2010
Aug
18

Our Blog is Your Blog

by Editorial Board This issue of In the Library with the Lead Pipe is devoted to you, dear reader: your requests, suggestions, and questions for the six of us blogging under the Lead Pipe banner. Since we began this blog nearly two years ago, we have collaborated every few months on a group post to...
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2010
Jul
07

Tryin’ to Get My Mojo Workin’

Muddy Waters, can you help me get my mojo working? by Emily Ford I have a problem. Several months ago I realized I’d lost my librarian mojo and since that time I’ve been struggling to reclaim it. Being the person that I am, I have been hyper-analyzing my mojo loss. I have been disenchanted at...
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2010
Jun
23

The Fiske Report

by Ellie Collier Introduction I have a soft spot in my heart for library history. I credit my library history classes for making me the academic librarian I am today. They taught me more about critical thinking, how to do research, and how to navigate an academic library than the rest of my program combined....
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2010
Apr
28
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Editorial: Conference this! Lead Pipers compare conference experiences

As library travel budgets are increasingly slashed around the country, it’s a tough time for conference-going. In this group post, we compare notes about the conferences we’ve attended, which have been our favorites, and why. We hope this will generate creative ideas on good conferences (online or in-person) to look forward to, and maybe offer...
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2010
Apr
14

Making Connections: YAAN as a Paper Blog?

by Cindy Welch Brooke Shields is a descendant of Louis XIV; Emmett Smith is seven percent Native American; and Matthew Broderick’s ancestor fought at Gettysburg. We learn these things courtesy of a new television show called “Who Do you think You Are?,” which follows the rich and famous as they trace their family trees. For...
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