Education & Curriculum / Uncategorized

Should Online Coursework Be a Library School Requirement?

This semester I’m taking ‘Distributed Learning Librarianship’ online at the University of North Texas.  Needless to say online learning is on my mind.  In August of last year Rose L. Chou contributed a great HLS post In Defense of Online LIS Education,  and Laura Sanders’ recent post on Teaching Methods Used in Library School generated … Continue reading

A Well-Kept Secret: How to Become an International School Librarian
International / Job Searching / Uncategorized

A Well-Kept Secret: How to Become an International School Librarian

As my fellow Hacker Zack Frazier pointed out in his most recent entry, many library school students experience considerable anxiety about their job prospects upon graduation. We all know (maybe too well) how tight the job market in North America is. That’s why, whenever a classmate expresses an interest in school librarianship or working abroad, … Continue reading