Monthly Archives: June 2011

Happy New Year’s Eve!

My co-workers and I have been busy lately finishing out the fiscal year, which is (for us) today! Our section (or unit) pays invoices for many of the books that come to our academic library; we also receive and copy … Continue reading

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Personal Branding and Librarianship

The latest “23 Things for Professional Development” challenge (CPD23 Thing 3) is to consider personal branding, and how it fits in professionally. With social media and the importance of networking, both online and in person, I think this is an … Continue reading

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A Unique Staff Development Opportunity

A week ago, I was able to attend an interesting tour of the Duke Research Greenhouse, organized by¬†our Staff Development Committee for interested library employees. Even though it wasn’t directly related to purchasing or processing materials for our users, it … Continue reading

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23 Things for Professional Development

Following the lead of two fellow MLS-seeking WordPress bloggers, Climbing the Stacks and Variegated Stacks, I’ve decided to hop on the 23 Things for Professional Development bandwagon. It sounds like a good way to gain exposure to a wider array … Continue reading

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Favorite Authors: Kathryn Tucker Windham

I learned this evening that Kathryn Tucker Windham died in Selma, Alabama, earlier today, at the age of 93. I remember first hearing her tell ghost stories some 40 years ago and throughout my childhood, in classrooms, the public library, … Continue reading

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And It’s Not Even Halloween Yet!

Yesterday morning, I finished reading the “cozy mystery” book, A Rare Murder in Princeton, by Ann Waldron, about a murder that happens in the rare books section of Princeton University’s library. I enjoyed the setting a lot, but the conversations … Continue reading

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The More I Learn…..

I had another training session on eBooks this morning, and I learned so much (again)! I’m realizing that the more I learn about eBooks, the more I need to learn! Yikes! In other news, this was a short work week … Continue reading

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