In my Digital Libraries class, we were to find a grant application for a digitization project and write a proposal. My professor’s philosophy was, “Write one grant proposal, you’re a grant writer. Write two grant proposals, you’re an experienced grant writer.” The following is my proposal for Project Podcast, a project in which audio and video book talks, book reviews, program reviews, and interviews with community members of interest, all written and performed by teens, are recorded and digitized.
Information Literacy and the Library
Information literacy is essentially knowing where and how to find the information one needs and is essential for making informed decisions in all areas of life.
Click below to view an essay I wrote about the library’s role in teaching information literacy.
Writing Sample- Dewey vs. Bookstore-Style Shelving
The following is a paper written for my Cataloging and Classification class in which I compare shelving nonfiction items by the Dewey Decimal System to shelving items by category similar to bookstores. The paper examines the differences between the two styles and cites examples of libraries using bookstore-style shelving.