Your Life Work - Librarian →
This is an incredible video. So amazingly outdated in some aspects. So still relevant in some others. Will post more extensively later.
return of the BLS
Recently, I wrote a post about whether or not librarians needed masters degrees. I concluded that although some form of training was necessary, a masters degree was not. I would like to add on to that conclusion by suggesting a return to the accredited undergraduate library science degree. I majored in philosophy; I was required to take 10 courses of varying levels, 3 of which were specifically...
library school age
Because of a new student who just graduated from college, I am no longer the youngest student in my program! I’m not sure if I ever officially had the title, but my management class is the first class I’ve taken where I’m not the youngest.
open in new window or open in same window?
Careful readers (of which I’m pretty sure there is only one, me) may have noticed that I have started setting my links to open in the same window instead of opening in a new window, like I used to. I’ve done this because I was trying to open a link from my phone’s browser and couldn’t, because it was set to open in a new window and my phone can only have one window open at...
library and information center management
Tomorrow, I will be starting a course on library and information center management. It is one of five courses my library school requires all MS students to take. The other four are information organization, technology for information professionals, evaluation of information services, and reference. When I signed up for management, I did not have high hopes for enjoying it. I imagined lectures...