Even though I’m not too big on YA lit, I often find myself having to think about YA lit a lot – and not only because I work at a high school library, but because of the emergence of YA lit as a viable genre for publishers. I love seeing the new books that come… Continue reading What ever happened to teenage boy literature?
During high school, I learned that I loved math. I loved that challenge of solving problems, of learning new techniques to solve older problems, learning about the quirks of the number systems and how to get around them. In my mind, math was about the challenge of solving problems through various means. My favorite part… Continue reading Why I love practical math
This past weekend was Convocation from SLIS. It was a long time coming, as I graduated a year later than I expected. However, that was fine. This was a long weekend, so let’s break it down… Thursday – my mom came up from Orange County to watch my graduate and I spent Thursday with her.… Continue reading It’s official….
Similar in vein to a recent presentation done by Roberta Stevens, I would like to present my own list of things I wish were taught in Library School. I’m trademarking this list bitches! (can you even trademark a list?) 1) Find good people to collaborate with. This goes beyond working in groups in class. I… Continue reading Things I wish people learned in Library School
I’m almost done with my masters program here at SJSU SLIS. It’s been long three years, that should have only been two had classes not been cancelled and changed around. I’m a little miffed about that, but really nothing I can do about it at this point. All I can do is think about my… Continue reading Rounding third, heading to home – Last semester at SLIS
So much for postaday2011… I thought I would put this out there for those of you interested in hearing my awesome voice: I was interviewed this afternoon on KUCI for a show called Our Digital Future, about the future of librarianship and information science. I felt like I rambled on, but thats just cause I’m… Continue reading SUPER DUPER BONUS TREAT POST – Radio Interview
Now seems like a good a time as any to write a review post of the past year. Things have been up and down for me professionally, but I think overall the year has been kind to me. Let’s talk about the conferences I attended. I started the year off working on a presentation for a graduate seminar… Continue reading 2010: Conferences in Review
Internet Librarian was intense. My friend and I left San Jose around 830-845 am and got there a little before 10 am. Not too bad a drive really, and at least we got to talk about our feelings…and stuff. Arriving at Internet Librarian…I could FEEL the nerdiness. It was overwhelmingly AWESOME. I’ll break down the… Continue reading Rundown of Internet Librarian