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It's Not All Bad: Advocating for Change as a Paraprofessional

Sheila Garcia

The need for diverse resources and programming to meet the needs of undeserved populations is the focal point of my academic research and career aspirations.

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15 Nov 2016

Space Reclamation is a Change Driver in Libraries

The key to change...is to let go of fear. -Rosanne Cash

But is resistance to change holding you back?

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10 Nov 2016

Evaluating a Journal Package for Cancellation: The Data Deep Dive

Stack of magazines

Be creative developing a case for cancelling journal packages and openly communicate the evaluation process with your constituents.

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09 Nov 2016

1936: Black Voters Leave the Party of Lincoln

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1867).

Roosevelt’s New Deal and Black Cabinet appeal to African Americans.

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08 Nov 2016

Fearing Change? It’s Only Natural

Peter Senge quote - People don't resist change. They resist being changed.

Change is always around the corner – so why do we resist it so consistently?

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03 Nov 2016

To Vote or Not to Vote

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. Significant Election Scene At Washington, June 3, 1867.

"I have never for a moment entertained the idea of voting for myself.... Neither have I ever voted against my principles by casting my ballot for an opponent."

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02 Nov 2016

The Big 3 in Building a Collection Assessment Program

Two images of parking signs.

Driving my daily work are three guiding principles: make it easy, make it relevant, and make it interesting.

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01 Nov 2016

What are the most imported sources in your citation manager?

Citations

A look at data collected by RefWorks starting in 2013 through the spring of 2016.

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27 Oct 2016

What Drives Change in Your Library?

Charles Darwin

Libraries are in a dynamic environment – “transformation” is a not just a goal but a mantra; it requires comfort with change.

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26 Oct 2016

Digital Freedom is Intellectual Freedom for Canadian Library

GRC Tor team

Western University’s Graduate Resource Center (GRC) in London, Ontario, became the first Canadian Library to host a Tor node.

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25 Oct 2016