Meet our Staff: Lauren Pressley

What did you major in/are you majoring in at UWT? I attended North Carolina State University and majored in Philosophy and Communication. At the time, my college offered a specialty in Small Group and Interpersonal Communication, which was my focus. I also minored in Women’s and Gender Studies. Part of the reason I picked up Read More…

Impressions from the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting (2019)

So.Many.Books. So.Many.People. From January 25th-January 29th, 2019, the American Library Association (ALA) held its annual Midwinter Meeting in Seattle. Across multiple hotels and conference centers, downtown Seattle saw an influx of library workers from public, school, and academic libraries and of vendors promoting books, services, mobile apps, and products, and authors: so.many.authors! There is no Read More…

The Work of a Library Director

I am an academic librarian because I believe in libraries as institutions and I believe that the world is a better place because of libraries. Academic libraries have the power to transform research, teaching, learning, and ultimately society through their position within the academy. Throughout my career I have worked to help libraries, and those Read More…