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#uklibchat Summary - Digital Libraries - 6 March 2014

On 6 March 2014, we talked about digital libraries in their many forms – what exactly they are, what challenges and opportunities they offer our profession, and how library customers use them. 1,470 more words


Saturday ritual

Growing up, my dad, my sister and I shared a special Saturday ritual. Around 3:00 PM, after my dad had returned home from the laundromat and had had his lunch, he would take us to the library. 967 more words


The Best Places to Study

By Tristin Marshall

As we approach the end of the semester, we find ourselves now trying to get focused after 12 weeks of procrastination.

However, the semester can possibly still be redeemed, but only if you study in the right places. 350 more words

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It's National Library Week!

Every year in April, we celebrate National Library Week.  And as a public librarian, I could not be more proud of the library where I work.   200 more words

I think I got my current position b/c I was just naive enough to take it.

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. 363 more words


National Library Week Day 5: Learning, Growing, Laughing #nlw14

Aside from providing meeting space for community groups to meet, the Juneau Public Libraries (JPL) offer quite a bit of specialty programming. Some of it is based around books, but not all of it is. 87 more words


National Library Week

I learned a BIG lesson with this one.  We do not have interesting books about libraries in our easy fiction collection.  I tried three different books in the two storytimes I had this week and they all kind of flopped.   478 more words