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Bookish Thoughts:

This semester has introduced me to many books, here are some of the books I have enjoyed or found interesting so far: Books that taught me things I didn't know before Danza: Amalia Hernandez and the Ballet Folklorico of Mexico...

Educational Experience

The semester has only just begun, and already, I can tell that this is going to be a semester that makes me think. So how do I know that I will be really thinking deeply this semester? Well, in my...

Technology Courses: My "Happy Surprise"

In my last post I promised that I'd write more about my technology classes at Simmons. Like many students, I entered LIS 488, the technology core class, with some trepidation. After all, the technology components of library work had scared...

Winter Break

A few weeks ago, before winter break began, I received an e-mail that filled me with trepidation. Enclosed with the message from the professor for my Realism class in the spring was a booklist. The professor suggested that students make...

Libraries Are Awesome!

We had quite the festive end to the semester last Saturday with fresh bagels and muffins in the classroom and SNOW!! I realize this is New England where snow is more a matter of course and a mundane winter inconvenience,...

Ethics in the Library and the Archives

I've been enjoying some very engaging readings and discussion in both of my classes the past few weeks, as our units on ethics happened to coincide. According to my professors, the ethics lesson is always everyone's favorite, and I soon...

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