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Archive for 'Librarians'

Shiny new business cards!

Look! New business cards due to the new degree and new cube on the 3rd level.

I’m a trading card!

I’m a trading card! A few years ago I backed a Kickstarter campaign to be turned into a trading card and I received it today!

EQS 2016

Today was the EQS (Enhancing Quality Staff) Symposium for the U’s library staff. Yes, the let us out of the libraries once a year. They have all sorts of different talks and activities you can attend and I always signup for fun activities vs. dull ones that relate to work. So this year I attended: […]

Authority files, behold the power

I learned more about library authority files today. They are a cataloging tool that organizes bibliographic information by using a single, distinct spelling of a name or a numeric identifier for each topic. Basically they try to standardize people, places, and things. So if you have written a book that was purchased by a library, […]

New book review!

New book review: “The End of Karma: Hope and Fury Among India’s Young” by Somini Sengupta. Library Journal March 1, 2016 Vol. 141 Issue 4, p116. FYI…this is book review #223! End of Karma2016

The part where I am mentioned in the Monday Memo

Quick look…I am mentioned in the University of Minnesota Libraries Monday Memo! And I did not even put it in there. Actually I had no idea I would be mentioned, so its kind of cool. So a while back one of my job duties was EthicShare Content Coordinator, where I “managed website content delivery, managed […]

Rachel’s last day

Today we celebrated Rachel’s last day in the library. So off we went to the local restaurant to celebrate. Lots of yummy appetizers and beverages were consumed. Good luck with your new job Rachel and have fun in the land of the Hobbits!

Look I’m a new citation!

Every once in a while I get an email from Google Scholar altering me to “Scholar Alert: New citations to my articles”. It does not happen often, as I have way too many fluffy publications that tend not to be cited in academic journals, so when it does happen and its actually me (for some […]

New book review

My latest book review was just published! This is book review #222! Aho, Melissa. 2015. Review of Don George, Editor, “Better Than Fiction 2: More True Travel Tales From Great Fiction Writers.” Library Journal 140, no. 17 (October 15): 106. Better_Than_Fiction_2__More_Tr

Live from the Internet

Seems my little smiling face is turning up all over the internet. Well kind of. I was included in a group photo for “LT M.Ed. Students Gather for Advising & Social Event at LTML” (http://lt.umn.edu/news/medfall2015/). It was a fun event and they had great snacks! And someone used an old (as in 2+ years old) […]