You can stand me up at the gates of hell

Scene:  Deck lounge, overlooking the Oswego River, drinks flowing, librarians milling about after a long day of discussing document delivery and the future of libraries, including a brief presentation by two collections librarians on the pilot project being undertaken by a small group of SUNY libraries to attempt to do…

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Collaborate!

I spent today discussing coordinated collection development plans and efforts with a group of like-minded librarians, and it was lovely.  I don’t mean to imply that we all agree all the time; you had to be there to get the full effect of Deb’s shriek when we suggested that we…

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To Do while working reference today

Cooperative Collection Development tasks: get copies of presentations, transcribe notes into wiki, finish setting up wiki, find listserv instructions, email CD libns re: listserv, find contacts for libraries not in attendance, summarize all for in-house staff. ** Do self-study questions from Director. Do workload questions from HR. Help students with…

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