Category Archives: comic

If platform upgrade email alerts were truthful

*E-resources librarians around the world nod in agreement* This one’s for you, folks! More monkey comics at

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Monkey Day 2013

To celebrate Monkey Day 2013 I’ve taken MonkeyDay’s lead and made a donation to their featured primate sanctuary, the Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary. I used to live in Gainesville, Florida, so it feels good to give back to folks doing … Continue reading

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Proxy server anxiety dreams

On August 1 we will go live with a new proxy server, giving more reliable off-campus access to our licensed electronic resources. This means that during the month of July we’ll be changing every one of the URLs in our … Continue reading

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What usage statistics can’t tell us

Because sometimes usage statistics of e-content brings about more questions than they answer.

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Monkey Day 2012

Since one can celebrate Monkey Day however she wishes, you may want to consider celebrating by organizing your office! Giving gifts is also nice; I hear that monkeys who work in libraries especially like chocolates. See my previous Monkey Day … Continue reading

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the library unicorn

inspired by the conversation on friendfeed about the nearly impossible qualities a library is looking for in a new hire:

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