Category Archives: Work/Life Balance

Some Thoughts on Social Media Outreach

These days a lot of our discussion has revolved around how the pandemic affects what we do.  For example, how has going completely virtual impacted reference stats?  I’ve heard different tales from different schools.  But what I want to ask … Continue reading

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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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The Frauds Among Us

Today I had a deadline.  I had several deadlines, actually, but most prevalent in my mind was this blog post. I knew for over a week that it was due.  Heck, I probably started stressing about it as soon as … 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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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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