science f...Show More

0:00 | Jun 16th, 2015

Guest host Jennie Rothschild speaks with attendees of the 2015 Maryland / Delaware Library Associations joint conference. Jennie Rothschild is a branch manager with Arlington Public Library in Arlington VA. She sometimes blogs about books at www.jenr...Show More

0:00 | Jun 2nd, 2015

Guest host Elizabeth Ferguson Keathley chats with Madigan McGillicuddy, youth services librarian and blogger at Madigan Reads. Madigan McGillicuddy is a youth services librarian at Atlanta-Fulton Public Library. She completed her graduate degree at t...Show More

0:00 | May 19th, 2015

Steve chats with Carol Tilley, associate professor at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois, and researcher of the intersection of comics and libraries. Read the transcript. Carol Tilley is an associate ...Show More

0:00 | May 5th, 2015

Steve chats with Robin Brenner, Teen Librarian at Brookline Public Library and editor-in-chief at No Flying, No Tights. Read the transcript. Robin Brenner is Teen Librarian at the Brookline Public Library in Massachusetts. When not presenting program...Show More

0:00 | Apr 21st, 2015

Steve chats with Stacie Williams, manager of University of Kentucky’s Learning Lab archives internship program. Read the transcript. Stacie Williams manages the University of Kentucky’s Learning Lab archives internship program. She received a master’...Show More

0:00 | Apr 7th, 2015

Steve chats with Troy Swanson and Heather Jagman, editors of the new book Not Just Where to Click: Teaching Students How to Think about Information. Read the transcript. SHOW NOTES: Not Just Where to Click: Teaching Students How to Think about Inform...Show More

0:00 | Mar 23rd, 2015

Steve chats with the four candidates for ALA President (2016-2017): Joe Janes, James LaRue, JP Porcaro, and Julie Todaro. Read the transcript. SHOW NOTES Joe Janes’s site James LaRue’s site JP Porcaro’s site Julie Todaro’s site 2015 ALA Midwinter Mee...Show More
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0:00 | Mar 16th, 2015

Very special (short) episode with Steve chatting about the Kickstarter. Circulating Ideas began as a podcast to share the innovative ideas and projects that librarians are creating to keep libraries vibrant and relevant in the 21st century. The show ...Show More

0:00 | Mar 10th, 2015

Steve chats with Michael Perry, Collection Services Project Manager at Northwestern University Library and creator of LibraryProject.info. Read the transcript. Michael Perry is the Collection Services Project Manager at Northwestern University Librar...Show More

0:00 | Mar 5th, 2015

Steve talks about his new Kickstarter to fund transcripts of the podcast. When I started the Circulating Ideas podcast four years ago, I wanted to provide a platform for librarians to share the great work that they’re doing to keep libraries vibrant ...Show More

0:00 | Feb 24th, 2015

Steve chats with Jessica Olin, director of the Robert H. Parker Library at Wesley College and creator of the Letters to a Young Librarian blog. Read the transcript. Jessica Olin is the Director of the Robert H. Parker Library at Wesley College. Her p...Show More

0:00 | Feb 10th, 2015

Steve chats with Dolly Moehrle, director of Ventura County Law Library. Read the transcript. Dolly Moehrle is the director of the Ventura County Law Library in Ventura, California. A 2012 Eureka! Leadership fellow, she received her MLIS from San Jose...Show More

0:00 | Jan 27th, 2015

Steve chats with Valerie Gross, President & CEO of Howard County Library System and author of Transforming Our Image, Building Our Brand: The Education Advantage. Read the transcript. Valerie J. Gross has served as President & CEO of Howard County Li...Show More

0:00 | Jan 13th, 2015

At the 2014 code4lib conference, Lisa Rabey chatted with attendees about their experiences in the technical side of librarianship, including struggles with gender roles. Read the transcript. On the eve of the 2015 code4lib conference, Circulating Ide...Show More

0:00 | Dec 30th, 2014

Guest host Thomas Maluck chats with attendees of the South Carolina Library Association 2014 Annual Conference. Read the transcript. Guest host Thomas Maluck attended the 2014 South Carolina Library Association Annual Conference and chatted with some...Show More
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0:00 | Dec 16th, 2014

Eighth (and final) chapter of the serialization of David Lankes’s EXPECT MORE. David Lankes decided recently to record an audio version of his book Expect More (more info here) and chose two podcasts to serialize it: Circulating Ideas (for the librar...Show More

0:00 | Dec 9th, 2014

Steve chats with Scott Bonner, director of the Ferguson Municipal Public Library in Ferguson, MO. Read the transcript. Scott Bonner has been the director of the Ferguson Municipal Public Library since July 1. The library has been doing a lot of progr...Show More
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0:00 | Dec 2nd, 2014

Seventh chapter of the serialization of David Lankes’s EXPECT MORE. David Lankes decided recently to record an audio version of his book Expect More (more info here) and chose two podcasts to serialize it: Circulating Ideas (for the librarian audienc...Show More

0:00 | Nov 25th, 2014

Steve chats with Rebecca Vnuk, editor for Reference and Collection Management at Booklist and co-creator of Shelf Renewal, at the Illinois Library Association conference. Read the transcript. Rebecca Vnuk  is the Editor for Reference and Collection M...Show More
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0:00 | Nov 18th, 2014

Sixth chapter of the serialization of David Lankes’s EXPECT MORE. David Lankes decided recently to record an audio version of his book Expect More (more info here) and chose two podcasts to serialize it: Circulating Ideas (for the librarian audience)...Show More

0:00 | Nov 11th, 2014

Steve chats with Monica Harris and Karen Egan, co-chairs of the Illinois Library Assocation conference planning committee. Read the transcript. Monica Harris is the Deputy Director at the Schaumburg Township District Library and an instructor for San...Show More
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0:00 | Nov 4th, 2014

Fifth chapter of the serialization of David Lankes’s EXPECT MORE. David Lankes decided recently to record an audio version of his book Expect More (more info here) and chose two podcasts to serialize it: Circulating Ideas (for the librarian audience)...Show More

0:00 | Oct 28th, 2014

Steve chats with Becky Spratford, author of The Readers’ Advisory Guide to Horror, at the Illinois Library Association annual conference. Read the transcript. Becky Spratford [MLIS] has been a Readers’ Advisor for patrons ages 13 and up for over 14 y...Show More
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0:00 | Oct 21st, 2014

Fourth chapter of the serialization of David Lankes’s EXPECT MORE. David Lankes decided recently to record an audio version of his book Expect More (more info here) and chose two podcasts to serialize it: Circulating Ideas (for the librarian audience...Show More
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0:00 | Oct 7th, 2014

Third chapter of the serialization of David Lankes’s EXPECT MORE. David Lankes decided recently to record an audio version of his book Expect More (more info here) and chose two podcasts to serialize it: Circulating Ideas (for the librarian audience)...Show More

0:00 | Sep 29th, 2014

Steve chats with Charlie Bennett and Ameet Doshi, the creators and hosts of Lost in the Stacks, the research library rock’n’roll radio show on Georgia Tech’s WREK. Read the transcript. You can listen and learn more about Lost in the Stacks here. Char...Show More
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0:00 | Sep 23rd, 2014

Second chapter of the serialization of David Lankes’s EXPECT MORE. David Lankes decided recently to record an audio version of his book Expect More (more info here) and chose two podcasts to serialize it: Circulating Ideas (for the librarian audience...Show More
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0:00 | Sep 9th, 2014

First chapter of the serialization of David Lankes’s EXPECT MORE. David Lankes decided recently to record an audio version of his book EXPECT MORE (more info here) and chose two podcasts to serialize it: Circulating Ideas (for the librarian audience)...Show More

0:00 | Aug 26th, 2014

Steve chats with Elizabeth Keathley, author of Digital Asset Management: Content Architectures, Project Management, and Creating Order out of Media Chaos. Read the transcript. Elizabeth Ferguson Keathley is the author of the recently published Digita...Show More

0:00 | Jul 29th, 2014

Steve talks to staff from the Chattanooga Public Library, including Library Director Corinne Hill. Read the transcript. Thanks to my guests Corinne Hill, Justin Hoenke, Rebecca Dunn, Megan Emery, Geoff Millener, and to Downtown Branch Manager Mary Ja...Show More

0:00 | Jul 8th, 2014

Guest host David Lankes chats with John Chrastka, Executive Director of EveryLibrary. Read the transcript. John Chrastka is executive director of EveryLibrary, the first nationwide political action committee for libraries.  A long-time library truste...Show More

0:00 | Jun 24th, 2014

Steve speaks with Kristin LaLonde, Access Services Librarian and Circulating Department Manager at the Chippewa River District Library, about Free Comic Book Day, outreach to farmer’s markets, and Aquaman. Read the transcript. Kristin LaLonde is an A...Show More

0:00 | Jun 10th, 2014

Steve chats with Kelly Jensen, blogger at Stacked and Book Riot and the author of the new book about YA lit, It Happens. Read the transcript. Kelly is a former librarian and a blogger at STACKED and BOOK RIOT. She loves black licorice and debating ge...Show More

0:00 | May 27th, 2014

Steve speaks with Mary Kelly and Holly Hibner from the Awful Library Books blog. Read the transcript. Mary Kelly received an MBA and an MLIS from Wayne State University, after which she has spent years irritating co-workers with grand plans for colle...Show More

0:00 | May 13th, 2014

Steve chats with James LaRue, independent library consultant and former longtime director of Douglas County (Colorado) Libraries. Read the transcript. James LaRue has appeared on NPR, been quoted and highlighted in Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and th...Show More

0:00 | Apr 29th, 2014

Steve speaks with Dan Cohen, Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America. Read the transcript. Dan Cohen is the Founding Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America, where he works to further the DPLA’s mission to make...Show More

0:00 | Apr 15th, 2014

Guest host Leah White chats with Naomi House, founder, editor and publisher at INALJ.com. Read the transcript. Naomi House is the founder, editor and publisher at INALJ.com and a former reference, marketing and acquisitions librarian for a federal li...Show More

0:00 | Apr 1st, 2014

Steve speaks with Emily Lloyd, creator of Shelf Check and Associate Librarian at Hennepin County Public Library. Read the transcript. Emily Lloyd lives in South Minneapolis and works as an Associate Librarian for Hennepin County Library. In addition ...Show More

0:00 | Mar 18th, 2014

Steve speaks with Jennie Rothschild, youth services librarian turned branch manager. Read the transcript. Jennie Rothschild is a youth services librarian turned branch manger in Arlington VA, just outside of Washington, DC. She sometimes reviews book...Show More

0:00 | Mar 4th, 2014

Steve chats with Angie Manfredi, head of Youth Services for the Los Alamos County Library System. Read the transcript. Angie Manfredi is the Head of Youth Services for the Los Alamos County Library System in Los Alamos, New Mexico, a position she has...Show More

0:00 | Feb 18th, 2014

Steve chats with Laura Bang, Digital and Special Collections Curatorial Assistant at Villanova University. Read the transcript. Laura Bang is the Digital & Special Collections Curatorial Assistant at Villanova University’s Falvey Memorial Library. La...Show More

0:00 | Feb 5th, 2014

Steve chats with Sophie Brookover, Program Coordinator and Social Media Manager for LibraryLinkNJ. Read the transcript. Sophie Brookover is a Program Coordinator and the Social Media Manager for LibraryLinkNJ, the New Jersey Library Cooperative. Her ...Show More

0:00 | Jan 21st, 2014

Steve speaks with Clive Thompson, journalist and author of ‚ÄúSmarter Than You Think‚ÄĚ. Read the transcript. Clive Thompson is an award-winning journalist who writes about the impact of technology and science on everyday life. He is the author of ‚ÄúSmart...Show More

0:00 | Jan 7th, 2014

Steve speaks with Michael Stephens and Michael Casey, writers of the late, lamented ‚ÄúTransparent Library‚ÄĚ column for Library Journal. photo by Cindi Trainor Dr. Michael Stephens is an Assistant Professor in the School of Library and Information Scien...Show More

0:00 | Dec 17th, 2013

Steve talks with children’s services librarians about getting their starts in working with children in libraries and gets some recommendations for the best books, crafts, and songs for storytimes. Read the transcript.

0:00 | Dec 3rd, 2013

Steve speaks with children’s services librarians about the philosophies and practices of successful storytimes. Read the transcript. Anna Haase Krueger is a children’s librarian, blogger, and reviewer for School Library Journal. You can find her maki...Show More

0:00 | Nov 12th, 2013

Steve chats with Rita Meade, a children’s librarian in Brooklyn who blogs at Screwy Decimal and Book Riot. Read the transcript. Rita Meade is a public children’s librarian in Brooklyn, NY. In her spare time, she blogs at ScrewyDecimal, reviews kid’s ...Show More

0:00 | Oct 29th, 2013

Steve speaks with Joseph Janes, associate professor at University of Washington Information School and author of Library 2020. Read the transcript. Joseph Janes is Associate Professor and Chair of the MLIS Program at the University of Washington Info...Show More

0:00 | Oct 16th, 2013

Leah White interviews Steve Thomas, the regular host of the show, using your questions, as a thanks for supportingthe Kickstarter campaign. Read the transcript. This episode wraps up the string of episodes promised as part of the Kickstarter campaign...Show More

0:00 | Oct 1st, 2013

A dramatic reenactment of Steve‚Äôs email conversation with the Annoyed Librarian. Read the ‚Äútranscript.‚ÄĚ One of the stretch goals of my Kickstarter was an interview with the eponymous Annoyed Librarian, but what makes that tricky is the anonymity that...Show More

0:00 | Sep 12th, 2013

Steve speaks with Nancy Pearl, author of the Book Lust series, frequent NPR contributor, and model for the librarian action figure. Read the transcript. Thanks to my successful Kickstarter campaign earlier this year, I was able to attend the ALA Annu...Show More

0:00 | Sep 3rd, 2013

Allison and I teamed up for an interview over at Authors are ROCKSTARS! with author Gwenda Bond to discuss her YA novels BLACKWOOD and THE WOKEN GODS, the overwhelming awesomeness of her first ALA conference, and her love of Christopher Pike. Read th...Show More

0:00 | Aug 19th, 2013

Steve, along with Allison from the Authors are ROCKSTARS! podcast, speak with Cory Doctorow, author, blogger, journalist, and activist. His newest book for young adults is HOMELAND and he is co-editor at Boing Boing Read the transcript. Around the ti...Show More

0:00 | Aug 11th, 2013

Collaboration is one of my favorite things to do. I love working with other librarians to accomplish bigger and better things, and I’m happy to say that I was able to connect with Allison Tran from the Authors are ROCKSTARS! podcast once again for ou...Show More

0:00 | Jul 23rd, 2013

Steve attended the American Library Association annual conference in Chicago and talked to a diverse group of librarians about their conference experiences. Read the transcript. As a special bonus, this episode features three songs Julie Jurgens wrot...Show More

0:00 | Jul 17th, 2013

Steve chats with Jason Griffey, who talks about his hugely successful Kickstarter campaign to support future development of his LibraryBox project. Read the transcript.

0:00 | Jun 20th, 2013

Guest host Kate Kosturski assembles a panel to discuss gender issues in libraries, including Coral Sheldon-Hess and Marge Loch-Wouters. Kate Kosturski is JSTOR’s Institutional Participation Coordinator for the UK and Northern Europe, where, in her wo...Show More
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0:00 | Jun 18th, 2013

Buffy Hamilton was not supposed to be the first guest on the show but I’m sure glad that she was. Now, a few years back, I had first really gotten involved in the online librarian world through Leah White’s Young Librarian Series (and you can hear Le...Show More

0:00 | Jun 6th, 2013

Guest host Kate Sheehan assembles a panel to discuss work-life balance, including Meredith Farkas, Jenica Rogers, and Karen Schneider. Read the transcript. Kate Sheehan is the special projects coordinator for Bibliomation,a consortium of public and s...Show More

0:00 | May 15th, 2013

LiTTech, Episode 80 features part two of the shared discussion between Circulating Ideas and LiTTech about the state of the MLS. Emily, Addie and Steve continue their talk with David Lankes, Jill Hurst-Wahl, and Cori Dickerson. Read the transcript. T...Show More

0:00 | May 14th, 2013

Steve teams up with Emily and Addie from the LiTTech podcast to discuss the current state of library and information science education with guests David Lankes, Jill Hurst-Wahl, and Cori Dickerson. Read the transcript. This is part one of the convers...Show More

0:00 | May 8th, 2013

Guest host Brett Bonfield speaks with Paula Brehm-Heeger, an administrator with the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County and YALSA past-president. Read the transcript. Paula Brehm-Heeger has worked in public libraries for nearly two decad...Show More
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0:00 | May 7th, 2013

When I was five years old, fireflies were my friends. In the small South Carolina town of Sumter, I would walk outside as the day wound down into dusk, put my hand in the air and delight as the fireflies would land on my fingers. I would cup my hand ...Show More
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0:00 | Apr 20th, 2013

Steve guests on Maurice Coleman’s T is for Training podcast to talk about the show and the Kickstarter. [audio http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-24719/TS-725738.mp3] I was pleased to be invited to take part in Maurice Coleman’s awesome T is for Train...Show More
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0:00 | Apr 17th, 2013

Two years ago when I started doing Circulating Ideas, I had only my five year old iMac, GarageBand, and Skype, with my site set up on Google’s free Blogger platform. The earliest monetary investment I made was securing the domain name registration. Y...Show More
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0:00 | Apr 10th, 2013

Steve speaks with Dr. Troy Swanson, community college librarian and author of Managing Social Media in Libraries. [audio https://ia601703.us.archive.org/8/items/steve_CI23/CI23.mp3] Troy A. Swanson is Teaching & Learning Librarian and Library Departm...Show More
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0:00 | Mar 15th, 2013

Steve speaks with NMRT VP/President-Elect candidates Holly Okuhara and Megan Hodge. [audio http://ia601608.us.archive.org/28/items/CI2013ALANMRT/CI2013ALANMRT.mp3] Holly Okuhara is a Branch Manager with the Weber County Library System in Ogden, Utah....Show More
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0:00 | Mar 13th, 2013

Steve speaks with various candidates running for ALA Council. [audio http://ia801605.us.archive.org/13/items/CI2013ALACouncil/CI2013ALACouncil.mp3] ALA Think Tank Caucus: Kate Kosturski Erica Findley John M. Jackson Coral Sheldon-Hess Loida Garcia-Fe...Show More
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0:00 | Mar 7th, 2013

Steve speaks with candidates for various LITA offices in the 2013 ALA elections. [audio http://ia801605.us.archive.org/13/items/CI2013ALALITA/CI2013ALALITA.mp3] President-elect Frank Cervone Rachel Vacek Councilor Aaron Dobbs Directors at Large Jason...Show More
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0:00 | Feb 28th, 2013

Steve speaks with the two candidates for president of the American Library Association for 2013. [audio https://ia601605.us.archive.org/24/items/CI2013ALAPresident/CI2013ALAPresident.mp3] COURTNEY L. YOUNG Courtney is currently Head Librarian and Ass...Show More
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0:00 | Feb 19th, 2013

Steve speaks with Ned Potter, author of the Library Marketing Toolkit, and a librarian at the University of York Library. [audio http://ia601601.us.archive.org/0/items/CILibraryMarketingToolkit/CILibraryMarketingToolkit.mp3] Ned Potter works for the ...Show More
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0:00 | Feb 6th, 2013

Steve speaks with global librarian Jan Holmquist about buying libraries for India, cycling, and gaining a global perspective on the profession. [audio https://ia600304.us.archive.org/34/items/CirculatingIdeas22/CI22.mp3] Jan Holmquist describes himse...Show More