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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

Job Searching

Hack Your Program - University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa Library and Information Science

Aloha! I wanted to share with all of you some information about an LIS program you might not know much about. Though many people think of Hawaiʻi as a vacation destination, and not as a location for obtaining a Master’s in Library Science, it’s worth taking a look at. 684 more words

Hack Your Program

Why Am I Here? End of Year Reflections

 As we move through our individual degree programs, it is incredibly easy to get bogged down in the details of assignments, the job-hunt, and attempting to maximize our time in school, let alone preparing for the job hunt. 752 more words

Professional Life