An Open Letter to the University of Utah Libraries, Its Libraries, and Its Community

AUBURN, Ala.— In the aftermath of the tragic death of the nation’s first Black president, many libraries have taken on new and unique roles in the fight against racism.On March 25, 2018, University of Alabama Libraries (UAL) and Auburn University Libraries (AUB) joined forces to create a new chapter of UAL’s library network and support and educate the Black community.This […]

How to Get Away With Being a Librarian, Again

Librarians are often stereotyped as a bunch of drunks and drug addicts.But this stereotype is based on an old-fashioned, racist stereotype that’s been perpetuated for years.The stereotype of the librarian is not that he is a drunk and a drug addict, but rather that he has a dark skin and is not a good person.That’s why it’s important to tell […]

How to Find and Find Your Friends

I was in an awkward spot, because the only way to find my friends was to go out and hang out with them.This was the norm for me.I was a freshman in college and we spent the majority of our days hanging out with our college friends and getting to know them.That is a lot of fun.I wanted to find […]