At the Reference Desk
Brief musings while working at the Reference Desk
Last evening of the year. Back in 2015!
Um, happy Finals Week...
Should I be ashamed when the first thing that pops into my head when I think of Latin poetry, is 'Nunc est bibendum'?
8 Hours at the Ref Desk -- please bring out the stretcher.
Funny discussion of the day: topic was getting copies of newspaper articles from the 1980s. Microfilm and microfiche were mentioned as possible formats. Student: "What's microfiche?".
1st evening of the new school year!
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.