Rants & Reflections

You need a Master’s to be a librarian!? And other LIS questions answered

Hello beautiful people! It's another day of NaBloPoMo, and I'm going to ignore the facts that I'm sick, that the fate of the free world gets decided today, and that I'm having course registration issues and altogether about to have a breakdown and instead talk about what I'm currently doing with my life: studying library… Continue reading You need a Master’s to be a librarian!? And other LIS questions answered

Rants & Reflections

On smiling slaves and censorship

So. I'm really excited to write this post because it's meaty. It's inspired by a class I'm taking right now, and I'm glad to have this extra blogging inspiration; it was one of my undergrad English classes that inspired me to blog about books originally, and now that I'm doing my Master's, I'm hoping to… Continue reading On smiling slaves and censorship

Book Events, Rants & Reflections

National Library Week: my LIS admission essay (and some John Green)

As many of you may know, this week is National Library Week! It's great to see all the posts on social media celebrating libraries, including this video from John Green about the list of most challenged books of 2015 that the ALA released yesterday (Looking for Alaska being #1): It's an excellent video. But I'm not… Continue reading National Library Week: my LIS admission essay (and some John Green)