Tag Archives: Reference

Library Day in the Life Project: Round 8

This post is a part of the semi-annual Library Day in the Life Project coordinated by Bobbi Newman AKA Librarian by Day. I think this may be my third time participating but this is round 8 for the entire project. … Continue reading

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The 21st Century Reference Librarian

I can’t count how many times I have been told that “reference is dead.” I suppose in a sense this statement has a kernel of truth. I think that the services that a reference librarian provides is changing very rapidly. … Continue reading

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Digital Literacy and public libraries

Digital literacy, transliteracy, tech savvy..No matter what you cal it, understanding technology is absolutely essential in today’s world. Many services that used to be handled over the phone or in person are now almost exclusively online. Now, you need certain … Continue reading

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Bibliographic Instruction: More important than you may think…

Last week I had the opportunity to sit in and observe a few bibliographic instruction sessions at the CofC library. One was for a freshman English class, one for Cognitive Psychology and the other for a business course on Managing … 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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