Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. This year it was held from September 24-30, 2017. Every year, in libraries throughout the country, people challenge books that they consider controversial, and try to have them banned. Banned Books Week is important because it raises awareness about the harms of censorship. […]Read More
Explores life as a student at the University of Texas School of Information as well as what it’s like living and working in Austin, Texas.
The Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting was held in Portland, Oregon from July 23 to 29. As always, the University of Texas was well-represented by faculty, alumni and students, including several iSchool students and recent graduates who presented their research. Second-year student Will Clements presented a lightning talk at the SNAP Section meeting about […]Read More
The University of Texas student chapter of the Society of American Archivists was fortunate to be joined by Professor Michelle Caswell April 20-22 for a series of events that included dinner with students, a presentation open to the entire campus and a workshop. Dr. Caswell also joined us at the SAA-UT potluck. Dr. Caswell is […]Read More
Hahaha, who would have thought that I’d be incredibly busy this month and have no time to read? Probably almost anyone, honestly. April was my last full month at the iSchool. It was a month full of new discoveries, like that it is possible to have both a cold and allergies at the same time […]Read More
I’ve said it before, but it bears repeating—there’s no point in reading anything that you don’t enjoy. I’m not the happiest version of myself and I probably won’t be for a while, which means that anytime I’m forcing myself to read something I’m actively making my situation worse. Why do that? So instead, I return […]Read More