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Source In September 2008, I’d just quit my teaching job and started library school. In October 2008, the bottom fell out of the world economy, and suddenly I wondered if I’d ever have a job again. I knew that when I gradu...
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Brand new guest post from .
photo by Niall Kennedy In the beginning After graduating with your MLIS, you might be a chaotic mixture of fear and naïveté. You just finished getting trained and taught on what to expect in libraries. You are ready to...
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There's an extra dose of fun in my "Just for Fun" post this month. Just be careful where you leave your left shoes.
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Newest guest post time! This week it's +Sara Bryce.
Source Graduating with my MLIS in 2010 marked the end of an era: prior to that, I had been a higher education student for ten straight years. I had also been working full-time since 2004; school was my hobby, of sorts, in ...
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Newest post on my Buddhism blog, just for you!
Last week was a bad week for meditating. Crap sleep one night and working the night shift another made mornings anything but routine. I did work with the idea of labels, so it wasn't a complete loss, but finding the concentra...
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Last month I wrote a post about how I got management experience. That post resonated, but people wanted more: @olinj Love this! Would appreciate tips on how to execute solutions in a "no" culture (period, end of sentence, do...
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I had an experience last week that is something all directors of small libraries dread: I had a night person quit with no notice. We are fairly much a skeleton crew as it is, and then to lose someone with no hint ahead of tim...
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It's not librarianship, but it is close to my heart nonetheless. 
Frog's Breath I'm happy to report that, although I didn't meditate every day last week, I did practice tonglen multiple times. I couldn't bring myself to do it for a whole meditation period, but I did spend a portion of every...
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Academic Librarian
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Chewbacca, Doctor Who, comic book, and all around popular culture obsessed academic librarian.
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Also, I can kill you with my brain.
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1. Been bungee jumping. 2. I saw George Clinton jamming with the Red Hot Chili Peppers on the night RHCP got inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
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