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Stranger than Fiction: My Life as a Quasi-Librarian

quasi-librarian (kwa-zai lye-brayr-ee-uhn): (n.) A library services specialist who does not have a master’s degree yet; the Diet Coke of librarians—only one calorie. You never know who’s going to walk through the doors of your library. One day, I held … Continue reading

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Finding Humanness in All the Right Places (Part 2)

Note: I’m trying to be as spoiler-free as possible. So if my examples sound vague or devoid of details, it’s for a reason. Respect is one of those slippery concepts that can mutate into something horrible if it leans too … Continue reading

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The Gamer at Work

If you followed my Twitter feed at all last week, you probably know that the metro library system I work for went live with a new cataloging and ILS (interlibrary services) software. That was Wednesday. Before that, we had to … Continue reading

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The 9/11 Generation

I was, of all things, reading an article on ESPN’s website over the weekend. In the article, the writer interviewed several college basketball players from all walks of life. These players were all kids– in some form or another– when … Continue reading

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Just a Little OCD

One day, last winter, I was wearing a sweatshirt from college around the house. It was just a gray hooded pullover with “UCD” in blue letters. My husband looked at me and started laughing. When I asked him what was … Continue reading

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