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Top 10 Posts of 2017

Top 10 InfoSpace Posts of 2017

InfoSpace authors wrote over 100 blog posts in 2017, but some pieces resonate with you, our readers, more than the rest. Visit (or revisit!) our 10 most popular posts of 2017.


#10 – Reflections on my Technology Advisory Internship at EY

iSchool student Shanyah Saunders will complete the EY Leaders Program over the summer. Times Square image courtesy of www.flickr.com/pianista_215/

Ever wonder what it is like to be an intern at one of the big four? Read Shanyah’s post regarding her experiences working for EY, including how to be a team player and the importance of having an open mind.


#9 – My First Week of Internship at Eastman Kodak

Chichen Wang's Internship at Eastman Kodak Company

Eastman Kodak Company is a global technology firm specifying in imaging. Chichen experienced what it is like to work for a company devoted to hard work and challenges. Read more here.


#8 – Library Friday: New York Public Library at Rikers Island

One of NYPL's mobile book carts at the Rikers Island women's facility. Image courtesy of www.nypl.org

Kayla Del Biondo’s Library Friday series puts a spotlight on different libraries and the people who make them work for their communities. In May, she focused on Emily Jacobsen, who works in a correctional facility library at Rikers Island for this fascinating post.


#7 – Evolving with Open Source Software at the iSchool

Evolving with Open Source Software at the iSchool

As a veteran and an iSchool student, Jacqueem “Jt” Spratley wanted to become more familiar with open source software. Read here how he was successfully able to do so through classes in the iSchool.


#6 – Introducing the Summer Internship Bloggers!

Summer 2017 Internship Bloggers - Syracuse University iSchool

Our summer bloggers (including Chichen and Shanyah) all started here! From startup entrepreneurs to school librarians, get to know the iSchool undergraduate and graduate bloggers working in real jobs and dealing directly with the rewards and challenges of the workplace.


#5 – 5 Apps You Didn’t Know You Needed

5 apps you didn't know you needed

 

You probably have 56 apps on your phone, but which ones do you really need? Jacqueem introduces readers to applications that are essential for success. Read about it here.


#4 – Library Friday: Pan Am 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives

Library Friday with an Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archivist Vanessa St. Oegger-Menn

When a national tragedy occurs, how are you able to collect and maintain a plethora of crucial information? Read Kayla’s post about the Pan Am 103 Disaster Archives, and how the university keeps the information safe and the memories of the victims alive.


#3 – Library Friday: 9 Books for Your 2017 Summer Reading List

iSchool LIS Students Give their 2017 Summer Reading recommendations.

So many books, so little time! LIS student and InfoSpace author Kayla narrows down your search to 9 awesome books that you need to read as soon as you get the chance. Even though it’s winter now, believe us – they’re all still worth a read. Read about them here.


#2 – Social Justice and Librarianship

An iSchool student teaches a Girl Scout at the iSchool's "Girls Are I.T.!" event.

Have you ever thought about how social justice and librarianship are intertwined? Kara takes a moment to discuss the impact of fake news, information literacy, and what we can do to change.


#1 – Librarians One of the “8 Jobs That Won’t Exist,” Debunked

Librarian one of the "8 Jobs That Won't Exist in 2030," Debunked

What is a librarian to do when USA Today tells them that their profession is dying? If you’re a librarian-in-training, you prove them wrong with evidence. Read Samantha and Allison’s tough-as-nails rebuttal and our #1 most popular blog of 2017.

Jessica Zuk

Jessica Zuk

Jessica Zuk is a current sophomore public relations and information management and technology major with a minor in English textual studies. She is from Asheville, North Carolina, and has always loved writing. She blogged during her high school years, continues to write in college, and works for the hip hop radio station on campus. She serves as the student editor for InfoSpace.

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