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May 2013 Archives

Does Your Job Feed Your Soul?

It is often the topic of many GSLIS classes whether we know it or not, this question of feeding the soul. However, it is frequently discussed because vacancies do not often arise in libraries. Why is that? Why don't...

I Know What You Did Last Summer

The summer is always a great time to capitalize on opportunities that escape during the cold, hard, rainy winter season. For me, I ended up getting a summer internship in an aspect of GSLIS that I had never before considered...

Summer Slowdown

In my last post (which seems like ages ago), I posited that it would take a week or two for me to adjust to the semester being over. In retrospect, I think my estimate was off by, well, about a...

Cambridge History Room Internship

This week marked the beginning of my internship. I am working at the Cambridge History Room which is placed inside the Cambridge Public Library. The plan as it now stands is for me to process the papers of John Langstaff,...

Let the Adventure Begin: Summer 2013

This week has finally arrived! I leave for Rome on Thursday and I could not be more excited to get this adventure started! I look forward to sharing all my stories when I'm back from my European travels. I've spent...

The Interview

If you have followed my journey from mom to batgirl, you already know that I have committed myself to an unusual career path - correctional librarianship. A year ago, I did not see this coming. After my first semester,...

We'll be back!

Hello readers, I gave our bloggers a few weeks off to recover from the spring semester before classes start up again. They'll be back to regular posts the week of May 20th, which is when our first summer session begins....

School's out for the summer... or is it?

I remember telling a friend, way back in September, that I couldn't possibly think about taking a class in the summer. I wanted to prevent burnout and make sure I had time to recharge my batteries for the coming...

Time to refuel...

Classes ended on Monday. Tuesday should have been a day to relax, but then there was that Call for Submissions that I had been thinking about for months, due on Wednesday...so between all the academic pursuits, my public library job,...