Category Archives: Library Science

UnHushed Conference 2

A couple of weeks ago, three library school classmates and I attended the UnHushed Conference 2 at UNCG in Greensboro, North Carolina. It’s just an hour away, so we drove over together on the morning of April 6 to attend … Continue reading

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Library Career Panel at NCCU SLIS

This past Thursday, November 3, our ALA Student Chapter facilitated a library career panel of five librarians from different areas: public, academic, special, music, and digital librarianship. The panelists were Dale Cousins (Wake County Public Libraries), Renee’ McBride (UNC-CH Libraries), Tamika … 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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My Library Roots and Routes (Thing 20, CPD23)

On Thing 20 of the 23 Things for Professional Development blog, I learned about a wiki called the The LibraryRoutes Project, a place where librarians can share how they got to where they are now in Library Land. So, the … Continue reading

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NCSLA’s Library School 2.0 Workshop

Yesterday, I attended a workshop put on by the North Carolina Special Libraries Association, called Library School 2.0. It was a Friday afternoon workshop (which included a box lunch first) on the SAS campus in Cary, North Carolina. I’d never … Continue reading

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When Everything Old is New Again

Today, I introduced our second Fall ’11 cataloging intern to some of the ins and outs of the libraries on West Campus. Since the cataloging department at Duke for is in a remote site, still on campus but away from the library, … 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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