….so do you have the Dewey Decimal System memorized? Yes. I did nothing else in library school except memorize categories of books that aren’t used in half the libraries on earth. It wasn’t at all a total and complete waste of my time especially when I could be having discussions about how social oppression is … More Yes, Virginia, there are stupid questions: “You’re a Librarian…?”
Whew! Is everyone else as busy as I’ve been? My “things to blog about” folder is teeming with ideas, but unfortunately my “things to do in order to graduate in…” *checks watch* …”36 days” folder is even bigger. So my thoughts on The Book of Mormon: A Musical, the discontinuation of Google Reader and this … More Queers and Teens and Music oh My!
So I’m doing this practicum working with the youth librarian in a public library. My supervisor has been really great about encouraging me to bring my own ideas about things I’d like to work on. I’ve contributed a few little bits, thoughts about the summer reading display, suggestions for my “edgy” titles flyer. But anytime … More Coming out… and out…and out
So, I don’t know about anybody else, but I am beginning to get very stressed out every time I hear/read about the need to “Effectively and Consistently Market Myself Online.” I hear about it a lot in Library School, and I appreciate the sentiment. Obviously it’s time to take down the 20 million pictures I … More Online Identity Crisis
Library school.. …is very different than music school. Holy. Cow. In so many ways, but the aspect that struck me most strongly this week was the atmosphere of support. I found out yesterday that I was offered a Library Internship at Interlochen Summer Arts Camp. And I am SO EXCITED!! So TOTALLY EXCITED! Now in … More Victory for one is a Victory for All
I was asked many times over break by family and friends, “So… what do you… DO…in library school. So here is my answer. Classes: After a semester of Foundations courses, I am happy to be getting into more specifics of the profession. This semester I am taking Database Systems, Search and Discovery, and Analysis of … More What I do in Library School
The final assignment for my Computing Foundations class is up. Now you can go to Ollivander’s Wand Shop, and then get sorted into a Hogwarts House (which is going to get a remodel here pretty soon), then go off with The Doctor on all kinds of adventures. And you can read about me. And marvel … More Height of Nerd-dom
News of the week! I’ve 87.36% decided to focus my efforts and my studies on Music Librarians. There are 9 reasons for this: I really like music. Especially Classical Music. I really like music libraries. They smell like books and books smell good. I have a B.Mus in voice, and as such have studied not … More Don’t Bb, don’t B#, just B a Music Librarian
For those of you in the world who don’t live in a library (well I don’t technically live there, I go home every night to read more and then sleep) you may not be aware that it is Banned Book Week!! Yay! The week we celebrate how totally bogus Censorship is! The thing is, censorship … More Banned Books Week!