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Trying New Things: Meditations on NDSR from the Symposium in DC

Way back in August, when I was already feeling overwhelmed by this residency, I decided that yes, I was going to join the planning committee for the NDSR Symposium. I don’t know why I thought taking on more obligations was … Continue reading

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Resident Webinar Recording Roundup

With Lorena Ramírez-López’s presentation last month on “Whats, Whys, and How Tos of Web Archiving,” our AAPB NDSR webinar series has now concluded.  However, if you want to catch up on what you missed, I’m happy to share that recordings … Continue reading

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Library Technology Conference

I had juuuuuuuuuuust enough in my professional development funds to attend my very first Library Technology Conference at Macalester College in St. Paul. My local mentor, Jason Roy, recommended the conference to me. Though I could only afford to attend … Continue reading

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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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