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Alternative Careers for LIS Grads

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Alex Berman. Alternative careers for LIS graduates is something that’s not often discussed and, in classrooms, is often ignored. Yet you might be surprised to know that your LIS degree is good for more than just libraries and archives. In this post, […]

Presenting Your Best Self

Library school is full of presentations. Whether it’s a short, informal talk or a long, detailed speech, I’ve had to give some kind of presentation for almost every library school class I’ve taken. Partly just a given in academia, frequent presentations will also be a reality for many of us in our […]

Summer Reading Survival

If you work in a public library in the United States, you are probably currently in the throes of that glorious time known as Summer Reading.  If you are in youth services, you are at the forefront of the work by helping young people find and choose books, leading creative […]

Presenting Posters at University Poster Sessions

Photo by user woodleywonderworks via Flickr Commons Presenting at a poster session is a great way to gain professional experience. Many positions, particularly those in academia, are looking for young professionals who are interested in ‘giving back’ to the LIS field. Presenting a poster doesn’t always have to be at an […]

Getting Advice

As the job search process continues, I’m finding myself relying heavily on others for support and advice. Navigating things like how to find an internship, how to handle a phone […]