Tag Archives: Themester

Exploring Labor in Sheet Music

As the topic for this Themester, labor has been a focus for many undergraduates across campus. Courses explore the intersections of labor with race, gender, history, technology, the legal system, and art. I am sure each course takes a vastly different approach to … Continue reading

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Librarians in Cinema

Librarians in film is not a subject on which you often encounter studies. I’ve personally seen only a few movies on the subject, as well as one book, a rather slow-moving tome titled The Image of Librarians in Cinema, 1917-1999: This book lists … Continue reading

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Humanizing Librarianship: A Reflection on the Need for Reflection

IM Patron, Hear Me Ask: Hi, I was trying to access an article from the Journal of Underpaid Adjuncts called, “I Wrote This: Hire Me, Please? Pretty Pretty Pwease?”, but OneSearch keeps turning up thousands of articles–just how many articles like … Continue reading

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Who is Ada Lovelace?

In a recent interview with Erica Heilman, librarian Jessamyn West remarked: “Certain ways of thinking about things make it more easy for you to adapt to a world that technology has a role in…You have to understand that the operating … Continue reading

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Sustainability Themester | Big World, Big Library, Big Resources

Many people have seen An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore’s film on global warming, and societies around the world are recognizing that the planet’s future depends upon actions taken today. To help the IU Bloomington community understand these issues on a deeper level, the … Continue reading

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