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The week behind — August 5, 2022

All of the meetings I listed on my week ahead post were productive and useful and that’s usually a recipe for a good attitude going into the weekend, but this time I still ended the week feeling stuck and disheartened. A meeting that wasn’t on my calendar when I wrote that post was our annual capital planning meeting to discuss space issues and needs...

The week behind — August 5, 2022

All of the meetings I listed on my week ahead post were productive and useful and that’s usually a recipe for a good attitude going into the weekend, but this time I still ended the week feeling stuck and disheartened. A meeting that wasn’t on my calendar when I wrote that post was our annual capital planning meeting to discuss space issues and needs...

The week ahead – August 1, 2022

What I’m reading: Beyond Accommodation (Schoenberg & Highby) –> 75% done Misconceiving Merit (Blair-Loy & Cech) –> 20% done The Promise of Access (Greene) –> barely started What I’m thinking about this thread — Canceling $10,000 in student debt when the average white borrower is $12,000...

The week ahead – August 1, 2022

What I’m reading: Beyond Accommodation (Schoenberg & Highby) –> 75% done Misconceiving Merit (Blair-Loy & Cech) –> 20% done The Promise of Access (Greene) –> barely started What I’m thinking about this thread — Canceling $10,000 in student debt when the average white borrower is $12,000...

Is this thing on?

Is this thing on?

My first library session

“You don’t need to be nervous with us” I don’t remember a lot about my first library session, but I have a really clear memory of that comment from a student feedback form. I have never figured out exactly what they meant — I didn’t need to be nervous with this class, this group of students, specifically?  The nerves were unnecessary, full stop?  But...

Achievement unlocked – 52 movies

Well, after saying last year that we never accomplish this goal, this year we did.  It did take a last-minute decision to take New Years’ Eve off, but that was something that might have happened anyway. (Why movies?  I wrote about it last year & the reasons haven’t changed) We haven’t had our final best movies in the theater discussion yet, but...

Behind the Paywall — Fugitive Practices: Learning in a Settler Colony

Citation Leigh Patel (2019): Fugitive Practices: Learning in a Settler Colony, Educational Studies, DOI: 10.1080/00131946.2019.1605368. Access Issues Paywall: Taylor and Francis None, really thanks to some information privilege.  The article is paywalled, obviously. It doesn’t show up in any of our indexes yet because it’s still an early article,...

Behind the Paywall: Re-Situating Information Poverty

Citation Link to preprint at the Carolina Digital Repository Amelia N. Gibson & John D. Martin III.  Re-Situating Information Poverty: Information Marginalization and Parents of Individuals with Disabilities.  JASIST. Preprint. February 11, 2019.  https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.24128 Access Issues Paywall: Wiley, accessed via Interlibrary Loan...

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