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Open Access Tenure: Professional Service

I have a couple new lines on the service section of my CV that I thought might interesting to share with you as well as an update on what’s currently underway.  Service is a third of how I will be reviewed for tenure, though under our current norms it will not be part of the […]

Go North…

I hope it will reflect highly on my former coworkers that I point you at a couple of job ads at La Crosse Public Library. They are hiring an archivist and an assistant circulation coordinator.  These are two very interesting positions: archives has some of the coolest people at LPL and the Queen of Reference […]

Bring it to La Crosse…

For anyone who was wondering, our Board approved replacement of my position.  That means if you’ve ever wondered about La Crosse, ever imagined tackling storytimes in the Boat, ever thought you’d like to work with Mesdames Director and Storyteller or the infamous Acquisitions Man…here’s your chance! The formal job description is available here and I […]

And now….the to do list.

One of the first things that happened after I started this blog in July 2006 was that I announced to my place of work that I was leaving and relocating to Chicago (gee, sounds familiar doesn’t it).  Specifically I said “If you want your workload doubled–tell your job that you’re moving.”  While that’s not quite […]

Hedgehog on the Move

It is with not a small amount excitement that I announce that I’ve accepted a new position. I’m moving back to Chicago to join the Health Sciences Library at the University of Illinois, Chicago (Circle) Campus. I will be an Assistant Professor and Assistant Information Services Librarian. *celebratory dance* This will come with all sorts […]