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Hack Your Program: University of Michigan School of Information (Update)

Disclaimer: This post is an update to Emily Thompson’s excellent 2011 overview of the MSI program at the University of Michigan School of Information (UMSI). My update reflects my experiences as a current UMSI student, plus a handful of testimonies that I gathered from current MSI students and recent alumni.  1,770 more words

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Hack Your Program: Valdosta State University MLIS (Update)

Editor’s Note: This is an update of Kim Mear’s overview of the MLIS program at Valdosta State University, originally published in June 2011. I graduated from this program in May 2015 and can provide updated information and an overview of my full experience as a student. 1,657 more words

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Hack Your Program: Florida State University

Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Camille Thomas and Grace Kaletski.

Camille and Grace are currently graduate assistants at FSU Libraries. Both are in their final semesters and transitioning into the professional market. 1,747 more words

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"When Will I Ever Use This?" A Survival Guide for Required Courses

There are few certainties in life, but one thing you can count on for sure is that if you attend library school, you’re going to have to take at least a few required courses. 1,387 more words

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Countdown to Your Library School Application Deadline

Tis the season to be applying to library school! For those of you applying to library programs, you might be feeling like you won’t be able to fully embrace 2015 until after you’ve conquered the GREs, wrangled in all your letters of recommendation, written your heart out in your personal statements, and hit Submit.  934 more words

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Strategic Planning for the LIS Student

My final class project at Florida State University involves the creation of a strategic plan for a fictional academic library. It’s becoming one of the most applicable assignments in my library career. 997 more words

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Hack Your Program: St. John’s University Division of Library and Information Science

Editor’s Note – This is a guest post by Anastasia Chiu, a 2014 graduate of St. John’s.

Disclaimer – This post consists of the perspectives of one student of St.

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