Category Archives: Librarianship

The Great Southeastern Librarian?

No, doesn’t quite have the same ring to it, does it? Logging into my blog for the first time in over a month, I noticed that there is a very distinct pattern to my posts from the past year. I … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

I am about three weeks into my LL.M. International Law and Sustainable Development course so far, and I am really enjoying it. I have previously read some of the mainstream literature (i.e. George Monbiot, Joseph Stiglitz, Phillipe Legraine, and Jeffrey … Continue reading

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Truth, Lies, and the Internet: Where are the Librarians?

Once again, Joyce Valenza has beaten me to the punch (damn, she’s good), but I want to address the recent report by Demos outlining UK students’ online information-seeking behaviour and abilities. School librarians may not be too shocked by the … Continue reading

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When Librarian Becomes Student

Last week I registered for the LLM in International Law and Sustainable Development. I am really looking forward to this semester; I am taking The World Trading System: Law and Policy, Legal Research Methods, and Business and Human Rights Law. … Continue reading

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School Librarians as Support Staff?

As you may know, I have recently returned to Scotland to study for the LLM in International Law and Sustainable Development, but I am  not planning to turn my back on the library and information profession (not just yet anyway … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Research

I’m so pleased that Joyce Valenza has just posted this piece, which outlines the adaptation of the See Sally Research essay she co-authored with Doug Johnson into a TED talk. Both are long blog posts, but they perfectly capture the evolution … Continue reading

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Glass Half Full Librarianship

I am currently working on an entry for the School Libraries E-book Project, which is something I am looking forward to reading. I’m eager to hear from librarians and educators whose voices aren’t always represented in traditionally published materials, and … Continue reading

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Will the Grass be Greener?

I am currently packing my bags as I prepare to return to the UK on Wednesday. Funnily, I always seem to do my best blogging/emailing/Facebook updating when I’m meant to be doing some other chore. As I get ready to … Continue reading

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“You’re Too Hot to be a Librarian!”

In my last post, I alluded to the reactions I get when I tell people I am a librarian. Now, over the past several years, I have had many conversations and read countless blog posts regarding librarian stereotypes, so I … Continue reading

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What Was I Thinking?!

As I prepare to embark on a second master’s (wow, didn’t realise how nerdy that sounded until I actually wrote it:), I have been organising and deleting some old files stored in my computer. I stumbled upon essays and notes … Continue reading

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