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I’m back from Istanbul!

I am definitely healthier and more rested than when I left and so thankful for the short break. For my birthday and our anniversary my husband Sana and I went to the beautiful and historic city of Istanbul, Turkey. Unfortunately (for him) I brought my cold with me and now he has it but we…

Thankful

I just wanted to take this opportunity today to say Thanks! Thanks to the INALJ fans, to the employers who have hired and continue to support librarians and information professionals and to my friends and family. On this Thanksgiving day I am thankful for the opportunity to share these jobs, the people I have met…

Spotty Coverage

Hi All -I will be on as much as possible this next week but there may be lulls here on INALJ.com- never fear- I will be in full force after Thanksgiving with plenty more articles, interviews and tips! In the meantime sign up for the daily email at ineedalibraryjob@gmail.com -Cheers, Naomi

Launching Jobs Pages Menu…Soon!

A huge thanks to Rachel Singer Gordon of LISjobs.com for allowing INALJ to host the jobs pages she has so meticulously maintained for the past 15 years! We will be link checking and formatting this week and will let you all know when they are refined and posted! I will make a menu in the…

Jobs Pages NE-WY

  Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York (state) NYC (New York City) North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Pennsylvania Puerto Rico Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming All Jobs Found on the INALJ JOBS page

Jobs Pages ID-MT

Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana All Jobs Found on the INALJ JOBS page

Ask Naomi: What does INALJ cover?

What websites, RSS feeds and Listservs do we cover? Listservs We Cover Websites We Cover There are more that I have yet to add to this list but if you notice something missing, something you think we should cover email it to me at ineedalibraryjob@gmail.com

Keywords for Job Searching

I have added a new permanent list to the right-hand sidebar called Keywords for Job Searching. I will add more as I find them or as they are suggested to me. Please drop me a line at ineedalibraryjob@gmail.com if you have any other terms you think I should add. h/t to Mallory for the idea-…

A Huge Thanks to MD SLA!

I had the pleasure of speaking at today’s Maryland SLA Jobs Workshop and I met so many great librarians and heard so many great tips and suggestions. I very much wish to thank Cindy Sheffield and Judy Taperio for this opportunity. I mentioned at the workshop that if you are interested anyone is welcome to…

Ask Naomi: What do you do in your spare time?

Glad you asked! First of all what exactly is spare time? LOL- I don’t think I have found any in the last few years. In addition to my work as a reference librarian for a DC area government contractor and my work on INALJ (I Need a Library Job) I work on my husband’s moving…

What People Don’t Get About …

working in a library. A few months back I read an article in The Atlantic by Derek Thompson called What People Don’t Get About Working in a Library and wanted to share it here. One of our INALJ fans is actually Librarian #1 in the article.

Philly and Detroit INALJ Meetups in November

Hi Everyone- there are 2 scheduled INALJ meetups for librarians, library staff and library students in November. Upcoming INALJ Philadelphia meetup 11/5- Phillybrarians/INALJ – Tria Wine Bar, November 5th. Located at 3131 Walnut Street at 4:30pm. Please RSVP to phillybrarians@gmail.com so Jazmin can give Tria a head’s up on group size. As always, feel free…

Ask Naomi: Why all the websites?

One question I get a lot is why all the different websites/portals? There is INALJ Facebook & INALJ Twitter & INALJ LinkedIn & INALJ (Naomi House) on Google + & now INALJ.com- why? And what distinguishes the daily email from all of these? Each one serves a different purpose or community. INALJ.com -One stop shop…

Welcome

Thank you all so much for joining me here on the INALJ (I Need a Library Job) webpage/journal. I wanted to create a one stop shop where fans could find all of our pages and email information as well as bios, interviews, book reviews and original articles by our volunteers, fans, Elizabeth and I. Every…