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Q&A with Dr. Sandra Hirsh, Editor of Information Services Today

Q&A with Dr. Sandra Hirsh, Editor of Information Services Today: An Introduction by Alison Peters, INALJ Contributor Lewis Carroll wrote in Alice in Wonderland: “If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” I love Alice in Wonderland—the book, animated movie, and Disneyland ride—but I didn’t remember that quote till…

Cairie R…. Lambda Archives & INALJ Success Story

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…

Rory Litwin of Library Juice Academy

My interview with Rory Litwin, founder of Library Juice Academy, Library Juice Press & Litwin Books! “Library Juice Academy offers a range of online professional development workshops for librarians and other library staff, with classes. These workshops earn Continuing Education Units, and are intended as professional development activities primarily for academic librarians and staff.” Naomi: …

Emily Weak of Hiring Librarians

My interview with Emily of the blog, Hiring Librarians Naomi: What made you interested in starting your blog, Hiring Librarians? Emily: I’d been thinking about ways I could do service for the profession. Because I’m such a new librarian I don’t have a lot of sage advice and because I’m severely underemployed I feel weird…

Julie Tanaka …Success Story

My interview with success story, Julie Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Julie:  Graduation was approaching and all I could think of was being stuck in the anteroom between being a grad student and gainfully employed. While I was browsing positions for Medieval and Early Modern European History, I stumbled across the posting for this…

Shiloh Moore …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Shiloh. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Shiloh:  After graduation I looked at the internship listings from SJSU and saw that Los Angeles Harbor College welcomed recent graduates, so I called the library. I became an…

Sarah Porter …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Sarah, Head Editor of INALJ California. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Sarah:  I started working for the Santa Barbara Public Library in 2008, as a Library Page. In 2010, I moved up to a Library…

Laura Nicole Miller …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Laura. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Laura:  I was fortunate enough to begin my San Jose State University MLIS studies right when the school began focusing on virtual internships so I stumbled across one of…

Allison Coltin …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Allison. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Allison:  I saw the listing for my position on both INALJ and the city HR alert that I had signed up for two years ago Naomi: Favorite library you have…

Krystin Mavity …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Krystin. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Krystin:  My school offered a career colloquium presentation on A Day in the Life of a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Librarian. I have been interested in special…

Chris Fitzpatrick …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Chris. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Chris:  There is this thing called I Need A Library Job that I found it on… Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Chris:  Pretty hard to beat the…

Jennifer Ho …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Jennifer. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Jennifer:  In my Google Reader account, I had subscriptions to dozens of job feeds, in addition to looking at INALJ most days of the week. Each time I applied…

Tanya Koukeyan …In Six

My interview with success story, Tanya Naomi: How did you find your current job? Tanya: I set an Indeed.com job alert for “Prospect Researcher” and it popped into my inbox one day.   Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? Tanya: It’s still my hometown library, the Pasadena Main Branch Library. The walls are mahogany-paneled,…

Kathy Elliott …In Six

My interview with success story, Kathy Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Kathy:  As soon as I was accepted into an MLIS program, I joined the San Diego Chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA-SD). And it paid off. I met San Diego Zoo Global librarian Talitha Matlin, asked if she needed volunteers,…

Amy Bradley …In Six

My interview with success story, Amy Naomi: How did you find your current job? Amy: It was posted to my university, San Jose State’s, listserv. The application call mentioned library innovation in an urban setting, both things I’m drawn to, so it definitely caught my eye. Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? Amy: Central…

Lauren Rasmussen …In Six

Reposted from 2/14/12 Naomi: How did you find your current job? Lauren: Through the “I Need a Library Job” list. I checked it every day until I found a job I was qualified for and that would allow me to work in an archival environment. When I found the position, I didn’t hesitate. I applied…

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…

AnnMarie Hurtado …In Six

My interview with INALJ success story AnnMarie Naomi: How did you find your current job? AnnMarie: I actually found my new job at Pasadena using INALJ! I have used your listserv for about a year when it was recommended to me by a librarian friend who I knew from LISSTEN (a student organization I was…

Rose L. Chou …In Six

Naomi: What made you interested in blogging for Hack Library School? Rose: I’d been following Hack Library School since it began as a wiki and guest posted early on, but I was too scared of committing myself to writing for it. I loved that library students all over were analyzing issues I was thinking about,…