Book Review: Information Services Today
Reading / Reviews

Book Review: Information Services Today

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Nicole Gibby-Munguia.  Nicole Gibby-Munguia is in her second-to-last semester in the MLIS program at Dominican University in River Forest, IL. Her interests are knowledge management and digital curation. A Midwesterner at her core, she grew up in southwest Michigan on the shore of Lake Michigan. Seeking adventure … Continue reading

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

<del>Hack </del>Quirk Your Demonstrations
Digital Humanities / Professional Life

Hack Quirk Your Demonstrations

Many library positions will involve some element of instruction or demonstrating tools or resources. It’s likely that most will, when you think beyond formal instruction sessions and start to consider situations such as informal demonstrations of tools to colleagues or supervisors. This post is about one simple technique that can make instruction or demonstration a … Continue reading