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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:…

Marta Murvosh …Success Story

Naomi House’s interview with success story Marta. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Marta:  The short answer is I got lucky and had the skill set that managers in my library system were looking for to fill one of four new internal positions at the library system where I work in Western Washington.…

Reflections on Library Journal’s Lead the Change

Reflections on Library Journal’s Lead the Change by Rachael Altman, Head Editor, INALJ Alabama “Librarians are human change agents. Their product is a child who learns, a young person grown into a self-respecting adult; a changed human life altogether.” –Peter Drucker Last month I attended Library Journal’s Lead the Change Leadership Event Series at Alabama…

ALA FanGirl Moments

I wish I had attended ALA this year instead of only presenting one day.  You could feel the energy and excitement and I know I missed a ton of wonderful events and people.  But I was fortunate and had many ‘fangirl’ moments as well and I want to share some of them here (apologies for…

Natasa Doten …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Natasa. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Natasa:  I found my job through an Indeed.com search. I was very thrilled to be offered my current position. My dream was to work as a Librarian in an…

Justin Hoenke …Teen Librarian and Mover & Shaker

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Justin. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Justin:  Well, I was looking around to see what was out there and I just stumbled upon The Public Library of Chattanooga, TN.  I had always admired the work…

Allen McGinley …Mover & Shaker

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Allen. Naomi:  How did you come to work for your current position? Allen:  After working for Piscataway PL for almost 5 years, I was promoted to my current position in March 2013. I have also worked at my…

Joshua Finnell …Reference Librarian

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with Library Journal 2012 Mover & Shaker, Joshua. Naomi:  How did you come to work for your current position? Joshua:  After graduating from the University of Illinois with my MS in Library and Information Science, I accepted the position of Reference…

Carrie Banks …Library Director

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with 2012 Library Journal Mover & Shaker, Carrie Banks. Naomi:  How did you come to work for your current position? Carrie:  I waited a years and a half for the position to open up.  It was the only one I would…

Raymond Pun …Reference/Research Librarian

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with Library Journal 2012 Mover & Shaker Raymond. Naomi:  How did you find your job as a Reference/Research Librarian? Raymond:  In August 2006, I started out as an undergraduate intern as a history major processing and boxing up Holocaust archives in the Dorot…

Emily Ellis …Mover & Shaker & Teen Librarian

My interview with 2012 Library Journal Mover & Shaker, Emily Ellis Naomi:   How did you come to work for your current position? Emily:    I’m only 30, but I’ve been working in libraries for 15 years which seems completely crazy.  I started out as a library page in high school through my undergrad years.  After graduating…

Naomi House : Library Journal Mover & Shaker Award Winner 2013

Naomi House RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS “MOVER & SHAKER” AWARD FROM LIBRARY JOURNAL MAGAZINE Naomi House founder of INALJ.com has been named a “Mover & Shaker” in the library industry by the national publication, Library Journal. In its March 15, 2013 issue, Library Journal named 50 outstanding professionals committed to providing excellent service to meet the needs…

Rachel Somerville …In Six

My interview with INALJ success story Rachel Naomi: How did you find your current job? Rachel: I heard about and became interested in the company through a friend and then saw the job posting on INALJ! Other places I looked were ALA Joblist, Indeed.com, and a few local listservs. Naomi: Favorite library you have been…

Bobbi Newman …In Six

My interview with Librarian by Day, Bobbi Newman Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Bobbi: I recently returned to school full time to pursue my Masters in Public Policy. So much of the work I was doing was related to the digital divide and 21st century literacies, I kept running into issues surrounding…

Rebecca Halpern …In Six

Naomi: What made you interested in blogging for Hack Library School? Rebecca: I became interested in blogging for HLS because I read the blog and loved what they’re doing. There are a lot of valid complaints and criticisms about LIS education and as much as I love complaining, if I don’t share my thoughts and…