Olivia Cothren graduated from the Cooperstown Graduate Program and now works at the Historic House Trust in New York City. The Historic House Trust has begun to discuss ways to make museums and historic houses more accessible to the public. I felt many of the ideas in this discussion also […]
I am in my second year at Queens College School of Library and Information Science, in Queens, New York.. I also currently teach first grade and focus on School Media Studies in order to pursue a career as a school librarian. I am interested in technology and print literacy and how to give students in urban areas more access to both. I love anything that has to do with reading and recommending the perfect book, whether it be to students, friends or family. You can follow me on twitter at cadill08.
This post is part of a new series called “So What Do You Do?” in which LIS students talk about their experiences as interns. We want to showcase the wide range of things people are doing in the world of library and information science. Tell us a bit about yourself. […]
Happy Halloween from Hack Library School! Here’s a quick run down of resources to celebrate Halloween librarian-style. Halloween themed books for children and young adults- All Hallow’s Read: A Parents’ Guide to Scary Books for Young Readers Popular Halloween Books Best Halloween Books for Kids: Scary, Spooky, and Silly Or […]
A major focus of one of my School Media Studies classes this semester has been how the implementation of the Common Core State Standards will affect the role of the school librarian. As one of my classmates aptly pointed out, the Common Core State Standards are a way for school […]
Kelly Rowland Picture thanks to wikipedia Motivation is something I have been thinking a lot about recently, and not just because two of my friends have become unreasonably obsessed with the Kelly Rowland song by the same name, despite the fact that the song was released at least a […]
As library science students begin classes again, school is also beginning for the children we serve as School Media Specialists and Children’s Librarians. In that spirit, Ashley and I co-wrote a starter kit for anyone interested in librarianship related to children. I am currently pursing my School Media Studies degree, […]
In This Book is Overdue: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All, Marilyn Johnson says that she first became interested in writing about librarians while researching a book about obituaries. She noticed that librarians always had the most interesting obituaries she read, ranging from a librarian who sailed the […]