- Marie Kennedy is the Serials & Electronic Resources Librarian at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA. This blog is about organization, librarianship, and sometimes monkeys and/or bananas.
Category Archives: library
The idea of research can be a bit intimidating, as if the purpose is to always discover a great truth. And sometimes it looks like that on the surface, like a fancy illuminated manuscript from the British Library, for example. … Continue reading
In July I told you about a project that my colleague and I were working on here, to develop a statistics dashboard for electronic resources usage. Our project has progressed to the point at which we are beginning the construction … Continue reading
Yesterday in our library we had a literary trick or treat (https://www.facebook.com/events/188173741368699/?ref=22). As the serials librarian I have to strongly object to having clowns in the periodicals section. I may have to have a smudging ceremony to rid the section … Continue reading
If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. – African proverb A few years ago I approached the dean of our library (Kristine Brancolini) with an idea to develop an institute for … Continue reading
My first full-time position in a library was as the commercial binding prep person. It was a time-limited, para-professional position, filling in for someone who was on maternity leave. I fell in love with the preservation department SO HARD, which … Continue reading
I found this as I was going through our historical license agreement files. Not much has changed in ten years!