So What Do You Do? My Experience at JHU
Behind the Scenes / Internships & Volunteering / Professional Life / So What Do You Do? / Specializations

So What Do You Do? My Experience at JHU

This post is part of our series “So What Do You Do?” in which  LIS students talk about their experiences as interns. We want to showcase the wide range of things people are doing in the world of library and information science. Tell us a bit about yourself. My name is Heather Johnson and I’m … Continue reading

On Being “Lazy” in Library School
Education & Curriculum / Honesty

On Being “Lazy” in Library School

Let’s face it. Who doesn’t want a reason to justify their laziness and Game of Thrones binge watching? Well…hopefully not just me🙂 But really, with classes, papers, projects, work, extracurricular activities (library-related or not), and looking for a library job, being lazy is really just giving yourself space to breathe and reflect. However, sometimes it … Continue reading

Grounding Academic Librarianship and Elitism
Advocacy & Activism / Internships & Volunteering / Professional Life

Grounding Academic Librarianship and Elitism

Less than four months into my MLIS, I have already become immersed in the library world within academia. Not only do I wish to be an academic librarian after I graduate, but being in a library program, working within an academic library, and doing service work in library-related activities has basically taken over my being. … Continue reading

The WISE Consortium and Your LIS Education
Distance Learning / Education & Curriculum

The WISE Consortium and Your LIS Education

The Web-based Information Science Education (WISE) Consortium is a cooperative endeavor among seventeen library schools that allows students to have greater access to a variety of online courses. Each semester, schools in the consortium enroll students from other member institutions in a select group of their online courses. Two of our contributing writers are currently enrolled in … Continue reading