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Interview with Librarian Abra Schnur
Interview with Librarian Abra Schnur

In our blog segment “Interview with a Librarian” we sat down with our newest librarian, University Archivist and Records Manager Abra Schnur, to find out more about her! 1. Tell…

Library Heroes
Library Heroes

Librarians.  Stereotypically quiet and introverted, bespectacled and mousy, they perform an admirable and important job, but let’s be honest, they’re pretty boring, right?  Well, like people in any profession, they…

Interview with a Librarian - Grant Hardaway
Interview with Librarian Grant Hardaway

In our blog segment “Interview with a Librarian” we sat down with our newest librarian, Grant Hardaway, to find out more about him! 1. What is your position in the…

6 Moments of Research “Failure” and How to Deal With Them

For all the summer researchers taking on bigger projects than they have experienced in their classes so far, for all the incoming first-years who will soon receive more rigorous research assignments than they have previously encountered, I hope this brief catalog of common research “failures” might, if nothing else, do away with some of the unnecessary secrecy.

Research Therapy - Library Anxiety
Research Therapy (Part 2)
Is “library anxiety” why students don’t like to ask librarians for help?   It’s totally a real thing that librarians research: students having “library anxiety.” In the 1970s and 1980s,...
Research Therapy - What are research appointments anyway?
Research Therapy (Part 1)
What are research appointments anyway? You probably have some idea about what a student research appointment with a librarian might entail. A little help with finding those five peer-reviewed sources...