Via The Great Beyond blog, today is the First Annual National Postdoc Appreciation Day. We have several postdocs in my building working on various conservation research projects, and others on far-flung fieldwork projects. In my brief experience, they all tend to be heavy library users – the type of library patron who bribes their librarian with brownies in exchange for numerous ILL requests (FYI, this is a good practice that I strongly encourage). So, as a librarian and someone who appreciates post-docs, here’s a cake, just like one I would have baked if I had any time: