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My #PositiveVibes Campaign

My #PositiveVibes Campaign By Leigh Milligan, Senior Editor Why #PositiveVibes? This all started during an #INALJchat on positivity on the job search. My good buddy Claire Schmieder then fellow senior editor now volunteer coordinator, tweeted at me during the chat #PositiveVibes. I got a really good feeling from that, and then it hit me, why…

Ask a Special Librarian

Ask a Special Librarian Tracy Z. Maleeff Library Resources Manager at Duane Morris LLP in Philadelphia @LibrarySherpa & LibrarySherpa.com Greetings, INALJers! This is the first installment of my new “Ask a Special Librarian” column for the INALJ.com site. I’ve gathered that there are many myths, misconceptions and misunderstandings about special librarianship through my interactions during…

Kaitlyn Lyons …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with INALJ success story, Kaitlyn Naomi: How did you find your current job? Kaitlyn: I found my current job posted on INALJ, but a co-worker also mentioned it to me. The first time…

Jarrett Farmer …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions 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…

Megan Threats …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 Megan. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Megan:  I received my MSLIS degree in May 2013 from the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. During my…

Alexis Stapp …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story, Alexis, success story and Head Editor, INALJ Minnesota Naomi: How did you find your current job? Alexis: I found my current job through LISjobs.com. I read about 40+ assorted RSS…

Linda Humes …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Linda. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Linda:  I am fortunate that I work in the…

Matt Berlyant …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story Matt (from 2012) Naomi: How did you find your current job? Matt: I found my current job via the job board of the iSchool at Drexel University. Note that I…

Caitlin Gerrity …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Caitlin. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Caitlin:  The job was posted to PAREAP.com — a…

Kristen Davis …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions 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 found my job by browsing the INALJ…

Ryan Jones …In Six

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Reposted from 4/6/12 & 8/30/12 My interview with success story Ryan Naomi: How did you find your current job? Ryan: I found my current position at the Maine State Library Job List. I really wanted…

Lydia Redding …In Six

My interview with success story (and former classmate), Lydia Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Lydia:  I actually first saw the posting for my job on INALJ, which I check religiously. I typically start with the INALJ daily email from the day before to check the newest postings. Then I visit the Pennsylvania…

Ashley Stevens …In Six

My interview with success story,  Ashley Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Ashley:  I found my position through Archives Gig which then redirected me to USAjobs.gov. Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Ashley:  The Seattle Public Library.  I love the architectural design of the building, their use of library-related objects as art,…

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…

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…

Reed David …In Six

My interview with success story Reed Naomi: How did you find your current job? Reed: I first heard about it from an e-mail sent to the Music Library Association’s listserv. It was posted on INALJ as well. Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? Reed: My favorite libraries include the Library of Congress (although the…

Emily Stephens …In Six

My interview with success story Emily Naomi: How did you find your current job? Emily: I found my job as a Gensler Knowledge Support Specialist by setting up an email feed from Indeed.com that sent me any job post in my area that included the word “library.” The Gensler job description mentioned that a Library…

Brian Rogers …In Six

My interview with success story Brian Naomi: How did you find your current job? Brian: Similar to others, I followed INALJ, various blogs, organizational job boards, and listservs. I also benefited from my girlfriend and a small network of colleagues forwarding announcements on a weekly basis. My impending position resulted from one of these email…

Aaron Crandall …In Six

Naomi: How did you find your current job? Aaron: While I can’t exactly call it my current job, since it doesn’t start until the day before Valentine’s, I found it in a roundabout way. I was referred to a webinar on job search strategies, and near the end someone posted something to the effect of…

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…

Charles Kiernan …In Six

I discovered Charles Kiernan’s wonderful blog and website through INALJ success story and interviewee Naomi Socher. Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Charles: The one I am doing—being a storyteller. Well, OK, I’d like to be a published author too. In either case, I usually don’t have to get out of bed before…

Kim Humberd …In Six

Naomi: How did you find your current job? Kim: I found my job posted on Indeed.com. Since I have daily email alerts of new jobs sent to me daily, I was able to apply right away! Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? Kim: I used to work at the Elmhurst Public Library in Elmhurst,…