Tag Archive for archives gig

INALJ turns 7! What it is and what it isn’t

by Naomi House, MLIS INALJ turns 7! What it is and what it isn’t Job hunting sucks. Not a little bit, but a lot. It can be stressful at best, soul crushing at worst. You can ask yourself and others WHY aren’t you being hired, and honestly the way hiring is done there could be…

Meredith Lowe of Archives Gig

My interview with the founder of Archives Gig, Meredith Lowe! Naomi: What made you start your blog? Meredith: I was already gathering archives job announcements for the job listserv at University of Wisconsin – Madison SLIS (my employer), and I thought that I could create a service to do the same thing, but to a…

ALA FanGirl Moments

I wish I had attended ALA this year instead of only presenting one day.  You could feel the energy and excitement and I know I missed a ton of wonderful events and people.  But I was fortunate and had many ‘fangirl’ moments as well and I want to share some of them here (apologies for…

Savannah Gignac …Success Story

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 library you have been to? Savannah:  I think my favorite would have to be the Monte Oliveto Maggiore, located in…

Sofia Becerra-Licha …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Sofia. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Sofia:  ArchivesGig and the Music Library Association’s job list. (It’s possible I saw it elsewhere as well; I followed so many lists, blogs, and boards that I honestly can’t remember where…

Jennifer Ho …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Jennifer. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Jennifer:  In my Google Reader account, I had subscriptions to dozens of job feeds, in addition to looking at INALJ most days of the week. Each time I applied…

Ashley Stevens …In Six

My interview with success story,  Ashley Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Ashley:  I found my position through Archives Gig which then redirected me to USAjobs.gov. Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Ashley:  The Seattle Public Library.  I love the architectural design of the building, their use of library-related objects as art,…

Lindsey Fresta …In Six

My interview with success story Lindsey! Naomi: How did you find your current job? Lindsey: I must say, prior to landing this job at the American Institute of Physics’ Emilio Segre Visual Archives, I was… what’s the word… incessant about checking job boards! I found this job through the Society of American Archivists job board.…

Neal Harmeyer …In Six

Naomi: How did you find your current job? Neal: I saw my job posted in the INALJ daily email and at Archives Gig on the same day. A few friends also told me about the posting right away. Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? Neal: For nostalgic reasons, the tiny library from my elementary…