Tech Tip Tuesday: Read Faster

Last week I gave you DailyLit, a service that sends you bit of a book to your email, the only place we tend to spend a lot of time reading.  This week, I will keep with my reading theme.  With the amount of information we […]

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Tech Tip Tuesday: DailyLit

I like to read, it’s true.  Many people assume that is why I became a librarian.  Many people also assume, that as a librarian, I get to read books all the time.  I do read a lot, but since becoming a librarian, I certainly don’t […]

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I AM…PENN STATE

For the glory of old State, For her founders strong and great, For the future that we wait, Raise the song, raise the song. Sing our love and loyalty, Sing our hopes that bright and free Rest, O mother dear, with thee, All with thee, […]

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Tech Tip Tuesday: Google Fun

I’ve been somewhat of a Google Geek since about 1998, when I read a paper by Brin and Page while I in still working on my M.I.S.  I knew they were going make something big, only I didn’t have a good business mind back then.  […]

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Research Paper Frustration

Meredith Farkas highlights one of my other frustrations with research paper assignments in her blog post, “I need three peer reviewed articles” or the Freshman research paper.    With today’s technology and search engines, it is certainly much easier to search for and find ‘peer-reviewed’ […]

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Citation Frustration!

This morning I read an article and I actually yelled out a triumphant ‘Yes!!’ while reading it.  Someone else feels the same as I do about citations.  I know articles from The Chronicle of Higher Education may not be high on everyone’s Sunday morning reading […]

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Tech Tip Tuesday: Visual.ly

Many years ago, before I became a librarian, I worked in the Registrar’s Office at Indiana University (*the* Indiana University in Indiana and not Pennsylvania).  I spent my days having fun with college enrollment data.  Exciting stuff, I know!  While I was there, though, I […]

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Get a Job: The Interview

✔ Job Search Preparation ✔ Build Your Network ✔ Know Yourself ✔ Research Jobs and Organizations ✔ Apply for Jobs ?? Rock the Interview You’ve done everything right up to this point and you’ve landed an interview.  This is your time to showcase yourself as […]

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Get a Job: Prep!

I really don’t know what I was thinking when I decided to do a blog post every day this week on job searching tips.  Given my past posting record, posting every day is in itself quite a feat, but then I pick the very week […]

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