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Hack Your Program: Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Today we welcome a guest post by Amanda M. Leftwich and Alena McNamara. Amanda and Alena are recent graduates from Clarion. Amanda’s areas of specialization include collection development, circulation, outreach, mentorship, and equity in librarianship for marginalized groups within librarianship. 1,514 more words

Education & Curriculum

Stressed About School? Stick Your Head in a Good Book [Series]

This is the fourth installment in a series about using Neuroscience Hacks for Library School. Here’s the first one on reasons to get more sleep… 545 more words

Hack Your Program

Connecting with the Incoming Class

It’s officially August, which means summer is coming to an end, and the first day of classes is right around the corner. This time last year marked a move to a new city, a transition to new jobs, and a nervous excitement to start my MLIS program. 961 more words

Grad School

Variety is the Spice of Life: The Multiple Dimensions of Academic Librarianship

This summer I had the opportunity to slightly switch gears and work at the International Area Studies Library at my university. 652 more words

Education & Curriculum

Hack Your Program: University of Iowa (Update)

Disclaimer: This post, co-written by Annie Tunnicliff and Chloe Waryan, is an update to Julia Skinner’s fantastic 2011 post about the University of Iowa School of Library and Information Science (SLIS). 1,668 more words

Education & Curriculum

Method to the Madness: Reflecting on my First Year of Library School

The end of a semester is always a whirlwind. I am especially trying to wrap my head around the fact that I have just completed my first year of graduate school, seemingly in just a blink of an eye. 1,043 more words

Education & Curriculum

Choose Your Own Professor: Faculty Interviews from a Student Perspective

This year, my LIS program will be losing a faculty member to another university. We are sad to see them go! Because we are a smaller department, this is a big deal for staff and students. 755 more words

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