Graduation: A Long Time Coming

When I was a little girl, my mom used to take me to the little library in our township in New Jersey.  It wasn't much, probably smaller than the library I intern at now, but it was a different time for libraries and for us.  The Internet wasn't widely known about, PCs were in early use…

Bestsellers to Blockbusters: May The Odds Be Ever in Your Favor

In case you've been living under a rock for the last year or so, that phrase should have some meaning to you.  As should the phrase Girl on Fire.  If for some reason you don't recognize them, then shame on you!  Hunger Games Fever has been sweeping the country, and the world, and is our…

The Future of Museum and Library Relations

The following is the final paper I wrote for Museums and Libraries as Cultural Heritage Institutions. Museums and libraries have been around for centuries, but they have not always worked together.  Both are important cultural heritage institutions that would benefit from working together to help preserve and promote the cultural heritage of the people they…

Florida History: A Review of the Literature

Last week of my class was not only the halfway mark, but focused on Florida history and local history.  We explored several sites and programs.  This is more of a review of the resources available to Floridians to learn about the history and culture of the state than it is a literature review, but I'm…