Meet the Staff: Fall 2015 Edition – Jamie (aka the writer!)

Once again, welcome everyone! Hopefully your first day of classes is going smoothly. We’ve got quite a few new hires to the HD/ITD team this semester, and I just so happen to be one of them. So, without trying to come off as cocky, I’d like to get this Meet the Staff initiative started with myself. read more »

Welcome to Fall 2015!

Hello, GSLIS students new and returning! Welcome to the GSLIS Help Desk/ITD Desk webpage.  To those of you who didn’t get the opportunity to visit us during one of your building tours or orientation, let me give you a rundown of what it is we do.

Meet the Staff: Alumni Edition starring Becca, Stephanie, and Hillary!

This very special Spring Break edition of Meet the Staff stars three of our most recent Help Deskers who have since gone on to full-time employment!  We miss them dearly, and hope that they will remember to come back and visit 🙂 BECCA Becca is a Moline native who has been everywhere from Champaign to South read more »

Meet the Staff: Spring 2015 Edition – Stefanie!

And now, our latest new hire at the Help Desk—Stefanie! Stefanie joined us this January and rounds out the new crew of GAs. Her concentration within GSLIS is still undecided as of yet, but she has plenty of interesting classes and conversations in her future to help her decide! Her favorite item to borrow from read more »

Meet the Staff: Spring 2015 Edition – Michelle!

Happy Monday everyone! Today’s Meet the Staff member is one of our new fall hires, Michelle Parker! Michelle’s concentration within GSLIS is academic librarianship with some data analysis on the side. Moving here from Seattle, Washington, Michelle is learning to love the cold and is having lots of Midwestern adventures. Her favorite item to borrow read more »

Meet the Staff: Spring 2015 Edition – Troy!

And now to chat about a Help Desk veteran, Mr. Troy Babbs! Troy has been working at the GSLIS Help Desk since January of 2014, and is currently in between completing his Data Curation specialization and likely continuing with his SODA (sociotechnical data analytics – yet another acronym in library school!). “Stay tuned!” he says. read more »

Meet the Staff: Spring 2015 Edition – Jen!

Today is everyone’s lucky day because I am actually going to do a few blog posts! So, hold onto your hats, and give a solid show of appreciation for Jen! Jen grew up in Champaign and went away for school, first to ISU and then to Brooklyn College. She worked for a while in a read more »

Meet the Staff: Spring 2015 Edition – Max!

Good morning GSLIS! I know it’s been a while, but I’ve been a busy lady TA-ing classes, and I haven’t had a chance to update y’all on the new GAs that we’ve added to our fleet! Thanks for bearing with me, a very happy 2015 (yes, I know it’s March), and a happy LEEP weekend read more »

Meet the Staff: Fall 2014 Edition – Brynnen!

Good morning, Champaign, Urbana, and all other locations! Hope that all y’all had nice fall breaks (or at least as much of a break as you could muster) and that everyone is feeling on top of their game as we enter the month of December! Today’s very special Meet the Staff features none other than read more »

Meet the Staff: Fall 2014 Edition – Laura G.!

Happy Thanksgiving holiday break everyone!  I hope you are all catching up on sleep, projects, and relaxation time too!  Today’s  Meet the Staff honoree is Laura G. Cruz, our fabulous Help Desker from Miami who specializes in what she likes to call “a little bit of everything.”  Laura joined the Help Desk and Office of read more »