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Melanie Sellar …of Librarians Without Borders

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions  My interview with Melanie Sellar, founder of Librarians Without Borders, “a non-profit organization that strives to improve access to information resources regardless of language, geography, or religion, by forming partnerships with community organizations in developing…

Adrienne Chamberlin …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 Adrienne. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Adrienne:  It was timing, really. Last fall, I had a freelance writing job going, was tutoring student essays…

Fallon Bleich …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 and INALJ Arkansas Head Editor,  Fallon. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Fallon:  I actually just happened to use my networking and bragging on myself skills to…

Lia Skalkos …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 Lia. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Lia:  Right out of library school I found a part-time job working for my organization’s online publishing initiative. A few…

Naomi House …In Six

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions A self-directed interview ;) Reposted from 12/29/2011 and 1/27/12 A snapshot of my vision for INALJ from 2011 What is your dream job and why? Naomi: This! I love being able to do reference by…

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…

Jessica Crossfield …In Six

My interview with success story, Jessica Naomi: How did you find your current job? Jessica: We have some great list serves in Ohio, including OhioLINK and Kent State SLIS. Tons of jobs are posted daily and most of them are local. My current position just popped up in my mailbox one day! Naomi: Favorite library you have…

Jess Wallis …In Six

My interview with success story, Jess Naomi: How did you find your current job? Jess: I found it on the Simmons College GSLIS JobLine. I had been searching very seriously for several months, and unsuccessfully applying to a lot of public libraries before I decided to branch out and apply for a special library job.…

Jess Moore …In Six

My interview with INALJ success story, Jess Naomi: How did you find your current job? Jess: Through INALJ Jobs Page for Virginia. Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? Jess: Probably the Rust Library, which is in the Loudoun County Public Library system. It was doing most if not all the positive things we discussed…

Shaula Stephenson …In Six

My interview with success story Shaula Naomi: How did you find your current job? Shaula: I found my current job, appropriately enough, on the INALJ.com daily digest. I remember vividly sitting on my couch on a Saturday morning reading the job description and thinking, “this includes pieces of almost every job I’ve ever had. I…

Dina Herbert …In Six

My interview with success story Dina! Naomi: How did you find your current job? Dina: I found my job the old fashioned way – my mother told me to email a friend of hers who had a friend in the DC area who’s sister was a librarian (seriously). Basically, I sent a networking email to…

Amy Dittman …In Six

Interview with the My Life as a Sometimes Librarian author, Amy Dittman. Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Amy: My perfect job would be the liaison between a college library and its education department. This liaison gets to work closely with student teachers, helping them to incorporate fiction and non-fiction into their lesson…

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…