Hack Your Program

Hack Your Program: St. John’s University Division of Library and Information Science

Editor’s Note – This is a guest post by Anastasia Chiu, a 2014 graduate of St. John’s. Disclaimer – This post consists of the perspectives of one student of St. John’s DLIS, and does not represent the experiences of the entire student body of the program. All criticism is intended to be constructive. Overview St. … Continue reading

Internships & Volunteering / So What Do You Do?

So What Do You Do? Knowledge Management at an Accounting Consulting Firm

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Sarah Dashow. Tell us a bit about yourself. My name is Sarah Dashow, and I am from Raleigh, North Carolina. My undergraduate degree is from NC State in English and International Studies. I am pursuing my MLIS at the University of Western Ontario in London. My focus … Continue reading

Professional Life

Seeking Feedback on SLA Core Competencies Revision Draft

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Kim Dority. For those of you who are part of or interested in the profession of special librarianship and related fields, the SLA Core Competencies Task Force would like to solicit your feedback on the recently completed draft revision of the Core Competencies. We’d especially like feedback from … Continue reading

Professional Life

Get Involved and Reap the Benefits: Advantages of Professional Library Membership

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Sara Kelso. This is the post where I convince you to get involved, if you aren’t already, with professional organizations as a library or information professional.  “But I don’t have time!” you say.  “But it’s expensive!” you protest.  “And what do they ever do for me anyways?  I mean, … Continue reading