Since I was home with a migraine on Friday, here is an actual fifth day.
- read blogs
- problems with email, called IT
- rebooted again - it is better, but not great
- downloaded two XRCC patents
- forwarded one patent to inventors
- requested book from other library
- MSN spam. I have blocked 3 already today
- replied to email re being in a distribution list for corporate terminations
- replied to annoying email from ARK-Group. No, I don't want your report.
- looked up priority patent information and sent results to requester
- looked up report pricing and sent to requester
- tried NBC streaming Olympic coverage. It is a better picture than CBC, but the CBC interface is simpler to use.
- sent email to Science Direct as a firsts step in sorting out an ordering issue.
- discussed order with requester
- discussed migraines with a visitor
- checked "library typo of the day" - calender - except that is a correct spelling in papermaking.
calender: n. - A machine that smoothes or glazes paper or cloth by pressing it between plates or passing it through rollers v. - Press between rollers or plates so as to smooth, glaze, or thin into sheets.
- bathroom break (do you really care?)
- updated tag cloud on blog
- reviewed requests for this afternoon
- did I say my manager is on vacation for two weeks :), then I am on vacation for one week.
- fire alarm in middle of lunch. Got to stand outside in the warm sunny weather for half an hour.
- submitted PO for new monitor (20") -- sometime size does matter
- posted these day in the life postings to our internal blog site.
- once I was on the internal site, I felt the need to make some comments.
- checked out the new free covers at library thing. Trying to figure out if we can use this.
- updated one of the 5 internal web sites I maintain
- handled two reference requests (a citation search and a supplier search)
- still getting msn spam
- search for internal reports
- had 26 laboratory notebooks returned, checked in, labelled
- twittered a bit
- sent Daniel Lee a message
- send Daniel Lee info
- going home to watch Olympics