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Missy Shields of buildOn …In Six

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with Missy Shields of buildOn, which “is an international nonprofit organization that runs youth service after-school programs in United States high schools, and builds schools in developing countries. The organization’s programs engage young…

Conference Tips: An Interview with Sarah Mailloux

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Emily Guier, Head Editor, INALJ Wyoming Conference Tips: An Interview with Sarah Mailloux Emily: As a first-time library conference attendee, what were you expecting? Sarah: I think I was expecting more people. There were…

Kaitlyn Lyons …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with INALJ success story, Kaitlyn Naomi: How did you find your current job? Kaitlyn: I found my current job posted on INALJ, but a co-worker also mentioned it to me. The first time…

Transitioning to Management: Q&A with Anna Jensen

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Caitlin Moen, Head Editor, INALJ Louisiana Transitioning to Management: Q&A with Anna Jensen Caitlin: What has been the greatest challenge for you in moving into a management role? Anna: Moving into a library with…

Emily Weak of Hiring Librarians

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions 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…

Heather Firchow …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story Heather Firchow Naomi: How did you find your current job? Heather: I saw the listing for my Altadena job on the local library consortium’s (SCLC) jobs list. I use several…

Catherine Wagner …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story Catherine – this interview is from last year and Cathy has since found another position at a higher level- congrats Cathy! Naomi: How did you find your current job? Catherine:…

Anxiety-Free Interview Wardrobe in 20 Pieces or Less

. . by Veda Darby Soberman, Head Editor, INALJ Hawaii Anxiety-Free Interview Wardrobe in 20 Pieces or Less Dressing for an interview can be a challenge. I enjoy fashion, and I usually know how to put together a great outfit, but something about dressing for a job interview can throw me for a loop. I…

Jon Haupt …Wine Librarian

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions . . by Kiersten Bryant, Head Editor, INALJ California Jon Haupt …Wine Librarian  Kiersten: How did you come to work at the Sonoma County Wine Library, and how long have you worked there?  Jon: I…

When Archiving and Comics Collide

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Sandra Hoyer, Head Editor, INALJ Washington When Archiving and Comics Collide: Tess McCarthy on Incorporating Creativity in Librarianship Tess McCarthy is the archivist at the Center for Sex and Culture in San Francisco, California. She…

Meet Fantasia Thorne, Learning Commons Librarian

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions . . by Rachael Altman, Head Editor, INALJ Alabama Meet Fantasia Thorne, Learning Commons Librarian at Syracuse University Bird Library  Rachael: Favorite Library you have been to? Fantasia: The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton…

David del Norte …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story David Naomi: How did you find your current job? David: Through volunteer work at the library, I had made myself known as a dedicated librarian impartial to disengaged staff, patrons,…

Carrie Netzer Wajda …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story Carrie Naomi: How did you find your current job? Carrie: Through the New York chapter of the Special Libraries Association jobs website. I’ve always had better luck applying for jobs…

Jarrett Farmer …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story Jarrett Naomi: How did you find your current job? Jarrett: I have worked for Baltimore County Public Library since I was 17. I started as a circulation assistant at the…

Sarah (Thomas) Brown …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with INALJ success story, Sarah Naomi: How did you find your current job? Sarah: INALJ! I had just gotten a rejection phone call and decided the best way to stay positive was to…

Meredith McGowan …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Naomi House’s interview with Meredith McGowan, success story and librarian! Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Meredith:  I contacted a grad school friend of mine who worked in the contracting services business.  She…

Interview with Janssen of Everyday Reading

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions . . by Emily Guier, Head Editor, INALJ Wyoming Interview with Janssen of Everyday Reading Emily’s interview with Janssen, of the blog Everday-Reading.com, who started blogging in 2006 to chronicle the books they were reading and…

Victoria Brooke Rodrigues …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story, Victoria Brooke Rodrigues by Naomi House, MLIS Naomi: How did you find your current job? Victoria: INALJ’s daily jobs. Albuquerque’s library jobs were few and far between, and most with…

Julie Tanaka …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story, Julie Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Julie:  Graduation was approaching and all I could think of was being stuck in the anteroom between being a grad student…

Quaid Long …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story Quaid! Naomi: How did you find your current job? Quaid: Like most of us – scouring multiple job sites and listservs every day and networking (although not as much as…

Alma Ramos-McDermott …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story, Alma Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Alma:  I found my current job when one of my professional contacts on LinkedIn sent me an email alerting me to…

Helen Kim …Success Story and Archivist

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story, Helen Naomi: How did you find your current job? Helen: I just joined the staff at Visual Communications, an Asian American media arts nonprofit in the Little Tokyo neighborhood in…

Joe Noel …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story, Joe Naomi: How did you find your current job? Joe: I found my current job listed on the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) website. Most jobs for law librarians…

Jeremiah Paschke-Wood …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Naomi House’s interview with success story Jeremiah. Naomi: How did you find your current job? Jeremiah: I think it was on inalj.com. In March I was browsing through state employment pages and just thought “Hey,…

Dee Krasnansky …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story, Dee! Naomi:  How did you find your current jobs? Dee: I heard about this volunteer position (Vendor Coordinator) from the organization Common Ground on the Hill since I am a…

Carla Sarratt …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story and former INALJ Assistant Editor, Carla Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Carla:  I found the position on Glassdoor.com when I was performing my nightly INALJ duties in…

Ricardo Figueroa …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with INALJ success story, Ricardo Naomi: How did you find your current job? Ricardo: I found my current job using INALJ.  I had been keeping up with the listserv religiously in the last…

Jessica Schmidt …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story Jessica Naomi: How did you find your current job? Jessica: I actually found my current job on Naomi’s I Need a Library Job daily list. I checked every one that…

Nico Carver …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story Nico Naomi: How did you find your current job? Nico: I first saw the job listed on the inalj daily digest (now all online)! I immediately knew I wanted to…

Savannah Gignac …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Savannah Gignac …Success Story Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Savannah:  I saw the job listed on Archives Gig. During the job search I also checked INALJ, ALA and SAA job listings. Naomi: Favorite…

Lauren Swain Mosley, archivist at Jacksonville Historical Society

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Scottie Kapel, Head Editor, INALJ Oregon Interview with Lauren Swain Mosley, archivist at Jacksonville Historical Society Lauren Swain Mosley is the archivist for the Jacksonville Historical Society. She began working at the institution as…

Mike Rybak …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story, Mike Naomi: How did you find your current job? Mike: I responded to a job listing on http://www.metrolibraries.net/res/jobline.html.  I had a good interview, and one of my former supervisors gave…

Meet Sylvia Bly: INALJ California Assistant Editor

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Kiersten Bryant, Head Editor, INALJ California Meet Sylvia Bly: INALJ California Assistant Editor Kiersten:  How did you find your current job? Sylvia: Through Indeed.com, as well as subscribing to job postings from Wayne State…

Lessa Pelayo-Lozada …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story Lessa Naomi: How did you find your current job? Lessa: I originally saw the job posted on the CALIX listserv and then saw it posted again on the INALJ Daily…

Poppy Louthan … Youth Services Librarian

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Melanie Masserant, Head Editor, INALJ NYC Poppy Louthan … Youth Services Librarian 1. Please tell INALJ readers about your position and responsibilities at Sacramento Public Library. I’m a Youth Services Librarian and Volunteer Coordinator…