Tag Archive for Interviews

Brian Huffman …In Six

Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Brian: Being a librarian on a ship community like Freedom Ship. I would enjoy the travel and service to members of a ship community. Naomi: If you could take any of your hobbies and create a job out of them or integrate it into your job what…

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…

Asheleigh Perry …In Six

Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Asheleigh: That is an excellent question. I am early enough in my career that I’m still feeling out what I’m passionate about. I know I really enjoy versatility in the workplace and am very interested in Technical Services Management. I think my dream job for the moment…

Angela Prikockis …In Six

Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Angela: When I was an undergraduate, I wanted the big title and with lots of money. Fast forward 14 years and two kids, I’m all about LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. I don’t want to be traveling in Washington, DC area traffic. To be honest, I considered my first…

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…

Rachel Collins …In Six

Naomi: What is your dream job and why? 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? Rachel: My most ambitious answer would be to work as a curator at MoMA. I’ve always been passionate about art…

Crystal King …In Six

Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Crystal: I would love to work in a healthcare or medical library. I should have been a medical professional and I love to help people. I’d also love to be a genealogist. I’m fascinated with social history and old documents and I love doing research. I just…

Emily Hart …In Six

Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Emily: My dream job would be working to build and preserve archival collections in areas of the world that have suffered from political instability. I became enamored with this type of work after writing a research paper on archives building in South Africa in the post-Apartheid era.…

Carrie Price …In Six

Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Carrie: At this point, due mostly to our slow economy, my dream job is any librarian position. That’s the realistic answer. The idealist answer is, aside from becoming a culinary librarian which seems like a long shot, a job that allows me to do a little bit…

Francesca Francis …In Six

Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Francesca: My dream job would be something that utilizes all librarian type skills — cataloging, reference, collection development, etc. — like a solo librarian (but perhaps with another person or two, since I have had the good fortune to have great coworkers). I’ve enjoyed cataloging and now…

Kelli Bragg …In Six

Naomi:What is your dream job and why? Kelli: My dream job would be working as a metadata/cataloging librarian – my passion is accessibility, and I think metadata and cataloging go a long way in making electronic information accessible. (However, describing information so that it’s accessible means nothing if the website can’t be read by screen…

Carla Sarratt …In Six

An interview with Carla Sarratt Naomi:What is your dream job and why? Carla:My dream job would definitely be at the Library of Congress. All of those books, history, and culture in one big building? Yes, please. Naomi:If you could take any of your hobbies and create a job out of them or integrate it into…