Our feedback board re: our 24/5 finals week hours is asking for suggestions. There are a handful of requests for kittens, and one for "rock salt and wrought iron for the demons", and then one for "cups for the free water dispenser." So we put out cups. The next day "Bigger cups, please."
Is it weird to still use the old business letter format with the mailing address of the sender and recipient? I mean, I'm not physically mailing it anywhere, but it looks wrong without it somehow. (for a cover letter)
My Chair regularly takes lengthy phone calls over speakerphone. At least once a week. In the office next to mine. All days, this is annoying. Some days, I have to resist the urge to play P!nk at audible levels without headphones. today? Is a P!nk kind of day. *stabbity*
Possibly of interest: "Apologies for any cross-postings: My colleague Scott Vieira and I are gathering data on librarian opinions regarding sex materials in libraries. Our hopes for this survey titled "Collecting Sex Materials in Libraries" is to understand different opinions on books/magazines/materials regardless of experience in handling them...
Do y'all get students/patrons hanging out in the stairwells? We have a handful who prefer to study on the landings on the old side of the building (bigger stairwells than on newer side), and I don't recall seeing that anywhere else I've worked.
JoVE Update: 1. The JoVE rep is contacting UConn faculty falsely saying that I am conducting an evaluation of JoVE and that faculty feedback is needed to help complete this evaluation. The rep names me as the faculty member's librarian even though such correspondence typically (but not always) occurs between faculty and subject librarians.
As much as I hate to even look at the Annoyed Librarian, much less react, what the actual fuck? "Perhaps the Racine librarians are just that sexy, in which case he could argue that it was instead their fault."
Does anyone want to work with me on a guest-blogging project on my blog? There are people asking for more cover letter guidance, a la "HOW do I do what you said to do?" and I'd like to do a few test exercises with other librarians.
I think one of you shared, in the last month or two, an online resource with guidance on creating MOOCs. I can't seem to turn it up again. Any recollection of the specific resource or suggestions for other items on this topic?