Category Archives: Coursework

Early Literacy Tips for Parents & Caregivers Workshop

For those non-library professionals, this may read a little boring. Apologies! I promise more fun fingerplays, songs and book suggestions soon. From time to time at Anne Arundel County Public Libraries, we have the opportunity to sharpen our skills and … Continue reading

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Advanced Research Tool Libguide Update: First Page

Advanced Research Tools Libguide I maintained the structure of the top, because I thought it was an appropriate fit, but I also created a new front page. I added more detail to pages about the specific tools, the availability of … Continue reading

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Digital Repositories: ICA-AtOM

ICA-AtOM 3/5 Overview of the Collection: This collection contains photographs from the Cherry Blossom Festival in 2006, taken on 3/30/2006. The digital objects were all from the same date and location. Each one was individually named. The Collection: The Process: … Continue reading

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Digital Repositories: Resource Space

Resource Space 4/ 5 Stars Description of My Collection For this collection, I pulled together a series of 10 images related to the Elk River, in North East, MD. The images included looking off of a cliff, and the waterfront. … Continue reading

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Dear Ms. Conway…

Dear Ms. Conway, I’m a recent graduate from the U of I master’s program in library science. I have a job interview on Monday for a digital archivist position and just wanted to thank you for creating such a wonderful … Continue reading

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Introduction

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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eBook Availability at Libraries

Making eBooks available to general users poses a new and intricate problem for public librarians. Libraries must manage changing acquisition and ownership models, and provide those resources to a variety of public users. In the changing digital environment, libraries must … Continue reading

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Copyright Laws and Access

The distribution of scientific data is limited by copyright laws and guarding scientific secrets. Beyond copyright, the public is restricted from the information discovered in scientific research because different people have differing opinions on the point of scientific research- the … Continue reading

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Why do we still need librarians?

Technology can never completely supplant the usefulness of a human contact to gain a clear, in depth help. Whether technology moves onto other forms, people cannot specialize in every type of knowledge, and the plethora of search methods to find … Continue reading

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