Moving to WordPress

December 6, 2012

Slightly misleading title, since I am actually staying in WordPress but moving away from my school’s WordPress since I graduated in May. :) You can now read everything from the past and everything in the future here:

Charles Schulz Museum Library… aka another dream job

April 6, 2012

There is a Charles Schulz Museum in California, and THEY HAVE A LIBRARY! Let’s think about what a particularly dreamy dream job this would be… I’ve been really interested in the concept of creating metadata for mixed text/graphic material for a while … Continued

Another Readers Advisory

March 22, 2012

These readers advisories are from another class assignment we had to do in Collection Development, and my cool group chose to develop a collection of travel DVDs for a hypothetical public library in a small town with an active foreign … Continued

Field Experience

February 21, 2012

This semester I am working on a field experience doing AV cataloging at Davis Library on campus. I’ve been keeping a notebook of daily activities, but I’d like to blog a little bit about it as well–especially since it is … Continued

Readers’ Advisory

February 13, 2012

We had an assignment recently in my Collection Development class that involved writing a readers’ advisory. I chose to do one on the latest Bill Bryson book, At Home – A Short History of Private Life, which I LOVED. It … Continued

Archival Description, Day 1

January 11, 2012

I’m taking Archival Description this semester, and so far it is way cool! Apart from the fact that the campus portal listed it as being in Wilson 202 when I wrote out my schedule last week… I went to Wilson … Continued

John Allison loves Libraries

December 20, 2011

Somehow it has taken me years …FIVE years, of reading John Allison’s many amazing comics to find his personal blog, which is just as delightful to read. Here’s an entry/cartoon he wrote at the beginning of this year in support of … Continued

Two Cool Things

December 20, 2011

1.) The Soundings Project at the National Humanities Center I had the opportunity to visit the National Humanities Center this past semester with my Special Libraries class, and the librarians there are so kind that they let a classmate and … Continued

Metadata Marathon

December 8, 2011

I had the opportunity to take part in Jane Greenberg’s Metadata Marathon this afternoon, or as she preferred to call it, a Metadata Sprint. It was a really great chance to meet professional metadata enthusiasts, since many local (and not … Continued