Category Archives: Librarianship

Summer is in full swing

Those hazy lazy days of summer are nonexistent for public librarians working with teens. I began my career as a librarian working in teen services at a small community branch library. How quickly I forgot how crazy it is to host … Continue reading

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Library Day in the Life Project 7 #libday7

I thought I would share a snapshot of my day as part of this project. I am a library assistant who works in the Reference department at the central library of a large library system. Since today was Monday, the … Continue reading

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Knowledge Management

Knowledge management is an ever present issue in many organizations. It is especially important in libraries. I got to thinking about its importance over the past few weeks as many in my own department were preparing for the impending retirement … Continue reading

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Interviewing Skills Webinar at RCPL

Join the Public Library Section of SCLA and SLIS’s Library and Information Science Student Association for an interviewing skills webinar! Hear advice on how to prepare for an interview and what qualities might make you stand out from the rest … Continue reading

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Displaced in the STA

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to put in some hours at a busy regional branch. The Main library where I work had to be closed for a few days for repairs. The staff scheduled for that weekend headed … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the Reference Desk…

Part of my internship is working on the reference desk at the CofC library. I have been doing this mostly in the evenings and not seen much reference activity. However, this week my reference skills were tested. I have worked … Continue reading

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Taxes: It’s that time of year again…

Well it’s that time of year that I mostly dread: tax season. It’s not that my own personal taxes that are well “taxing” but rather that I seem to be bombarded with questions regarding the tax code, forms and where … Continue reading

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Life as an Intern @ CofC Library: Week 1

Day One- I am doing my internship in the reference department at the College of Charleston, my Alma mater. The first night I spent some time pulling books to be sent out to other libraries on the PASCAL network. This … Continue reading

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SCLA Conference 2010: Advocacy from the Ground Up

Now that I am back from the conference and have had a few days for my brain to chew over the info, I decided to write about it. This was my second state conference and loved being able to see … Continue reading

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#LibDay5 A Day in the Life of Librarians

Many libraries this week are posting about their daily activies as a snapshot project called LibDay, which is the reason for the cryptic hashtag in the title of this post.  I am not yet a librarian by job title but … Continue reading

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