At the Ref Desk (8/13/16): Sorry, it doesn't matter whether you have a student i.d. or not, you can't 'rent' a book. (Psss. it's 'borrow'). [more...]

At the Reference Desk

Brief musings while working at the Reference Desk

Funniest Question of the Day, "Got the Sta' Martin's Handbook"? To which I replied, "Yup, and that 'St.' bit stands for Saint!"

Business picking up. We must be close to something...

Apparently my 'reference interview' with a student was so long that he had to run off to the bathroom for a moment. Waiting for his return...

Word of the day: 'exabytes'. Can't wait for the flashdrive.

Slowest day of the year? Seems like it.

Saturday and no library; kind of strange. #intersession

Beginning of Semester: 'Do you have my textbook?' End of Semester: 'Can you help me with my footnotes/citations?'

3 different food events happening here with the helpful Student Assistant bringing me samples. It's a hard life.

Sign that we're getting to the end of the Quarter: 'Just tell me what works -- I've got to hand in the paper in half an hour'.

Showing how to use a microfilm machine (something I do maybe one or two times a year) I kept on reaching for the mouse.

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