Tag Archive for google+

(Google) Drive Your Library

by Ashley Mancill, Senior Assistant, INALJ Alabama (Google) Drive Your Library An overwhelming number of patrons I assist in the library have Google email accounts, yet only a handful of them use the Google Drive service it comes with. Most of them have never even heard of Drive. And more and more often, I find myself teaching patrons how…

Why you should and how you are able to partake in American Library Association Annual Conference when not attending

by Jennifer Devine, Head Editor, INALJ Maryland Why you should and how you are able to partake in American Library Association Annual Conference when not attending  If you’re like me and you’re not attending or able to attend the ALA Annual Conference this year you are still probably flooded with information from your e-mail, on Facebook, twitter, other…

Librarians v Googlers: How to Advocate Kindly for Libraries

by Yandee Vazquez, former Head Editor, INALJ Texas previously published 3/28/13 Librarians v Googlers: How to Advocate Kindly for Libraries LIBRARIAN? LIBRARY SCHOOL?! Please, we don’t need libraries; we have Google! This is something that I heard in school and continue to hear now when people ask me about my job/education/interests. Without a doubt it’s…

Mauro Magarelli …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Mauro. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Mauro:  I found my current job on the BCCLS (Bergen County Cooperative Library System) want-ads webpage. Since I grew up in Bergen County and was familiar with the “Buckles”…

Ann Marie Leonard …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Ann. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Ann Marie:  My answer is a bit more complicated than most. My story is more about how I arrived at the idea of exploring career paths outside of the…

Michele Lucero of LAC Group…In Six

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with LAC Group’s Michele. Naomi:  How did you come to work for LAC Group? Michele:  LAC Group, http://www.lac-group.com/, placed me at me in my former position at the LA Law Library. I had always heard and known about LAC from association events…

Kristin Moo …Success Story

Naomi House’s interview with success story, Kristin. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Kristin:  I met a CPL branch manager while working on a class project. As I interviewed him for my assignment, we talked a bit about my career goals and experience. He ended up recommending me to the coordinator of the…

Alicia Schofield …In Six

My interview with success story Alicia Naomi: How did you find your current job? Alicia: I found the job posting through a job listserv that the U of I’s library school hosts. Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? Alicia: The closed stacks of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. Naomi: Favorite book? Alicia: This month…

Ilana Barnes …In Six

My interview with success story Ilana Naomi: How did you find your current job? Ilana: I keep a very large Google reader feed going from a lot of different sources, so I’m not entirely sure where it was posted originally. I got my current group of feeds from my friend/awesome person Emily Johnson. You can…

Amanda Fensch …In Six

My interview with Girls in the Stacks Amanda! Naomi: What made you interested in blogging for or starting Girls in the Stacks?: Amanda: I’d been reading the blog for some time and always thought the ladies of GiTS were funny and interesting. I also really liked the fact that they predominantly reviewed YA lit, which…

Andrew Gerber ..In Six

Success story and blogger Andrew! Naomi: If you could take any of your hobbies and create a job out of them or integrate it into your job what would it be? And how? Andrew: I have a background in theater, and when I can, I like to incorporate my enjoyment of demonstrating my ideas in…

Leanna Simon …In Six

Success Story Leanna! Naomi: How did you find your current job? Leanna: I found my job on a whim when I Googled “Law Librarian Detroit”. It’s always been something I have wanted to do but gained experience when other opportunities came up. I applied just for kicks (I thought I didn’t have a chance) and…

Michael Schofield …In Six

Naomi: How did you find your current job? Michael: My best, abstract answer is that I found this gig through diligence. I had been aggressively looking for professional library work for a year – before I even graduated. I signed up for the INALJ mailing list, I scoured the ALA JobList feed, www.floridalibraryjobs.org, and watched…