Monthly Archives: February 2012

Library School + Life Tip #12: Take Care of Your Car, and It’ll Take You Places

ThisĀ (Saturday) morning, I decided to stop ignoring my car dashboard’s yellow “MAINT R’QD” light (which had gone from flashing at engine startup to a constant glow), and took my car to a nearby JiffyLube for an oil change and radiator … Continue reading

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Originally posted on BA Expat:
Changing or improving your life doesn’t have to be a long, frustrating, drawn-out process. I’m always in search of the smallest changes that yield the biggest returns, and below is my collection of quick tips…

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Working on My Technology Skills

It’s been a busy week for technology in my neck of the woods! On Monday, my library department got new computers (with Windows 7 Enterprise, a new-to-us operating system)! We’ve been pretty busy recreating settings, shortcuts, bookmarks, and things like … Continue reading

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Cataloging Class

I’m taking cataloging class this semester, and we have our first test on Tuesday! I’m glad for this early test, because I think it’ll help me focus. Even though I work in a cataloging department by day, I don’t want … Continue reading

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Library School + Life Tip #11: See Your Doctor

I know, I know, going to the doctor can be hassle, at the least, and sometimes very expensive! But getting check-ups can help ward off the expensive stuff, and you get to feel smug about doing something good for yourself … Continue reading

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First Shift on the Research Services Desk

I had my first 2-hour “shadowing” shift today on the Research Services Desk at Perkins, Duke’s main library, and I really enjoyed it! I worked with Michael, who is the librarian for Math and Physics at Duke. We had a … Continue reading

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