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Meet Michael Rodriguez: INALJ Assistant Editor, Librarian & Faculty

by Tracy Wasserman, Senior Assistant, INALJ Florida Meet Michael Rodriguez: INALJ Assistant Editor, Librarian & Faculty Meet Michael Rodriguez, INALJ Florida Assistant Editor and Faculty Library at Hodges University in Naples/ Fort Myers, Florida * Photo credit to Lynn Elliott, Florida Library Association, via Flickr Tracy: Tell us about your history in working in libraries. Michael:…

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…

Mallorie Colvin …Success Story

This was the very first Success Story interview at INALJ.com published on 12/9/11.  I updated the title from Mallorie Colvin…In Six.  Enjoy!  And find all jobs at http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Naomi: How did you find your current job? Mallorie: I found it on the INALJ daily email! I didn’t have a specific state or area in mind,…

Ryan Jones …In Six

Reposted from 4/6/12 & 8/30/12 My interview with success story Ryan Naomi: How did you find your current job? Ryan: I found my current position at the Maine State Library Job List. I really wanted to move back to New England, so I created a portfolio of region-specific resources long before applying anywhere. After identifying…

Annie Pho …Success Story

Reposted from 11/27/12 Naomi House’s interview with success story, Annie Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Annie:  I saw the job listed in various places but the first place was in the ALA Think Tank Facebook group. Networking matters, even if it’s online. Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Annie:  I previously…

Colleen McClowry …In Six

My interview with INALJ success story, Colleen Naomi: How did you find your current job? Colleen: Since I was concentrating on finding work in the Bay Area, I used resources that listed jobs by location. I browsed INALJ’s California listings, search engines like Indeed.com, and the resources available to me at the University of Illinois.…

Nicole Fonsh …In Six

My interview with success story Nicole Naomi: How did you find your current job? Nicole: I networked like crazy! I had a feeling I wanted to get into development research so I reached out to other librarians I knew who were doing the same type of work. However, I also tried to be creative about…

Andy Woodworth …In Six

Reposting from 1/10/12 My interview with the fabulous blogger Andy Woodworth of Agnostic, Maybe . Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Andy: If I could do my blog as a full time job, I’d be ecstatic. I enjoy the conversations around these issues as well as the analysis and reactions. It would be…

Ben Neal …In Six

My interview with success story Ben Naomi: How did you find your current job? Ben: I found the job posting on the Northeast Tennessee Library Network. Within a few hours of sending in my resume and cover letter, they had contacted me for an interview for the next week. The day after I interviewed I…

Zack Frazier …In Six

Republished from 11/28/11, a highly popular interview with Hack Library School’s Zack! Naomi: What made you interested in blogging for Hack Library School? Zack: I had been following Heidi and Micah on twitter before coming to library school. They saw a few posts I had written and offered to take me on after a positive…

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…

Rose L. Chou …In Six

Naomi: What made you interested in blogging for Hack Library School? Rose: I’d been following Hack Library School since it began as a wiki and guest posted early on, but I was too scared of committing myself to writing for it. I loved that library students all over were analyzing issues I was thinking about,…

Rebecca Halpern …In Six

Naomi: What made you interested in blogging for Hack Library School? Rebecca: I became interested in blogging for HLS because I read the blog and loved what they’re doing. There are a lot of valid complaints and criticisms about LIS education and as much as I love complaining, if I don’t share my thoughts and…

Annie Pho …In Six

Naomi: What made you interested in blogging for Hack Library School? Annie: I read Micah’s article in In the Library with the Lead Pipe about the Hack Library School project and spied on the original Google Doc. After he wrote another post looking for more diversity on the blog, I decided that I would actually…

Emily Thompson …In Six

Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Emily: I knew I wanted to do something integrating technology and teaching and libraries, so you can imagine how happy I was to get hired as a Learning Technologies Librarian! I get to research and learn new things and then pass them along to the students and…