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How Does This Networking Thing Work?

by Kiersten Bryant, former Head Editor, INALJ California previously published 10/30/13 How Does This Networking Thing Work? I will be attending a library conference soon and have been looking for advice on how to network at these events. I currently work in the apparel industry in a position that is in no way related to…

Emily Weak of Hiring Librarians

My interview with Emily of the blog, Hiring Librarians Naomi: What made you interested in starting your blog, Hiring Librarians? Emily: I’d been thinking about ways I could do service for the profession. Because I’m such a new librarian I don’t have a lot of sage advice and because I’m severely underemployed I feel weird…

MOOCs on Your Resume

by Lisa Huntsha, Head Editor, INALJ Sweden MOOCs on Your Resume You’ve heard of MOOCs, right? The acronym stands for Massive Open Online Courses. These are, as the name suggests, large online courses you can take for free, offered by some really great schools and professors. I’m currently taking Metadata: Organizing and Discovering Information by…

Allison Coltin …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Allison. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Allison:  I saw the listing for my position on both INALJ and the city HR alert that I had signed up for two years ago Naomi: Favorite library you have…

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…

Stephanie Bennett …In Six

My interview with success story Stephanie Naomi: How did you find your current job? Stephanie: I have to confess, it’s an archives job. And – I applied for it! Truly, I didn’t have any connections at the institution, so I wrote up a cover letter and had my advisor/job guru look it over. One call…