note to all babybrarians: Document what you are doing throughout your career as a service to yourself. Don't think of it as a yearly thing admin needs for their records. Take detailed notes so you can reconstruct the different projects you were involved with in a clear concise manner. Trust me this will come in handy.
Student writing a freshman comp paper chose to talk about reference books, arguing that we should stop buying anything in print. I showed him how much we are already buying online, and talked about how not everything is available that way or necessarily usable that way.
When my search for a free database that could do what I needed came up dry, I suddenly remembered that Evernote is a database on the back end, and it does what I need. So I created a whole new account just for our strategic planning group. Woo!