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June 2013 Archives

GSLIS Goes to Rome!

Ciao! I've been absent from blogging for the last few weeks because I have been on a whirlwind tour of Europe. My travels took me to Rome and the surrounding countryside; including day trips to Florence, the Mediterranean Sea,...

Drawn to Being Withdrawn

I have recently done an unusual amount of reading about solitude while also living a more solitary life than usual - I do not have classes, work less than thirty hours per week, and my significant other is interning in...

Busy, busy, busy!

You'd think summer would be less stressful....but no. I'm running around like a chicken with its head cut off. New job, new internship, new apartment, new bank account, even a new boyfriend. Breathe in, breathe out. But my internship is...

Alternate Reality and Library School

When I started my summer classes, I walked into an alternate reality - literally. I have never been a gamer, but this summer, I am joining my colleagues in LIS 404 Management, LIS 407 Reference, and LIS 450 Management...

Privy to Privacy

I haven't heard much, if any, nitty-gritty library lingo since classes ended in April. In my GSLIS experience, it seems that most of the jargon-y, theoretical stuff happens in the classroom while the more practical, practice-oriented application occurs in outside...

Just a Liberian

I talk about the school library I work for far too much. I think this is mostly because I love my job and its challenges. My students' unreturned laptops haunt my dreams and their evaluations of my teaching darken my...

Designing the Ultimate Exhibit

It's the age old question....how do you design an exhibit on a budget that appeals to both adults and children while educating them about a subject? Well I'm having my first go at answering it. At my current internship...

The Friends of the Library Book Sale

The majority of my weekend was occupied by the Friends of the Library Book Sale at the library where I work. Most people don't give much thought to library sponsored book sales, other than, "Do I have books to...