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Submit has been clicked

I just called my husband into the room to share in my momentous occasion. I have submitted my final MLIS paper ever!!! That’s right folks, while I do not have my final grades yet, the work is done!!! Now I can come home from work and veg if I want to, I can spend my Saturday mornings relaxing on my new deck and reading a good book, I can go  [ Read More ]

Library 2.0 in Library School

A post at Tame the Web by Juliette Loebl (an MLIS student) makes me a bit jealous! I am not tech-savvy. I would never hire myself to design a professional-looking website, or create a complex database. Yet, during the last year and a half, in library school, I have had the opportunity to experiment with new technology. Like my classmates, I have read enough Library Crunch , The Shifted Librarian,  [ Read More ]

One more term to go

I have just received my grades for my third term – straight A’s! Now I have one more term (starting on the 25th) and then I’ll have my MLIS! Boy, will that be a relief!

Finals Complete

I have submitted all of my finals! That means I have time to read and time to write again Keep and eye out as I catch up on everything I’ve missed.

What I’ve Been Learning

Homework & Finals Pile Originally uploaded by nengard Lately all I’ve had time to do is write my finals. I have a legal pathfinder, a legal final exam (all essays), a cataloging exam (10 questions), a cataloging project (4 originally cataloged records) and a paper on how to apply six sigma to a library! This is my pile of books & computer. I usually put things like this when I  [ Read More ]

I’ve been talking to a lot of new people lately – students and librarians alike – and in those talks, something has become very clear to me – no one is teaching people the simple techniques to keep up with our profession. I’m not talking about the power user style of keeping up (subscribing to hundreds of feeds), I’m talking about the basics of library journals. In my program I  [ Read More ]

Ready for Summer Term

In addition to everything else, I have finished registering for my summer classes – my last term!! This term I’m taking: Information Services in Orgs (Info 643) Library Automation (Info 664) Medical Bibliography (Info 675) Should be interesting!

The Term Starts Monday

So, spring term starts on Monday! It’s my 3rd of 4 terms and then I’ll have my MLIS! This term I’m taking: Managing Information Orgs (Info 640) Legal Bibliography (Info 681) Cataloging & Classification I (Info 660) It’s going to be a pretty heavy workload – but I’m looking forward to it – specifically the management class. Stay tuned for for updates throughout the term.

Writing Done!

I have written and submitted one term paper and have written and need to edit the other!! It was a productive 4 day weekend.

Let the Writing Begin

I have taken off of work for a long weekend to finish my term papers. Starting after work today I will be in serious writing mode (I hope). I’m writing a Review of Literature on Undergraduate Information Seeking Habits when applied to web resources – not sure what the title will be. I’m also writing about Open Source & Web 2.0 in Digital Libraries. Should be a couple of interesting  [ Read More ]

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