Monthly Archives: October 2011

Libraries in the Happiest Place on Earth

[Megan Lawson is a grad student at North Carolina Central University’s School of Library and Information Science, and she’s doing an internship in Cataloging and Metadata Services, Duke University Libraries, this semester. I’ve really enjoyed hearing about her summer session abroad … Continue reading

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New York, New York!

For those of you who don’t know me—and I suspect that is just about everyone—my name is Max Eckard. I am currently enrolled in the School of Library and Information Sciences at North Carolina Central University and, if everything goes … Continue reading

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First Grade

I got my first test back last night, and I made an A-. I go between being relieved and wishing I’d done better! :-> One thing I took away from last night’s test discussion is that I need to answer … Continue reading

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YouTube and My First Paper

You  may think I’m goofing off on YouTube while I should be working on my paper, but no! I’m getting a refresher on using EndNote instead! Here’s proof, in a training video produced by the Duke University Medical Center Library.

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Reflection (Thing 23, CPD 23)

The final assignment for the CPD 23 blog is to reflect on the past few weeks of professional development assignments and come up with a professional development plan for the future. I’ve enjoyed working through the 23 things for Continued … Continue reading

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First Library School Test

In a semester full of firsts, I finished my first library school test (which happened to be in Selection & Use of Information Sources) an hour and a half ago! How did I do? Not sure, hopefully okay! I’ll come … Continue reading

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How Steve Jobs Got Me to Go to Library School

Okay, maybe that’s a bit of a stretch, but let me explain. I was introduced to my first Apple computer back in the late 80s, the Apple IIe. One of my professors in the University of North Carolina-Greensboro School of … Continue reading

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