Monthly Archives: July 2010

End of a chapter

It’s Friday, July 30, 2010.  A group of students came together to participate in a crazy experiment.  Some left after a week and some new ones joined in for the second week.  I spent two weeks trying to figure out … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Youth Services?

It’s weird how I’m reading so much about Literature.  It is still not my strong point.  I’m not sure how much of this I am actually absorbing.  Somehow, I get the feeling like I’m the wild card.  I’m getting that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Booktalking

I’m preparing for Monday’s class.  I guess I didn’t expect to have this much work.  It’s difficult to do all of this when getting the syllabus after I started the other classes.  But I got some help from my neighbor.  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Reflection of Chapter 15 of the Portable MLIS

Research is important to me.  It has always been important to me.  When I look at librarians, I don’t think of the stereotype old lady to hides behind her books, coming over only to tell you to be silent.  I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Reflection on Chapter 14 of the Portable MLIS

Chapter 14 showed ways to find a good book.  I definitely can’t read all the books in a library and I definitely won’t try.  When a student comes up to me and asks me what he/she should read, I’m pretty … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Reflection on Chapter 11 of the Portable MLIS

If I searched for Chapter 11 on an internet search engine, I doubt that I can easily find the Portable MLIS listed.  Searching might seem like an art form, but it’s really science.  We don’t find what we’re looking for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Reflection on Chapter 9 of the Portable MLIS

Chapter 9 looked into creating a collection of resources.  Ideally, there would be 4 factors to take into account; the book defined them as normative, felt, expressed, and comparative.  I would define them as, 1) what expert opinion thinks I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment