Tags » Librarianship

Blogging What I Do, Day 2

Yesterday was too meeting-heavy to be worth reporting on, but I thought I’d step back in to this today. Exercising the writing muscle and all that. 451 more words


Blogging What I Do, Day 1

I am trying to be more productive, and also find ways to better articulate what I do all day beyond “oh…a mess of stuff.” I always enjoy the rounds of “Day on the Life” blogging that happen around library work and digital humanities  a few times a year, but also never know about them til the day of and don’t feel ready to participate. 922 more words


Article 10 - RDA: Cataloging Standards Affect Reference Service

When I recently began reading about the transition of cataloging rules from AACR2 to RDA, I assumed that only catalogers would be interested in the conversion, but according to Teressa M. 601 more words


Running the Books: The Adventures of an Accidental Prison Librarian by Avi Steinberg

As a job-seeking librarian who’s occasionally played with the idea of applying for prison librarian positions, I jumped on this book. Steinberg fell into prison librarianship and learned on the job both how to manage a prison library and how to interact with inmates. 133 more words


Are Reference Materials Dead?

The discussion topic for my university subject this week is as follows:

Should we abandon the idea of reference material altogether? Or should the term be kept only for non-borrowable print resources in the library? 299 more words

Day 1 - Cataloging

July 17, 2014 1:45-3:45pm

Cataloging doesn’t sound fun or interesting; it sounds boring and repetitive. But, for those of us who like organization, detail, and rules, it can sound fantastically interesting! 692 more words

Journal Logs

Digitization - Day 4

July 15, 2014 1:45-4:45pm

If you remember from my “Digitization – Day 1″ post Angie and I were tasked with shooting several items for Lynda (archive librarian) to use with the 60 middle school students that are coming to visit the library this month. 332 more words

Journal Logs