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Hello Everyone! (New Intern Here)

by Unknown User on 2021-02-19T09:23:00-08:00 | 8 Comments

Hello everyone! I just wanted to take a moment to introduce myself. My name is Daryl Barker and I one of the new Reference and Instruction Library Interns this semester. I am currently a first year MLIS student at UCLA where I am focusing on academic librarianship. I am really interested in LGBTQ representation in libraries and archives and I have been working on several projects at UCLA related to that topic. I also have am interest in Supreme Court Law and I have been working on a project with a former professor for the last two years related to doing a rhetorical analysis of LGBTQ civil rights cases. I did my undergrad at Occidental in politics after serving 6 years in the US Navy submarine service. In the before time I was also a big fan of beach volleyball, rollerskating and bowling.

I am super excited to be working at ELAC! I can't wait to meet you and I am really looking forward to opportunities to get to know all of you and potential for collaboration, as well as, getting experience assisting you in whatever way I can in the library. Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions or just to say hi!


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Posts: 8
Rita S. 2021-02-19T09:28:17-08:00

Welcome to the team, Daryl! We're happy to have you on board this semester!

[Deleted] 2021-02-19T09:41:03-08:00

Thanks for the warm welcome and for having me this semester Rita! :D

[Deleted] 2021-02-19T16:24:07-08:00

Excited to work with you as interns this semester, Daryl! 

[Deleted] 2021-02-24T12:02:41-08:00

Likewise Kate!


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Nathasha Alvarez 2021-02-23T13:20:52-08:00

Great to have you at ELAC, Daryl! Thanks for sharing about your professional and academic background, and looking forward to learning together this semester :)

[Deleted] 2021-02-24T12:03:11-08:00

Thanks so much for the welcome Nathasha!


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Amy Guy 2021-02-24T10:58:05-08:00

Hello Daryl! Welcome to ELAC. Thanks for sharing your interesting background, experiences, and projects. We both enjoy rollerskating. I recently bought a new pair of skates, and I'm rolling my way through Santa Clarita. I look forward to working with you.

[Deleted] 2021-02-24T12:03:37-08:00

Thank you so much Amy! Maybe we will be able to skate together one day soon :D



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