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ISSN 1077-6613


March 2018 (Vol. 24, no. 3)

From the Editor

The LJ Paralibrarian of the Year for 2018 is Orquidea Olvera from Monterey County Free Libraries, CA. Congratulations Orquidea.

You can read all about Orquidea and the work she does at the library at: https://lj.libraryjournal.com/2018/03/awards/paralibrarian-of-the-year-2018-orquidea-olvera/.

Column

Be It Ever So Humble … by Sue Knoche
For this column Sue goes from the very personal, to what we can do within our community and what we can do for our colleagues.

Feature

Reader Response
What are you currently reading or listening to? Are you reading the traditional hardcopy or digital version? Also, you might like to include brief details of what the book is about.
Our readers have provided us with a diverse range of books which may interest some to give them a read as well.

News from Canada by Karen Hildebrandt
Karen provides us with a range of information pertaining to libraries and archives and what has been happening, with the touch of the personal, as well.

International ILL by Allison Sloan
With the assistance of technology meeting the information needs of our users can be made a little easier.

Lively as Ever, NYSLAA’s Annual Conference Turns 40

Fiction

Humorous adventures in a Medical Library – A Kelly Bourne Story by Jim Jackson
Continuing Kelly Bourne’s adventures working in a library.

Spotlight

Anita Thompson, Abbotsford, British Columbia – Library Technician, Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre.

Review

From Mosaic to Google to 5G WiFi to SpaceX: Twenty Years of Change on the Internet and the Web by Michael D. Brooks
Michael has been writing for Associates for 20 years. For this Review he looks at some websites and technology he has reviewed and provides us with an update.

Conferences

New York State Library Assistants’ Association, 40th Annual Conference – Corning, New York, June 6-8, 2018. http://www.nyslaa.org/conference.html

ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition – New Orleans, June 21-26, 2018.
http://2018.alaannual.org/

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