June 9, 2010

The Maven returneth…

Posted in Blog Announcements at 1:34 pm by Alexia

Wow, over two years since my last post.  I wish I could say time flies when you’re having fun but I can’t.  The cessation of posts coincides with the “transformation” MPOW underwent, leaving the library with 95% fewer staff than before the transformation.  That is all I will say on that topic other than we’ve had a rough time reinventing ourselves.  Of the two staff members left, neither work full time.  I work 36 hours per week and the LTA works 24.  We mostly do literature searches and interlibrary loans.

I’ve gotten to the point where hiding doesn’t work.  I miss the connectedness I felt when I blogged.  People knew who I was and I knew who they were.  I had the change to attend MLA ’10 and realized that networking and putting myself out there is the only way I’m going to survive.  So, here I am.  I’ve got a topic I’m working on for my first real post, which will be written by the end of the week.

In the mean time, it’s back to work for me.


  1. Welcome back! 🙂

  2. rvandieen said,

    Hello Maven, were is your next post? We are waiting for you…:-)

  3. Arianne said,

    Hello Maven, Would you consent to having a 15 minute max interview? I am a grad student at an information science program and need to interview medical librarians. I am enjoying reading through your past blog posts. My email is mistyvogue@yahoo.com Thanks ever so much.

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