Interviews

Victoria Brooke Rodrigues …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story, Victoria Brooke Rodrigues by Naomi House, MLIS Naomi: How did you find your current job? Victoria: INALJ’s daily jobs. Albuquerque’s library jobs were few and far between, and most with…

Meet Suzy Szasz Palmer, Dean of Greenwood Library

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Rachael Altman, Head Editor, INALJ Alabama Meet Suzy Szasz Palmer, Dean of Greenwood Library at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia I had the pleasure of meeting Suzy at the JobList Placement Center at ALA…

Julie Tanaka …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story, Julie Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Julie:  Graduation was approaching and all I could think of was being stuck in the anteroom between being a grad student…

Marta Murvosh …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Naomi House’s interview with success story Marta. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Marta:  The short answer is I got lucky and had the skill set that managers in my library system were…

Quaid Long …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story Quaid! Naomi: How did you find your current job? Quaid: Like most of us – scouring multiple job sites and listservs every day and networking (although not as much as…

Venus Bradley, Patient Resource Center Manager

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Venus Bradley…Patient Resource Center Manager by Leigh Milligan, Head Editor, INALJ Wisconsin For the last year, I have been working with Venus as Lead Library Assistant in the Patient Resource Center at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital…

Alma Ramos-McDermott …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story, Alma Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Alma:  I found my current job when one of my professional contacts on LinkedIn sent me an email alerting me to…

Sheila Campbell, Columbus Zoo Librarian

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Dawn Thompson, former Head Editor, INALJ Ohio Sheila Campbell, Columbus Zoo Librarian 1. How did you find your job as the librarian at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium? Oddly enough, in the want ads…

Talking about Technicians – with Michael David Reansbury

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Lauren Bourdages, Head Editor, INALJ Ontario Talking about Technicians – with Michael David Reansbury I got in touch with Michael David Reansbury, the current President of the Ontario Association of Library Technicians (OALT/ABO) and…

Samantha McClellan …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Naomi House’s interview with success story Samantha. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Samantha:  I actually found my job through INALJ. Thank you to whoever added my job to the Kentucky jobs list…

Helen Kim …Success Story and Archivist

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story, Helen Naomi: How did you find your current job? Helen: I just joined the staff at Visual Communications, an Asian American media arts nonprofit in the Little Tokyo neighborhood in…

Joe Noel …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story, Joe Naomi: How did you find your current job? Joe: I found my current job listed on the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) website. Most jobs for law librarians…

Megan Threats …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Naomi House’s interview with success story Megan. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Megan:  I received my MSLIS degree in May 2013 from the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. During my…

Jeremiah Paschke-Wood …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Naomi House’s interview with success story Jeremiah. Naomi: How did you find your current job? Jeremiah: I think it was on inalj.com. In March I was browsing through state employment pages and just thought “Hey,…

Dee Krasnansky …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story, Dee! Naomi:  How did you find your current jobs? Dee: I heard about this volunteer position (Vendor Coordinator) from the organization Common Ground on the Hill since I am a…

Meet Aimee Graham – INALJ Florida Assistant Editor

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Shelley Macon, Head Editor, INALJ Florida Meet Aimee Graham – INALJ Florida Assistant Editor Aimee Graham is the fabulous Assistant Editor of INALJ Florida. Her dedication and commitment have helped make the INALJ Florida…

Margaret Irons …Founder of LibraryJobs.ie

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Naomi House’s interview with the Founder of LibraryJobs.ie, Margaret. Naomi:  How did you come to work for (or start) LibraryJobs.ie? Margaret:  LibraryJobs.ie had been on my mind for years. I even bought a domain name many years…

Wanett Clyde …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Wanett. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Wanett:  I’m juggling a variety of positions at the…

Emily Savageau …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Emily. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Emily:  I found my current job through my volunteer…

Seed Sharing Library-Akron-Summit County Public Library

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Dawn Thompson, Head Editor, INALJ Ohio Seed Sharing Library-Akron-Summit County Public Library An interview with Michele McNeal of the Akron-Summit County Public Library 1. How did the idea of the Seed Sharing Library come…

Carla Sarratt …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story and former INALJ Assistant Editor, Carla Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Carla:  I found the position on Glassdoor.com when I was performing my nightly INALJ duties in…

Ricardo Figueroa …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with INALJ success story, Ricardo Naomi: How did you find your current job? Ricardo: I found my current job using INALJ.  I had been keeping up with the listserv religiously in the last…

Matthew Kirby …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Naomi House’s interview with success story and INALJ California Assistant Editor, Matthew. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Matthew:  I had friends from library school looking out for me, and one that was…

Ielle Palmer …Writer and Professor

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Ielle: My dream job is honestly what Neil Gaiman is doing. I’d love to be able to write prose, comic books and the occasional film or tv…

Joseph L. Annaruma …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Naomi House’s interview with success story Joseph. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Joseph:  Upon relocating to Virginia, I utilized INALJ, Indeed, Simply Hired and the Virginia Government Jobs websites. I actually found…

Sarah Lauderdale, Head of Reference

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Kristen Jaques, Head Editor, INALJ Maine Sarah Lauderdale, Head of Reference at the Hamilton-Wenham Public Library Sarah Lauderdale is a seasoned library professional who has been happily employed in her dream job for over…

Michael McWilliams …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Michael. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Michael:  An email listing through the comm_lissa@eden.rutgers.edu group mailbox…

Lia Skalkos …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Naomi House’s interview with success story Lia. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Lia:  Right out of library school I found a part-time job working for my organization’s online publishing initiative. A few…

Alex Lent …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Naomi House’s interview with success story Alex. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Alex:  I had a pretty good thing going when I applied for my current position. I was teaching and doing…

Christina Bell – Humanities Librarian

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Todd Simpson, Head Editor, INALJ New York City This is my interview with Christina Bell, Humanities Librarian at Bates College. Christina Bell – Humanities Librarian Todd:  How did you find your current job? Christina: I…

Jessica Schmidt …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story Jessica Naomi: How did you find your current job? Jessica: I actually found my current job on Naomi’s I Need a Library Job daily list. I checked every one that…

Nico Carver …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story Nico Naomi: How did you find your current job? Nico: I first saw the job listed on the inalj daily digest (now all online)! I immediately knew I wanted to…

Lupita Sebastian-O’Brien …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Lupita. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Lupita:  So let take a crack at this… How…

Scottie Kapel …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Scottie, also INALJ’s Oregon Head Editor. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Scottie:  I ran into…

Savannah Gignac …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Savannah Gignac …Success Story Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Savannah:  I saw the job listed on Archives Gig. During the job search I also checked INALJ, ALA and SAA job listings. Naomi: Favorite…

Lauren Swain Mosley, archivist at Jacksonville Historical Society

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Scottie Kapel, Head Editor, INALJ Oregon Interview with Lauren Swain Mosley, archivist at Jacksonville Historical Society Lauren Swain Mosley is the archivist for the Jacksonville Historical Society. She began working at the institution as…

Mike Rybak …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story, Mike Naomi: How did you find your current job? Mike: I responded to a job listing on http://www.metrolibraries.net/res/jobline.html.  I had a good interview, and one of my former supervisors gave…

Meet Sylvia Bly: INALJ California Assistant Editor

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Kiersten Bryant, Head Editor, INALJ California Meet Sylvia Bly: INALJ California Assistant Editor Kiersten:  How did you find your current job? Sylvia: Through Indeed.com, as well as subscribing to job postings from Wayne State…

Lessa Pelayo-Lozada …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story Lessa Naomi: How did you find your current job? Lessa: I originally saw the job posted on the CALIX listserv and then saw it posted again on the INALJ Daily…

Poppy Louthan … Youth Services Librarian

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Melanie Masserant, Head Editor, INALJ NYC Poppy Louthan … Youth Services Librarian 1. Please tell INALJ readers about your position and responsibilities at Sacramento Public Library. I’m a Youth Services Librarian and Volunteer Coordinator…

Alexis Stapp …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story, Alexis, success story and Head Editor, INALJ Minnesota Naomi: How did you find your current job? Alexis: I found my current job through LISjobs.com. I read about 40+ assorted RSS…

Diana La Femina… Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Diana. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Diana:  My best friend works at a large corporate…