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Relax, Study, Connect

The Library just acquired eight new comfy chairs that have places for you to plug in and connect your devices (phones, iPads, etc.) while you sit in a quiet spot and read, study, or just catch up with the world through your phone or other device. 174 more words


Get out of your library (and into another)

In the beginning of August I took a week long module called “Oklahoma Information Environment.” It was absolutely phenomenal. For 12 hours a day for 4 days I got to do nothing but explore the amazing libraries in Oklahoma and talk to even more amazing people. 475 more words

Ponderings From The Trenches

Library life

Despite (unbelievably) still feeling queasy, this week was definitely a lot easier to live through than last!  Travelled to Qingdao side to catch up with some of the other new staff on the weekend and I managed to eat western food, even though I was sweating just putting it into my mouth.   293 more words


3 things I always ask myself about a new or refurbished library space

This blog post originally appeared on the CILIP website.

I read recently that the judging for the gardens entered into the 2015 Chelsea Flower Show has been modified with the aim of enabling more objective judgements to be made for the various award categories. 1,014 more words

Academic Library

The New Year - Mayhem of Construction and Lack of Communication

I ended up taking the summer off from blogging. Originally I just got busy, covering for people on vacation, going to conferences, and a week long graduate module. 524 more words

Ponderings From The Trenches

Teen Spaces in Libraries

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A presentation covering issues of teen spaces in libraries, and what designs are most effective to make teens feel comfortable and to encourage learning and STEM programming.

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Training Materials