I am opening this blog right after attending 2009 ALA annual conference in Chicago. It was my first ALA conference, and I was twittering for fun. From the twittering throughout the conference, I came to learn that an amazing number of awesome librarians are actively twittering and blogging in order to record their thoughts and ideas and share them with others outside of their busy-enough work schedules. This blog is my attempt to join that community by contributing a little.
I got the name “Library Hat” for my blog from my Twitter post, which received the unexpected honor of Library Journal’s ALA 2009 Monday’s Top Tweets. I was in the ERMS session when I was posting this tweet using my coolest gadget, iPhone, whose battery was certainly not manufactured to stand up for a conference such as ALA.