More than a Chore: Adjusting Your Attitude Toward Library School
Big Picture / Education & Curriculum / Honesty

More than a Chore: Adjusting Your Attitude Toward Library School

I remember sitting in the dining hall as an undergraduate, participating in conversations that would go something like this: “Man, I woke up at 7:45 for my 8 AM class. I didn’t even get dressed. I just left in my pajamas.” “That’s nothing. I had a paper due last week. It was assigned on the … Continue reading

Taking the “Library” out of Library School
Education & Curriculum

Taking the “Library” out of Library School

This post is co-written by Hailley Fargo and Brenna Murphy, students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign recently announced that it may drop the “library” from the school’s name. Since 1981, we have been known as the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS); we would now … Continue reading

So you want to be a Data Visualization Librarian?
Interviews / Professional Life / So What Do You Do? / Specializations / Technology

So you want to be a Data Visualization Librarian?

So you know that you want to be a librarian, but have you thought about specializing in a certain field? Maybe you have an interest in emerging technologies or you want to work with researchers and students across the disciplines? Data visualization is a hot topic in librarianship, and specializations in data analytics and visualization is … Continue reading