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Lunchtime listen: Cass Hartnett: reflections of a mid-career documents librarian

(Cross-posted on GODORT blog) At last week’s Spring ’09 Depository Library Conference in Tampa — which was, to remind everyone, live-blogged! — GODORT chair Cass Hartnett spoke on the topic “Reflections of a Mid-career Government Documents Librarian.” Cass’ talk was both thoughtful and thought-provoking. The video runs about an hour. During the talk, Cass handed out a list of 14 “memory questions.” After viewing the video, please share your answers to the questions in the comments section below. Thanks!

  1. An early library job
  2. technology
  3. an early career dream
  4. good committee you served on or good workshop attended, or both
  5. mentor(s) who helped you at the state/local level
  6. up and coming student/librarian who impressed you
  7. Washington D.C.
  8. Library user(s)
  9. future of FDLP
  10. government information in everyday life
  11. good article or book
  12. power of description
  13. digital amazement
  14. Web 2.0 triumph or trouble


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