The University of Tennessee's Allison Bolorizadeh, Michelle Brannen, Rabia Gibbs, and Thura Mack recently presented "Making Instruction Mobile" at the annual Handheld Librarian Online Conference [http://www.handheldlibrarian.org/]. Their topic was the University of Tennessee Libraries' use of interactive technologies and mobile applications to enhance library instruction and outreach services. To view an archive of their presentation, please visit the Handheld Librarian.
Linda Crook, ALA NMRT Vice President 2010/2011, has completed the Certificate of Advanced Studies in Health Sciences Librarianship, a one-year, online, post-master's program from the University of Pittsburgh. Linda was a member of the first cohort and her participation was fully funded by an IMLS grant.
Linda Crook and Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen co-edited a book, Mid-Career Library and Information Professionals: A Leadership Primer. This book was published in Spring 2011.
Jaime Hammond was selected as a 2011 Mover and Shaker by Library Journal. She is currently a Librarian at Naugatuck Valley Community College.
Cory Lampert was recently promoted to Head of Digital Collections at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Leo Lo, Research & Development Librarian at K-State Libraries, Kansas State University, presented "Linking the Physical Space to the Digital" at the IdeaPower Unconference held during the 2011 ACRL National Conference in Philadelphia, PA. The presentation has now been adapted into a blog post.
Anne Slaughter is the new Virtual Services Manager at the Oak Park Public Library in Illinois.
Janel White and Hannah Sommers presented "New Alignments, Structures & Services" at Computers in Libraries, March 2011. Their presentation focused on how to align your library's goals with your organization's goals.
Janel White, NMRT Secretary 2010-2011, won the DC/SLA Annual Conference Stipend award to attend the SLA Annual Conference in Philadelphia in June.