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Let It Snow…or Not…

Last week we had our first snow of the year here in Baltimore. The university had a delayed opening. I hadn’t thought to ask about inclement weather policies, so I didn’t know if the library staff were included in the delay. 514 more words

Health Science Librarianship

My Evolving Career Goals: The Intersection of Librarian and Birth Worker

So many options for information professionals…

This past December marked five years since I started blogging about my experiences pursuing a career in librarianship. It’s funny to think that when I decided to pursue librarianship, I was looking for a career I could be happy with for “the rest of my life”. 937 more words

Career Planning

Gaining Experience Delivering Consumer Health Information in a Hospital Setting

Ever since my days working in a public library, I have been interested in consumer health information services. My experience with this type of information in the public library was very limited, but I realized the importance of patients and caregivers having resources written at their level of understanding to help them make informed decisions. 492 more words