Treshani Perera: My Conference Experience

I learned a lot about myself as a cataloger, early-career professional, and participant in large conferences while attending my first ALA Annual Conference in June 2018. As a specialist cataloger, I mostly attend subject-specific conferences, but as an early-career cataloging librarian, I wanted to attend Annual Conference in order to connect with the greater cataloging community.

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Dining from a Haunted Plate: ALCTS President’s Program at the 2018 ALA Annual Conference

A big room, a big audience, and a big name made for a lively Monday morning near the end of the 2018 ALA Annual Conference. The ALCTS President’s Program featured famed culinary historian, chef, speaker, author, and food blogger Michael W. Twitty, who introduced us to his latest book “The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South.”

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