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Library Staff Profile: Elizabeth

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Posted on May 07, 2021 | Updated August 25, 2022, 10:26am

Filed in Faculty, Staff, Students

What's your name, and what's your job title?
Elizabeth, Library Technician, Technical Services + Reference

What pronouns do you use?
She/they.

Do you have a specialty at the Library?
Media bookings and ILLs! You want something we don't have? I'll try to get it for you!

How long have you been at ECU?
Since December 2020

Tell us a bit about the portrait of yourself!
Drawn by a lovely friend who made a colouring book of our friend group! She is one half of @halfday__ on IG. And a tattoo artist @teenypokes!

What do you miss about being on campus all the time?
I started remotely so I have no idea what it's like being on campus really. I hope to find out!

What do you like about working from home?
Being able to take breaks to play with my cats!

What has gotten you through this past year?
Reality tv and my cats.

If you could go back in time to the start of the pandemic, what would you tell yourself?
Embrace not being able to plan ahead, it's actually quite nice.

What could you talk about for a half hour straight, with no prep?
Probably gardening or the game Stardew Valley.

Do you have a personal art practice/creative hobby you'd like to share?
I recently began weaving! I have two works in progress going on my loom right now.

What are you watching lately?
Flipping between the Crown and Drag Race

What are you reading?
I just finished reading Bluebeards First Wife by Ha Seong-nan and now just starting another one of hers called Flowers Of Mold.

What's a prized possession or item of clothing you have?
Aside from my cats it's probably my Arne Hovmand-Olsen for Mogens Kold Danish Mid Century coffee table that I thrifted for $40.

What do you do if you can't sleep?
Eat melatonin gummies and do a crossword puzzle.

What's the strangest thing you've eaten?
I haven’t actually tried but I am pretty keen to try crickets.

Interview by Angela and Cybèle Creery