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New book review just published

New book review just published: Review of Jack O’Gorman’s “Reference Sources for Small and Medium-Sized Libraries” Public Services Quarterly 13, no. 1 (January-March 2017): 24-25. This is book review #124!   Reference Sources for Small and Medium Sized Libraries

Philanthropy University

Today I received my Certificate in Social Sector Leadership from the Philanthropy University and the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. I have been working on their 7 MOOCs classes since March. Philanthropy University is the “first-of-its kind educational initiative helps people working for social good deepen their impact and change the world” […]

A guide to this years Christmas card

A guide to this years Christmas card: 1. My first short story: “The Personal Diary of Mrs. Martha Hudson, Housekeeper to the Famed Detective Sherlock Holmes” published in The Norwegian Explorers 2016 Christmas Annual, No. 15: The Miss Adventures of Sherlock Holmes 2. Back to flying – first time in over a year 3. Visiting the […]

edX MITx 14.73x: The Challenges of Global Poverty

I recently finished a edX “MITx 14.73x: The Challenges of Global Poverty,” a course of study offered by MITx, an online learning initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology through edX, by Esther Duflo and Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee. It was another MOOCs class that I decided to try and overall it was nicely done, so […]

IMDB ‘Little Wing’ update

Little Wing is a Finnish movie looking to go to the Golden Globes. So I backed their campaign and my ‘special thanks’ on IMDB just went up. The movie is “tells the story of 12-year-old Varpu (Linnea Skog), who’s quickly growing to adulthood, and about her mother (Paula Vesala), who doesn’t want to grow up. […]

New publication

New publication: Aho, Melissa. “Minnesota Chapter.” 99 News: The Official Magazine of the International Organization of Women Pilots 42, No. 6, (November/December 2016): 26.

Taking your MLIS Abroad

I discuss my time as a Librarian in Honduras (2002-2003) in the new book Taking your MLIS Abroad: Getting and Succeeding in an International Library Job by Lara Seven Phillips & Katherine G. Holvoet which was just published on November 30, 2016. From what I have read so far, its a great book and gives […]

The Personal Diary of Mrs. Martha Hudson, Housekeeper to the Famed Detective Sherlock Holmes

Aho, Melissa. 2016. “The Personal Diary of Mrs. Martha Hudson, Housekeeper to the Famed Detective Sherlock Holmes” in The Norwegian Explorers 2016 Christmas Annual, No. 15: The Miss Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Ray Riethmeier and Phillip Bergem, Editors. Minneapolis, MN: The Norwegian Explorers of Minnesota, 45-50. For the past 15 years The Norwegian Explorers […]

The Norwegian Explorers Annual Dinner

Tonight was The Norwegian Explorers Annual Dinner 2016 at the The Minneapolis Golf Club. I just joined The Norwegian Explorers a few months ago, so this was my first Annual Dinner and it was very fun. There was a very British dinner of Tossed Salad, Yorkshire Pudding, Fish and Chips, Carrots, Shepherd’s Pie, Pea Salad, […]

Harvard Business School’s HBX CORe

You shall not pass! Fail! No pass! Failure! I was part of Harvard Business School’s HBX June 2016 CORe program (June 7, 2016 – August 18, 2016) and the grades were just released and I did not pass. “Credential of Readiness (CORe) is a primer on the fundamentals of business. It is designed to introduce […]