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Round 5, July 26th, 2010

Page history last edited by Bobbi Newman 2 years, 12 months ago

Round 5 of the Library Day in the Life Project beginning July 26th 2010.


Any one who works in a library can participate. You may share your day (or week) on your blog, Twitter, Flickr and/or YouTube (or any other way you choose. If you have none of these don't worry, just create a new page in the wiki and post your day there. Once you decided on your format(s)


  1. Create a PB Wiki account (it's free)!
  2. Add your name, your job title (so we can see what you do at a glance) and a link to your blog, Twitter, Flickr and/or YouTube account.
  3. Start capturing your day.
    1. Include your job title and the type of library you work in at the beginning of your post.
    2. Include a link back to the wiki
  4. Bloggers, Flickr & YouTube users tag your posts with librarydayinthelife. Twitters use the #libday5
  5. After your first post come back and edit this page to change your blog link to a link to your tagged posts
  6. Add your Flickr photos or videos to the Group on Flickr and/or join the Facebook Group.
  7. Follow along!
    1. What the Hashtag 
    2. Netvibes Page 


  Name  Job Title & Location
Blog, Twitter, etc.  Direct Link to Day in the Life Post(s) 
Bobbi Newman  Digital Branch Manager, Chattahoochee Valley Libraries, Columbus GA, USA   Librarian by Day blog@librarianbyday, Facebook  Library Day in the Life Posts
Dennis Nangle  Library Technician III, University of MD University College  @dennang   
Alexandra Yarrow
Supervising librarian, Ottawa Public Library, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Brian Hulsey

Electronic Resources Cataloging, Columbus State University

Reference, Chattahoochee Valley Libraries

Strangedichotomy, Twitter,
Chris Freeman  City Librarian, Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library (CA)  The Civil Librarian   
Andy Woodworth
Librarian, Burlington County Library System, NJ
Agnostic, Maybe    @wawoodworth
Be Yourself No Matter What They Say 
Simon Barron  Assistant Librarian, an Army Library in the UK
Blog, Twitter Library Day in the Life Round 5
Tamarack Hockin  Library Technician, Surrey Public Library; Fraser Valley Regional Library (BC, Cnd) blogtwitter better late than never...
Elizabeth Psyck

Government Documents Librarian/Liaison Librarian

Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan

 blog, twitter  
10 Karen Keys
Functional Design Manager, Queens Library, Queens, NY 
Hood and Hat, @hood_and_hat
11 Annie Kovach
Assistant Branch Manager, Harford County Public Library, MD
12 Joe Kraus
Science and Engineering Librarian, Univ. of Denver, Penrose Lib, CO
@jokrausdu, blog

Here it is, right here.

13 Sara Patalita
General Reference Librarian, Allen County Public Library, IN
14 Cynthia Dudenhoffer
Information Resources Director, Central Methodist University, Fayette, MO



15 Laura Cracknell
Acquisitions Librarian, Bodleian Law Library, University of Oxford (UK)
Blog @laura_library
16 Sarah Glassmeyer
Faculty Services and Outreach Librarian, Valparaiso School of Law Library
Blog , Flickr, @sglassmeyer, FriendFeed
Blog post 
17 Lane Wilkinson  Reference & Instruction Librarian, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga  Blog Librarydayinthelife Round 5 
18 Greg Hardin
Reference Librarian, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Tx
@ghardin , Lone Star Librarian
Library Day in the Life, Round 5: Weekly Roundup 2010
19 Jen Waller
Academic Resident Librarian, King Library, Miami University, Oxford, OH
LibraryFeed, Flickr, @JenniferWaller, FriendFeed
20 Leo Lo  Research & Development Librarian, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS  leoslo.com: A Librarian's Film Journal, @leoslo

Library Day in the Life (Round 5)


Wednesday, Thursday


21 Cathy Kyle

Teen Librarian,

Chili Public Library, Rochester, NY

Chili Teens  Monroe County Teens

Monday Tuesday Wednesday

Thursday Friday

22 Nicole Pagowsky
Reference/Instruction/Collection Development Librarian, El Centro College (Dallas Co. Community College), Dallas, TX
Blog  Twitter
23 Sharon Hrycewicz  Children's Reference Coordinator, Downers Grove Public Library, IL 

My Flavors acct   Twitter

Day 1  Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 5
24 Justin Hoenke  Teen Librarian, Portland Public Library (Portland, Maine)  Blog, 8BitLibrary, Twitter 

"Sell That Shit" on 8BitLibrary

"The Importance of Play" on 8BitLibrary

25 lynda kellam
data services & govt info librarian, uncg
Blog, @lyndamk
26 Rolf Laun
Manager, Digital Services, San Antonio Public Library
Twitter, Blog
27 Jill Anderson
History Librarian, Georgia State University Library
28 Leigh Anne Vrabel  Senior Staff Librarian, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (Pgh, PA)  http://libraryalchemy.wordpress.com    
29 Paul Ayres
Virtual Training Suite Librarian
Blog Twitter Flickr
Library Day in the Life R5 Monday
30 Laura Woods  Information Assistant, Davies Arnold Cooper, London, UK  BlogTwitter  Library Day in the Life Round 5
31 Shari Laster  Government Documents/Reference Librarian, University of Akron (Ohio) Blog, @rhonabwy  A day in the life... 
32 Anna Van Scoyoc
Mercer County Library System, Hopewell Branch [part-time Reference Librarian]
first conclusions, @annavan
Library Day in the Life Round 5
33 Brigitte Doellgast  Head of the Library, Goethe-Institut New York  Blog@goetheLIBRARIAN  
34 Erin Dorney
Outreach Librarian, Millersville University Library, PA
Library Scenester blog      @libscenester
35 J. Dale Prince
Technology Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine Southeastern Atlantic Region, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore
Blog, Twitter
36 Kristin W. Andrews
Research Librarian for French, Italian & Classics; Interim Librarian for Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies, University of California, Irvine
The Pragmatic Philosopher (blog)



37 Lindsay Robinson  Cataloguer, Bodleian Law Library, University of Oxford, UK  BlogTwitter Library Day in the Life posts 

Michelle McLean


Acting Branch Manager, Narre Warren Library, Melbourne - Australia

Daniel Cornwall


Head of Technical and Imaging Services, Alaska Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums - Juneau, Alaska, USA
Blog (Alaskan Librarian), Flickr
Library Day in the Life Posts

Gary Green


Technical Librarian, Surrey County Council Library Service, UK

Sarah Barker


Senior Librarian, Yale College, Wrexham, Wales, UK
Blog  @sarahgb  me

Jo Alcock


Resources Librarian, University of Wolverhampton, UK
Blog, @joeyanne, Flickr

Gill Hamilton


Systems Librarian, National Library of Scotland, Scotland
 @gillhamilton blog


Library day in my life (and red1's too)

44 Morwenna Peters
Senior Assistant Librarian (Creative Arts), University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Librarian Reflections blog  @tixylix

A day in the life...
45 Michael Cook  Library Manager, NHS Bolton Library, Bolton, UK   @Library_Michael  Blog  
46 Ranti Junus  Systems Librarian/Electronic Resources/Library & Information Science and Museum Studies bibliographer, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA  @ranti blog   
47 Lex Rigby  Liaison Librarian, The University of Sheffield, UK Blog @lexrigby Flickr YouTube Library Day in the Life posts 
48 Emma Thompson
Liaison Librarian, Management, University of Liverpool UK
49 Anabel Marsh  Reader Services Librarian, Jordanhill Library, University of Strathclyde  Blog, Twitter   
50 Anna Creech
Electronic Resources Librarian, Boatwright Library, University of Richmond
blog, twitter, flickr
day 1 , day 2-5
51 Emma Cragg  Academic Support Librarian (Business, Management & Economics), University of Warwick, UK  Blog, @ekcragg  Library Day in the Life posts
52 Lauren Pressley  Instructional Design Librarian, Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Wake Forest University  Blog, Twitter, Flickr   
53 Steve Thomas
Assistant Branch Manager, Gwinnett County Public Library, Peachtree Corners Branch, Norcross, GA
blog, @stevelibrarian
Library Day In The Life (Fuzzy-Headed Edition)
54 Polly-Alida Farrington
Consultant, trainer, librarian - PA Farrington Associates
pafa.net, @pollyalida
55 Laura J. Wilkinson  Librarian, St Hugh's College, University of Oxford, UK blog, @laurajwilkinson In print or on screen?, The other bits of Day 1, Visit from another college librarian, Collection management, Project management, Chips and Mash conference
56 Julia Gross
Faculty Librarian, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia



57 Fiona Winston-Brown
Client Services Librarian, The Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
Bun-toting Librarian blog, @fionawb
58 Amanda Pilmer
Fine Arts Librarian, Fairfax County Public Schools, VA
The Book Guardian @AmandaStretch
59 Katie Fraser  Information Librarian, University of Leicester, UK
http://www.chuukaku.com/blog/ @katie_fraser 



60 Tom Roper
Head of Learning Resources, South Thames College
Tom Roper's Weblog  @tomroper
61 Craigie-Lee Paterson
Assistant Librarian (Systems)  @ Goldsmiths, University of London
62 Simon Bains
Head of Digital Library, University of Edinburgh
63 Anne Welsh
Lecturer in Library & Information Studies, UCL
Library Marginalia (blog) | @AnneWelsh
64 Lynne Meehan Science Subject Librarian, UCL Twitter  
65 Samantha Halford Senior Liaison Librarian, Middlesex Twitter  
66 Vanessa Hill Senior Liaison Librarian (Engineering and Information Sciences and Work-based Learning), Middlesex University
67 Fiona Malcolm Collection Maintenance & Adult Services Librarian. Boroondara Libraries. Melbourne. Twitter whyfi.wordpress.com 
Katie Birkwood
Hoyle Project Associate, St John's College Library, Cambridge, UK
Girl in the Moon (blog), @girlinthe Libday5 posts
69 Meghan Jones Assistant Electronic Services Librarian, The King's Fund, London, UK Intergalactic @halcyonday http://intergalactic.tumblr.com/tagged/librarydayinthelife
70 Lisa Jeskins Promotions and Outreach Officer for the Archives Hub and Copac. Based at Mimas, at the University of Manchester @LisaJeskins SCONUL Focus article. Number 48 Spring 2010:
A week in the life … widget anyone? (Not a day in the life, I realise)
71 Sharon Lawler Library Assistant in Special Collections at the University of Glasgow, studying for MSc at University of Strathclyde @slawler  
72 Lizz Jennings Information Librarian (E-Resources), University of Bath Cod Ices | @inquistador  
73 Ned Potter  LIFE-SHARE Project Officer, University of Leeds, UK  thewikiman@theREALwikiman  Library Day in the Life 5
74 Claire Gill  Virtual Support & eServices Developer, University of Surrey  @claire_joanne  
75 Sia Stewart Director, Kingston Public Library, Kingston, MA, USA @sia_stewart

#libday5 tweets


76 Bron Leslie  Branch Services Librarian, Gosford, NSW, Aust  @geomancer ;  apubliclibrarian


LibrarydayintheLife post


77 Katy Stoddard Assistant librarian, Guardian News & Media, London, UK librarianoftomorrow (blog); @katy_bird; @guardianlibrary


78 Emma Illingworth Assistant Information Adviser, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK






Ginette Doyle College Librarian, Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, UK blog; twitter  


Megan Garza Ruest

Children's Librarian, Markham Public Library

Markham, Ontario, Canada

@garz4lib; @mmgarza ; garz4lib.net  
81 Julia Florin Information Specialist (Data Management), The King's Fund, London, UK Blog ; @metalibrarian
Library day in the life posts

Dana Longley

Assistant Director, Library Services, SUNY Empire State College
Far Off Librarian (blog); @disobedientlib  
83 Tara Murray
Director of Information Services/Librarian, American Philatelic Research Library
DIY Librarian, @diylibrarian
84 Tina Hertel
Help Desk/Web Support Librarian, Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA)
85 Elizabeth Davis
Children's Outreach Coordinator, Lackawanna County Children's Library, Scranton, PA 
86 Rachel Smith  Library Assistant (Academic Support), Durham University Library, UK  @missrachelsmith   
87 Nicole Signoretta
Children's Librarian, Newark Public Library, Newark, NJ 
Booked Up
88 Beth Whipple
Research Informationist/Assistant Librarian, Indiana University School of Medicine, Ruth Lilly Medical Library, Indianapolis, IN
89 Holly Bentley
Assistant Librarian, Guardian Newspapers
Hollybentley's Weblog @guardianlibrary
90 Kate Saylor
Outreach Librarian, University of Michigan Taubman Health Sciences Library
91 Tessa Minchew
Systems/Catalog Librarian, Georgia Perimeter College
92 Jennifer Koerber
Web Services Librarian, Boston Public Library
@eclecticlibrary, Notes from an Eclectic Library
93 Ellie Collier  Reference Librarian, Austin Community College  ellie<3slibraries   
94 Sara Wedell  Head of Adult Services, Chelsea District Library @sarabethw   
95 Jennifer K. Lloyd  Information Technology & ILL Librarian, Acting Head of Circulation, LSUHSC New Orleans Libraries  Twitter   
96 Emily J. Hurst
Technology Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region - Houston Academy of Medicine, Texas Medical Center Library
@hurstej @nnlmscr
97 Emma Woods
Academic Liaison Librarian (Information Systems, Computing, Tourism), University of Westminster
Blog @woodsemma
Library Day in the Life posts
98 Nikki Dettmar
Education & Assessment Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region University of Washington Health Sciences Libraries & Information Center
eagledawg.net @eagledawg
99 Anna Mickelsen
Reference Librarian, Springfield City Library


Title and Statement of Responsibility

Late Shift Edition
100 Brian Herzog
Head of Reference, Chelmsford (MA) Public Library
swissarmylibrarian.net and @herzogbr
Library Day in the Life - 7/26/10
101 Peggy O'Kane
Coordinator of Reference  & Research, Maine State Library
102 Michael Stead  Transformation Officer, Wigan Libraries, UK  Blog Twitter Library day in the life 5 
103 Lisa Spagnolo
Acquisitions Librarian, University Library, University of California, Davis
Twitter (@lspags)
104 Jason Clark Head of Digital Access and Web Services, Montana State University Twitter, Blog (diginit) #libday4librarydayinthelife posts
105 Emily Ford Scholarly Communication Librarian Blog librarydayinthelife
106 Laura Botts Head of Special Collections, Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA Blog, Twitter
107 Summer Tritt Reference & Information Services Librarian, Indiana University-Purude University Fort Wayne, IN




108 Karen Sobel Reference and Instruction Librarian, University of Colorado at Denver flickr and twitter: kslovesbooks  
109 Emily Nimsakont Cataloging Librarian, Nebraska Library Commission Blog

Day in the Life post 

110 Lisa Carlucci Thomas Digital Services Librarian, Southern Connecticut State University @lisacarlucci  
111 Toby Greenwalt Virtual Services Coordinator, Skokie Public Library @theanalogdivide, Blog  
112 Rudy Leon Learning Commons Librarian, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Blog, @rudibrarian http://deepening.wordpress.com/2010/07/26/library-day-in-the-life-part-5-monday/
113 Becca Munson Library Media Specialist, Blue Valley Southwest High School, Overland Park, Kansas Blog, Twitter@beccamunson, Flickr Day in the Life Posts
114 Claire Back Information Services Librarian, Plymouth Libraries, UK Notes about Libraries @calire  Day in the Life 5
115  Heather Braum  Technology Librarian, Northeast Kansas Library System (NEKLS), Lawrence, Kansas  Blog, @hbraum, Delicious Reading List; Day in the Life Part One
116 Sara Batts Senior Research Librarian, Reed Smith LLP @Batty_Towers; http://uncookeddata.wordpress.com
117 Nicolette Sosulski
Business Librarian, Portage District Library, Portage, MI
118 Janie Hermann
Public Programming Librarian, Princeton Public Library, Princeton, NJ
twitter: @janieh  | blog: Library Garden  | flickr: janielianne
119 Ian Clark
Library Systems Officer, Canterbury Christ Church University.

@ijclark | Flickr | Flavors.me | Blog

 Library Day in the Life | Photos
120 Shana L. McDanold
Electronic Resources and Serials Cataloging Librarian (and Unit Head)
The randomness that is life | Twitter@slmcdanold | Flickr
Library day in the life tag
121 Sara Mooney
Technical Documentalist, Cirque du Soleil "Viva ELVIS," Las Vegas, NV
Perpetual Meta | @Sara_Mooney | Flickr
Library Day In The Life posts
122 Jezmynne Dene  Director, Portneuf District Library, Pocatello, Idaho  blog Library Day In The Life entries 
123 Richard Kong  Information Services Manager, Arlington Heights Memorial Library  @kongtemplation, blog  
124 Joy Panigabutra-Roberts  Metadata & Multicultural Services Librarian & Women's and Gender Studies Faculty & Liaison, U of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
blog @apanig
125 Ghylene Palmer  e-services Librarian, Town of Cambridge Library   blog, twitter  
126 Marlène Delhaye
e-resources librarian & ils manager for the Université Paul Cézanne Aix-Marseille 3 Libraries, France
blog @marlened @mdelhaye (in french & in english !)
Library day in the life post (in french only, sorry !)
127 Adrienne Cooper
Graduate Trainee, Oxford Union Society Library UK
128 Anne McKay  Children's Librarian, Michigan USA  blog @sotomorrow http://sotomorrow.blogspot.com/2010/07/day-in-life.html  
129 Jeanette Torres-Hanley
Reference Librarian in Urban Public library.  NJ
130 Meghan Cirrito  Librarian, Queens, NY, USA  @meghancnyc  
131 Christine Ayar Illichmann  Coordinator of Customer Experience, Evanced Solutions, Indianapolis  @chrisayar  http://mylibraryideas.wordpress.com/2010/07/27/librarian-day-in-the-life-vendor-edition/ 
132 Kathryn Greenhill Associate Lecturer, Information Studies, Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia @libsmatter    Librarians Matter

Library Day in the Life in Five Minutes (blog post)  

Library Day in the Life in Five Minutes (video clip on YouTube)  


133 Wendy Reynolds

Manager, Library Client Services

Ontario Legislative Library

Toronto, Canada


www.slaw.ca - my bits only http://www.slaw.ca/author/reynolds/



134 Jen Holman Periodicals Librarian, U of Wisconsin-La Crosse @jsholman  
135 Bradley Shipps Continuing Education and Outreach Librarian, Outagamie Waupaca Library System, Wisconsin





136 Laura O'Brien Research and Instruction Librarian, Wellesley College





137 Christopher Hall Customer Services Development Librarian, Canterbury District, Kent Libraries and Archives Blog

Library Day in the Life Round 5, post 1

post 2

post 3

post 4

138  Nick Ruest

Digital Strategies Librarian,

McMaster University

@ruebot blerg Library day in the life posts
139 Katie Day Teacher-Librarian, United World College of SE Asia (East Campus), Singapore @librarianedge, blog
140 Christina Neigel

Program Head and Instructor

University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, BC, Canada

http://twitter.com/LibraryUFV  http://libitufv.blogspot.com/   
141 Kate Kosturski Reference and Circulation Intern, Middlesex (NJ) Public Library @librarian_kate on Twitter  
142 Sophie McDonald Information Services Librarian, UTS Library Australia



Library day in the life posts
143 John Kennerly Library Director, Erskine College Blog, @jkennerly Library Day in the Life posts





Kim Tairi



Ann Cameron

Information Services Manager, Swinburne University

Librarian, Scottish Screen Archive, National Library of Scotland






Library Day in the life posts




146 Theresa Wagner Library Assistant, Reference Department, Charleston County Public Library, Charleston, SC & MLIS candidate at USC




Miranda Nixon



Conservation Technician/Preservation Librarian, Univ. of Pittsburgh



148 Michael Sauers Technology Innovation Librarian, Nebraska Library Commission, Lincoln, NE





30 Posts in 30 Days #27: A Day in the Life

149 Bibliothecarian Library Assistant, Public Library, UK


A Day in the Life...   Love/Hate

150 Clare McKenzie Librarian,



151 Emily Lloyd Associate Librarian (or library assistant)






152 Peter Godwin Academic Liaison Librarian, University of Bedfordshire, UK http://infolitlib20.blogspot.com/ http://infolitlib20.blogspot.com/2010/07/library-day-in-life.html
153 Monika Bargmann Vienna City Library, Poster Collection, Deputy Head (Austria)
Blog, Twitter 1, 2
154 Beth Gallaway Haverhill Public Library, Haverhill MA, USA Blog, Twitter

1, 5

155 Lauren Dodd Graduate Student Assistant in Information Services, Gorgas Library, University of Alabama - MLIS Candidate at University of Alabama





156 Diane Giarrusso Library Director, Tewksbury (MA) Public Library   http://librarydayinthelife.pbworks.com/Library+Day+in+the+Life-Tewksbury
157 Beccy Shipman, Matthew Herring and Ned Potter The LIFE-SHARE Project, White Rose University Consortium, UK Project Homepage | Twitter Library day in the LIFE-Share
158 Joan Raphael Selector of Juvenile/Young Adult nonfiction   http://librarydayinthelife.pbworks.com/librarydayinthelife
159 Scarpagirl  Librarian at specialist conservatoire in UK Higher
Education Institute 



160 Holly Hibner Adult Services Coordinator



161 Deborah Monn  Children's Librarian 



162 Louise Alcorn  Reference Technology Librarian  @weez42      Facebook      FriendFeed   
163 Herald Wong  Student Monitor    
164 Paul Gray  Librarian, Scottish Government  Random Jottings  Twitter Library day in the Life: round 5










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