Monthly Archives: August 2011

Week #2 of Classes Complete

And with the blink of an eye (almost), week #2 of classes is over. My Tuesday class met last evening, but I don’t have the Saturday class this weekend. Last night’s class discussion included bouncing around the definition of metadata. … Continue reading

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Hey, What about EndNote? (Thing 14, Part II, CPD23)

After I finished my last post about citations, and had let it simmer for a while, I remembered that I’d heard and seen little snippets about EndNote at Duke (where I work). I pulled it up online, and it seems … Continue reading

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Citations (Thing 14, CPD23)

It’s been more than a few years since I’ve had to deal with citations, so I enjoyed reading this post from 23 Things for Professional Development in a “vegetables, they’re good for you!” way! I wasn’t familiar with any of … Continue reading

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First Week of Class Done!

Yesterday, I attended the first session of my second class, Foundations of Librarianship and Information Science, and it was an interesting class session! Most of the people in yesterday’s class were also in my Tuesday night class, so I sat … Continue reading

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Blog Title Change!

I realized that my blog title was “Lesley’s Journey TO Grad School,” which doesn’t fit any more. Welcome now to “Lesley’s Journey THROUGH Grad School!” I attended my first class (Reference) last evening. Mainly, it was administrative stuff, like introducing … Continue reading

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First Day of Class!

Although classes at NC Central officially started yesterday, my first day of library school is this evening, I’m happy it’s finally here! In honor of going back to school, I packed a peanut butter and jelly sandwich to eat between … Continue reading

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NCCU SLIS New Student Orientation

On Friday, the 19th, I attended new student orientation from 11 AM to 1 PM at the library school on NCCU’s campus. I didn’t find out about it until Wednesday, two days before, so I’m really glad my boss let me leave … Continue reading

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More Ducks in a Row

I’m going to library school orientation tomorrow, and have been able to log into Blackboard, where I can view the syllabus for one of my classes and see the class rosters for both of them! Fun progress! I’m really looking … Continue reading

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Online Collaboration and File-Sharing

Thing 13 on the 23 Things for Professional Development blog focuses on different ways to facilitate online collaboration and file-sharing, especially in the context of libraries. At my library, Google Docs is the most prevalent way to share files online. I have … Continue reading

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Buying Textbooks

I purchased my first grad school textbook yesterday, and had a couple of interesting surprises. First of all, I found the book on Amazon for 31 cents plus $3.99 shipping. It’s a used copy described as “very good,” and I … Continue reading

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