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Turner Masland

I graduated from Emporia State University's School of Library and Information Management (Portland Cohort) in 2012. I am currently the Assistant Librarian at the Birthingway College of Midwifery in Portland, OR. If you would like to learn more about me, please feel free to visit my personal web portfolio:


First of all. Let me just say. This day came way faster than I thought it would. Here I am at the close of my career as a library student and the start of my career as an informational professional. Hack Library School has played a significant role in my […]

HuffPo: Helping or Hurting?

I’ve always been a fan of the Huffington Post. It’s been a great resource for (liberal) news and staying on top of viral videos. That’s why I was initially excited when I heard that the site started a page dedicated to librarians. Until I clicked over. Go ahead, check it […]

Hack Your Certificate

As a student with Emporia State University’s MLS program, I am not fully satisfied with my educational options. I want a certificate in web design, but such a program is not offered. We have excellent certificates in archives and a youth services. But in terms of emerging technologies we have […]