Tag Archive for university of maryland

Kate Theimer …of ArchivesNext

Naomi House’s interview with Kate of ArchivesNext formerly entitled Kate Theimer …In Six and published on 2/13/12 Naomi: What blogs should we be reading? Kate: Well, mine of course (http://archivesnext.com )! I’m sure your readers already follow library bloggers, so for archives I like The Bigger Picture from the Smithsonian Institution Archives and The Signal…

Jarrett Farmer …Success Story

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…

Jeremy Withnell …Success Story

Naomi House’s interview with success story Jeremy. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Jeremy:  My current job that I just started (Library technician with the rare books and manuscripts section of the History of Medicine Division at the National Library of Medicine) is in the same institution as my previous position.  It was…

Julia Barbalace ….Success Story

My interview with INALJ success story, Julia Naomi: How did you find your current job? Julia: It came through on the UMD listserv and then popped up on the INALJ Daily Digest (now called INALJ Jobs). I was initially hesitant, but it sounded perfectly suited to my abilities and career goals, so I applied. And…

Rosalyn Alleman …Success Story

My interview with success story, Rosalyn Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Rosalyn :  A former superior approached me earlier this year about taking on a customer service assessment and improvement project in the FMCSA. When I found out my contract at the NTL was ending September 30, I followed up on it, and was hired in October by Phase…

Deborah Hamilton …In Six

My interview with success story, Deborah Naomi: How did you find your current job? Deborah: I originally found the posting for my current job on the website for the Texas Library Association’s Jobline, which I learned about from INALJ. Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? Deborah: My favorite library is the Central Branch of…

David McBee …In Six

My interview with success story, David Naomi: How did you find your current job? David: I was regularly checking USAjobs and I also saw the job in the INALJ daily listing. I definitely found it useful to check both of those resources as well as Indeed.com to see available jobs. Naomi: Favorite library you have…

Jordon Sly …In Six

Reposted from 1/5/12 Naomi: How did you find your current job? Jordon: TRAK Records and Library. I met Maura Barnes, a representative from TRAK at the Federal Librarians’ Networking Symposium that was held at the LOC over the last summer. She and I phoned back and forth for many months and finally she and I…

Jess Moore …In Six

My interview with INALJ success story, Jess Naomi: How did you find your current job? Jess: Through INALJ Jobs Page for Virginia. Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? Jess: Probably the Rust Library, which is in the Loudoun County Public Library system. It was doing most if not all the positive things we discussed…

Lisa Norton …In Six

My interview with success story Lisa Naomi: How did you find your current job? Lisa: I actually found my current job through pure happenstance. When I kicked off my job hunting journey, I decided I would solely focus on landing my dream job as a reference librarian at a public library. However, as the months…

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…

Dee Krasnansky …In Six

My interview with success story Dee Naomi: How did you find my current job? Dee: Answered ad in local paper Naomi: Favorite library? Dee: Finksburg Library in Carroll County. It offers lots of parking, plenty of computers with no problem about asking for extra time. Most importantly, the staff is knowledgeable, friendly and eager to…

Sarah McNeil …In Six

Interview with success story Sarah! Naomi: How did you find your current job? Sarah: INALJ! (Thanks, Naomi– I’ll be donating from my first paycheck!) My job hunting strategy was to monitor the websites of the library systems in my area, since their postings often did not appear elsewhere, and then scan INALJ daily. My husband…

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…

Stephanie Altbier …In Six

My interview with Stephanie Altbier. Stephanie also wrote an article on Frequently Asked Interview Questions for INALJ.com Naomi: How did you find your current job? Stephanie: I found the job announcement for the Digital Library Technician at the National Park Service on the University of Maryland ISchoolDiscussion listserv. Naomi: Favorite library you have been to?…

Naomi Socher …In Six

Naomi House: How did you find your current job? Naomi Socher: I found a link to the listing on the INALJ list! Naomi House: Favorite library you have been to? Naomi Socher: A private neighborhood children’s library owned and run by a lady named Kathy Johnson. She organized her vast children’s fiction collection in her…