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10 Questions with Dave Elliott

Meet Dave Elliott, our new Evening Circulation Specialist. Though a Chattanooga native, Dave’s been a bit of a wanderer. Before completing his BFA in Media Production at AIU in Atlanta, he spent a year each at MTSU, UTC, and the University of Memphis. While in Atlanta, Dave found himself working for the National Park Service at the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Upon graduation, he found a job as

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10 Questions with Josh Cash

Meet Josh Cash, the new Circulation Day Supervisor at UTC Library. A Rossville, GA native with an English undergraduate degree from UGA, he comes to us from the Chattanooga Public Library. When prompted as to his interest in libraries, Josh replies, simply: Jorge Luis Borges (our personal favorite: The Book of Imaginary Beings). We’re glad to have him aboard. And now – our ongoing “10 questions” segment, where we ask

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10 Questions with Carolyn Runyon

Meet Carolyn Runyon, the Digital Archivist. She comes to us from the American University in Cairo where she worked on a participatory archives project aimed at documenting the January 25 Revolution. Carolyn hangs out in Special Collections & University Archives and works on building up our library of digital content. We’re glad to have her aboard. Onward with the 10 questions: 1. Describe Chattanooga as though you were speaking

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Choose Privacy Week: May 1-7

            Public profiles, web browsing results and advertisements tailored to you based on email content and other browsing histories, check-ins, public wi-fi, location-based services, billions upon billions upon billions of pictures and videos, public records … yeah … thinking about privacy in the digital age can be overwhelming, scary, and really, really interesting. Since libraries hold stake in privacy issues, it’s no surprise that

Haiku Contest Winner!

Thanks to everyone who participated in our Haiku Contest! Admittedly, we grew a little concerned as entries became increasingly dark toward the end of the term, but we enjoyed the mix of humor, beauty, agony, and finals-induced nonsense. Congratulations to Paige Broussard, our judges’ pick for best haiku: fallen white petals dance in cyclones underfoot. ghosts of the winter. Honorable Mentions: Sleep, a sweet repose To forego sleep, a