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On Youth

via Daily Prompt: Youth Youth is a strange topic for me. I am currently considered to be young, youthful, a "youth." However, I'm also not young enough anymore. The other day, I was out with a friend and I realized that the store "Forever 21" no longer applies to me. For years, as a college… Continue reading On Youth

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Everything, Grad School

Grad School: Experiences with MUVEs

This is a post for my LIS S401 class: Computer-Based Information Tools. This post has two parts: a description of an experience using a MUVE and ways libraries could use MUVEs. For this post, I have interviewed my husband, Daniel, who has lots and lots of experience gaming and playing MUVEs. A MUVE is a… Continue reading Grad School: Experiences with MUVEs

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Grad School: Voki Introduction

This is a post for my LIS S401 class: Computer-Based Information Tools. Hi All! As part of a class I'm taking this semester, I've had to create a Voki introduction to my blog. To view it, please click the link (I'm having issues embedding the video). I hope you enjoy! http://www.voki.com/pickup.php?scid=12007520&height=267&width=200

Everything, Grad School, Organization

Grad School: Color-Coding

In the excitement leading up to starting graduate school, I'll share a few posts about how I am currently organized / how I plan on being¬†organized during grad school. Expect these posts each Tuesday for several weeks, and they will start off with "Grad School:" and will be categorized under "Grad School" and / or… Continue reading Grad School: Color-Coding

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Past and Present: Year One

It's hard for me to believe that it's been a year since my capstone class required me to create a website, and I decided that, since I'm an English major, why not do a blog instead? As a writer, I thought having a static website where the only examples of my writing were from academic… Continue reading Past and Present: Year One

Everything, Libraries, NaNoWriMo

My Year in Review: 2014

2014 was quite an interesting and jam-packed year for me. Here's some of what I did (in no particular order): I got married. I graduated college. I started working at a job that will lead me to my future career as a librarian. I joined a sorority. I completed the 100 Happy Days challenge. I… Continue reading My Year in Review: 2014

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The End of NaNoWriMo 2014

A few weeks ago, I posted that I was beginning my journey through National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) for the first time, and I am happy to report that I won! Winning means that I wrote 50,000 words towards a novel, and I did it. The story isn't complete, and I will probably get rid… Continue reading The End of NaNoWriMo 2014