Yesterday I was honored to be invited to join the opening plenary panel at the Minnesota Writers and English conference. The panel was on the theme of Locations of Literacy, and the other panelists discussed Cultural Literacy, Civic Literacy, and Environmental Literacy. I, of course, talked about Information Literacy. Here is a close approximation of
Another year, another adventure. This year I’m honored, excited, and a little nervous to be trying my hand at editing a journal! Joe Kraus recently invited me to join the editorial board of the Journal of Creative Library Practice. As soon as I saw the short list of wonderful librarians editing the journal, I knew
So, in the bad old days, we shuttled books and articles back and forth between libraries. Now, in the days of ILL2.0, where much of our collection is electronic and governed by license agreements, we shuttle people back and forth between libraries. “We’re sorry, you’ll have to actually go to St. Olaf to read that.
The care and feeding of the library’s public printers takes a lot of our time, both in the library and in ITS. We have a special load-balancing set-up designed to keep individual printers from melting or going up in smoke. We have students who devote the bulk of their time to watching over the printers