Monthly Archives: March 2013

Moving further into the field

I’m very excited to announce that I got the internship in Library Instruction at Hillman Library for this summer! Since the position will put a strain on my time, I decided to tender my resignation with Centers for Rehab services … Continue reading

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Discovery Systems and User Expectations

American Libraries wrote an article about discovery systems about how you can work with spelling errors, mistakes. Very few discovery systems actually correct for spelling. One way around this is to introduce students to browsers which incoporate spell check while … Continue reading

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Toddler Storytime: Mice!

Mice Books: Library Mouse Inside Mouse, Outside Mouse Mouse Counts If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Blackberry Mouse Songs Hickory Dikory Dock Dickory, dickory, dock; The mouse ran up the clock; The clock struck one, The mouse ran down, … Continue reading

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Continuing Education

Continuing Education One of the major conversations in MLIS today is the idea of continuing education, and lifetime learning. This idea is interesting, because it allows for a position in which your duties are constantly changing (Never boring). Some of … Continue reading

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Musings on HTML, written in HTML

<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title> Creating Headings & Paragraphs in HTML </title> </head> <body> <h1>Musings of an MLIS Scholar</h1> <p> In the IT field, creating html documents has become obsolete in the face of new programs. I’m focusing on at … Continue reading

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Projects: HTML in Code Academy

Right now, I’m working on improving my HTML experience. We touched on it in the Introduction to Technology class at University of Pittsburgh. One of the things I have found with CodeAcademy ( is that I can work on my … Continue reading

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As a student in the MLIS (Masters in Library Science) field, we are constantly told about the difficulties innate with finding positions, keeping up with new technologies, and a constantly changing environment. This environment holds so many fascinating fields, positions, … Continue reading

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