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Anna Lane Awarded TLA Library Support Staff Award

Have you ever wondered to yourself: Why hasn’t the library ever burned down? What prevents librarians from curling into balls of mania beneath their desks? How is the library not a teeming mass of disorganization? When was it first apparent that librarians cannot function without a magnanimous figurehead? In fact – who secretly runs the library? The easy answer is that there’s only one answer, and that’s to invoke

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10 Questions with Chapel Cowden

Meet Chapel Cowden, our new Instruction Librarian in Health/Sciences. Depending on where you tend to hang out in the library, you’ve either caught Chapel on the first floor at the reference and circulation desks, or on the second floor in Special Collections. If you found her on the third floor, we disavow all knowledge. Needless to say – she’s been a library mainstay for years, and now she’s tackling

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10 Questions with Bo Baker

Meet Bo Baker. Again. Bo’s been with the library a few years, but recently shifted into a media-centric role for the impending new library: Studio Librarian. He’s cooking up exciting things for that space, all of which will blow your pants off. But until then – let’s get to know him all over again. Think of it like a second date, just a little more intimate than when he

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10 Questions with Ben Jones

Say hello to Ben Jones, our new student assistant in the library’s Reference and Instruction department. You’ll likely see Ben helping out at our reference desk and around the library helping patrons. He arrives to UTC this semester as a sophomore transfer student from Middle Tennessee State University majoring in Environmental Science. We’re glad to have him aboard and, as is customary, gave him the 10-question treatment. We get

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10 Questions with Nicole Tekulve

Meet Nicole Tekulve, our new Information Commons Librarian. Nicole comes to UTC from the University of Southern Indiana where she served as Instructional Services Librarian. Don’t mistake her for a Hoosier, though. Nicole grew up in the Volunteer State, earned her B.A. from Middle Tennessee State University, and worked in libraries throughout the Nashville and Murfreesboro areas before defecting to pursue her professional librarian endeavors. We’re happy to have

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