68: Madigan McGillicuddy

Guest host Elizabeth Ferguson Keathley chats with Madigan McGillicuddy, youth services librarian and blogger at Madigan Reads.


Madigan McGillicuddy is a youth services librarian at Atlanta-Fulton Public Library. She completed her graduate degree at the University of Texas at Austin in 2006 and her undergraduate degree in Theatre at California State University at Northridge in 2001. Prior to landing in Atlanta, she worked with children and teens in large urban public libraries in Los Angeles and Austin. She reviews at School Library Journal and blogs at madiganreads.com. You can follow her on twitter @madiganreads.

Elizabeth Ferguson Keathley is an information scientist with over a decade of experience in digital asset management. Currently she serves as chair of the education committee for the DAM Foundation, where she also oversees the online certification program for digital asset managers. She earned her MS in Archives Management from Simmons College in 2002, and in addition to contributing to CMS Wire and Circulating Ideas, Elizabeth helps organize and podcast the Atlanta DAM meetup group and is the author of Digital Asset Management: Content Architectures, Project Management, and Creating Order Out of Media Chaos published by Apress books.


Atlanta Metadata Authority
Madigan Reads

School Library Journal
Fuse 8 by Elizabeth Bird
The Annoyed Librarian
“DAM Confusion in the Marketplace” by Elizabeth Keathley for CMS Wire
Little Shop of Stories
Not So YA Book Club  (on Goodreads)
To Kill A Mockingbird
A Great and Terrible Beauty
The Broke and the Bookish
Out of the Easy by Ruta Septys
Salt and Storm by Kendall Kulper
More Than This by Patrick Ness
Trope: Vats of Goo
Frankenstein, or, A Modern Prometheus
Noggin by John Corey Whaley
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle
How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell
Superfudge and Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume
Forever Young Adult
Trope: Child Genius
Trope: Creepy Kid
Coraline by Neil Gaiman
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Frank L Baum
Return to Oz (film)
Stephen King
Peter Straub
Dean Koontz
Tropes for Twilight
Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Redwall Series by Brian Jaques
Bridge To Terabithia
Watership Down
Eye of the Needle by Ken Follett
The Chocolate War and Tenderness by Robert Cormier
Give a Boy a Gun and I am not a Serial Killer by Dan Wells
Go Ask Alice
Flowers in the Attic by V C Andrews
Captain Underpants
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Terry Pratchett
DragonLance Laura Hickman, Tracy Hickman, Margaret Wies
The Xanth Series and Letters to Jenny by Piers Anthony
“Just South of the Unicorns” – This American Life Podcast (number 470) about the boy who runs away to Piers Anthony
Isaac Asimov
The Midnight Disease by Alice Weaver Flaherty
The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice

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