What’s Mine is Yours: A Love Letter to Interlibrary Loan
Advocacy & Activism / Open Access / sustainability

What’s Mine is Yours: A Love Letter to Interlibrary Loan

When I started working in interlibrary loan two years ago, my experience with the system was limited to getting one book on vintage hairstyles through my public library and frantically requesting articles for impending papers during my undergraduate degree. As part of the application for the position, I had to write an essay on why … Continue reading

Changing Tides? Diversity and Inclusion in the Society of American Archivists
Advocacy & Activism / Diversity / Professional Life / Uncategorized

Changing Tides? Diversity and Inclusion in the Society of American Archivists

We live in interesting times to be an information professional. Among archives and allied professions (cultural heritage institutions, libraries), more professional organizations are recognizing the value of and urgent need for diversity and inclusion initiatives at the organizational levels. Archivists are quickly catching up to our fellow info professionals in addressing these issues. One of … Continue reading

The Good, the Bad, and the Green: Libraries and Sustainability
Advocacy & Activism / sustainability / This Is Awesome

The Good, the Bad, and the Green: Libraries and Sustainability

When I started my library career last fall, I came to it from more than ten years of organic gardening and concern for sustainability. I envision my future role as a public librarian as a position from which I can advocate for greater environmental awareness in my community, and the world as a whole. Here … Continue reading