Category Archives: Issues in Librarianship (generally)

Let’s Start the New Year Right

Happy New Year, Dear Reader.  While the Gregorian calendar says I’m tardy in that declaration, many of us probably feel the new year started a couple weeks ago. At long last, we conclude 2020, a year that will in infamy.  … Continue reading

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What’s a Librarian Without a Library?

As many of us continue working from home during the coronavirus pandemic, I’ve been exploring what it means to be a librarian without full access to a physical library building. Can we really provide the same depth and scope of services remotely for an extended period of time, without losing value or disappointing our … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Fear of Missing Out

I’ve always been the type of person to volunteer for things; party planning, steering committees, the group needs a treasurer? Sure! I can help with that. This is probably one of the million reasons I became a librarian. I’m sure … Continue reading

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What Are Your Statistics Even Measuring?

I think we can all agree statistics are important. I collect them every day. In fact, I enjoy collecting them! It gives me a certain satisfaction to enter a research question into my tracker and log it in the knowledge … Continue reading

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