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Last Day of Class

Yesterday was the last day of class for the Spring semester at Duke, where I work for the library. Each April, on the last day of class for the academic year, they have a big celebration called LDOC, with live … 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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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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A Unique Staff Development Opportunity

A week ago, I was able to attend an interesting tour of the Duke Research Greenhouse, organized by our Staff Development Committee for interested library employees. Even though it wasn’t directly related to purchasing or processing materials for our users, it … Continue reading

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Going the Distance

During 2011 Commencement, Duke University, a photo by Lesley Looper on Flickr. Yesterday was Commencement Day at Duke University for my niece, Laura! The weekend was a lot of fun, as George and I attended a handful of the multitude … Continue reading

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