How to get involved in ALA & ACRL as a student
Professional Life / Specializations / Starter Kits

How to get involved in ALA & ACRL as a student

Today marks the end of our ACRL/HLS Collaboration, check out Dylan Burns’s post on ACRLog about “Experience and LIS education.” Thanks to everyone involved, from the readers, to the contributors, to Sarah and Dylan for setting this up.  Nicole Helregel is a Hack Library School alumnus. She is currently a Reference & Web Services Specialist … Continue reading

Voces del Sur (Voices from the South): HLS Edition [Series]
Education & Curriculum / International

Voces del Sur (Voices from the South): HLS Edition [Series]

Editor’s note: This post is part of our series entitled Voces del Sur: Rethinking LIS from the Latin American and Caribbean Perspective, featuring writers from Hack Library School and from the blog Infotecarios. Our writers will answer questions about their experience as librarians and library school students in the United States and Europe. Head on over to … Continue reading

The evolving definition of Access Services
Emerging Careers / Professional Life / Specializations

The evolving definition of Access Services

At some point or another in our library careers, we serve on the front lines. Anyone who has worked directly with the public usually has several colorful stories to tell, such as Gina Sheridan over at iworkatapubliclibrary.com. However, access services has become more than just one-to-one transactions with the public. While it still remains one … Continue reading

Hack Your Program: University of Denver
Education & Curriculum / Hack Your Program / Uncategorized

Hack Your Program: University of Denver

Program Overview The MLIS program at the University of Denver is a part of the Morgridge College for Education, in the  Department of Research Methods and Information Science. DU’s library program is the only fully in-person program in the Rocky Mountain region. They do not offer any online courses and focus on the on-campus experience. … Continue reading