Archive for the ‘fieldwork’ Category



Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, I present you with irrefutable substantiation that I did, in fact, complete my fieldwork.  Furthermore, I aim to evince my progress as- ahem- a real librarian. Exhibit A: You might recall that, for my secondary fieldwork, I created a whole bunch of READ posters to be displayed around the […]

My big project for elementary fieldwork seemed simple enough: my fabulous host librarian asked me to come up with a way for students to navigate the stacks more easily.  The existing system was alright, but it really didn’t do much to help elementary students identify different sections of classification without some serious work and/or eyestrain. […]

I was completely terrified by the thought of my fieldwork in an elementary school library.  Still am, in fact.  I have absolute respect and admiration for those brave souls who can wrangle twenty youngsters and still manage to teach them something. Luckily, I’ve been able to ease into my elementary experience at a rate that’s […]

As I’ve mentioned before, my program requires me to do some fieldwork in both an elementary and secondary setting.  By complete chance, I had the opportunity to conduct my secondary fieldwork at the largest high school in the district, which just happens to be about two miles down the road from my place. The fieldwork […]

I’ve been so busy lately that I’ve been neglecting most of my blogs, including updates to this one.  My RSS feeds are piling up, because I’ve limited myself to just a few sites- enough for a short break, but not enough to be considered procrastinating (I don’t need Bloglines for that, thank you).  Even though […]

Life as a library school student has become exactly as hectic as I always dreamed it would be.  I’ve spent a lot of time working on my Project, Marketing, and Assessment Plan that will convince a local public library to start a Teen Advisory Board, whether they like it or not.  This week, though, has […]