“Every book is a little light in that darkness”- Scott Landon My job at the library resembles the craft of archaeology. On any day, I may come home from work with several centuries of dirt on my hands. This can be from crosschecking in world cat whether we have Der Kleine Katechismus Dr. Martin Luthers […]
Month: October 2015
Musings on the Burke and Libraries
As a recent graduate in art history and archaeology, I am thrilled to be employed as the Burke Library’s circulation and reserves desk assistant. Prior to this job, I worked as a general assistant at Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library. As someone who grew up in Queens, libraries have been important in my life. […]
So exactly why an MLS?
In 2003, around the New Year’s holiday, I spent a little over 30 hours (in the span of two days) teaching myself how to use Microsoft’s now defunct program FrontPage. By New Year’s Day, my eyes burned, my right wrist ached from (self-diagnosed) carpel tunnel syndrome, and most importantly, I completed my first website (a […]