Monthly Archives: January 2016

On #GenerationReader and Literacy


In academic libraries, there is almost constant talk about information literacy. But it’s not as often that I get to talk about plain ol’ literacy, which is a topic near and dear to my heart. My father used to say that if you can read, you can learn to do anything, because everything else is built on a foundation of reading. Read the rest of this entry

Musings for the week


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If Monday is the day you are rudely awakened from weekend “chillin,” then Tuesday is when it really sinks in that sitting around wearing fuzzy socks, reading poetry and drinking chai tea, while listening to Yo-Yo Ma’s newest album is, while lovely, not a thing you get to do for another three days. So instead, I’m sitting in my cubical, drinking chai tea, and listening to Yo-Yo Ma’s newest album while working on a project. That works, I guess. Read the rest of this entry

Going into 2016


2015 was a good year. I finished grad school, landed a new job and made


MLIS graduate! Class of 2015. Boom.

some strides in my personal life. As I reflect on the past year and exercise gratefulness, I can’t help but look forward to what this year will bring.

I believe in goals Read the rest of this entry