Whether you’re at the very beginning, middle, or nearing the end of your career as a graduate student, library school can be overwhelming. In this often liminal space, the lines […]
I’m Katelyn Sabelko, a lifelong Wisconsinite and UW-Eau Claire alumna. I’m currently pursuing my MA in Library and Information Studies at UW-Madison. In addition to being a full-time student, I work in the beautiful Oscar Rennebohm Library at Edgewood College. My professional interests circle around the wonderful world of academic libraries. I’m enthusiastic about information literacy and instruction, online learning, working with undergraduate students, the evolving reference desk, and the experiences of first-generation college students.
Recently, LIS scholars have started exploring the potential connection between working in graduate school and burnout in librarianship. In the recently published article, “When Does Burnout Begin? The Relationship Between […]
Social media can be an excellent way to promote and market library services and resources. Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook open up opportunities to engage in conversation with patrons, increase library […]
Learning about learning benefits us all. Whether you’re interested in public libraries, school libraries, academic libraries, archives, or museums, it’s highly likely that instruction will be part of your job […]
When you’re caught up in the minutiae of graduate school, remember the big picture. That’s the most critical lesson I learned during my first year of library school. For me, […]
Congratulations! You’ve been accepted as a poster presenter for a professional conference. You have a compelling project to share with the library world, a lot of gumption, and a tight […]