Our library is hiring a Librarian for Collection Development & Evaluation. See the position posting at https://jobs.lmu.edu/posting.... I am on the search committee and am eager to answer any questions you may have.
I am supposed to be "crafting a summary" of my accomplishments over the past 3-4 years for work. So let's all do it! What awesome things have you done, big or small, revolutionary or just a little bit different?
I would love to see some LSW faces at this summer's Institute for Research Design in Librarianship. Consider submitting a proposal so you can hang out with me for two weeks and learn how to construct a research project? http://irdlonline.org
I will be moving on from my current position after 7.5 years to the Singapore Management University (SMU) as Library Analytics Manager in late Feb. Many exciting plans in store at my new University but currently trying not to think about it too much and enjoy my long vacation.
And I am back home, or rather back at work. I am sorry I slept too late to see Galadriel this morning but also grateful for the sleep. I-88 in Illinois was still a bit sketchy (but then anything called the Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway has to be, right?), but I-80 was clear sailing. 3 hours till I get to see my little boy.
<rant>Dammit, ProQuest! Get your shit together. It's one thing to have OpenURL linking issues to other company's products, but it's another when your own products can't connect to each other without a ton of errors.</rant>
Ran into a faculty member on the train last night who had been reading a New Yorker article (this one - http://www.newyorker.com/magazin... ) about permanently saving things online. She was fascinated by the Internet Archive along with http://perma.cc/ - which is new to me (that doesn't mean I didn't just miss conversations ...
Dutifully came out of office cave so I could send student worker off to do stacks-work. Promptly rewarded with repeat-visitor reader's advisory ("I really liked the book you recommended last time...") and a visit from one of my favorite professors I don't actually know at all. :D