Circulation

Just another librarian blog

About Me

Hi! Please note that this blog has moved to a hosted domain:

http://lindybrown.com/blog

Please check me out there. Thanks!

Circulation is comprised of the random thoughts, musings and documentation of library and info science adventures by current MLIS student Lindy Brown.

Want to contact Lindy? She can be reached via email at ljbrown06 [at] gmail.com or ljb06 [at] fsu.edu. She is also on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Flickr.

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Lindy Brown is currently an academic counselor at her alma mater, Oregon State University.  We are the other OSU – not “The” Ohio State University or Oklahoma State University.  (One way to tell the difference is that Oregon State is a medium-sized research university in the Pacific Northwest and is one of only two universities in the United States designated a land-, sun-, sea- and space-grant institution).

Lindy spent her first stint at OSU as a college student where she earned her B.S. in Sociology. While her father innocently wondered aloud “what are you going to do with that degree?,” she realized the benefits her liberal arts education provided her in regards to nurturing creative and critical thinking and the desire to pursue life-long learning opportunities.

Since then, she earned her M.Ed. in Student Affairs in Higher Education across the country at the University of Florida and spent the next 6 years putting the student affairs theory she learned into practice every day in her job as an academic advisor.

Five years after earning her M.Ed., Lindy went back to school to earn her MLIS via Florida State University’s College of Information distance learning program. She loves what she is learning and sees connections between information sciences and student affairs. She additionally supplements her coursework by volunteering several hours a week at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library.  Lindy plans to graduate with her MLIS in 2010 with specializations in Reference & Instruction and Leadership & Management.

Outside of work, Lindy enjoys music, reading, adding to her collection of LP records, and learning about web 2.0 innovations and other technologies. Fascinated by the educational opportunities that web 2.0 provides, she plans to use this blog as a platform for documenting her own educational experiences.

53 Responses to “About Me”

  1. [...] About Me [...]

  2. Selene said

    Hi! Would love to get added to your awesome Libraries on twitter directory:
    http://twitter.com/UVM_Libraries

  3. Valerie said

    Please include Somers Library in your list of Libraries on Twitter.

    Thanks.

    Valerie

  4. John said

    Here’s another to add:

    Simmons College Library

    It’s just a list of new titles cataloged for the library.

  5. Melissa said

    Our twitter user name is ALD_Teens

  6. [...] About Me [...]

  7. Laura said

    Anoka County Library is also on Twitter. http://twitter.com/AnokaCoLibrary

  8. Deb said

    We twitter too!
    http://twitter.com/WCPLibrary

  9. claire said

    Hi! Please include Bibliothèque du Collège François-Xavier-Garneau (Québec,Canada).
    http://twitter.com/neobiblio
    thanks

  10. Saint Xavier University Library on twitter and heavy user of meebo too! twitter.com/sxulibrary

  11. Please add the Clark College Cannell Library to your list of libraries using Twitter.

  12. Dean Frey said

    Red Deer Public Library is on Twitter because it’s too cold to go outside…

    http://twitter.com/rdpl

  13. 美國人 said

    Vernon R. Alden library at Ohio University is now Tweeting!

    http://twitter.com/AldenLibrary

  14. Michelle Paradis said

    Hi,

    Could you please include the Bracebridge Public Library in your Twitter list? We are located in Ontario, Canada.

    http://www.twitter.com/bracebridgepl

  15. Delaware State Division of Libraries is twittering selected 24/7 reference questions- our twitter handle is askalibrarian

  16. The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is on Twitter! Their handle is cincylibrary.

  17. Kirstin said

    We had to update our Twitter account name for university branding reasons. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Music and Performing Arts Library’s new Twitter acct is http://twitter.com/mpalillinois

    Please update our listing when you get a chance.

    Thanks!
    Kirstin

  18. ednita said

    hi there, @SanPedroLibrary is on Twitter:) Thansk!

  19. Linda said

    Northeastern State University Library is on Twitter @NSULibrary.

  20. cranburypl said

    The Cranbury Public Library(Cranbury, NJ) is using Twitter. Our Twitter account is : http://twitter.com/cranburypl

  21. cynthia k said

    Thx for keeping up a twitter list for libraries! Arapahoe Library District also supports a general twitter at twitter.com/ArapahoeLibrary besides the teen account you’ve already got on the list.

  22. Thanks for sharing, just added myself to your blog,

  23. sam mcbane mulford said

    CLA is hosting its first every uncon in pasadena at the annual conference oct | 30 to nov | 02. First cla tweetup to kick it off… kind of. Any thoughts on who in (esp) socal might be an interesting speaker @ the tweetup ?

    • lindyjb said

      Hi! The first person that comes to mind is Kenley Neufeld — he’s the Library Director at Santa Barbara City College and very active in ALA and many committees. He’s a guest lecturer at San Jose State University’s SLIS program and has taught a course there called Information Technology Tools and Applications. He is very saavy with technology, social media and all that good stuff!

  24. Magalie Le Gac said

    Hi there, you might want to add these New Zealand libraries that are on Twitter:

    National Library of New Zealand http://twitter.com/NLNZ

    Wellington City Libraries http://twitter.com/wcl_library

    Regards,

    Magalie

  25. The Boston Public Library is now on Twitter as BPLBoston. Thank you.

  26. Hi, I really enjoy your work, particularly your list of libraries that Twitter. Can you please add Fordham University to your list? http://www.twitter.com/quinn_library

  27. Hilary Davies said

    Milton Keynes Library is now on Twitter – please can you add us to your list
    http://twitter.com/MKLibraries

    Many thanks
    Hilary

  28. Arta Dobbs said

    Please add me. Thanks so much.

    http://twitter.com/UConnHealthLib

    Arta Dobbs

  29. Marie Ascher said

    Please add New York Medical College to your list of twittering libraries: http://twitter.com/nymclibrary

    Thanks! Great list!

  30. The Grand Ledge High School Library is on Twitter, follow us @ http://twitter.com/glhslibrary

  31. Mitchell Dunkley said

    Hi, please can you add De Montfort University Library to the Twitter list?

    http://twitter.com/LibraryDMU

    Many thanks

    Mitchell

  32. K@SRJC said

    Great list! (Libraries on Twitter) Thanks for compiling it. We tweet, too, at http://www.twitter.org/srjclibrary . Santa Rosa Junior College Library

  33. K@SRJC said

    Whoops.DUH. Great list! (Libraries on Twitter) Thanks for compiling it. We tweet, too, at http://twitter.com/srjclibrary . Santa Rosa Junior College Library

  34. Laura said

    Please add the Bloomingdale (IL) Public Library to your list. http://twitter.com/mybpl

    Thanks,
    Laura

  35. Peggy said

    Hello! Please add the Scottish Poetry Library to your fine list. We are @byleaveswelive

    Thank you!

  36. Elizabeth said

    I just set up Litchfield Public Library in Minnesota: http://twitter.com/litchlibrary .

  37. Jodi said

    Great list! Could you please add us? http://www.twitter.com/HighCountryLib

    cheers,

    Jodi

  38. Sonia said

    Could you please add our library to your twitter list:

    http://www.twitter.com/SyossetRandR

    Thanks for performing this service for all of us!

  39. Stacey said

    Hi, thanks for compiling the Libraries on Twitter list. Please include Elgin Community College Library on the list. http://twitter.com/ECCLibrary

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