Monthly Archives: August 2009

Brown Bag Brainstorm – September 2

This Wednesday’s Brown Bag will be a brainstorming session to generate some ideas about topics we should cover and people we should invite. Check out some journals, the ALA web site, and some library-oriented blogs for some hot topic ideas … Continue reading

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USF Tampa Library Secrets

Hi, my name is Nancy Petty. I am a graduate student in the USF Library Science program and I also work at the USF Tampa Library in Access Services.  Today, I am going to reveal a secret retreat for graduate … Continue reading

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Local Media Center Wins Award

Sand Pine Elementary in Wesley Chapel, Florida (Pasco County) was recognized by the Florida Association for Media in Education as one of 26 to meet its highest standards. She gives some good points on technology use and working with the school’s … Continue reading

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Brown Bags for the Fall Semester

Last year the combined student organizations initiated a series of Brown Bag meetings to allow students to present their research, and invited guests to discuss issues important to library science students. In the last two semesters we have covered topics … Continue reading

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Power to the User

Below is a submission to Gale‘s “2009 Librareo Video Contest – ‘Power to the user’ Ad Madness.” This video uses the Macdonald-Kelce library at the University of Tampa. I stumbled across this at the Finding Utopia blog (Utopia is the … Continue reading

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Crucial tools for the current downturn

“ALA Editions, the publishing imprint of the American Library Association, announces the release of “Crisis in Employment: A Librarian’s Guide to Helping Job Seekers” by Jane Jerrard with a foreword by Denise Davis, Office for Research and Statistics (ORS). This … Continue reading

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Brown Bags Past and Future

First, there will be no brown bag this Wednesday, August 12. Several members of the student organizations, and some of the graduate assistants will be using that time to prepare for orientation on Thursday, August 13, when we welcome new … Continue reading

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Health Sciences Library Paid Internship

The Shimberg Library is advertising for currently enrolled Library Science students who are looking for reference desk experience in a health sciences library. They are opening this to as many as 3 students. The student will: • work at the … Continue reading

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Getting a job in a tough economy

An ALA toolkit to help with your job search. “The ‘Getting a Job in a Tough Economy’ toolkit is an interactive website with tips, narrative and suggested links and readings, comments, podcasts, and activities/checklists for new librarians and support staff, … Continue reading

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Clever PSAs for Alberta Public Libraries

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