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Cairie R…. Lambda Archives & INALJ Success Story

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by Mary-Michelle Moore, Head Editor, INALJ California Cairie R…. Lambda Archives & INALJ Success Story Mary-Michelle: How did you find your current job? Cairie: On the INALJ California page. My most current position at Lambda Archives was from looking at the INALJ page. Mary-Michelle: What is your favorite book? Cairie: Of all time?! That’s impossible. I can…

Sarah Houghton, the Librarian in Black

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Originally published 1/6/12, 2/15/13 and 6/4/13 as Sarah Houghton, the Librarian in Black …In Six Naomi House’s interview with Sarah Houghton, otherwise know as the Librarian in Black. Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Sarah: I would love to be a futurist for a think tank. It’s what I love to do, and…

Meredith Lowe of Archives Gig

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My interview with the founder of Archives Gig, Meredith Lowe! Naomi: What made you start your blog? Meredith: I was already gathering archives job announcements for the job listserv at University of Wisconsin – Madison SLIS (my employer), and I thought that I could create a service to do the same thing, but to a…

Adrienne Chamberlin …Success Story

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. . 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 online, and working in retail at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. The founder and director of NHC came…

Jarrett Farmer …Success Story

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My interview with success story Jarrett Naomi: How did you find your current job? Jarrett: I have worked for Baltimore County Public Library since I was 17. I started as a circulation assistant at the branch closest to my high school, and stayed there until I graduated college, working my way up through the circulation…

Ielle Palmer …Writer and Professor

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Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Ielle: My dream job is honestly what Neil Gaiman is doing. I’d love to be able to write prose, comic books and the occasional film or tv script. I just want to write, it’s all I ever wanted for as long as I can remember. Of course…

Diana La Femina… Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Diana. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Diana:  My best friend works at a large corporate bank, and she immediately called me when a position opened up. It wasn’t at all what I was looking for,…

Naomi House …In Six

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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 day and nights and weekends focusing on INALJ.com, FB, Twitter and LinkedIn. I would love to grow INALJ this next…

How to torture librarians using one simple question

Simply ask them what their favorite book is. It is like asking their favorite child. Or, as Neil Gaiman put it, “picking five favorite books is like picking the five body parts you’d most like not to lose.” But I keep it as one of my In Six questions in no small part due to…

Maria Atilano… Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Maria. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Maria:  I was an internal candidate, so I knew about the job opening for months in advance!  It was a nerve-wrecking position to be in, because I knew everyone…

Kt Zawodny …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Kt. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Kt:  On Indeed.com Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Kt:  Severna Park Library (part of Anne Arundel County Public Library in Maryland). For no other reason than I…

Rhonda Donaldson …In Six

My interview with success story, Rhonda Naomi: How did you find your current job? Rhonda:I always look on the INALJ pages, but a friend sent me the email listing for my new job. Naomi: Favorite library you have been to?  Rhonda: My absolute favorite library to visit so far, I have a few but, the…

Maria M. Bonet …In Six

My interview with INALJ success story Maria Naomi: How did you find your current job? Maria: While I had been looking through the LAC Group’s job adverts for a while, I actually saw the job I was hired for–a contract with the Library of Congress as a Library Assistant or Library Materials Handler–in the INALJ…

GraceAnne Andreassi DeCandido …In Six

My interview with one of my favorite Library school Professors, GraceAnne! Naomi: Can you tell us a little bit about what you do (for a living, for a hobby- whatever your focus of choice)? GraceAnne: Most of my professional work for the past decade or so has been out of my home office: I review…

Stephanie Sendaula …In Six

Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Stephanie: Some of my library-related passions are digital outreach and digital reference. Thankfully, I have been fortunate enough to do both throughout my library career. Naomi: If you could take any of your hobbies and create a job out of them or integrate it into your job…

My New Year Wish

2011 has been a magnificent year full of blessings, stress, madness, luck, hard work, mistakes, successes and hope and I wouldn’t change most of it. I am happy that I learned many lessons the hard way. When I began the daily email, right up until late summer, I was doing every aspect of it for…