When I started here I had degrees in English and a degree in Library and Information Science. But I was also the librarian for languages, music, linguistics, and American Studies. A while ago I wrote about important things I learned about being a music librarian (part 1 and part 2), and about being a librarian
I’m a librarian. My brand is Search. And I do a lot of searching every day, and I know a lot of fancy ways of making that search go well for me (much of the time). But today a chance comment underscored something I think I’ve always known: good searching really isn’t about Search, or
It’s been and instruction filled couple of weeks in my neck of the woods, both in classrooms and in my office. Here you see snippets of me teaching indexing rules for the MLA International Bibliography, mind mapping a couple of students’ topics with them, and teaching AND and OR.