- Can you tell me about your favorite book?
- What is the last thing you read that you enjoyed? Why?
- What don’t you like in a book?
- Plot driven vs. character driven
"Hello all. Please excuse the wholesale forward, but I believe this entire email will be of interest. The cost of textbooks is major barrier for many of our students, and this new effort from SUNY is very promising. If anyone wants assistance accessing this or other open access resources, we in the library are here to help."The second was more directed, sent solely to the two people on campus who teach chemistry:
"Have you two seen this yet? Apparently ACS has digitized and opened up their pre-1996 archives: http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/pressroom/newsreleases/2013/october/acs-publications-announces-the-large-scale-digitization.html
Nice development."Both emails led to good conversations, and the second one actually got me a one-on-one meeting with a full professor of chemistry. I was so excited about the meeting that I even tweeted about it:
Impromptu strategy meeting with one of the senior science faculty, ftw! #librarianwin
— Jessica Olin (@olinj) October 25, 2013
Natalie Binder is a librarian at a small library in rural Florida. She is a graduate of Florida State University's College of Communication and Information. She is also the founder and moderator of #libchat, a Twitter chat for librarians and library school students. She can be found on Twitter @nvbinder.
Can we PLEASE stop pretending that just because it's on paper it's good and just because it's on the web it's bad? #librarianlament
— Jessica Olin (@olinj) September 17, 2013
The bad guy bird warrior things have costumes that look worthy of classic Who. #xena #whenfandomscollide
— Jessica Olin (@olinj) September 18, 2013
"These things are never easy." Gabrielle just explained every plot ever on #Xena.
— Jessica Olin (@olinj) September 12, 2013
Don't trust that wooden horse! Didn't you see the large wooden rabbit bit in Holy Grail?! #maybealargewoodenbadger #XenaBeyond how snark-able and MST3K-able the show is (always done with a love of the show in mind), here are some of the other things I love about this show:
— Jessica Olin (@olinj) September 28, 2013