Inbox: manageable

I decided this afternoon that I’m tired of suffering under the tyranny of my email. Here are the new rules I’m going to try out for a while: My email program will only be open when I am actively working with email or away from the office and using email…

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in which i apologize and ask for clarity

Warning: bad language ahead. This morning, I wrote this: @wawoodworth this has to be the stupidest, most pointless kerfuffle I’ve EVER HEARD OF. Fucking bunhead librarians make me sick. June 28, 2012 12:01 pm via Twitter for MacReplyRetweetFavorite @jenica26 Jenica Rogers I also wrote this: Heartbreaking & appalling that w/all…

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My answers to impossible questions

“What do I do with the student at the reference desk who has Amazon photocopies from Professor X?” Send her to me, because I’ve never met Professor X, or even spoken to her, so I don’t know why I’m being sent photocopies, so, uh, let’s handle this one in person.…

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The Crazy Place

I’ve reached that place. The place I get to periodically, when my commitments and intentions have outpaced my abilities and available time. The place where I can’t seem to accomplish anything, where I know I worked all day, but I’m not sure what I did, where the list on the…

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querying the braintrust

I have a technology need.  You have technology information, O Internet Braintrust.  I come seeking oracular wisdom. I am the treasurer of SUNYLA, a statewide librarians’ organization.  We are in a transition period as an organization, working on streamlining and reorganizing a lot of processes (including moving the website to…

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