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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

Presentation Alternatives: Prezi
Technology

Presentation Alternatives: Prezi

This is a new series offering alternatives to Microsoft’s Powerpoint by highlighting various presentation software. As librarians, it is our responsibility to learn about new technologies and software that could be beneficial to the patrons we serve. Our new series is designed to introduce new presentation software. Today we will focus on Prezi. I first became familiar … Continue reading

Weekly Round-Up
Weekly Round-Up

Weekly Round-Up

Editor’s Note: Each week, we reflect on the top articles, blog posts, tweets, news, thoughts, and other tidbits we’ve found interesting or useful. Enjoy! Hack Library School would like to take this time to congratulate all of our fellow contributing writers who will be graduating this month. Congratulations Class of 2015! Courtney Baron, Valdosta State University, … Continue reading

So you want to be a Latin American/Area Studies librarian?
Behind the Scenes / Education & Curriculum / Emerging Careers / International / Interviews / Professional Life / Specializations

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