Monthly Archives: August 2010

The digital catalog

It’s so funny reading Chapter 3 of This Book is Overdue!, about the love/hate relationship between the IT staff and librarians. I definitely have had my share of frustrations, but it was always more stressful for the librarians. First off, … Continue reading

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Social networking pitfalls

(EDIT: Had to edit my APA citations to be more in line with the APA manual. It’s been so long since I’ve done APA back in high school…I guess it’s not like riding a bike.) Social networking and Web 2.0 … Continue reading

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Squeaker, our new foster kitten!

Socket is her official name, but we call her Squeaker–guess why? She is an all black kitten, with big, expressive, and curious eyes, and her right ear is clipped, I believe because of a wound. She was found under a … Continue reading

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Basic Management Theories

I’m currently reading Management Basics for Information Professionals, 2nd ed., by Evans and Ward, for one of my online SJSU classes. We’re supposed to only lightly read the material from Part 1, but being the Hermione I am, I’m actually … Continue reading

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School starts in a couple of days!

I’m not really ready for school. Well, I’m ready, but not ready ready like I normally am. I’m very much like Hermione, having everything planned out. Of course, that plan always goes to pieces a couple months into the semester, … Continue reading

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Getting my blog store set up

I’m getting my blog store set up tonight, er, this morning, while I’m working on getting my body adjusted for shift work. I’m using the Google Checkout Store Gadget, which my geeky husband found to be the most likely best … Continue reading

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Fostering for PAWS Chicago

While I’m not sure my husband and I are quite ready to adopt another cat or kitten, we definitely wanted to have more cats around at least on a temporary basis. That’s where fostering comes in. PAWS Chicago is a … Continue reading

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I’m selling stuff!

Thank goodness for my ALA scholarship, but to be quite frank, it ain’t enough, so I’ve been researching alternate ways of making money. Especially since the mom of the family I babysit for was able to work something out with … Continue reading

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Some awesome library thingys

As my Twitter says, my home is a library. Here’s an awesome way to really add to that library-home effect without buying thousands more books: Isn’t that awesome? Here’s the link to the product.  Sadly, it’s $199, so a bit … Continue reading

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Re-imagined book titles

Have you ever seen a book title and asked, “WTF is that supposed to be about?” Take for example, John Grisham’s The Firm. I think that was my first Grisham book I read. What was it about? I can’t remember, … Continue reading

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