Category Archives: Writing

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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Library School + Life Tip #9: Keep a To-Do List

Ah, the proverbial to-do list! We all have them, whether short or long, written or in our heads. One of the biggest lessons I learned last semester, when I added grad school to full-time work, was that keeping a written to-do list … Continue reading

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Library School + Life Tip #4: 66 Things a College Student Must Do Before Graduation

Jullien Gordon is a motivational speaker and writer, and some time ago, I came across a webpage of his called, “66 Things a College Student Must Do Before Graduation.” Even though I’d been out of college for quite a while, I thought … Continue reading

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Waving the White Flag at NaNoWriMo 2011

Well, I’ve decided to call it a wrap on my efforts to “win” at NaNoWriMo 2011. NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, which comes around every November, when writers worldwide strive to write a 50,000-word rough draft of a … Continue reading

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Library School + Life Tip #3: Update Your Resume

Yesterday, I pulled up a copy of my resume on the computer, and realized it was outdated. I had listed a couple of work-related committees that I’m no longer on, so I deleted those. That was a minor change, but … 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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The Importance of Proofreading!

Earlier today, I updated my LinkedIn profile with my library school graduate school program, which doesn’t start until August, but, yes, I’m excited! 🙂 I put my expected graduation date at 2014, figuring that’s a reasonable goal. (I can tweak … Continue reading

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