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Self Promotion

Self promotion is hard. It’s something I struggle with. Maybe you’ve found yourself in similar situations:

Do you ever get one of those library-wide emails celebrating someone’s work that make you wonder why some of the great, valuable things you’ve done aren’t acknowledged in this public way? 583 more words


Not Seeing the Humor

Last week, I received an email from my mother’s long-time friend. The email consisted of vicious, short-sided cartoons and quotes about President Obama, protesters in Ferguson, Muslims, Hillary Clinton, and Central American children who’ve made their way to America. 1,375 more words


Lean where, now?

At and around the most recent Society of American Archivists annual meeting I heard and participated in a lot of great (and not so great), official and unofficial conversations about being a women in the archival field and being a female professional in general. 450 more words


Women and Archives -- Living with Legacies

And now for something not so very different

The subtitle of this blog talks about four archivists’ battles with legacy description. And it’s true that what we have in common is that we’re all in technical services roles at big institutions, dealing with big problems at a big scale. 492 more words


Dead Men

I’m not gonna lie to you. I’ve been alarmed for a number of weeks now. It’s the year 2014 and three Fridays ago when I woke up I was sleeping next to a dead body. 1,560 more words

Short Story

The Rock

(Deuteronomy 32:4)
4 The Rock, his work is perfect, for all his ways are justice. A God of faithfulness and without iniquity, just and upright is he. #Bible


The Guillotine Index

The Guillotine Index

When I was about 12 years old I made a model working guillotine in the school shop. I can remember thinking how cool it was with absolutely no negative thoughts about its gruesome purpose. 553 more words