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Dr. Candace Aiani: Library Director at Taipei American School

by Whitney Zahar, Senior Assistant, INALJ Pennsylvania Interview with Dr. Candace Aiani: Library Director at Taipei American School Have you ever imagined working as a librarian in another country? Several colleagues on the INALJ blog have posted several articles about library work around the world. I have the honor of volunteering as the archivist at Taipei American School,…

Working Abroad As a Librarian: Challenges and Opportunities Ahead

by Raymond Pun, reference and research services librarian in New York University Shanghai Working Abroad As a Librarian: Challenges and Opportunities Ahead Thinking about working abroad? There are growing opportunities to work abroad as a librarian or information specialist these days. However, when you consider working abroad as an adventure, there will be tons of unexpected challenges…

4 things I Learned About Library Service by Leaving the Country

by Rachel Wightman, Assistant Editor, INALJ Washington previously published on 5/4/13 4 things  I Learned About Library Service by Leaving the Country At the end of 2009, when I received my MLIS, the economy wasn’t great. But I started looking for and applying to jobs and was fairly optimistic. I had worked as a paraprofessional…

Going International: Is It Right For You?

  by Sarah Parramore, Head Editor, INALJ Middle East/Arabian Gulf Going International: Is It Right For You? Been on the hunt long? Perhaps you’re fresh out of grad school and eager to share your knowledge with the world, or maybe you’ve been on the search for well over a year. It could be, you’ve been…