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Winona Patterson …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Winona. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Winona:  The RAILS Library System has a great job board that is also an INALJ source, so I saw the job both places! Naomi:  Favorite library you have been…

Seed Sharing Library-Akron-Summit County Public Library

by Dawn Thompson, Head Editor, INALJ Ohio Seed Sharing Library-Akron-Summit County Public Library An interview with Michele McNeal of the Akron-Summit County Public Library 1. How did the idea of the Seed Sharing Library come about? When did the library get started? Where did the idea come from?  Did you have any type of model…

Carla Sarratt …Success Story

My interview with success story and former INALJ Assistant Editor, Carla Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Carla:  I found the position on Glassdoor.com when I was performing my nightly INALJ duties in August.  It was listed as an intern position, but the title is librarian. Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to?…

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…

Liz Thompson …Success Story

My interview with success story, Liz Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Liz:  I scoured the online resources (INALJ and ala.org to name but a few) weekly.  I also volunteered for as many professional events and groups as my time allowed.  I’ve heard that professional networking is crucial to finding and being offered…

Carrie Wardzinski …In Six

Naomi: How did you find your current job? Carrie:   I subscribe to a listserv that the Pittsburgh Chapter of SLA puts out.  Each week, jobs in the region are compiled and emailed through the listserv.  During one particular week, three jobs in theological libraries popped up and I felt compelled to apply to all three…

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…

Kevin Davey …In Six

My interview with success story Kevin Naomi: How did you find your current job? Kevin: The position was posted in the RAILS (Reaching Across Illinois Library System) library job board. Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? Kevin: In general, I have always liked older big-city central public libraries. Carnegie Library in Pittsburgh is a…

Sylvia Bly …In Six

My interview with success story Sylvia Naomi: How did you find your current job? Sylvia: Fairly sure it was the INALJ digest. I am a fellow volunteer for the Maine and Maryland sections, and I take a peek at Michigan every time! Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? Sylvia: I like the Skillman Branch…

Leslie Haas …In Six

My interview with success story Leslie Naomi: How did you find your current job? Leslie: I was looking through ALA Joblist and came across the advertisement for a library director for Zayed University in the UAE. I was intrigued and did some research on the university and what life is like in the UAE. I…

Amanda Fensch …In Six

My interview with Girls in the Stacks Amanda! Naomi: What made you interested in blogging for or starting Girls in the Stacks?: Amanda: I’d been reading the blog for some time and always thought the ladies of GiTS were funny and interesting. I also really liked the fact that they predominantly reviewed YA lit, which…

Jenna Edwards …In Six

Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Jenna: My dream job is a job that lets me combine my passion for historical research with the preservation of historical records. The National Park Service is the best of both worlds, because I get to work with unique collections that span many topics and see the…