The Benefits of Attending Local Conferences
Conferences / Professional Life

The Benefits of Attending Local Conferences

I just recently returned from two fantastic regional conferences, ARLIS/SE in Birmingham, AL and VRALocal in Nashville, TN. These are both small conferences focusing on art and visual resources librarians in the southeast. Since I attended both ARLIS/NA in Washington D.C. and ALA Annual in Las Vegas, NV this year, I couldn’t help but think … Continue reading

Job Searching / Professional Life

What are You Doing After Graduation?

With the start of the fall semester about three weeks ago, I soon added, “And this is my last semester of library school!” to my conversations about library school with classmates, professors, work colleagues, and friends. It wasn’t long before people started responding, “So, what are you doing after graduation?” Suddenly, that became the million … Continue reading

Conferences

Top 8 Reasons to go to an International Library Conference

I recently traveled to Barcelona, Spain for BOBCATSSS, a library conference organized by European library science students. Upon returning I realized that many of my peers were unaware of the variety of international library conference opportunities that students can take advantage of. As LIS students, we are frequently encouraged to attend conferences, create posters, and … Continue reading