All posts by “Veronica Arellano Douglas

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Why Do You Teach?

True confession time, y’all: Until last month I had never written a teaching philosophy statement. I’ve been teaching in academic libraries for 10 years and have managed to evade formally articulating my approach to teaching in writing. I can write student learning outcomes all day… Read More

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What Does Research Look Like?

I’m participating in the St. Mary’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF, but really, SMURF) this summer as more than just a librarian and EndNote software troubleshooter. Thanks to a series of un/fortunate events, I’m a research mentor for an amazing religious studies major investigating Muslim Americans’… Read More

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New ACRLog Post

I have a new post up on ACRLog today:¬†You Are What is Killing Librarianship. After a few weeks spent conferencing, coming to terms with burnout, and just basking in the smarts and awesomeness of librarian colleagues across the country, I’m hoping to do a lot… Read More

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An Apology

Last week I wrote a blog post about burnout, specifically, my own struggles with burnout these past few months. I ranted. I wrote. I cried. I wrote some more. What I didn’t stop to consider before I clicked published¬†was the way some of my writing… Read More