Diversity / This Is Awesome

The Tribal Libraries, Archives, and Museums (TLAM) Project

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Robin Amado and Jake Ineichen. Boozhoo (hello, in Ojibwe) from Madison, Wisconsin! We are members of the Tribal Libraries, Archives, and Museums Project (TLAM) at the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and today we’d like to talk a little bit about … Continue reading

Finances

Out of State, Out of Country: Letting Your Tuition Take You Farther

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Sally Ellis. When you think about paying out-of-state tuition rates upwards of twice that of state residents, most people’s first reaction is probably not, “What a great opportunity!”  At least mine wasn’t.  But when I decided to attend the University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana instead of schools … Continue reading

Diversity / Professional Life

Basic Tips for Working with Patrons with Disabilities

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Ruth Kitchin Tillman. Although I’ve been interested in making libraries and archives more accessible to persons with disabilities for a while now, I’ve been spending this summer specifically working on learning more about laws, programs, and first-person perspectives on disability. While it’s a challenge to learn about … Continue reading