I get really sad when I see "Birds of a Feather Sessions," and none of them are about birds. Let's fix it!


No, really, we’re just going to hang out and talk about birds. Cool birding-related apps, bird identification, pet birds, fun stories about birds, whatever.



Speaking experience

I talked about libraries already, here, but threatened to talk about birds, beforehand. So let's make that happen.


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    Coral Sheldon-Hess

    University of Alaska Anchorage


    Coral Sheldon-Hess is the Web Services Librarian for the University of Alaska Anchorage. She was a 2012 American Library Association Emerging Leader and a 2010 participant in the Pacific Northwest Library Association’s Leadership Institute. She holds an MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh and an MS in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon. In her spare time she co-founded and now co-manages a programming workshop for women-and-friends, makes things, bicycles (poorly), and evangelizes on behalf of the Oxford comma. She likes birds and coffee.