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Thinking of a career change?

Our latest post is a short one which comes as a result of a few messages in our inbox from people who have already had successful careers in other fields deciding to pursue a career in libraries. 618 more words

Lightning sensor launch Saturday brings decades of work to fruition

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Feb. 15, 2017) — In the mid 1990s, when NASA built two identical Lightning Imaging Sensors (just in case), Hugh Christian planned all along to send the flight spare into space. 755 more words

Huntsville

S&S Bookstore

S&S Bookstore
// 2:48AM – Everything Kuwait

S&S is a small bookstore in the basement of Laila Gallery. It’s not new, it’s been there for a few years but I was surprised to still see it open when I passed by Laila Gallery recently. 133 more words

LIS

On Recognizing Authority

Critical thinking skills are more important now than they ever have been before. While it is truly wonderful that platforms such as blogs and social media sites are coming to be seen as credible sources, proving that authority is constructed and contextual, consumers of information need to be aware of the potential for bias and false reporting (intentional or unintentional). 545 more words

Books

LIS service and social obligation

The values and ethics of Library and Information Science are enlightening because they show how contemporary libraries, even though they have needed to adapt to changing technologies, still mirror the principles laid down by their original founders, such as… 778 more words

MLIS

Menstrual Metrics poster references

This week I’m attending the OLA Super Conference and presented a poster session, “Menstrual Metrics: An Analysis of Privacy and Security in Menstrual Health Tracking Applications.” You can see… 530 more words

LIS

OMG I can draw...(!)

I’ve been looking back over my postings with regard to art, and it’s actually been really inspiring.  Today I drew for the first time in a while…trying to finesse a design that must have come to me at 2 AM when I was trying to sleep.  842 more words

Art