Libraries, Libraries, Chess, Public Libraries

Chess at the Library: my public library chess program

In 2017, I began an adult chess library program for Chattahoochee Valley Libraries in Columbus, Georgia. It’s been a hit with our community and continues to grow. I believe that its success comes from the way chess transcends the gaps between diverse people.
Libraries, MLIS, Academic libraries

Academic Library Student Support

I walk through a hypothetical student project and explain how I, as an academic librarian, would assist throughout the whole process. This was originally written for my Academic Libraries class in the Spring of 2018.
Libraries, Academic Libraries, MLIS, Technical Services

Ex Libris OPAC Analysis

The director of a fictional library system is seeking a new OPAC, and I was tasked with writing a recommendation for Ex Libris. This was originally written for my Technical Services class in the Fall of 2017.
Libraries, MLIS, R, Research

Library Twitter Text Analysis With R Presentation

I worked with a team to analyze the content of several library Twitter accounts using R packages. These are the slides and the transcript of our presentation. This was originally created for my Information Networks class in the Fall of 2018.
Libraries, Academic libraries, MLIS, Technical services

Open Access Presentation

I presented on the state of open access in academic libraries. These are my slides with a transcript of the presentation. This was originally written for my Technical Services class in the Fall of 2017.
Libraries, MLIS, Public Libraries, Research

Researching the Distribution of Hispanic and Latino Children’s Books in United States Public Libraries

I worked with a team that researched the distribution of Hispanic and Latino children's books in various US libraries, and we compared our findings with population statistics to glean insights. This report is a summary of our findings. This was originally written for my Introduction to Research in Library and Information Science class in the Fall of 2017.
Libraries, Chess, Public Libraries

How to Play Chess: a reference for novices and veterans

Made originally for my public library chess program, this is a quick-and-easy chess reference for novice and veteran players alike. This guide covers the baseline rules everyone should know.