Library Philosophy

Student Workers: The Doozers of Academic Libraries

How many of us got started in libraries when we were in college and needed rent (and beer) money? For me, I was a junior in at Webster University into which I’d just transferred from my community college. I’d started out being a seasonal book jockey at the campus bookstore, but needed more income and…… Continue reading Student Workers: The Doozers of Academic Libraries

Biography

Why Do I Want to Be a Librarian, Anyway?: Part I

Vocational Disappointment & Promise When I graduated high school in 1997 I knew exactly what I was going to do with my life. I was going to enthusiastically say “F-you” to everybody in Jefferson County, MO and make myself into a wealthy and respected engineer and producer of popular music. By my 10th school reunion…… Continue reading Why Do I Want to Be a Librarian, Anyway?: Part I