LIS Mental Health Week 2016: A roundup of student support
Best of HLS / Honesty

LIS Mental Health Week 2016: A roundup of student support

We’re a couple weeks out from LIS Mental Health Week (January 18-23) but in honor of the brave and supportive discussions that emerged online (see co-organizer Cecily Walker’s compendium of blog posts, the #LISmentalhealth Twitter chat, and this crowdsourced resource list), I thought I’d take a moment to round up first-hand resources from your Hack … Continue reading

Room to Grow?
Big Picture / Honesty

Room to Grow?

Jennifer Jarson is the Information Literacy and Assessment Librarian and Social Sciences Subject Specialist at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA.  Her research interests include information literacy and student learning pedagogy and assessment, as well as issues regarding communication, collaboration, and leadership. Jen was asked to reflect on the work environments she has experience with and … Continue reading

Academic Interviews from Both Sides
Job Searching / Professional Life

Academic Interviews from Both Sides

Brenna and Maura were asked to write collaboratively to explore academic interviews from both sides– job applicants and administrators. ACRLog is also featuring this post today.   Brenna is a student at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and managing editor of Hack Library School. She has … Continue reading

Structuring My Time
Big Picture / Honesty / Job Searching / Professional Life / Uncategorized

Structuring My Time

This is part of the ongoing ACRLog/HLS collaboration. Check out ACRLog for Madison Sullivan on “Librarianship Doesn’t Need Professionals” Read more about the project here!    Heidi Johnson is the Social Sciences Librarian at University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She earned her MS in Library and Information Science from GSLIS at the University of Illinois … Continue reading

Reflections on Work/Life Balance and Academic Librarianship
Big Picture / Job Searching / Professional Life

Reflections on Work/Life Balance and Academic Librarianship

This is part of the ongoing ACRLog/HLS collaboration. Check out ACRLog for Victoria Henry on “Mentorship & LIS Students” Read more about the project here!  Sveta Stoytcheva is a Humanities Librarian at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and a recent graduate of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.   … Continue reading