I Still Don’t Believe It

I finished the final for my last library school class on Monday. Graduation is next week. Then I’m done. Does that mean the librarian dream is over once I have my degree? Does the degree make you the librarian, or does the the job title make you the librarian? If you think it’s the title, then the librarian dream isn’t over and I still have a few more steps to…

Ch-ch-ch-changes (with my Classes)

Yeah, so I thought I was taking one class this semester and I thought that one class was going to be on young adult literature, but everything has changed. I’m taking two classes: Information Policy and Children’s Services in Public Libraries. I’m entering the third week of classes and so far the Children’s Services class is waaaaay more interesting and practical, since I work at a public library (that’s starting…

Learned something new (the hard way).

Okay, so I’ve been semi-stalking the financial area on Testudo, looking for that refund check,  to make sure my class is paid for and such. Classes start tomorrow, and the financial aid hasn’t kicked in. I didn’t know your financial aid gets cut unless you take six credits minimum. So guess who added another class in the 11th hour? Me. My schedule is going to be nightmare-ish for the next…

My library class is looming.

I got an alert from ELMS – which is UMD’s version of Blackboard – that the syllabus and other knickknacks, are available for LBSC 646 (Literature and Materials for Young Adults) this spring semester. I searched my library’s catalog to see if I could check out the textbook instead of paying for it, but it wasn’t there and it’s not available on interlibrary loan either. Dang. UMD has the book at…