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Job Search, Part 2: Searching & Applying for Positions

Obviously every job search is different, even within librarianship, even with academic librarianship! So I won’t try to speak to every type of librarianship or specialty. 1,511 more words


7 ideas for flexible LIS careers | Infonista #LIS #careers #jobs #librarianship #employment

Workforce experts are saying that by 2020 four of every ten workers will be a member of the “contingent workforce” – that is, freelancers, contractors, or temporary employees. 73 more words


My 2016 Recap in the Library World

Hello Everyone!

It has been such a busy end of the year, but certainly one to remember! I am proud to share that 2016 was a year full of wonderful experiences and one in which I put myself out there and created a path for my career. 314 more words

Job Search, Part 1: Library School, Work Experiences, & General Resources

As promised I’m finally doing a small series on my job search process this past year, in the hopes of providing a helpful resource to LIS students and emerging professionals. 752 more words


The Ending of a Job and the Formation of a Personal Philosophy

Although it’s officially been 5 days since hearing the news, I am still in disbelief – I no longer work for Career Point College. On Monday, I received a call from my boss informing me that the Department of Education rightfully… 550 more words

Academic Librarianship

Dirty Books: A Hypochondriac’s Guide to Archival Donations

“Oh, this smells. What if there’s mold? Am I going to get the black lung? And eew! Is that mouse poop?!” 919 more words

Professional Life

Part 1: Assessing Ireland's Open Library Initiative

This is the first of a 6 part series on Ireland’s current Open Library Initiative….

In principle, I am not necessarily against having open libraries in our communities. 558 more words

Information Studies