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Save the Data!

On Saturday, February 25th, I met an archivist friend for lunch and then we went to our first DataRescue session, hosted by the University of Minnesota. The event went from Friday afternoon to Saturday evening. I was going to go … Continue reading

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Professional Development Funds Report

One of the unexpected bonuses of this residency is the professional development fund that’s earmarked for each of us. Considering the entire residency is calibrated for professional development, this extra cushion is really nice. I’ve used it to renew my … Continue reading

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MPR50

First of all, I can’t believe we’re over halfway through this residency. It just doesn’t seem possible! Secondly, MPR just celebrated its 50th anniversary, and I would be remiss if I didn’t acknowledge it. Happy Birthday, Minnesota Public Radio! Between … Continue reading

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Archives in Conversation (A Glimpse into the Minnesota Archives Symposium, 2016)

Unfortunately, I was unable to make it to AMIA due to a family commitment, and I very much missed the cohort, and a very popular conference! In a rush of guilt, I instead agreed to speak on a different panel … Continue reading

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IASA – Remixed

IASA was wonderful, especially once we finished our panel (I hope I didn’t talk too fast, I tend to do that when I get nervous). I came home with my head full of ideas and experiences, and I’ll definitely benefit … Continue reading

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Minnesota Books and Authors

I’ve been at MPR about two months now (where has the time gone) and I’m growing ever more comfortable with it, and with my role here. I’m excited to see how it changes me. You may recall from my last … Continue reading

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Metadata Practices at Minnesota Public Radio

Training in Boston was an exciting, fun, heady experience, but I felt a little overwhelmed by the end. How would I approach a new job coming off such a high, from a week of training? The answer, of course, is … Continue reading

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