Monthly Archives: September 2011

Encyclopedias!

*For the purposes of this blog post, I’m omitting mention of encyclopedia companion websites, wikipedia and similar media-based wikia websites*        Last week, two of my classmates expounded on Cassell and Hiremath’s guide to using encyclopedias as found in Reference … Continue reading

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Notes on Being Sorely Mistaken

       For those of you who don’t know much about my undergraduate activities, let me fill you in.  A little background on me:  I used to be an activist.  A sign carrying, march organizing, conference-speaking activist.  My major battlefield was … Continue reading

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“Wait? So what exactly does it mean to be a librarian?”

       Last week in my intro course to Librarianship, I stumbled upon an abyss of possibilities when it comes to the occupational identity of librarians.  I was introduced to a variety of different schools of thoughts and paradigms of what … Continue reading

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“So what are you going to do with that degree?”

       I was just discussing my Master’s program with an acquaintance last night and was asked my intentions regarding my MLS.  The day before I was at lunch with my fellow library scholars and a physics student, the latter asked … Continue reading

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The Birth of a Library Scholar (Introduction)

       Firstly, happy Labor Day 2011 to all my fellow Americans!  As I intend this to be an ambiguously profession web-log page, I feel it appropriate to acknowledge the holiday as it’s so significant to the work force in this country.  … Continue reading

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