Category Archives: SMC Library web redesign

Beginning of a new semester

We’re at the end of the second week of classes already here at Saint Mary’s, and believe it or not, I’ve already done two instruction sessions — one of which was at 8:00 a.m., heaven help me.  I’ve got big plans for this semester, including incorporating a bunch of stuff that I learned last summer […]

What do we do in the summer, anyway?

So we’re well into the summer intersession here at MPOW, and faculty often ask me if the librarians work in the summers. The short answer is that we do, as most of us are on 12-month contracts. The building closes at 4:30, so we all get off work a little early, and we don’t staff […]

The Library Web Site of the Future: thanks but no thanks.

Steven J. Bell has a piece in the February 17 Inside Higher Ed titled, “The Library Web Site of the Future.” Since we’re currently in the early stages of completely overhauling our current web site, I read it with some interest. (Take note that, as of this reading, the comments are not particularly charitable toward […]