LIS Mental Health Week 2016: A roundup of student support
Best of HLS / Honesty

LIS Mental Health Week 2016: A roundup of student support

We’re a couple weeks out from LIS Mental Health Week (January 18-23) but in honor of the brave and supportive discussions that emerged online (see co-organizer Cecily Walker’s compendium of blog posts, the #LISmentalhealth Twitter chat, and this crowdsourced resource list), I thought I’d take a moment to round up first-hand resources from your Hack … Continue reading

Room to Grow?
Big Picture / Honesty

Room to Grow?

Jennifer Jarson is the Information Literacy and Assessment Librarian and Social Sciences Subject Specialist at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA.  Her research interests include information literacy and student learning pedagogy and assessment, as well as issues regarding communication, collaboration, and leadership. Jen was asked to reflect on the work environments she has experience with and … Continue reading

Structuring My Time
Big Picture / Honesty / Job Searching / Professional Life / Uncategorized

Structuring My Time

This is part of the ongoing ACRLog/HLS collaboration. Check out ACRLog for Madison Sullivan on “Librarianship Doesn’t Need Professionals” Read more about the project here!    Heidi Johnson is the Social Sciences Librarian at University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She earned her MS in Library and Information Science from GSLIS at the University of Illinois … Continue reading

The Perils of Seeing a Job as Your Endgame
Education & Curriculum / Honesty / Job Searching

The Perils of Seeing a Job as Your Endgame

This is part of the ongoing ACRLog/HLS collaboration. Check out ACRLog for Elizabeth Lieutenant’s post on “Practitioner Engagement in LIS Education” Read more about the project here!    Callie Wiygul began her position as Social Work Librarian at the University of Southern California in March 2015. She graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with an … Continue reading