New position!

The news has already hit social media, but I haven’t announced here yet: I started a new job! I spent the holidays visiting family and moving across the country from Irvine, California to New York! On January 7, 2019 I started as the Student Success Librarian at SUNY Purchase College. Image source: Purchase College Library via … More New position!

New Position!

Excited to share the news: I’ve accepted a new position at the University of California – Irvine! I will start as the a Research Librarian for Science Teaching & Learning on July 25th. So my summer will be spent wrapping up my current projects and position, moving, and getting settled in at UC-Irvine. My office … More New Position!

Staying Relevant & Meeting Patrons Where They Are

One of my favorite types of library story to collect is meeting-people-where-they-are programming and outreach efforts. Whether it’s a computer skills practice session targeted at seniors or an academic library scavenger hunt/mystery house to pull in the undergrads, I really love reading about libraries that use creative programming and outreach efforts to reach patrons. Here … More Staying Relevant & Meeting Patrons Where They Are

Marketing Grant Project

I’m finally finished with my grant project! Over a year ago I spearheaded a proposal for grant funding for a marketing/promotion project at my library. We were able to secure the funding and it has been a long process to figure out exactly what we want, design it, and acquire the deliverables. But just yesterday … More Marketing Grant Project

Bulletin Boards – They’re Not Just For School Librarians!

My last big project of my summer job at a health sciences library was to create the “welcome back” fall bulletin board. I’d previously worked on exhibits and displays, but never a bulletin board! Luckily the library was well-equipped with giant letters, poster board, and colored paper. While I have no desire to become a … More Bulletin Boards – They’re Not Just For School Librarians!