We don’t do a lot of collection development in my department, but every once in a while I’m glad we still get choice cards. Otherwise how would my colleague have learned about this exciting new resource!
This summer will be a summer of upheaval in my physical spaces around me. We still have 4 weeks of classes before summer starts here, but the upheaval isn’t waiting for such things as academia. The academic support center is moving into the library (so exciting! so many possibilities for closer collaboration!). All but 3
I’m talking about computers, not people, and especially about getting wifi on those computers. Like lots of large places built in a pre-networked era, our building presents special challenges for our poor network staff. IT has worked long and hard configuring and reconfiguring, and yet we keep having trouble getting reliable connectivity. And now I
Greg McKeown was recently on NPR talking about the importance of prioritizing in leadership. He’s been obsessed with the question of why capable people plateau in their fields, and he’s decided that the answer is: success. Success leads to increased opportunity. Increased opportunities lead to diluted focus. Ultimately, he says, “Success can become a catalyst