Education & Curriculum

“Going Old School” Part 2: Taking an Indexing and Abstracting Course

Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons Need some reading material to help recover from that crazy week in Vegas? Well fear no more! The long overdue Part 2 of “Going Old School” is finally here! Previously, we informed you the reasons for considering a cataloging course. Hack Library School also had few more posts from another student’s experience … Continue reading

Continuing Education / Professional Life / Social Media / Technology

Top Twitter Hashtags for Librarians

Are you ready to become a tweetbrarian? Twitter is a fantastic tool for engaging with other librarians, monitoring LIS trends and debates in real time, and gathering unfiltered insights and inspiration from peers and seasoned professionals. The challenge for new tweeters is to know where to start among the 5,000 librarylanders on Twitter! So to manage your time and … Continue reading

Big Picture / Education & Curriculum

Rigor

Two weeks ago, the Library Loon posted about rigor and diversity in library school. As one might hope from a topic such as that, libraryland twitter erupted in discussion. The Loon’s basic premise–highly simplified here simply because all of you can go read the whole post if so inclined (and I hope you are)–is that too much of … Continue reading