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Casual Fridays: A Folkloric Perspective

Disrupting and Reimaging the Workplace through Casual Fridays

Imagine every Monday through Friday, from nine to five every week, putting on formal business wear as you head to the office or classroom. 4,983 more words

Academic Writing

Coordinator of Technical Services , Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN

Volpe Library at Tennessee Tech University invites applications for an innovative, energetic and collaborative Coordinator of Technical Services to lead, coordinate, and administer the Library’s Technical Services Department, encompassing Acquisitions, Electronic Resources/Serials, Government Documents, and Cataloging/Metadata Services. 105 more words


Guest Blog: Chemistry Tips Chapters 3 & 5

Our guest blogger Rachel is back with tips from CHEM 105 Chapters 3 & 5!

Diagnosing Your Chemistry Problems (Continued) by: Rachel Tucker

Now let’s take a look at the next set of concepts including Chapters 3 & 5 dealing with Elements and Compounds. 354 more words


Playing With Your Food

The post below was originally published on a WordPress blog for my graduate course, Historians and the Food System, a class developed out of an initiative with the Carnegie Mellon Foundation, which strives to provide junior academics with skills and knowledge to work in and contribute to fields outside of academia, such as in the public sector or in public history. 1,639 more words



By Alex Shkurko
Staff Writer

Various versions of the proposed “Basic Law: Israel as the Nation State of the Jewish People” have received much press over the last few months and have largely been met with outrage and disdain. 1,566 more words


We are in the information age

This anonymous interview is with an academic librarian who has been a hiring manager and a member of a hiring or search committee. This person hires the following types of LIS professionals: 367 more words

Library Hiring

I did not meet certain qualifications (though these were not originally in the job posting)

This anonymous interview is with a job hunter who is currently employed (even if part-time or in an unrelated field), has been hired within the last two months, and has been looking for a new position for More than 18 months. 517 more words

Library Hiring