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Photos in this gallery were taken either by me or with my personal camera with permission.

I am happy to share the moments that have made me the librarian I am today!

Musselman Library

 Gettysburg College

St. Lynn's Press

Cleveland Law Library

Books to be Processed
Books to be Processed

My supervisor (Jimbo!) placed new acquisitions on this shelf to be covered and stamped after they were cataloged.

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Book Processing
Book Processing

I processed up to 25 books daily.

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Student Worker Highlight
Student Worker Highlight

Musselman celebrates their Senior Stars!

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Books to be Processed
Books to be Processed

My supervisor (Jimbo!) placed new acquisitions on this shelf to be covered and stamped after they were cataloged.

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Main Reading Room
Main Reading Room

This room houses legal treaties, practice guides, form books, encyclopedias, and Supreme Court case reports.

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Front Desk
Front Desk

My internship involved copy cataloging materials, checking for broken links on their website, and sorting materials for donation.

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Reading Room Stacks
Reading Room Stacks

The print Law Review collection supplements the Library's online collection of law reviews and journals.

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Main Reading Room
Main Reading Room

This room houses legal treaties, practice guides, form books, encyclopedias, and Supreme Court case reports.

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Office
Office

The office was often covered in plants and flowers! It was a wonderful work environment.

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Work Space
Work Space

My desk for the duration of the summer internship. My favorite desk plant was the bromeliad.

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Images of published book covers were displayed on the main wall.

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Office
Office

The office was often covered in plants and flowers! It was a wonderful work environment.

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Cranberry Public Library

Youth Services

McGill Library

Westminster College

Gumberg Music Library

Duquesne University

Archives
Archives

When I wasn't supervising work study students at the help desk on the main floor, I worked on projects in the Archives.

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Archival Photos
Archival Photos

Sorting and placing photos related to the campus history in protective sleeves.

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Archives
Archives

I enjoyed my quiet work in the Archives.

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Archives
Archives

When I wasn't supervising work study students at the help desk on the main floor, I worked on projects in the Archives.

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This album shows story time crafts, displays, and various projects.

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Book Suggestion Pamphlets
Book Suggestion Pamphlets

Reader's advisory was a large part of working in the Children's Department. Putting together suggestions by subject was a great way to become a collections expert and give useful suggestions.

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This album shows story time crafts, displays, and various projects.

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Choral Music Collection
Choral Music Collection

I worked with the Boys Town Choral Music Collection and learned appropriate handling techniques and tips for organizing large collections of choral music.

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Music Librarian Office
Music Librarian Office

I'm sorting items to be added to the collections.

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Music Scores
Music Scores

Sorting items in the Music Library.

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Choral Music Collection
Choral Music Collection

I worked with the Boys Town Choral Music Collection and learned appropriate handling techniques and tips for organizing large collections of choral music.

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Allegheny County Jail

& Book 'Em Pittsburgh

Carnegie Museum of

Art Archives

Taylor Memorial Library

Centenary University

Allegheny County Jail
Allegheny County Jail

A Gumberg Library colleague and I volunteered to maintain a reading library in the county jail located in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Allegheny County Jail Library
Allegheny County Jail Library

The library was housed in the education wing of the jail. The jail had not staffed a librarian or maintained a library in years.

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Book 'Em Pittsburgh
Book 'Em Pittsburgh

It was rewarding to select reading and educational material for those who otherwise do not have access to books.

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Allegheny County Jail
Allegheny County Jail

A Gumberg Library colleague and I volunteered to maintain a reading library in the county jail located in Pittsburgh, PA.

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CMOA
CMOA

My intern desk.

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CMOA
CMOA

I felt very official with my photo ID! I had visited the Carnegie Museum of Art since I was little, so it was exciting to be part of the The Department of Film & Audio Archive.

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CMOA
CMOA

Collections boxes

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CMOA
CMOA

My intern desk.

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Photos from my time at TML!

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IMG_8195

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Photos from my time at TML!

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What People Say

Stacked Books
Blue Surface

MARYANNE F.

LIBRARY DIRECTOR

Sara is an exemplary librarian and staff member. I am so very appreciative of all she does to make our library operate smoothly and effectively.

WENDI B. 

LIBRARY ASSISTANT

We’ve worked together closely on several different types of projects, and each time I’ve come away feeling more confident in my job, more valued as a coworker, and more engaged in librarianship.

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COLEEN B.

DOCTORAL STUDENT

Sara was adept at asking questions in advance that maximized our time together [during the online research appointment]. She offered suggestions and guidance that had an immediate impact on my research.