Interviews

Welcome to INALJ, Sana Khan

by Naomi House, MLIS Welcome to INALJ, Sana Khan For the past year my husband, Sana Khan, has been learning the day to day aspects of INALJ’s job ads and I am long overdue in adding him to the site and acknowledging his learning and labor. Many of you are already familiar with him from…

INALJ Interviews Are Going Away

by Naomi House, MLIS INALJ Interviews Are Going Away I will be archiving all INALJ interviews to the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine in the coming weeks.  The link to the interview will still work, however it will no longer include the interview or image, just a link to the Internet Archive archived version and the…

Career Transitions for Librarians

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Career Transitions for Librarians : 5 Questions with Ray Pun and Davis Erin Anderson by Naomi House, MLIS In this post, I interviewed the co-editors of Career Transitions for Librarians and asked them 5 questions about…

Sponsor or Donate to INALJ

Sponsor or Donate to INALJ INALJ works hard to find you jobs and needs and appreciates your support!  Libraries, orgs, and individuals can sponsor a page! Here is how you can donate at the individual level or become a page Sponsor: To Become a Sponsor $400 per page per month Sidebar sponsorship is $1000 per…

Radical Librarianship at the Allied Media Conference

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Radical Librarianship at the Allied Media Conference by Veronica Leigh Milliner, Senior Editor While there are many options for professional and personal development in the library and information field, one upcoming opportunity that deserves to…

Shoebrarian Extraordinaire: Meet Leslie Howerton-Hicks

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Shoebrarian Extraordinaire: Meet Leslie Howerton-Hicks by Rachael Altman, INALJ COO After traveling the world and trying her hand at many different jobs Leslie Hicks finally graduated from University of South Florida with an MLIS in…

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

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

Anastasia Chiu on the Job Hunt, Volunteering & More

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Interview with INALJ Assistant Anastasia Chiu, INALJ Louisiana Assistant by Josh Rimmer, Senior Editor   For this month, I wanted to highlight INALJ Louisiana assistant Anastasia Chiu. If you have visited the Louisiana page recently,…

Dr. Candace Aiani: Library Director at Taipei American School

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Whitney Zahar, Senior Assistant, INALJ Pennsylvania Interview with Dr. Candace Aiani: Library Director at Taipei American School Have you ever imagined working as a librarian in another country? Several colleagues on the INALJ blog have…

Sana Khan …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My non-librarian husband on his birthday! There is a famous quote that, to paraphrase, says that one should never date anyone who doesn’t own books or read a lot.  I find it to be a…

Interview with Olga Statnaia, Quebec Public Librarian

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Elena Bubelich, former Senior Assistant, INALJ Quebec Interview with Olga Statnaia, Quebec Public Librarian In this blog post I would like to continue to share experience of job search of some graduates of MLIS programs in…

Deep in Archives: Interview with Archivist, Christy Tomecek

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions By Kasia Piasecka, Senior Assistant, INALJ Rhode Island Deep in Archives: Interview with Archivist, Christy Tomecek Kasia:  How did you find your current job? Do you have any job hunting advice for INALJ readers? Christy:…

Sierra L. Campbell… Chicago History Museum & Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Mary-Michelle Moore, Senior Editor, INALJ California, DC, and Illinois Sierra L. Campbell… Chicago History Museum & Success Story Mary-Michelle: How did you find your current job? Sierra: I found my current job by being in…

Nancy Kranich …Former ALA President

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Claire Schmieder, Senior Editor previously published 5/6/13 This interview is from 2013 Nancy Kranich…Former ALA President and Rutgers University–Lecturer, School of Communication and Information and Special Projects Librarian Claire:  Your career path has been…

Cairie R…. Lambda Archives & INALJ Success Story

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

Mykola Krupko, Hospital Librarian

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions By Elena Bubelich, Head Editor, INALJ Quebec  Mykola Krupko, Hospital Librarian In this blog post I would like to continue to share experience of job search of some graduates of MLIS programs in Quebec, Canada. In…

Meet Megan Ashley, School Librarian

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Rachael Altman, Head Editor, INALJ Illinois Meet Megan Ashley, School Librarian and INALJ Assistant Editor Favorite Library you have been to? I studied at Loyola University Chicago for my undergraduate degree, and spent a lot…

Meet Paula Pergament, Former Nonprofit Development Professional & Current MLIS Student

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions by Rachael Altman, Head Editor, INALJ Illinois Meet Paula Pergament, Former Nonprofit Development Professional, Current MLIS Student and INALJ Illinois Assistant Editor Favorite Library you have been to? The British Library in London. My family and I…

Meet Josiane Doucet-Alarie

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions By Elena Bubelich, Head Editor, INALJ Quebec  Meet Josiane Doucet-Alarie In this blog post I’d like to introduce my assistant who has helped me to find job offers since November 2013. That month the page of…

John Chrastka, Executive Director of EveryLibrary

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions .Naomi House, MLIS’s interview with the founder of EveryLibrary, John Chrastka. EveryLibrary is the first and only national organization dedicated exclusively to political action at a local level to create, renew, and protect public funding…