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Wanted: The Next Librarian of Congress

Wanted: The Next Librarian of Congress by Andy Woodworth The next Librarian of Congress will be the most important job placement in our career lifetimes. Originally, I had written “may be” instead of “will be” because I thought the latter would be a bit hyperbolic. Upon further reflection, I made the decision to remove any…

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:…

Nick Steffel …Success Story

My interview with success story Nick from 6/19/12 Naomi: How did you find your current job? Nick: INALJ! It was funny, actually, since the job was in the same LIS department where I was a student at the time. I actually saw it posted on INALJ even before I’d heard anyone talking about it on…

R. David Lankes …In Six

I discovered R. David Lankes wonderful Virtual Dave…Real Blog through The Unquiet Librarian’s blog.  From 1/3/2012 Naomi: What is your dream job and why? R. David: Honestly, I have my dream job. As a professor I get to work with librarians all over the world, I get paid to think, and I teach the most amazing…

Ross Todd …In Six

Reposted from 3/9/12 My interview with one of my favorite Rutgers professors, Ross Todd Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? (and it talks a little about my favorite thing about libraries/library technology) Ross: In recent years I have had several opportunities to visit the historic city of Zadar, Croatia, a walled town on the…

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…

Paul Vinelli …In Six

My interview with Paul Vinelli, the author of the Unofficial SXSWi Primer for Rowdy Librarians. Naomi: What made you interested in creating this guide for SXSW? Paul: Last year was my first time at Interactive, and in the blur I was fortunate to connect with Jessamyn West and Paul Jones (UNC-Chapel Hill & iBiblio). After…