Hi, Connecting Librarian is known in other circles as Michelle McLean.
I am Information Services Coordinator at Casey-Cardinia Library Corporation – a public library service, serving a population of over 350,000 in the local government areas of Casey and Cardinia in the outer south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia. I am responsible for the library’s online services, reference collections, staff training and more.
I am very active in the profession with leadership roles in a number of library related organisations. In 2006 I was awarded a Ramsay & Reid Scholarship by the State Library of Victoria, I have been published in books and journals and presented at several conferences including Computers Online (US), ALIA and VALA.
I have a Bachelor of Arts (Librarianship) (Ballarat CAE 1985) and a Master of Business (Internet Technology) (RMIT 1999).