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How to navigate bureaucracy at your school

While I hope this doesn’t happen, at some point during your time at school you might find yourself forced to navigate department or university bureaucracy in order to get something done. 570 more words

Education & Curriculum

So You Feel Like Your Class Was a Waste of Time

You did it. You’ve typed the final sentence of your grueling final essay. You’ve breathed a sigh of relief as your applauding classmates signal the end of your last presentation. 764 more words

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Book Club: Leisure Reading in Graduate School

As I entered my information on my Goodreads account, I hesitated. Should I even be setting a reading goal for this year? Back in January, I was determined to read 52 books for 52 weeks, but isn’t that an impossible goal for a graduate student? 865 more words

Education & Curriculum

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

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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

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