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Julie Andrews

I'm a library assistant in a public library and a library science student in the San Jose State University SLIS program. This blog is to track my progress in school and to note things of interest to library students, staff, and patrons. Expect to find reviews, essays, musings, and links.

Current Courses

LIBR 287 - Gamifying Information
LIBR 298 - e-Portfolio

Completed Courses

All of 'em!

Occupy Wall Street Libraries

There’s some seriously awesome, exciting, historic things going on right now. If I hadn’t already chosen a paper topic long ago, I’d be tempted to do one on these.

You see, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Boston, and other occupations around the country have set up libraries. How do you run a library on the street? […]

Thoughts on This Book is Overdue!

This Book is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All by Marilyn Johnson was recommended reading for LIBR 203. Turns out I’d read it once already.

I had a different perspective on it this time, though. When I read it a year ago, I wasn’t a library student or even seriously intending to […]

10 Action Librarians

I was drawn to this story which features as its er.. feature image, Batgirl. Batgirl was the best part of the 1960’s Batman show. I forgot or never realized she was a librarian!

“10 Action Librarians”

If you’re wondering whether Giles got on there; of course he did!

And dang, do I have to read […]