Category Archives: Productivity

The Endless Possibilities in “No”

You can’t pour from an empty pitcher.  Of all the advice my mother gave me growing up, this is the phrase she repeated most frequently.  For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to be a part of everything, … Continue reading

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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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Here’s What’s Going on in My Neck of the Woods

Things have been unusual lately at Emory Law Library since the hit of the coronavirus to say the least, but we have been stepping up to the plate.  Everyone in the Law Library is now working remotely and we’ve been … Continue reading

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Telecommuting 101

Today is my first day as a telecommuter. I am an extrovert and have habitually chosen jobs that require me to interact not only with coworkers, but also the public, on a consistent basis. I say require, but these interactions … Continue reading

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Navigating COVID-19 and a Possible Campus Closure as a Reference Librarian

New COVID-19 cases are popping up across the U.S. bringing inevitable changes to the usual work environment. In particular, several school campuses have already cancelled in-person classes or at least instituted international travel restriction. In the face of potential disruption … Continue reading

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