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COUNTER Marketing Committee

I’m extending my work with the international usage statistics standard group, COUNTER. In addition to my post on the Executive Committee today I’m joining the Marketing Committee. Here’s a picture of me, ready for my first conference call into the … Continue reading

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Ooh look, I’m ACRL’s Member of the Week!

                   

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Getting fitted for administrative glasses

When I was a freshman in high school my mom and I realized that I needed glasses. After I got the glasses fitted I couldn’t believe how beautiful the world looked. I still clearly remember going outside for the first … Continue reading

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Not all research comes from noble birth

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

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e-resources usage stats dashboard update

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

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the periodical stacks at LMU are haunted

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

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