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Missy Shields of buildOn …In Six

My interview with Missy Shields of buildOn, which “is an international nonprofit organization that runs youth service after-school programs in United States high schools, and builds schools in developing countries. The organization’s programs engage young Americans from mostly urban areas in community service, and promote literacy among children and adults in developing countries. buildOn views…

Carrie Netzer Wajda …Success Story

My interview with success story Carrie Naomi: How did you find your current job? Carrie: Through the New York chapter of the Special Libraries Association jobs website. I’ve always had better luck applying for jobs online or through postings than through networking. Perhaps this is just a fluke, since it goes against every piece of…

Jessica Schmidt …Success Story

My interview with success story Jessica Naomi: How did you find your current job? Jessica: I actually found my current job on Naomi’s I Need a Library Job daily list. I checked every one that came to my email and applied to this job on a whim because it was the last day they were…

Lupita Sebastian-O’Brien …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Lupita. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Lupita:  So let take a crack at this… How I found my job…  Even before library school I had seen an add for a library assistant job and found…

Naomi House …In Six

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…

Ryan Carter …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Ryan. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Ryan:  Trolling through the company website. Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Ryan:  The Staatsbibliothek in Berlin was a big deal, where they filmed the scene from Wings…

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…

Aimee Graham …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Aimee. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Aimee:  I have been looking at job postings on INALJ for about a year now; wanted to start the search before graduating with my MSIS. In early January of…

R. David Lankes …In Six

I discovered R. David Lankes wonderful Virtual Dave…Real Blog through The Unquiet Librarian’s blog.  From 1/3/2012 Naomi: What is your dream job and why? R. David: Honestly, I have my dream job. As a professor I get to work with librarians all over the world, I get paid to think, and I teach the most amazing…

Tom Nielsen of SLA Solo Division …In Six

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with Tom. Naomi:  How did you come to work for SLA?  (technically, I’m a volunteer with SLA). Tom:  When I started working at Hazen and Sawyer, a New York City environmental engineering firm, I realized that I would need to find a…

Brittany Turner …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Brittany. Naomi:How did you find your current job? Brittany:  Through a listing in INALJ! Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Brittany:  A.K. Smiley Public Library (Redlands, CA – http://www.akspl.org/) Naomi:  Favorite book? Brittany:  The Genius by Theodore…

Mandy Babirad …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Mandy. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Mandy:  I moved to New York City a couple of months ago shortly after I graduated with my MSIS. I didn’t have a job lined up, I had no…

Kristen Squire …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Kristen. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Kristen:  I was told about the position by a friend of mine, who had received the notice through a local library job listserv. I ignored him, because it wasn’t…

Dina Schuldner …Success Story

Naomi House’s interview with success story Dina. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Dina:  I worked at the Mineola Memorial Library as an Adult Page for two years until I received my degree, my NYS Public Library Certification, and received a position on the Nassau County Civil Service Librarian I list by taking…

Patrica Finnerty …Success Story

Naomi House’s interivew with Patrica Finnerty, Outreach Librarian for the Pioneer Library System in Canandaigua, NY. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Pat:  On the local regional library council website. It was also listed on INALJ as well. Thanks Naomi! Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Pat:  My college library at St.…

Benjamin Nanamaker …Success Story

My interview with success story, Benjamin Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Benjamin:  I can’t remember which of the countless number of job posting RSS feeds I found my current job advertised on, but I do remember where I found the bulk of them. Last summer, Jazmin Idakaar posted a link on her…

Sarah Keller …In Six

My interview with success story, Sarah Naomi: How did you find your current job? Sarah: I found my current job through a combination of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners job listings http://mblc.state.ma.us/jobs/index.php and indeed.com. But I was going http://inalj.com a variety of RSS feeds, and going to various town/library/school websites to make sure I…

Mary McGregor …In Six

My interview with success story, Mary Naomi: How did you find your current job? Mary: Authentic networking: I joined the New York City School Library Association during my last semester of library school. I went to the meetings and I participated. I spoke with school librarians and administrators. When someone from the Library Services team…

Tyler Dzuba …In Six

My interview with success story Tyler Naomi: How did you find your current job? Tyler: While I was in library school, I worked as a graduate assistant at UNC’s Brauer Math/Physics Library. I developed really fantastic rapport with my supervisor, Zari Kamarei, during that time. She left to be the Head of Science and Engineering…

Marsha Taichman …In Six

My interview with success story Marsha Naomi: How did you find your current job? Marsha: I found my current job via the Partnership listserv, which usually focuses on Canadian job sites, but occasionally advertises jobs in the US. A few of my friends sent the job posting to me thinking it would be a good…

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…

Kristen Kennedy …In Six

My interview with success story Kristen Naomi: How did you find your current job? Kristen: I interned at the ACLU in my last semester of library school and really enjoyed it, but they had no plans to hire more staff in the near future. Then a few months after I graduated, a posting came up…

Mia Breitkopf …In Six

Reposted froim 1/13/12 My interview with Mia Breitkopf whose article “61 non-librarian jobs for LIS Grads” is catching on fire. Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Mia: Last year, when I was itching to define my career goals, I went to the bookstore and walked away with Life’s A Bitch and Then You…

Elizabeth Andrews …In Six

My interview with success story Elizabeth Naomi: How did you find your current job? Elizabeth: During my job hunt, I not only subscribed to the INALJ e-mail, but used my Google Reader to follow something like 20+ job feeds. So to be honest, I don’t remember exactly where I first saw my current job listed!…

Kathy Fester …In Six

Success story Kathy Fester Naomi: How did you find your current job? Kathy: I am on every job search site imaginable but when I found INALJ I realized that every position I had seen was now in one place! It was in INALJ that I first saw the vacancy for my current position at Adelphi…

Andrew Gerber ..In Six

Success story and blogger Andrew! Naomi: If you could take any of your hobbies and create a job out of them or integrate it into your job what would it be? And how? Andrew: I have a background in theater, and when I can, I like to incorporate my enjoyment of demonstrating my ideas in…

Lauren Najdul …In Six

My interview with INALJ success story Lauren Naomi: How did you find your current job? Lauren: I found my current job listed on Naomi’s daily email as well as on the LLAGNY website. Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? Lauren: My favorite library is the Library of Congress. Naomi: Favorite book? Lauren: Favorite books…

Jeanne Kramer-Smyth …In Six

My interview with Jeanne, blogger at Spellbound Blog Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Jeanne: I am lucky that my current position is pretty close to my dream job. I wanted a position in which I could combine my experience and interests, bringing together my strong tech background, training and interest in archives…

Meghan Duffy …In Six

My interview with INALJ success story Meghan! Naomi: How did you find your current job? Meghan: INALJ.com! Thanks to my friend, Kristen, for telling me about the listserv. I joined in early December, found the posting in mid-December, received an invitation to interview at the end of December, and received an offer by mid-January. Truly…

Chris Bourg …In Six

My interview with Assistant University Librarian for Public Services at the Stanford University Libraries and Feral Librarian, Chris Bourg! Naomi: What blogs should we be reading? Chirs: Sadly, I’m finding that there are very few academic librarians blogging regularly – and even fewer library administrators. So let me take this opportunity to call on my…

We are Librarians …In Six

We are Librarians was founded by Jessica Lyn Young, Lilli Schestag and Jessica Haas   Naomi: What made you start your blog? We are Librarians: We Are Librarians formed as a reaction to two realities, which became more and more evident after library school. Number one: no one knows what it means to be a…

Rachel Alexandra Tutera …In Six

My interview with Rachel Alexandra Tutera- fabulous librarian with an equally fabulous Tumblr. Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Rachel: I recently read the article in Archival Outlook about the Tupac Shakur Collection at Atlanta University and felt a wave of something that could be described as a realization that someone else has…