Monthly Archives: December 2015

Be Kind

File this short and sweet post under “Random Friday Thoughts” and brought to you by a couple of discussions I’ve had today with┬álibrarian friends. Let’s all practice these three rules today (and always if you can.) Everyone has their baggage, their stuff they carry around, don’t judge, just listen and be kind. There is so … Continue reading Be Kind

Getting Myself Out of Crisis and Survival Mode

I’ve been working in academic libraries for more than a decade. This time in the semester always feels overwhelming, like there is a ginormous pile of work that I will never get to and a million people needing my time and meetings, meetings, meetings. At the end of the semester, we live in crisis and … Continue reading Getting Myself Out of Crisis and Survival Mode

Pat Yourselves on the Back: You’ve Done Good Work Edition!

So, I don’t know about you, but right about this time in the semester I start to really get down on myself for all of the things I didn’t get to or finish before the end of the semester. (I know we have a couple of weeks still, but you know what I mean.) Do … Continue reading Pat Yourselves on the Back: You’ve Done Good Work Edition!