Staying Sharp During the Summer
Continuing Education / Education & Curriculum / Professional Life / Specializations

Staying Sharp During the Summer

One of the most important aspects of library school and, in the future as we pursue work in the information profession, is staying up-to-date on what’s going on in the world, especially with regards to technology, literature, and world events. At all of my jobs I’ve worked at public service desks, answering questions for the … Continue reading

Networking with REFORMA-Promoting Library Services to Latinos
Conferences / Continuing Education / Diversity / networking / Professional Life

Networking with REFORMA-Promoting Library Services to Latinos

Networking and joining different associations is extremely important for library school students. I personally joined ALA, NCLA, and YALSA, among others during my first semester. It is imperative for us as students to join not only because the membership is cheaper but because of all the tools available. Continue reading

Adventures at the Summer Educational Institute Workshop
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Adventures at the Summer Educational Institute Workshop

This summer I attended the Summer Educational Institute Workshop (SEI), in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. SEI is a joint project of the Art Libraries Society of North America and the Visual Resources Association Foundation. It seeks to provide information professionals with a substantive educational and professional development opportunity focused on digital images, the information and … Continue reading

Mastering the Juggling Act: Three Strategies for Balancing School, Work and Life
Big Picture / Continuing Education / Distance Learning / Honesty

Mastering the Juggling Act: Three Strategies for Balancing School, Work and Life

Greetings hackers! As I write my first post for Hack Library School, I am also beginning my first full semester at Catholic University’s MSLIS program. It’s been some time since I’ve been in school, and I’ve found myself wondering just how I’m going to keep it all together as I work full-time at a public … Continue reading