Behind the Scenes: LIS Hiring at Academic Institutions
Behind the Scenes / Interviews / Job Searching

Behind the Scenes: LIS Hiring at Academic Institutions

After having participated in five on-campus, academic librarianship interviews, I have learned a good deal through observation and immersion in the market’s ebbs and flows. As a follow-up to “Things You Learn On Your First Interview,” I offer some insights that may not be wholly transparent to those applying for LIS positions within academic libraries. … Continue reading

Voces del Sur (Voices from the South): Rethinking LIS from the Latin American and Caribbean Perspective [Series]
International / Interviews

Voces del Sur (Voices from the South): Rethinking LIS from the Latin American and Caribbean Perspective [Series]

Editor’s note: This is the first post in our Voces del Sur series, featuring writers from the blog Infotecarios. Guest bloggers will answer questions about their experience as librarians and library school students in Latin America. Head on over to Infotecarios to read this post in Spanish.  Continue reading

Hack ALA / Internships & Volunteering / Professional Life

Emerging Leaders and Professional Involvement

Editor’s Note: This is a Guest Post by Anita R. Dryden This past year I had the pleasure of participating in the American Library Association’s Emerging Leaders program, which is designed to help new librarians get involved in ALA. Throughout the course of the program you attend leadership training, meet many of the current leaders … Continue reading