Yay, for my friends! (and other misc. stuff)

Happy Friday, dear readers! Can you believe that the first week of May is coming to a close? I can’t. Our wonderful intern from University of Alberta is finishing her final day today and I just refuse to believe that three weeks have already flown by. But one nice thing about time going quickly is that it is Friday and that means we have the weekend! I have just one announcement and a couple of articles to share with you today. I am mulling over a couple of longer library/archives posts, but unfortunately most of my writing juices are going towards two articles at the moment. But let’s move on, shall we?

First, I have to share this wonderful post from my friend, Anna, about her and Hanna’s decision to get married! 😀 I’m so thrilled and excited and happy for them that I just had to share on this blog, even though I try to keep this as a professional blog. But how could I not share this news? Hanna and Anna are two of my favorite people in the world, we all graduated from Simmons, they are amazing fellow librarians/archivists, and are Doctor Who fans. Really, I couldn’t be more tickled pink. Congratulations!

On not nearly as fun news (but highly useful) I wanted to share two articles from Lifehacker. First, how to identify and avoid the signs of burnout. I know people who are suffering from burnout and I’m sure you do, too. Share this with your friends, family, and patrons to help everyone in these stressful times.

Also from Lifehacker, Do I really need to be that worried about security when I’m using public wifi? This is fantastic. I’m using this for my class on information literacy because public wifi is something a lot of us use, but probably not in a secure fashion.

Finally, let’s have a pretty photograph to send us on our way to a relaxing weekend, shall we?

Photograph from hobbithouses

Photograph from hobbithouses

Have a wonderful, relaxing weekend. I’ll be back soon with more news and notes. Allons-y!