We Called, You Answered
Behind the Scenes / Big Picture / Honesty / News / Uncategorized

We Called, You Answered

I must confess, we weren’t entirely sure what would happen when we opened our ears to readers. Sometimes, blogging can feel a bit lackluster, a vain attempt to articulate some moot point into the void. Other times, self-expression taps into a collective experience and calls us to be better, braver, and more authentic in our … Continue reading

Summer Practicum in the Repository & Digital Curation Department
Honesty / Internships & Volunteering / Specializations

Summer Practicum in the Repository & Digital Curation Department

It is required that students in the MLS program at Indiana University fulfill one internship. Since I am specializing in Art Librarianship, I am required to complete two internships. This summer, I was a practicum student at Northwestern University’s Library in Evanston, IL. I completed 187.5 hours of work for Digital Collections. I met my … Continue reading

What are Our Dreams Made Of?
Honesty

What are Our Dreams Made Of?

“I still do not know myself. Perhaps I never will.” — Sylvia Plath While indulging in dessert at Snow Meets Coffee, Kristina Williams, Hack Library School’s lovely and fabulous Managing Editor posed a question to me: What is your dream library job? The scene was set…ice cream and dreams…swoon! I have posed this question to … Continue reading

Archival Education: The Varied Landscape
Big Picture / Education & Curriculum / Honesty / Specializations

Archival Education: The Varied Landscape

Over the last six months, I’ve taken two archives courses at institutions outside of my home school through the WISE consortium – Archival Appraisal, Arrangement, and Access and Encoded Archival Description (EAD). My home institution does not offer most of its archives courses online, so I’ve had to work pretty hard to organize my own … Continue reading