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The Importance of Saying “No”

by Naomi Gonzales The Importance of Saying “No” I want to preface this piece by saying this is not an article on negativity, but taking care of yourself. We live in a very “yes”-oriented culture. A professional world where “sure I can do that”, and “I’ll take care of it” are phrases that abound because somehow,…

Add 220 Librarians to Your Bookshelves Today!

by Naomi House, MLIS Yesterday is a day I have long waited for, publication day of Kyle Cassidy‘s,This Is What a Librarian Looks Like: A Celebration of Libraries, Communities, and Access to Information!  How excited was I for a May 17th release?  I pre-ordered on January 3rd.  So, that excited.  :)  You can order it…

There’s a Twitter Chat for That

There’s a Twitter Chat for That by Naomi Gonzalez, Senior Assistant, INALJ Virginia    For those of you who spend what could be called an inordinate amount of time online (ahem), the world of Twitter chats is probably not new ground to you. For those that prefer to spend your time in the physical realm…

5 Songs to Get You Moving

5 Songs to Get You Moving By Naomi Gonzales, Senior Assistant, INALJ Virginia Okay, admit it. Even though you LOVE what you do, there are some days you just can’t get yourself out of bed or in the right mindset for the job. Sometimes you wake up and the will to work just isn’t there. So…

5 Tips to Surviving (Institutional) Change

by Naomi Gonzales, Senior Assistant, INALJ Virginia 5 Tips to Surviving (Institutional) Change Recently, the institution I’m affiliated with underwent some organizational changes. It was a difficult few months for me, but I learned some valuable things along the way. The following are some survival tips for those of you dealing with a difficult work situation: 1)…