This will be the image on my new business cards that are being designed and hand letterpressed by my lovely best friend, Shayna Norwood! Check out her amazing Chicago-based business, Steel Petal Press! I highly recommend her for business cards and wedding invites to anyone looking.. Some day when I have a big gay wedding… […]
That’s right, I am coining the term “Minternship” for a “mini internship”– meaning a week long project-based intensive learning experience. I just got back from such a thing and from an amazing trip to Chicago. I got in on Friday and spent the weekend with friends, running around the city, and soaking up warmer-than-Portland weather. […]
I may have teared up a little. So sweet.
Enjoy! More videos in the future, I promise.
I made this video in an hour…don’t judge. Also, thank you “group 5” for being a great group to work with on this project for 804 (The organization of information), helping compile information, and helping to assemble 44 more of these babies…. I must say, I’ve learned a LOT about social tagging and even started […]
This slide chart is for my reference class. The content is all about issues in archival reference services and how it has changed, what technology has done in recent years for this service, and it has a list of resources on the back. I designed it using InDesign–which I am HIGHLY unfamiliar with–then I printed […]
After stumbling upon Jessica Helfand’s book Reinventing the wheel a few months ago I have been patiently awaiting the perfect school assignment to create a volvelle for. The book is an excellent portrayal of the history as well as an argument for the practical use of information wheels today. As one reviewer writes, “[These] […]
School is back in action! The readings continue, the opportunities present themselves and I, Amanda, have been busy over break trying to sew and use my creative side a little more vs. the academic side. Now, you can find bicycling gear that I have made at: Acorn Electric on Etsy! Currently, I am ONLY focusing […]
So, this semester I have been learning a great deal about “information”, “information professionals” and “information seekers”. Everything pertaining to information, including the tricky task of defining it. I am currently thumbing through and reading a book I happened upon at my library called The Visual Miscellaneum and I am so excited by the prologue: […]
One of my assignments for my 802 course has been a list of reading recommendations on “museums and libraries”. It just so happens that this is an area of interest to me because I WOULD love to work in a museum or museum library. I have been reading a great deal by one author in […]