Monthly Archives: May 2009


Stress can make you gain weight. I gained EIGHT pounds in 2 weeks. I can’t be positive it was COMPS but I am very suspicious that that was part of it (eating ice cream right out of the carton along … Continue reading

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Comps week is over! Congratulations to all of our summer graduates who just completed their comprehensive exams.

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Government Services

With the economic troubles that are country is currently dealing with, many people are showing up at the library for government services. Non-profit organizations are sending these customers over to the library and directing them to ask the librarian if … Continue reading

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It's Comps Week!

Good luck to everyone taking comps this week!

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Now that I am wasted, I should go to the library!

Cynthia received her MLIS one year ago and writes about 5 things she’s learned since then. It seems that a surprising number of drunk people use the library. “#5) Drunk People At the Library: While I openly admit much about … Continue reading

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Jobs Links

There are some handy links for job-hunters in the right-hand column. If there are some sites you think should be added leave the URL in the comments. Thanks!

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Don't Forget to Sign Up for ALIS

If you’re a new student (or even if you’ve been in the program for awhile) don’t forget to sign up for the ALIS list. A lot of great information is shared there that never makes it to blogs or Blackboard … Continue reading

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Public History Resource Center

I stumbled across this great resource while doing some searching on the Internet. The Public History Resource Center keeps this compilation of scores of syllabi covering Archival Studies, Historic Preservation, Museum Studies, Oral History, Public History, and other. Some of … Continue reading

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