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Top 25 INALJ Articles of 2014

by Naomi House, MLIS Top 25 INALJ Articles of 2014 We are very lucky at INALJ to have some amazing bloggers and guest bloggers.  In 2014 these were the most widely read articles/blog posts.  At the very end of this posting you will find the top 125 blog posts for 2014 along with their page…

14 Twitter Feeds for Job Seekers to Follow

by Kiersten Bryant, former Head Editor, INALJ California previously published 9/25/13 14 Twitter Feeds for Job Seekers to Follow Need career or job hunting advice? Looking for a new job? Make social media work for you and use Twitter!  There are a lot of people out there that are full of professional advice that use…

How Does This Networking Thing Work?

by Kiersten Bryant, former Head Editor, INALJ California previously published 10/30/13 How Does This Networking Thing Work? I will be attending a library conference soon and have been looking for advice on how to network at these events. I currently work in the apparel industry in a position that is in no way related to…

DAM: A Career Opportunity for LIS Pros

by Kiersten Bryant, former Head Editor, INALJ California previously published 12/10/13 DAM: A Career Opportunity for LIS Pros One of the things that we try to emphasize here at INALJ is that there are many career options for MLIS holders other than working in an academic, public, or school library. The skills we have gained…

The 1-2-3 Method for Building-Up Your Online Presence

by Kiersten Bryant, former Head Editor, INALJ California previously published 7/2/13 The 1-2-3 Method for Building-Up Your Online Presence I’m still a relative newbie to using social media to create an online presence to gain recognition from employers and influencers. I know that it’s very important in the job hunt these days to have an…

10 Inspiring Pinterest Collections Created by Libraries and Librarians

by Kiersten Bryant, former Head Editor, INALJ California Originally published 3/1/13 10 Inspiring Pinterest Collections Created by Libraries and Librarians Something that I have realized while job searching is that there are a lot of interesting places that information professionals can use their skills – places that I had never heard of or knew existed.…

Jon Haupt …Wine Librarian

. . 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 started as Wine Librarian in July, 2012. Before that, I was a music librarian for about eight years – first…

5 Fun and Interesting Blogs to Follow

by Kiersten Bryant, Head Editor, INALJ California 5 Fun and Interesting Blogs to Follow Need to lighten up your blog reading? Here are five blogs to check out when you need a break from the job hunt, or temporary relief from work doldrums. Reel Librarians Reel Librarians was created by academic librarian Jennifer Snoek-Brown who…

Meet Sylvia Bly: INALJ California Assistant Editor

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 University.  I do the searching for California [INALJ page] using Indeed.com, and tried it for the Michigan market. Kiersten: Favorite…

9 To Follow: Sharing and Expanding Knowledge with Learnist

by Kiersten Bryant, Head Editor, INALJ California 9 To Follow: Sharing and Expanding Knowledge with Learnist I recently discovered the website Learnist. It is a relatively new website that launched in May 2012. It is similar to Pinterest in that it provides a place to collect content from the World Wide Web and organize it…

Sharon Miller…Mechanic’s Institute Library Director

by Kiersten Bryant, Head Editor, INALJ California Sharon Miller…Mechanic’s Institute Library Director Sharon Miller is the Director of the Mechanic’s Institute Library, a historic membership-based library in the heart of San Francisco, founded in 1854 near the end of the California Gold Rush. In addition to housing the library, the Mechanic’s Institute building is home…