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Trying Something New

I spent a few moments today adding a new section to each of my subject research guides. Our CMS doesn’t allow for things like Meebo widgets, or any other embedded stuff like that, so I added the next best thing: a bunch of ways to reach me from within each page. Here’s what it looks

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I Could…

I could start getting ready for work, or I could eat breakfast. I could do a lot of things. But I’m not. Because, you see, I’m wrapped in a blanket, and I have a sleeping cat on my lap and a thunder storm to listen to. Standing up would ruin all of those things.

Linking to WorldCat in Reference Emails.

So here’s the thing. Like many reference librarians, I use WorldCat all the time. And like many reference librarians, I use the FirstSearch version a lot for advanced features and more seamless integration with our local collections than WorldCat.org can offer. For instance, I love the “Advanced Options” under “More Like This” that lets me

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