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CFP: National Diversity in Libraries Conference 2016

National Diversity in Libraries Conference August 10-13, 2016 ♦ UCLA CALL FOR PROPOSALS Deadline: November 30, 2015 The National Diversity in Libraries Conference (NDLC ’16), co-sponsored by the UCLA Library and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), will take place on the UCLA campus on August 10-13, 2016. The NDLC ’16 Program Committee invites you to […]

Spellbinding Desdemona

Last night, I watched the Los Angeles premiere of Desdemona at UCLA’s Freud Playhouse. It was absolutely captivating. I wanted to see the show because 1) it was written by Toni Morrison and 2) it is from the point of view of Desdemona in Shakespeare’s Othello. While I obviously expected it to be good, I was in for so […]

Social Media Roundup of Internet Librarian

Originally posted on PC Sweeney:
So you didn’t go to Internet Librarian? That’s Ok. The best thing about internet Librarian is that everyone is so… Internety. All of the awesome stuff that happened throughout the conference was digitally shared via all kinds of avenues. Instead of making you scour the interwebs for all of this…

reference reading room

Continuing my previous post on my library’s renovation, I will give you a peek at our new reference reading room in this post.Moving on Up Previously, our reference desk and collections were towards the back of the first floor. The reference desk was so far back that people would have to pass the security desk […]

first day

On Monday, June 2, 20008, I started my job at the UCLA Library. On the way to work, I took a few pictures of the Murphy Sculpture Garden, a five-acre outdoor area filled with over 70 sculptures by well-know artists. I actually didn’t take many pictures of the sculptures; I was too busy looking at […]

yet another blog

When I moved to California, I created a blog which I called California Dreamings, but since it turns out that most of the stuff I put in there are related to libraries, I have decided to create a different blog and move the content from that blog to this one. Let’s see how long this […]