Author Archives: Margaret W. Ellingson

ILL and Stacks are still operational during the pandemic

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As head of the Interlibrary Loan (ILL), Course Reserves, Stacks and Science Commons teams, I am excited about the support these teams have been able to provide to library users during the coronavirus pandemic, despite a myriad of challenges with collection access and almost no onsite staffing. Under normal circumstances, ILL is responsible for borrowing […]

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Snowpocalypse 2014: PHL to ATL to TKR

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Here begins the story of my ultimately successful trip home from Philadelphia to Tucker, GA, during the Snowpocalypse that stranded thousands of others. Like any intelligent librarian (is there any other kind?) going to the ALA Midwinter Meeting (in Philly, this time), I’d been keeping a close eye on weather forecasts for the past couple of […]

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