Emerging Careers / Professional Life

Academic and Scholarly Publishing: Why it Matters and Approaching the Process

I just recently published my first scholarly, peer-reviewed article in a library journal. It was a long and sometimes grueling process that was 9 months in the making, but it was worth it! I’d like to share a few points as to why publishing in grad school matters in the long run, what to submit, and how … Continue reading

So you want to be a medical librarian, perhaps? [Interview Edition]
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So you want to be a medical librarian, perhaps? [Interview Edition]

Are you debating what type of library field you’d like to pursue after graduation? Has it been a challenge for you to sit down and decide your options? Would you ever considered a career in medical librarianship? In honor of this year’s theme for National Medical Librarians Month – “Critical Knowledge in Challenging Times”, Hack … Continue reading

Digital Humanities / Emerging Careers

{Series} Emerging Careers in Librarianship: Digital Humanities Librarian

As library students, we’re all aware of how deeply digital tools have transformed out field, but sometimes we forget that those same tools are impacting other fields as well, fields with which our own work may eventually intersect. In the academic world, scholars are pulling computational techniques into the traditionally low-tech humanities, and finding that … Continue reading

Digital Humanities / Emerging Careers

Librarian as Project Manager

In this installment of Hack Library’s School’s Emerging Career Series, Caro Pinto explores the role of librarian as project manager. Caro Pinto is the Social Science & Emerging Technologies Librarian at Hampshire College where she oversees collection development, outreach, and instruction for the School of Critical Social Inquiry, works on Digital Humanities projects at Hampshire … Continue reading