So you want to be a Latin American/Area Studies librarian?
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So you want to be a Latin American/Area Studies librarian?

So you know that you want to be a librarian, but have you thought about specializing in a certain field? If you have an interest in foreign languages and cultures or Latin America, a career as a Latin American/Area studies librarian may be for you. To get an idea of what this job entails, we asked … Continue reading

Acing Your Interview Presentation
Interviews / Job Searching

Acing Your Interview Presentation

As I apply for jobs and am eventually invited for on-campus interviews (thank goodness), I have the added task of preparing for the interview presentation. Often, in higher education positions, the search committee will ask that applicants give a short presentation on a given topic. As if an in-person interview wasn’t stressful enough! However, according to … 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

Interviews

Connecting the Dots: Cataloging and Metadata, The Interview Edition

For the next installment in our technical services mini-series, I’m delighted to introduce long-time HLS commenters and all-around great guys,  Jason W. Dean and Elliot D. Williams. When I was first starting library school, I basically cold-called both Elliot and Jason to ask about their experiences and advice, and they’ve both been incredibly generous with their … Continue reading