Hack Your Program

Hack Your Program: University of Wisconsin, Madison

Continuing our Hack Your Program series, where current/recent students give the insider perspective on their LIS program, here’s a post from Tomissa Porath. Tomissa Porath is a second-year library and information studies student at the University of Wisconsin — Madison.  Interested in academic libraries, she hopes to work at a major research university somewhere out of the … Continue reading


Unpacking the Conference: Planning, Execution, and Afterthoughts

This post is a shared effort between HLS editor Julia Skinner and Katie DeVries Hassman, Sam Bouwers, and Gwen Persons, who were part of the conference planning team for Unpacking the “Library”: Exploring Works in Progress Across the Field of LIS. Other planners included Melody Dworak, Christine Mastalio, and Julie Zimmerman, who looked over parts … Continue reading

Hack Your Program

Hack Your Program: Indiana University-Indianapolis SLIS

*Disclaimer: These are my personal opinions and are not representative of the student body. I started in Fall 2010 as a full-time, out-of-state student. All criticism is meant to be constructive. I go to the  School of Library and Information Science at Indiana University-Indianapolis (a.k.a. IUPUI). It’s a nice campus that located just west of … Continue reading