The school I attended for my undergrad degree has suspended their campus pastor because she officiated at a wedding. I’m ride-or-die with queer folk, so I’m speaking up to say that this is (specifically and in order) wrong, cruel, stupid, and fucked up. Read on for details and reasoning. I’ve chosen to engage is semi-polite […]
#AcWriMo is an online project inspired by NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). It’s a month-long commitment in November to be intentional and diligent about writing academic stuff. There are official-ish ways of going about it, but I’m just planning on using the hashtag to communicate about some of my research goals. This November, I’m committing […]
I’ve been struck by something on library Twitter recently. I doubt that anything has changed, but i seem to be noticing this more and wanted to dig deeper into my response to it. What I’m seeing is a lot of “either for us or against us” response to criticism of libraries. A lot of what I’m […]
One of my favorite fellow librarians referenced something I wrote on Twitter the other day. Please take a second and read Meredith Farkas’ The ballad of the sad instruction librarian. Here is my response: tl:dr students not getting the best learning experience possible is the only problem worth our attention.
Today I have an opportunity to talk to my WSU library faculty colleagues about what I’m doing, now that I’m working outside of the library. Organizing my thoughts on how to update them <waves at WSU librarians> seems like a fitting context to also fill the rest of you in on what I’m currently doing […]