Library News

Response to:Your Local Library Can Be a Dangerous Place

A colleague from my MLIS program posted this article on our Facebook group for others to read. We had an interesting chat about what this article proposed. Please take some time to read. I believe outside perspectives on library issues are valuable because they challenge ideas we learn in library school and can open our… Continue reading Response to:Your Local Library Can Be a Dangerous Place

Book Reviews

Book Review: some background information

Hi everyone, I just wanted to give you a quick update on the book reviews I’m beginning to write. As a recent graduate of MLIS, I wanted to re purpose my blog from life as a student to life as a fledgling librarian. I’ll be posting interesting news on libraries and my perspective on this… Continue reading Book Review: some background information

Book Reviews

Book Review: Five Nights at Freddy’s: The Silver Eyes

I will preface this review with this: I shamefully chose to read this book due to my interest in the video game series Five Nights at Freddy’s. That being said, I haven’t delved too deeply into the genre of video game inspired literature. This was a new experience for me. Now, this may be admitting too… Continue reading Book Review: Five Nights at Freddy’s: The Silver Eyes

Library News

Western News reports on academic libraries from a different perspective

I saw this article entitled “A novel look into role of academic libraries” through my facebook feed and just wanted to take a moment to discuss it. I see many library related articles and this one stood out to me specifically because it showed an opinion of academic libraries that I personally feel is often overlooked. Libraries… Continue reading Western News reports on academic libraries from a different perspective

Privacy & Advocacy · The Struggle is Real: Surviving MLIS; a personal documentation

PGP Email Encryption Workshop @ FIMS

Ah, email. Instant messaging. The revolution to end the written letter. Consider this. When sending a letter, if the letter arrives undamaged, it is assumed that the contents have not been perused. Right? When sending emails, however, is there any way to check? Ever notice how emails take a few minutes to be received between… Continue reading PGP Email Encryption Workshop @ FIMS