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12/30 – Copycat big questions

In the interests of a huge day ahead of study, and minimal blogging time allocated, I have gleaned from, and intend to replicate, the big questions posed by librarykris, justgirlwithshoes and geocachinglibrarian:   1. Who are you? I am libr4ry_girl aka Tracy. 2. Where am I? At my dining room table in my whare in…

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11/30 – Demystifying library jargon: Call Numbers

One of the tasks I contribute to is the new student library tour at the start of a semester.  This involves travel to all floors within the library and highlighting various ‘Collections’ along the way in addition to relevant student service points (Information Commons, Information Desk, Student Discussion Rooms etc). For some students, it may…

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9/30 – Getting back on track

Having just posted yesterday’s #blogjune post, it feels like I’m slowly getting back on track again.  Tonight feels like it has been productive – house is fairly organised, am about to make tomorrow’s lunchboxes, and my base recount is done.  The latter is designed to help me with my exam this Saturday, and I have…

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7/30 – Kiwi flashback to the 80s #blogjune

Growing up in the 80s I remember Dad singing this to Mum and being just as cheeky about it at times.  (I love that Māori men giggle).  It was one of my Dad’s favourite songs and as we’re catching up with Mum in Whanganui today it seems timely to post too. Miss you Dad xx.…

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5/30 – Here a MOOC, there a MOOC

Day 5 of #blogjune and it feels like I’ve stalled already.  What on earth am I going to blog about today?  In hindsight, I should have noted down all of the ideas I had on Monday afternoon for moments just like this. Anyhoo, I think I’ll go with the main thing I’ve been doing today…