INALJ in Turkey

I thought I would share way too many photos of my trip to Istanbul over the Thanksgiving holiday with everyone. If anyone has ever wondered what I look like when I am sick then you are in for a treat! Also my husband Sana is prominently featured throughout as is my INALJ business card. I am going to make an INALJ oval bumper sticker and store soon and probably start a ‘Where in the World is INALJ’ feature…look for that in 2012! Next time I travel I will make plans to visit local libraries and meet local librarians and I hope to be healthy 🙂

If anyone living in Turkey (or anywhere international) would like to become an INALJ volunteer jobs contributor email me at For anyone who is very budget conscious (like me) but loves to travel (like me) I recommend signing up for the alerts from Travel Zoo and Kayak and CheapO Air. We flew to Turkey for less $$ than it cost us to fly to Seattle (from DC)- no lie. Also if an airline is opening up new service in your area get their email alerts too- which is how I flew to Ireland for so little a few years back.

Naomi House

Naomi House, MLIS, is the founder and publisher of the popular LIS jobs resource (formerly I Need a Library Job). Founded in October 2010 with the assistance of her fellow Rutgers classmate, Elizabeth Leonard, INALJ’s social media presence has grown to include Facebook (retired in 2016), Twitter and a LinkedIn group, in addition to the interviews, articles and jobs found on INALJ has had over 20 Million page views and helped thousands of librarians and LIS folk find employment! Through grassroots marketing, word of mouth and a real focus on exploring unconventional resources for job leads, INALJ grew from a subscription base of 20 friends to a website with over 500,000 visits in a month. Naomi believes that well-sourced quantity is quality in this narrow job market and INALJ reflects this many new jobs published daily. She was a 2013 Library Journal Mover & Shaker and has served on the University of Maryland iSchool Board from 2014-2017. Naomi was a Reference, Marketing and Acquisitions Librarian for a contractor at a federal library outside Washington, DC, and now lives part time in Western NY and Budapest, Hungary. She has heard of spare time but hasn’t encountered it lately. She pronounces INALJ as eye-na-elle-jay.