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Avoiding Common Internship Problems (Tip, don’t be a go-fer)
Education & Curriculum / Internships & Volunteering

Avoiding Common Internship Problems (Tip, don’t be a go-fer)

If you’re in the second year of your MLS, you’re probably just finishing or just starting an internship. Congratulations and/or good luck! While internships can be a challenge you really can’t argue with the benefits, and for us online-only students they may also be the first and best chance to get some real-world perspective on … Continue reading

Moving On
Hellos & Goodbyes

Moving On

For some, library school is a learning experience. It’s a chance to wrap your head around information ethics and Python and RDA, a chance to geek out with other residents of libraryland and talk archives and diversity and intellectual freedom. And while all this holds true for me, I see my time in library school … Continue reading

How to Build a Conference
Conferences / Education & Curriculum

How to Build a Conference

This past spring I spent countless hours working on a little gathering called the Symposium on LIS Education. For those who aren’t familiar with it, the symposium was a small, if enthusiastic conference that, this past spring, was the first student-organized and led conference on LIS education to take place at the University of Illinois. It started … Continue reading