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Category Archives: Reference service
We call it “Information Literacy”
Wondering if things you’re hearing and reading these days are real or “fake”? (or as I like to call the “fake” things, “propaganda.”) Look no further than your local library. We have always helped our users to evaluate the material … Continue reading
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Healthy. And not Surprising.
You can find, learn, and do lots of things at public libraries. One thing you can learn is how to be healthy! Surprising Place to Get Healthy: at the Library shares the stories of health initiatives at four libraries. … Continue reading
“This Won’t Hurt a Bit!”
As a (mostly retired) librarian, it troubles me that an article about library anxiety among college students has been getting quite a bit of play lately (at least in the library-related blogs and sites I follow).
According to an April report from the Pew Research Center: “Most Americans believe libraries do a decent job of serving the education and learning needs of their communities and their own families.”
Boy, Can She Think on Her Feet!
Librarians are really smart people, and reference librarians are some of the smartest. 🙂 But sometimes, they have to be not only smart, but quick. As in witty. As you’ll see in this chat reference transcript of a question asked … Continue reading
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