ATG Hot Topics 5/5/17

By Erin Gallagher Happy May, everyone.  As our various semesters and purchasing cycles wind down, this is that “magical” time when we delve into summer projects.  I tend to be over-ambitious and thin...

Hot Topics – 4/28/27

Happy Friday, everyone!  Are your libraries teeming with stressed students as they sprint toward their final exams or graduation?  Are you finding a particularly interesting array of food waste items...

ATG Hot Topics 4/8/17

by Erin Gallagher  Can you feel it in the air?  No, not the pollen, I mean spring fever!  Here in Portland, Oregon, I’m experiencing my first “real” spring in several years.  In Florida, spring meant...

Hot Topics of the Week 9/23/16

Did I miss something this week?  Was there some sort of “autumn equinox” I should have experienced?  Oh wait, that’s right; I live in Florida.  We may not have leaves changing color and temperatures ...

ATG Hot Topics 8/26/16

By Erin Gallagher Welcome back to school, librarians and students!  Classes started on Monday here on our campus, and the library is already abuzz again with the sounds of keyboards clicking, friends...

ATG Hot Topics 8/5/16

by Erin Gallagher Where did the summer go?  Isn’t that what we usually ask ourselves at this point in the year?  I don’t know about you, but I didn’t exactly clear all of my ambitious summer projects...

ATG Hot Topics 7/22/16

by Erin Gallagher I’m back after a brief hiatus last Friday while our library held our annual summer “retreat” at the Orange County History Center.  If you’re ever in Orlando, skip the theme parks an...

ATG Hot Topics 7/8/16

By Erin Gallagher Greetings and happy Friday, everyone!  Now that I’ve successfully recovered from the chaos of the ALA annual conference, I’d love to hear about your experiences if you attended.  Di...

Hot Topics – Orlando Strong

by Erin Gallagher It’s difficult to focus on much else beyond the tragic shooting in my city, Orlando, FL, this week.  Every time we hear about loss of life or senseless violence in the news, our hea...

ATG Hot Topics 6/10/16

By Erin Gallagher Hello out there to everyone enjoying the heat, storms, and relative quiet of summertime. I spent last week in a place I’d never visited before: San Francisco, California. To this Fl...

ATG Hot Topics 5/27/16

by Erin Gallagher Another week down, and we’re diving headfirst into summer here on our campus. Most of the students and teaching faculty have left for research trips, internships, and holidays. It’s...

ATG Hot Topics 5/6/16

by Erin Gallagher Welcome to May, friends and readers.  There’s a lot going on this week in our big old world of readership.  Some is fun and some is…well, it’s just there. Starting with fun, any com...

ATG Hot Topics 4/29/16

by Erin Gallagher Happy springtime and end of semester, everyone!  Are your students and faculty neck-deep in final exams?  Are students literally camped out, slumber party-style, on the floor in you...