what does a records coordinator do?

So many people ask what it is that I do all day and what exactly a records coordinator does and to be honest it is sometimes hard to define it quickly. In an essence I help organize all of the information that is created at Metro Vancouver; emails, reports, data, everything. I also help to…

what i learned in library school

Today is my graduation. Unfortunately I am not able to be there across the country for the ceremony, but whether I am there or not, I have my MLIS (Masters in Library and Information Science). Most people are very surprised when they hear that you have to have a Masters to become a librarian, but…

the best books I read this month – march 2018

Another month (almost) gone, another batch of books read. Once again I read quite a few books this month and you can check out them all here, but here I will be talking about some of the best books I read this month. Some of them are brand new and others are a few years…

coming soon to a library near you

There are a lot of books coming out this year that I am excited for, demonstrated by my ever changing “Future Publications” Goodread’s shelf (currently having 31 books on at the time of writing, but who knows how it will change from day to day). I find out about these books in a variety of…

Learning to become Fearless: My adventures at OLA

One of the benefits of being in library school and specifically being in library school in Ontario is the opportunity to go to OLA – or the Ontario Library Association Super Conference in Toronto. As a student who volunteers for a few hours I got the opportunity to go to the entire conference for free,…

my life in 2018

2018 is going to be a scary year. Two years ago I was also existing in a state of unknown and then I ended up getting married and moving across the country in the span of a few months. Now I am not getting married again this year, but who knows, that cross country move…

my MLIS

When I was in the later years of high school and trying to figure out what I wanted to do with my life, I had no clue. I knew I loved books, I loved kids, but I knew I did not want to be a teacher. No offence to teachers out there, it just wasn’t…