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Creating a Meteorology Maker Space
Technology / This Is Awesome

Creating a Meteorology Maker Space

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Katherine Hickey, MS and Kyungwon Koh, PhD. Innovative learning spaces called Makerspaces and Learning Labs have become a ubiquitous presence in the world of library and information professionals. Universities have them.  Public and private schools have them.  Museums have them.  They grace the pages of the American Libraries … Continue reading

Conferences / Professional Life

What’s a Librarian Doing Here? Or Attending Conferences Out of Discipline.

On Hack Library School, there have been a lot of articles about conferences. These have mainly focused on the advantages of attending local library or archives conferences or the big ‘un, ALA, over the summer. My goal here isn’t to rehash what has already been written but to talk about the possibilities and the fun … Continue reading

Countdown to Your Library School Application Deadline
Education & Curriculum

Countdown to Your Library School Application Deadline

Tis the season to be applying to library school! For those of you applying to library programs, you might be feeling like you won’t be able to fully embrace 2015 until after you’ve conquered the GREs, wrangled in all your letters of recommendation, written your heart out in your personal statements, and hit Submit.  As a first-year LIS student, I … Continue reading

Emerging Careers / Professional Life

Academic and Scholarly Publishing: Why it Matters and Approaching the Process

I just recently published my first scholarly, peer-reviewed article in a library journal. It was a long and sometimes grueling process that was 9 months in the making, but it was worth it! I’d like to share a few points as to why publishing in grad school matters in the long run, what to submit, and how … Continue reading