Tag Archive for librarians

For Librarians, Buy Librarians 2015 Holiday Shopping Guide

2015 Librarian Shopping Guide Welcome to For Librarians, Buy Librarians– my guide to some of my favorite web-based shops run (mostly) by librarians! Originally posted in 2012 I wanted to share this with new fans. This is a Shopping Guide to Etsy Shops (etc) of INALJ fans, their friends and family :) I am floored…

Radical Librarianship at the Allied Media Conference

Radical Librarianship at the Allied Media Conference by Veronica Leigh Milliner, Senior Editor While there are many options for professional and personal development in the library and information field, one upcoming opportunity that deserves to be highlighted is the Allied Media Conference (AMC). The AMC “brings together a vibrant and diverse community of people using…

Not Feelin’ It: Tips for Improving Your Internship Experience

Not Feelin’ It: Tips for Improving Your Internship Experience by Josh Rimmer, Senior Editor   We’ve all been there. When a job, an internship opportunity, or volunteer experience transpires to be something completely different than what we thought. Rather than developing negative thoughts, it’s best to turn the experience into a learning opportunity. It’s okay…

Rise Like a Phoenix: The Story of the Glasgow School of Art

Rise Like a Phoenix: The Story of the Glasgow School of Art by Kate Kosturski, Volunteer Coordinator and Senior Editor, INALJ Ontario and INALJ Quebec While we in the States were settling in for the Memorial Day weekend 2014, our friends across the pond in Glasgow, Scotland, were watching one of the most historic educational buildings, a beautiful example…

Librarians and Mass Media – Where are the Role Models?

Librarians and Mass Media – Where are the Role Models? By Lisa Iannucci, Senior Editor   I would like to think that we librarians lead fairly interesting lives. But apparently the powers that be in the entertainment industry seem to think we are capable of much more. A recent keyword search of the estimable Imdb.com yielded…

What Does a Librarian Do – Academic

by Rebecca Tischler, Senior Editor, INALJ North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon What Does a Librarian Do – Academic I recently wrote an article about what a librarian does, so I thought I would continue that with a series of articles exploring what different types of librarians do. Because while all librarians share a central duty…

What Does a Librarian Do?

by Rebecca Tischler, Senior Editor, INALJ North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon What Does a Librarian Do? A while ago, I wrote an article about the 5 Things That People Don’t Realize their Librarians Do, and one of my grad school teachers pointed out that I had not included the most important duty of a…

5 Things That People Don’t Realize their Librarians Do

by Rebecca Tischler, Head Editor, INALJ Tennessee 5 Things That People Don’t Realize their Librarians Do Many people still have the stereotypical image of a librarian stuck in their head: an older kind of frumpy woman wearing glasses on a chain, her hair up in a bun, shushing people with one hand while stamping books with…

Jennifer Snoek-Brown…Reel Librarians Blog

by Leigh Milligan, Head Editor, INALJ Wisconsin Jennifer Snoek-Brown…Reel Librarians Blog Jennifer was previously interviewed as a success story on INALJ. Film and librarians, my two loves! So glad I had the opportunity to interview Jennifer Snoek-Brown on her blog Reel Librarians. Leigh: Please give us a little bit of a summary of what “Reel…

Building the Dream: You are Your Best Teaching Tool

by Lauren Bourdages, Head Editor, INALJ Ontario Building the Dream: You are Your Best Teaching Tool Earlier this week a friend of mine who is a Teacher in New Zealand found a job posting for a Teacher-Librarian position that she asked me to help her put together her application package for. That got me thinking,…

Music to Job Hunt By

Reposted from 12/15/11 Back a few months ago I asked fans on FB and the Music Librarians group on LinkedIn what songs they listened to while job hunting. I got a fabulously eclectic group of responses and created this radio station: Grooveshark Music to Job Hunt By. I am happy to intermittently add more songs-…

What People Don’t Get About …

working in a library. A few months back I read an article in The Atlantic by Derek Thompson called What People Don’t Get About Working in a Library and wanted to share it here. One of our INALJ fans is actually Librarian #1 in the article.