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Cataloging, Tagging, and LibraryThing, Oh My!

I read the Keck article with great interest. I have used LibraryThing to catalog my own books, but not taken advantage of tagging and networking other than the tag that tells me what room of my house a book is in. 225 more words

Theological Librarianship

TBT - To Walk Or Not To Walk

This is an old post I found in my drafts – a blast from the past. Spoiler alert: I walked in my graduate commencement and I am happy that I did. 284 more words

In The Field

Even Bobcats Get the Blues

Ollie had a rough weekend, apparently, like most of us last weekend, and decided to leave her enclosure at the Washington Zoo, which she shared with two male bobcats. 415 more words

Surviving Grad School: or anything else

Two and one half years ago I found myself needing a career.  My husband of 26 years had left and I had to support myself. I immediately landed a third part-time job at 2nd & Charles, a used book store, which put me on the path to library school. 951 more words

Library School

The multicultural, interdisciplinary record of humanity: library and information science

Whilst the cuts to public libraries within the UK have attracted significant column inches in recent years, as a discipline, library and information science is not often in the news. 512 more words


An introduction and a woman's quest for the perfect storytime picture book

Hello! My name is Ashley, and I am a newly minted children’s services outreach librarian at a public library in Kentucky. I have my MSLS, but neglected to take any children’s lit classes during library school. 665 more words

Early Literacy

Happy New-ish Year

Happy New-ish Year, gentle readers. After a three month hiatus I thought now would be a good time to jump back in the blogging pool. 518 more words