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Are you a Teachers College student, and, if so, what are you studying?Nope! I'm not currently in grad school, but I've been looking into getting my MLS or working in Museum Education.Where’s your hometown?I'm from the Albany area. There's not much there, but we do have Stewart's.What did you want to be when you grew up?...
Hi, my name is Ash Moore and unlike most of the staff at the library I don’t have a relevant degree. I am what’s known jokingly in the field as a “feral librarian”. Because of my experiences working here at TC, I’d like to try and get the “feral” prefix dropped and become a real librarian. Feral or not, after working here a year I’m reflecting on my foray on the other side ...
One thing that our patrons may not know is that many of the associates here at the Gottesman Libraries come from various professional backgrounds and do other work in addition to providing excellent service. I myself, along with a number of associates, am a trained librarian. Meaning that we have master’s degrees in Library science. Even those that aren’t may have library experience or other knowledge and experience that contributes to the seamless operation of the li...
So for the past three months of so I have been serving as Chief of Staff and Chief Strategist for the Mike Gravel 2020 Presidential campaign, which I launched with my high school friend David Oks. The campaign aims not to get the 89-year-old leftist former senator Mike Gravel elected president, but instead to p...
Are you a Teachers College student, and, if so, what are you studying? No, I am currently studying economics at the New School. Where’s your hometown? Albany. But I’ve ...
Imagine a world where you can tell the Applebee's waitstaff that it is your friend's birthday and they can bring a free cupcake while singing the tune we all know instead of one that is unfortunate. Do you see that world? Librarians at Pitt might be making it possible. Or at least they're rekindling an interesting conversation about copyright.
  Are you a Teachers College student, and, if so, what are you studying? No, I am not a TC student. I am a recent graduate of Long Island University’s Palmer School Library Program. Where’s your hometown? Baltimore, Maryland What did you want to be when you grew up? In elementary school I was sure I’d be a singer (I watched the “M...
Are you a Teachers College student, and, if so, what are you studying? I'm not a TC student but in case you were wondering I studied library science and user experience at Pratt Institute! Where’s your hometown? San Diego, CA ...
Have you noticed some new faces around the office? Not quite sure who these people are or what they do here? Do you ever wonder if these new people could possibly share your radical opinions about breakfast for dinner, selfie sticks, and musical theater? Does the thought of learning about them from the comfort of your desk sound more appealing that engaging them face-to-face? If you said yes to any of these questions, I'd like to remind you that talking to blog posts is a little weird. Also, here's a video. Meet the EdLab summer interns by observing them while they're entrapped in a small...
Are you a Teachers College student, and, if so, what are you studying? While I am not a TC student, I have long admired the tradition of progressive and innovative learning happening here.  As a former educator, I find TC and EdLab an inspiring place to be for positive chan...