Category Archives: Library Collections

Following the Crowd

This past week was a tough one for everyone.  As our collective fate hung in the balance, we were somehow expected to function?  To work, to raise our kids, to maintain our mental health. I suffer from anxiety.  Last week … 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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Moving a Library

I’ve known my library was moving since before I even began in my current position back in September 2018. I’ve been in construction meetings since my first week and I’ve watched the remodel slowly progress. It wasn’t until last week … Continue reading

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Access to Legal Information: A Look at the Legal Information Preservation Alliance

by Brandon Wright Adler Access to legal information is something that law librarians, scholars, and even the general public fight for every day. Preserving historical print legal information was once the primary focus among law librarians, i.e. preserving a books … Continue reading

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Assistance for Libraries, Librarians, (and others) Impacted by Recent Natural Disasters

by Brandon Wright Adler In the aftermath of Hurricane’s Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and even the current wildfires of Northern California, some of us may be wondering if there is any way that we can assist those in need. Particularly … Continue reading

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