ATG Hot Topics 9/25/15

By Erin Gallagher This week marked the first official day of fall, with the autumn equinox falling (no pun intended…) on the 23rd.  This is not to be confused with daylight savings time, which doesn’...

ATG Hot Topics 9/18/15

By Erin Gallagher It’s that time of year again.  For what, you may ask?  Apple picking?  Sweaters?  Bonfires?  Not in Florida!  But seriously, it’s starting to feel a bit autumnal even down here in t...

ATG Hot Topics 9/4/15

by Erin Gallagher I must admit that, this week, the hottest topic in our library isn’t related to libraries at all, but rather the 8-foot-long King cobra on the loose in our fair city of Orlando.  Ou...

ATG Hot Topics  8/28/15

by Erin Gallagher So much going on this week!  Our new semester started…students moved in and promptly got lost…Women’s Equality Day…National Dog Day…and most importantly, my birthday.  Oh, and a pot...

ATG Hot Topics 7/31/15

by Erin Gallagher Happy Friday and happy end of July!  Well, I don’t know if that should make us happy, as it means summer is winding down quickly and before you know it, school will be back in sessi...

ATG Hot Topics 7/16/15

By Erin Gallagher                                    Bonjour!  This week, French citizens and Francophiles all over the globe celebrated Bastille Day, which commemorates the day on which the Bastille...

ATG Hot Topics 6/29/15

By Erin Gallagher  Would everyone like to know something that gets me steamed up?  If not, too bad, because I’m going to tell you.  It’s e-book pricing for libraries.  We all understand that retail p...

ATG Hot Topics 6/12/15

By Erin Gallagher Another hot and stormy week comes to a close here in central Florida, and that’s just the weather!  It’s been a hot week for library/literary news as well. Love him or…not love him ...

ATG Hot Topics 6/5/15 

by Erin Gallagher Did anyone else have full moon fever this week?  No, not the marvelous Tom Petty album, but the phenomenon (real or imagined) by which humans and non-human animals alike become a bi...

ATG Hot Topics 5/16/15

By Erin Gallagher. It’s the end of another week, and I hope everyone is enjoying a bit of post-graduation break.  How many readers work at academic libraries that hold classes over the summer?  Our c...

Hot Topics 4/24/15

By Erin Gallagher. Considering that William Shakespeare’s birthday was (allegedly…possibly) this week, I thought it prudent to make our Hot Topics this week All About the Bard. Isn’t it everyone’s dr...

ATG Hot Topics 4/17/15

by Erin Gallagher. Another semester is winding down, the trees are blooming, pollen dances through the air, and here in our library you can cut the final exams stress with a knife.  This is a great t...

ATG Hot Topics 4/10/15

by Erin Gallagher. I can’t believe another spring semester is already winding down.  Are you busy in your libraries teaching last-minute classes or helping stressed-out students with their final rese...

ATG Hot Topics – Hot ER&L Edition!

By Erin Gallagher                                                                                               TGIF!  Are your students getting...

ATG Hot Topics 2/13/15

By Erin Gallagher It’s that magical time of year again when chubby cherubs flit through the clouds and shoot love-tipped arrows at the unsuspecting masses: it’s Friday the 13th! I know, it’s also tim...