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Staying Sane

So I’m gonna level with y’all: my mental health has been on a rollercoaster these past few weeks and I’m not sure I have anything super significant to contribute to […]

Contributing Writers

2021-2022 Erika Whinihan is an online MLIS student at the University of Washington and will be entering her third and final year in the Fall of 2021. She currently works at Microsoft as a Business Manager in Litigation but is in library school to pursue her dream of becoming a librarian […]

Surviving Cataloging Class

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Tracy Wasserman. Many LIS students dread cataloging/classification class, a required course in some library schools.   I found the class piqued my interest enough to take advanced cataloging/classification, a road travelled by few judging by the small class size.  This was against the […]

12 New Reasons Not to Do Your Homework

You’re already reading Hack Library School, and you’ve undoubtedly heard about the magic being done at INALJ. Therefore, it can be deduced that you are indeed a savvy library student. But don’t you ever feel the need to branch out? Don’t you ever want to diversify your list of go-to […]

Staying Current on Library World News

In part, what it means to be a library professional is staying current with developments in the field of librarianship at large and not just focusing on your specific job duties at your institution. While you are in library school, this task is often easier because your classes encourage you […]

Alumni

Aidy Silva-Ortiz graduated from Florida State University’s distance learning program with a Master of Science in Library and Information Studies and an Information Architecture Certificate. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English/Creative Writing from the University of Central Florida and an Associate Degree in Sociology from Valencia College. Her […]

HackLibSchool at ALA Annual

Hi Everyone – Just a quick short note here. We’re very excited to be a part of reshaping ALA, as you can probably tell from some of our recent posts. The first step is getting involved, which we will be kicking off this weekend at the annual conference. Annie, Lauren […]

Best of Semester One

Hi, Since we are all still students, or very VERY early career LIS pros, this time of year is especially full of things to do. That said, you’ll see new content slow down here, for at least the next week or two. We’ll be planning the summer semester’s worth of […]

[Series] TMI #8 – Audrey Watters

TMI week marches on.* I am so excited to be able to chat with Audrey Watters. Audrey writes (like 100 posts a day) at a leading tech blog ReadWriteWeb.com as well as HackEducation.com. Her posts on both blogs are often center around educational technology, and the interactions of tech and […]

Cool Tool Day

Thanks to Bronwyn Guiton for this inspiring piece detailing how students at University of British Columbia hacked their LIS education. Last fall, students at the School of Library, Archives, and Information Studies at University of British Columbia were invited to the school’s first ever Cool Tool Day sponsored by the school’s local ASIS&T chapter. […]

Hackers

Editors (Contact us at hacklibschool@gmail.com.) Mary Elizabeth Allen, Managing Editor, is an MLIS student at San Jose State University. She holds a B.A. in Literature with an emphasis in Fiction Writing from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She also works at the University Library at UC Santa Cruz as […]