refgrunt

Today was more interesting than last week. There were no frustrating encounters.

Today was more interesting than last week. There were no frustrating encounters.

Student needs a general book on speech pathology.
     Searched for speech and pathology keyword in OPAC
     Found a topical journal
     Browsed the subject heading Speech therapy.
     Found several introductory books
Student cannot email an EBSCOhost article to himself — needed to add the @eku.edu to his email address
Students needs to find an article in The Journal of American History published in the past twenty years on something that happened before 1877.
     Searched America: History and Life, limiting to journal and using keywords for pre-1877 events
Do you have Consumer Reports?
Student needs a general book on geography
Where are the PS books?
Another student with the history assignment
Student needs a book on positivist sociology – searched for positivism and sociology keywords in OPAC
How do I print from library computers?
Student needs old tests professor put on reserve

refgrunt

This is from yesterday afternoon’s two hours at the reference desk. I was too irritated by some of the patrons and a circulation staff member to want to revisit the list until I’d had some time away from work and a good night’s sleep.

This is from yesterday afternoon’s two hours at the reference desk. I was too irritated by some of the patrons and a circulation staff member to want to revisit the list until I’d had some time away from work and a good night’s sleep.

Graduate student needs help finding articles cited by professor in an chapter article from a book.
Where is the Learning Resources Center?
Graduate student back for more help.
Three students each need to find four books on obesity.
Students return – can’t locate books – some checked out, some not in main collection.
Former non-trad student (last semester) wants to know how to gain proxy access to library resources.
Staff member who’s building is without power wants to know how to check email from library computers.
Where is room 207A? – 4 times

refgrunt

This is my first attempt at refgrunting. I only work 2 hours per week at the reference desk, so it will be brief.

This is my first attempt at refgrunting. I only work 2 hours per week at the reference desk, so it will be brief.

Looking for Oedipus Rex – the play, not the score
Can’t open Word document in Blackboard from home
Where is interlibrary loan?
Borrow scissors
Borrow stapler
Where are the atlases?
Need help setting up Yahoo account
Where are the world atlases?
Where are bound journals? Can I check them out?
Where is interlibrary loan?