Life Related, Student stuff, Techno Geekiness, Work Stuff

History repeats itself

The consternation and fear over the 2019-nCoV virus (I know that "Spanish Flu" is politically incorrect these days, but can we all agree that this new thing needs a snappier name) has been interesting for me to watch for two major reasons - two major intellectual reasons, that is. I'm immunocompromised so emotionally I'm not… Continue reading History repeats itself

Books, Collection Development, School Libraries, Student stuff, Work Stuff

Time to breathe

Because second semester is essentially Research Semester, with three months of classes (often 15-20 classes a day), we tend to tackle major projects in first semester.  Perhaps not the smartest idea, given the exhaustion I and the other librarians face by, well, now.  Luckily Thanksgiving Break is just around the corner, and then it's a… Continue reading Time to breathe