Things You Can Do as a Library Student to Prepare for a Career as a Data Librarian
So What Do You Do? / Technology

Things You Can Do as a Library Student to Prepare for a Career as a Data Librarian

Editor’s Note: Celia Emmelhainz worked as an international librarian for three years while studying for her MLS, and now works as a Social Science Data Librarian in Maine. She blogs at Dumpling Cart and invites young data librarians into conversation on the Databrarians blog. We do so much in library school—take classes, work, study, and … Continue reading

Creating a Meteorology Maker Space
Technology / This Is Awesome

Creating a Meteorology Maker Space

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Katherine Hickey, MS and Kyungwon Koh, PhD. Innovative learning spaces called Makerspaces and Learning Labs have become a ubiquitous presence in the world of library and information professionals. Universities have them.  Public and private schools have them.  Museums have them.  They grace the pages of the American Libraries … Continue reading

The Benefits of Attending Local Conferences
Conferences / Professional Life

The Benefits of Attending Local Conferences

I just recently returned from two fantastic regional conferences, ARLIS/SE in Birmingham, AL and VRALocal in Nashville, TN. These are both small conferences focusing on art and visual resources librarians in the southeast. Since I attended both ARLIS/NA in Washington D.C. and ALA Annual in Las Vegas, NV this year, I couldn’t help but think … Continue reading