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The Library Storytime Guy

As a library tech, one of my duties is to do an all-ages storytime twice a week. I generally gear this towards the 3-5-year-old age group as that is most commonly who attends. 700 more words

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Chapter 7, On being Jack Gantos' Handler...

Ok look, lets face it: perks of being a librarian are typically getting pre-published books for review, getting new shipments of books, and …. the smell of new books and old books. 220 more words

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Changes, Again

Once again I find myself apologizing for neglecting this blog. I know I’ve had plenty of excuses over the past year or so. New position at the library. 177 more words

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The Nerdbery Challenge

Librarians are always trying to think of new ways to promote book awards like the Caldecott and the Newbery.  I was inspired by the book… 478 more words

Requiem for a Creep

Every library has regulars. Some you love to see, and some, for better or worse, you don’t. Staff members, regardless of their department and despite their own frequency of interaction, know who they are. 1,159 more words


New on Google Scholar: content linking

Google Scholar is beloved by many a researcher for its clean lines and easy-to-use filters. Previously, though, it did have one inconvenience:

Here we see three results for a “sepsis treatment” search. 176 more words

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Happy National Poetry Month!

Our April newsletter is up — and with it, some ideas about celebrating National Poetry Month. You can catch the main article below, or print out the newsletter… 14 more words

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