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The Wild Librarian Makes a Decision

It’s been thirty working days since I started my new job as a General Reference Librarian after working for fifteen years as a Specialist Librarian. My probationary period is over—time flies when you’re scrambling–and last week, the supervisor in charge of my training e-mailed me to set up an appointment for my evaluation. 414 more words


01.09.2014 - Queen Victoria.

Monday, 1st September, 2014

Victoria and her Albert.

~ Just a bit of a warning, this one gets philosophical! ~

It’s not stretching the truth too much to say that I’m still shattered from the wedding. 1,196 more words

Serving Online Readers

The biggest force pressing on library services and collections today is undoubtedly the internet and its ability to provide fast and diverse content to a scattered community. 202 more words


ETL504: Teacher Librarian as Leader - A reflective analysis of what I have learned

At the conclusion of my last reflective blog, I thought I had a pretty good grasp on what leadership was, and how it works and how it applies in a school library context (O’Mara, 2015). 914 more words

24.08.2014 - Vesuvius.

Sunday, 24th August, 2014


When researching for this blog I realised that it was this date in 79 AD that Mount Vesuvius erupted. How apt. 1,740 more words

Goodbye Haverford!

After a fabulous academic year at Haverford College, I’m returning to my family and community in Eugene, Oregon. I’ve learned a lot about collaboration and active learning strategies, and had opportunities to take initiative and start new programming and collections. 168 more words



Well if you thought people only got your job wrong and misunderstood well celebrate its a group of us. Now lets see what we think about other jobs. 112 more words