Once, toward the start of my librarian career, I set three different alarms so I wouldn’t miss an early-morning conference keynote. I sense I should be embarrassed by this, as keynotes and keynoters are now spoken of with the genteelly horrified disdain Wodehousian elders reserved for unmarried chorines, but it’s still true, and I am not ashamed.
The virtual conference experience improves—but don’t write off the real thing just yet The package from Amigos Library Services, Dallas, arrived in my mail one week before I was scheduled to deliver the closing keynote talk for the Amigos Member Conference 2011 last May. Why would I be getting a package for a virtual conference? […]