How to Be a Good Manager: Tips from the Books and Real Life
Education & Curriculum / Professional Life

How to Be a Good Manager: Tips from the Books and Real Life

During the course of my career as a library science graduate student, I learned that it is critical for librarians to have strong interpersonal skills, such as how to be a successful manager. Last semester I was fortunate enough to learn many critical tips on what it takes to be a good manager from reading my textbook and … Continue reading

Podcasts in Library Land
Technology / This Is Awesome

Podcasts in Library Land

Nancy Lovas is pursuing her MLS at the University of Maryland, where she works in the University Libraries as a Research & Teaching Fellow and as a graduate assistant in academic advising. Her professional interests range from instruction to interdisciplinary collaboration, scholarly communications and research assistance. Nancy is happiest on top of a mountain, wandering … Continue reading

Voces del Sur (Voices from the South): Rethinking LIS from the Latin American and Caribbean Perspective [Series]
International / Interviews

Voces del Sur (Voices from the South): Rethinking LIS from the Latin American and Caribbean Perspective [Series]

Editor’s note: This is the first post in our Voces del Sur series, featuring writers from the blog Infotecarios. Guest bloggers will answer questions about their experience as librarians and library school students in Latin America. Head on over to Infotecarios to read this post in Spanish.  Continue reading