During the summer of 2011, I interned at the Oak Park (IL) Public Library, working with teen volunteers to develop apps, animations and more to help support the library.
I have a library tattoo and was featured in 8bitlibrary.com’s Project Brand Yourself a Librarian series in November of 2010.
I was the subject of a feature story in Lansing, MI publication in November 2010: Landing in Lansing: Heidi Gustad.
May 2010: I did a presentation about public library applications of video technology at the Michigan Library Association’s Tech Escape conference with my colleague, Angela Semifero.
March 2010: I did a presentation for an audience of hundreds at an event called Ignite Lansing. The Library: Not What You Think was later featured on the Geek the Library and LIS News blogs. Check it out:
October 2010: A colleague and I did a presentation at Wayne State University on using new media in special and small libraries. At the time, I was also serving as the SLA@WSU Secretary.