Hack Your Program: University of Michigan School of Information (Update)
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Hack Your Program: University of Michigan School of Information (Update)

Disclaimer: This post is an update to Emily Thompson’s excellent 2011 overview of the MSI program at the University of Michigan School of Information (UMSI). My update reflects my experiences as a current UMSI student, plus a handful of testimonies that I gathered from current MSI students and recent alumni.  Please know that our opinions are not intended to be … Continue reading

Hack Your Program: Valdosta State University MLIS (Update)
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Hack Your Program: Valdosta State University MLIS (Update)

Editor’s Note: This is an update of Kim Mear’s overview of the MLIS program at Valdosta State University, originally published in June 2011. I graduated from this program in May 2015 and can provide updated information and an overview of my full experience as a student. Program Overview  The Valdosta State University Master of Library … Continue reading

Trials and Tribulations: Survey Research as an MLS Student
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Trials and Tribulations: Survey Research as an MLS Student

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Erica Hayes, Siobhain Rivera, Ariadne Rehbein, MLS Candidates at the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing. We started with the best of intentions. Last semester, we decided that we wanted to present at a conference. It seemed like a great idea – we’d gain research experience, network, build … Continue reading

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“Going Old School” Part 2: Taking an Indexing and Abstracting Course

Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons Need some reading material to help recover from that crazy week in Vegas? Well fear no more! The long overdue Part 2 of “Going Old School” is finally here! Previously, we informed you the reasons for considering a cataloging course. Hack Library School also had few more posts from another student’s experience … Continue reading