Tag Archives: ALA Student Chapter

A Saturday Night with Friends (and Library School Classmates)

Last night was our final ALA Student Chapter dinner of the semester, a small, but fun group who met at Satisfaction in Brightleaf Square in Durham. It was a fun mix, from a first semester student to a graduating student, … Continue reading

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Dinner with Classmates

I helped organize another ALA Student Chapter Dinner for March, and we met at Village Draft House this past Saturday night. It was a smaller group than last month, but a fun mix of on-campus and online students, as well … Continue reading

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One Down, One to Go

In my “Uses and Users of Information” class, everyone has to take a couple of turns at presenting one of our assigned readings to the class. I did my first presentation of the semester last night, and am relieved it’s … 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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California, Here I Come!

Exciting news! I found out recently that I’ll be heading to the American Library Association‘s Annual Conference in Anaheim, California, next June as part of the ALA Student to Staff Program! To be eligible, you have to be a member of the … 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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First Parking Ticket

Argh! I got my first parking ticket on campus last night! 😦 I guess I need to either buy a parking pass or find another safe but free place to park. Despite the ticket, I enjoyed last night’s reference class, … Continue reading

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