I am participating in the Library Day in the Life project. Join us! It’s painless. Me = Data Services and Government Information Librarian.
Arrival at 9:00 am, but wishing I could have taken the day off. Oh well! Emails, vmails, rss are the usual starting points.
9:30 am: Started brushing up on some statistics. T test anybody?
10:30 am: Spent some time trying track down the library’s video camera that a LIS student was supposed to use for interviews with our library liaisons. Found it in the DE librarian’s desk (with her permission of course). There goes that half hour. I was actually hoping I couldn’t find it so I wouldn’t have to do an interview today That’s what I get for efficiency.
11:00 am: Early lunch because of filming: Amy at noon and me at 1:00 pm.
12:00 pm: Sent off emergency email to the NCLA Government Resources Section board about changing our sessions. I’m ready for the conference to start. No changes can be made then!
12:15 pm: The student came early to film. It went fine, but you never can tell when filming the Lynda. We want to use these short segments as videos for our subject guide welcome pages. Good stuff. Glad I have the rest of the afternoon to myself though.
12:30 pm: Started working on my reappointment package. Sigh. Not looking forward to it, but need to just get it done! Decided to work on it for exactly an hour and no more!
1:30 pm: Wanted to work on something easy so switched to updating the user guide for our Blackboard integration project. Listened to the latest Evernote podcast while working on it. I love Evernote. Love it. Big thanks to Lauren Pressley for showing it to me back a year ago.
2:30 pm: Met with Beth, my co-presenter from the Creative Commons workshop. We created a short evaluation through Google forms and sent it out to the group. The difficult part was remembering who was in the session.
3:30 pm: Met with Amy (impromptu) and talked about creating a pre & post-test that could be launched in a wide variety of classes. Now we acquire qualitative data that requires quite a bit of work. I’d like to see something a bit easier.
4:00 pm: Started reading articles for a writing project as the rain starts to fall. This will end out my day.