Come join some members of the Hack Library School crew for an informal meet-up! All are welcome! Friday, January 25, 2013 8:30-ish pm The Whisky Bar 2122 2nd Avenue Seattle, Washington 98121 Follow @catladylib, @roselovec, and @deweysnotdead for updates and/or join the Facebook event!
rose l chou
MLIS graduate student at San Jose State University specializing in archives.
Are you attending the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color this week? Or do you just live in the Kansas City, MO area? Join us for a casual meet-up Thursday, September 20. We’ll meet at 8pm in the lobby of the Westin Crown Center and walk together to a TBD […]
If you are in the DC area, we’re having an informal Hack Library School meetup tomorrow evening. Below are the details: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 starting around 5:30pm Aria Pizzeria & Bar 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW The Federal Triangle metro stop (orange/blue lines) is closest, but Metro Center (red/orange/blue lines) […]
If you’re new to reading Hack Library School, aren’t able to read all our posts, or just refreshing your memory — here’s a short list of some posts from this past semester. And don’t forget to check out the Best Of from previous semesters too. Our Top 10 Posts (by […]
Back in March 2011, Micah wrote a post on the need for LIS students to foster a culture of writing and sharing. I followed his advice (as it has yet to lead me astray!), and this past semester I started as a Content Editor of San Jose State University’s SLIS Student […]
To follow up on Ashley’s post earlier this week on advice from a hiring manager, I thought I’d share my own perspective. I recently served on a search committee for a tenure-track academic librarian position and reviewed applications for a paid (!) summer archival internship. Nothing I’m going to share […]
Before the new semester starts, I’d like to address the academic tradition of the “final paper.” I don’t understand why so many professors assign research papers as a final assignment. Research papers are difficult to execute well when under a severe time constraint, especially when most of the knowledge you’re […]
I’m halfway through my MLIS program, yet there are still countless words and concepts that I’m not confident I actually understand. I feel like a fundamental vocabulary lesson is missing from most of my core intro classes — and I don’t think it’s all going be covered by the time […]
Download the book or read it on Scribd. Available in a multitude of formats (.mobi, .epub, .pdf, .rtf, and more!), this free ebook is written by Fast Company writer Anya Kamenetz with support from the Gates Foundation. The book is based on the premise that the traditional process of attending […]
Continuing in the tradition of the ALA11 retrospective post and to promote more archives posts on HackLibSchool, I decided to create a collaborative post of session summaries from the Society of American Archivists (SAA to all you non-archives students) 2011 Annual Meeting, which was held in Chicago this past week. Many […]
In online discussions about the current state of LIS education, I’ve seen heavy criticism of online education. Of course, I can’t seem to find many of these discussions now that I need to reference them — but you can check out these blog posts, especially the comments, for some context. […]