Category Archives: Beginnings

Joining the Hack Library School Blog Team

If you in library school, or thinking about applying, Hack Library School blog is a great resource for you! It’s written by library school students for library school students. I’ve enjoyed following Hack Library School for the past two years, … Continue reading

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Time Management in the New Semester

I’ve had a challenging time juggling the demands of work, school, and life this fall semester. Then serendipitously, late last week I noticed the Facebook status update of a librarian at another university than mentioned something called the Pomodoro Technique.  … Continue reading

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New Semester Begins

The new school year started this evening with my new class, “Uses and Users of Information.” It’s a small class, only ten people! I knew several classmates already, but there are four brand new NCCU SLIS students in the class … 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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Last “Free” Weekend

I have my first class of the Spring Semester day after tomorrow, so I’m looking at the end of my last “free” weekend for a while. I’m only taking one class this semester, Cataloging, but I’m looking forward to filling … Continue reading

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Déjà Vu

I went back at NCCU School of Library and Information Sciences (SLIS) this morning for Spring Semester orientation, but this time, it was to be part of the program! Dr. Abdullahi, the faculty advisor for our ALA Student Chapter, asked me to … Continue reading

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State Library Room, North Carolina State Capitol

Last week, George and I enjoyed a whole week of staycation! We decided to stay local for our annual vacation and enjoy some of the local sites. One of my favorites was the North Carolina State Capitol building. We did … Continue reading

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