In the spring of 2016 I was enrolled in the University of Missouri's School of Information Science & Learning Technology's (SISLT) Online Education certificate program. I was… Read more "Why Did My Job Exist?: Decline of Consortial Monograph Circulation at University of Missouri St. Louis, 2011-2016"
Thanks to having an employer who actually sees the value in investing in its employees I was able to attend the Access Services Conference for the first…… Read more “Access Services Conference”
How many of us got started in libraries when we were in college and needed rent (and beer) money? For me, I was a junior in at…… Read more “Student Workers: The Doozers of Academic Libraries”
Well, it finally happened! After 2.5 years of laborious and demoralizing job hunting I’ve finally been graced with a NEW JOB! About two months ago UNLV offered…… Read more “Big Changes: Or, Why I’ve not Been Posting or at ALA.”
First thing this morning was a shower. I’m sure all my fellow attendees will appreciate that. Shower done I packed and checked out of my room. By…… Read more “Missouri Library Association Conference, Day 3”
Lately, I've been too busy to blog. But, I did write a promotional article about our library for our campus' student newspaper! You can read it here.… Read more "I’m Published"
Well this has been the strangest and most stressful start to a semester I’ve experienced in the last year. Earlier, this month, I had interviewed and hired…… Read more “Working for a Living”
On August 8 I have a Skype interview for a Head of Access Services position. As part of this interview I’ve been told to prepare a 10…… Read more “An Idealized Access Services Model”
Like most library-types, I’m an introvert. I get my energy and approval primarily from within. I like being alone. I like quiet times. It’s why I was…… Read more “Schmoozing Skills”
I found library school to be surprising in a lot of ways. It wasn’t nearly as difficult as I’d hoped it would be. In fact, I had…… Read more “Where I’m At (updated 07/22)”