Theory Matters: Constructing a Personal Philosophy of Librarianship
Hellos & Goodbyes / Honesty

Theory Matters: Constructing a Personal Philosophy of Librarianship

What draws you to librarianship? What is it about this field that makes you excited, energized, purposeful? There’s something, right? Something that makes up the beating heart of your answer every time someone asks you, “Why do you need a master’s degree to do that?” It’s maybe the most difficult thing to articulate to the … Continue reading

UX and Entrepreneurship in Library School
Education & Curriculum

UX and Entrepreneurship in Library School

Things I never thought I’d do in library school: 1. Fall in love with a field that’s not LIS (Human-Computer Interaction and User Experience Design) 2. Co-found a tech start-up with a group of unlikely entrepreneurs I look at this list, my inner critic says “You really drank the [insert my graduate program] Kool-Aid. You’re selling out … Continue reading