What’s Your Lib School Like? Part One
Behind the Scenes / Education & Curriculum / Honesty

What’s Your Lib School Like? Part One

Welcome to What’s Your Lib School Like? Part One! In this series, we’ll be asking our contributing writers questions about their library school.  Question 1: What has been your favorite class so far at your lib school? What did you like about it? Brenna I’m a student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. My … Continue reading

Laptop Requirements & Access in LIS Education
Education & Curriculum / Technology

Laptop Requirements & Access in LIS Education

This past semester my institution decided to spread the news that beginning in the fall semester it would institute a mandatory (for enrolled students) laptop requirement for our program. My gut reaction was negative: wouldn’t this only serve to inhibit access to the program? Couldn’t we just stick with what we had: putting out suggested … Continue reading

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