Remember, kids; when a student comes in and says "my professor recommended I read an article in [publication] by [author] about [subject], that they read [time period] ago," at least one of those variables is certain to be incorrect.
I'm in scheduling hell. trying to set the student work schedule for spring … one person just dropped / added a class that threw my masterpiece from yesterday into CHAOS. *sigh* …….. anyone have good way of coordinating student work schedules???
The Librarians is apparently on iTunes in the United States (it's not in the Canadian iTunes Store). could some kind American check to see if it's available in the American google play store, and report back?
I don't know if any of y'all are into Alternate Reality Gaming (ARG), but there is a kickstarter for Brian Humphrey's newest: The Lurker in the Library 2. His first game, The Lurker in the Library was fantastic, based on Lovecraft and had wonderful props and tools.
Cod Signal! Our library (small liberal arts college library) is going to migrate to a Library Management System (e.g. Intota, WorldShare, Alma, Sierra, etc). If you have one of these and would be willing to answer a couple questions from our reference department, could you let me know? firstname.lastname@example.org
Elsevier acquires Mendeley, Macmillan/NPG acquires ReadCube, Taylor & Francis acquires colwiz. Sometimes I think I'm really going to miss A&I sources, but it might be because the publishers make me more angry, generally.
Our community college district will be advertising for *5* librarian positions this spring at 3 different colleges. If you know anyone who wants to work in "Northern California" (preferred term rather than Central Valley), tell them to keep an eye out at https://jobs.losrios.edu starting in Jan.-Feb.
I'm now serving as Coordinator for Strategic Planning for the UIUC University Library for the next year. (No condolences - I love planning and facilitating processes!) I have many resources collected over the years, have searched online, etc. I'd love to hear from anyone who has a favorite resource, method, etc. and/or pointers to a library that...