Mid May

A half a month and not a single post later, I think I am finally recovered from BEDA. And now for a recap.

Libraries Technology Theatre Web 2.0

Tag, You’re It

Experienced Tweeters know to use hashtags to make it easier for others to follow a specific topic. A hashtag might be used for a general topic, such as #TV or #haiku. Professionals often hashtag conferences such as #ALAMW09 (American Library Association Midwinter Meeting 2009). I’ve seen a few professors encourage their students to get accounts […]

Cataloging Gardening

In which She Cleans Up

In preparation for my new position, I’ve been methodically doing bits of cleaning at my desk so that I won’t have to do it all at once when I move. I found a few sheets from an old word of the day calendar. The words are niveous, sequacious, nugatory, persiflage, and syllepsis. I’m not sure […]

Cataloging Life

Shiny News

Note: this post was written on Thurs, April 16 but could not be published until administration had its ducks in a row, which was quite quickly. I am very happy to report that I have just accepted the position of Metadata Specialist & Cataloger in the Indiana University Libraries Technical Services Department. This is a […]