Tag Archives: libraries

cool libraries

I love architecture, and I love libraries. CNN Go’s post on 7 of the coolest libraries in the world combines both. I’ve seen a few of these lists or albums going around. I’ve probably already seen this one before. Of the 7 on this list, I’ve only been to one: Trinity College Library in Dublin. […]

university city public library

I travel a lot. I keep telling myself that I really should visit libraries more when I travel so I can blog about and show pictures of them. I almost always forget. Last week I was in St. Louis, Missouri, prior to attending the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color. I was traveling with a […]

library day in the life 8.2

Today was a slow day. I don’t mean that I didn’t have work to do, but more that I lacked energy. It’s probably because I slept after midnight last night and had to get up at my usual 5:20 am. I’m sure it’s also tiredness from the busy weekend and Monday. Unlike yesterday, there were […]

social justice bibliography

In 2008-2010, I was a member of the 2010 Program Committee of the Anthropology and Sociology Section (ANSS) of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). We were charged with putting on the ANSS program for the 2010 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference. In honor of the conference location–Washington, DC), we put on: […]

renovations & revelations

For almost two years now, the main floor of my library has been under renovation. During this time, this is what happened to the services and departments on that floor: Information desk: GONE. (Most people probably asked questions at the circulation desk.) Circulation desk (including holds and graduate reserves): STAYED in place, though had to […]

library day in the life 7.5

Or, TGIF! I’m writing this post really late, and I’ve forgotten most of what I did on Friday, really. But it was an exhausting week, not only work-wise, but also with the writing of these posts. (It was taking me 3 hours to write these posts, so I was going to bed after midnight, and […]

library deja vu

While at UVA, we took a campus tour, which included a stop at the Brown Science & Engineering Library in Clark Hall. I’m not sure why they chose that library to show us, but I think it may be because of the murals. As soon as I saw those murals, I thought, hey, I’ve seen […]

clark library

On September 22, 2008, I, along with a couple of UCLA librarians and reference desk assistants-in-training, went on a field trip to the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. Though the Clark Library is one of many UCLA libraries, it really is a trek to get there since it is located 13 miles across town, near […]

ucla library tours

During ALA, there was a contingent of Southeast Asian librarians, many of whom were part of a Department of State program that enabled them to come to the US for a couple of months and visit several libraries. There was a group of Indonesian librarians–I’m not quite sure if they were also participating in the […]