Category Archives: MLS

End of an Era

Many of the classmates I started the library science program with are graduating today! What a milestone! I’m excited for them, and I’m looking forward to seeing several of them tomorrow night at a celebration party over at Nancy’s house! … Continue reading

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End of Fall Semester ’12 is Almost in Sight!

The end of fall semester is almost here, and while I don’t like to wish my time away, I’m relieved to be able to see the end of a challenging semester! I’m taking a class called “Uses and Users of … Continue reading

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The Tortoise and the Hare

It’s been on my mind lately, how slowly I’m earning my masters degree in library science. One of my co-workers is working full-time and going to library school full-time, albeit totally online. Of my wonderful study group partners, I had the … Continue reading

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Promoting Yourself (Thing 21, CPD23)

Thing 21 on the 23 Things for Professional Development blog is all about promoting yourself in job applications and interviews. My first thought, after reading the post, was that I am SO far away from that stage that I don’t … 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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Mentoring (cpd23 Thing 11)

When I started teaching elementary school in the early 1990s, new public school teachers were assigned a mentor teacher. Cathy B. was a wonderful mentor: experienced, innovative, and good-humored. I continued to consult with her throughout my six years of … Continue reading

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