14 Association of Research Libraries Research Library Issues 289 2016 running high,” Katie recalled. “We worked with police officers on site to help employees gather some of their belongings. One of our security desk workers was unable to retrieve her keys, since her workspace was in the middle of the investigation zone.” They made sure she had someone to come pick her up and a place to stay, and promised to get her belongings to her as quickly as possible. Christian “When they brought us back to Strozier around 6:00 a.m. to get our cars and go home, the scene was what you see in breaking news segments on hundreds of thousands of TVs about thousands of other issues plaguing the world: a circus of news vans and reporters and crews. I sent texts to everyone I care about saying ‘I’m not dead.’” News trucks on Landis Green, November 20, 2014. Photo credit: Florida State University. Part 2: The Aftermath “Surreal” was a word frequently used to describe the hours and days following the shooting at the FSU Libraries. We all were in a kind of
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