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Kelci Baughman McDowell
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The Soul Hunter
On Monday, March 12, I started my new job in Archives & Special Collections at Santa Clara University. I can now give authenticity and credence to the handle "bibliobebe." Yesterday, while shifting the flats in the vault (the section of special collections ...
The Soul Hunter
The Soul Hunter
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NorCal IUG November 2017
This past Friday I carpooled down to Santa Clara to attend the 2017 NorCal IUG meeting. Two of my coworkers were presenting on their recent project of updating the public catalog, our WebPAC, so I wanted to support, as well as learn some new things about ma...
NorCal IUG November 2017
NorCal IUG November 2017
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Thoughts on HR Workshop: Avoiding Bias in the Hiring Process
Last Friday (September 15) I attended a workshop put on by the HR department called Avoiding Bias in the Hiring Process. Mikael Villalobos gave the presentation, which was totally interactive, thought-provoking, and informative. My main motivation for atten...
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Ebsco Study on Usability for Students with Print Disabilities
Yesterday a group of us at work got together to participate in the webinar EBSCO Accessibility Study on User Experience , presented by Jill Power, Ebsco technical product manager.   This webinar was not only enlightening regarding the ways in which students...
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Reflections on Fake News Webinar
As many have pointed out, it's unfortunate that the term "fake news" has entered the daily lexicon only following the 2016 US presidential election because fake news isn't new and is only a small piece of the information literacy equation. Nonetheless it pr...
Reflections on Fake News Webinar
Reflections on Fake News Webinar
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Libraries and Accessibility for Print Disabilities
I have been working with the campus communication and marketing office to revise our print user guides , and I became concerned about the accessibility of the back panel (featured to the left) for people with print disabilities. Print disabilities are types...
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The Road Paved by the Removal of Bound Periodicals
They removed a window from the 2nd floor of the library and are lifting book carts wrapped in cellophane with a wheel loader forklift down to the plaza. This apparently is the efficient way a company like Iron Mountain takes possession of mass quantities of...
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Prague Summer Seminar: Free Weekend
I stayed in Prague for our free weekend. It was time for sightseeing and museum visiting! Day 7 - Saturday, May 21 In search of modern and contemporary art, I first I went to the main National Gallery at Old Town Square and eventually discovered I wanted to...
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Prague Summer Seminar: Days 5 & 6
Day 5 - Thursday, May 19  This was a long day full of traveling, but also an amazing day. The day started early, at 6:45 am, when we left the hotel by taxi to go to the train station. We took two trains with a stopover in Olomouc to reach Kroměříž, which is...
Prague Summer Seminar: Days 5 & 6
Prague Summer Seminar: Days 5 & 6
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Prague Summer Seminar Days 3 & 4
Day 3 - Tuesday, May 17 Let the library fun commence! On this day we visited the National Library of the Czech Republic, which is located at the historical Jesuit complex, the Klementinum. In addition to modernized aspects of the complex that now house the ...
Prague Summer Seminar Days 3 & 4
Prague Summer Seminar Days 3 & 4
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