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“So what do you study exactly?” Part 2: Library and Information Science
Advocacy & Activism / Big Picture

“So what do you study exactly?” Part 2: Library and Information Science

This post is the second of a two-part series on how, why, and when I explain this degree to others. Check out last month’s Part 1: Online Education. Imagine the scene: You are talking to someone about your graduate degree, and you have just finished the sometimes-exhausting process of telling them about (and convincing them … 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!   Brenna Some inspirational news from the library world: Baltimore public libraries have stayed open to provide a place of “comfort and community” amidst the protests. The Ferguson public library also … Continue reading

Acing Your Interview Presentation
Interviews / Job Searching

Acing Your Interview Presentation

As I apply for jobs and am eventually invited for on-campus interviews (thank goodness), I have the added task of preparing for the interview presentation. Often, in higher education positions, the search committee will ask that applicants give a short presentation on a given topic. As if an in-person interview wasn’t stressful enough! However, according to … Continue reading