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  • Top 5: What I learned about being a librarian from working in a bookstore

    I worked at the Boulder Book Store for five years. I tried out pretty much every position I could: bookseller, special orders department, author event host, floor staff coordinator, and sidelines buyer (I still miss the yummy chocolate samples!). While my LIS classes in ethics, database searching, and digitization provided valuable training, I’ve come to […]

  • Librarians and Mental Health Training

    A co-worker of mine and I just participated in a Mental Health First Responder course, offered through Mental Health First Aid Colorado network, part of the larger national Mental Health First Aid group. The groups’ aims are to have many more people complete Mental Health First Aid Responder training, similar to CPR and other first […]

  • Therapy Dogs bring Smiles, Stress-Relief

    A 2009 study found that by gazing at their dogs pet owners can increase their oxytocin levels, thereby improving their overall mood. ACC Librarians concur! Students, faculty, and staff who attended our March 10 Therapy Dogs event left with big smiles and reduced stress. Gidget, Lambchop, Rosetta, Franz, Vitas, and Oboe are therapy dogs or […]