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Top 5 InfoSpace Posts from Spring 2018

Top 5 InfoSpace Posts from Spring 2018

Are you still trying to catch up on all the emails you’ve ignored since January 1? If you’re worried you may have missed some of our best posts: we have your back. Here are the top 5 InfoSpace posts we’ve published so far this year.

Did your favorite blog make the list? If not, let us know in the comments which blog was your favorite from the past few months.


#5: Kristy Malley ’18 on Dream Schools, Learning to Learn, and Tech and Finance

Kristy Malley '18 on Dream Schools, Learning to Learn, and Tech and Finance

Meet Kristy Malley ’18, a recent iSchool graduate who shares her story about how the iSchool became her dream college and her plans after graduation.


#4: The Importance of Transferable Skills for Career Growth for Librarians

The Importance of Transferable Skills for Career Growth

Hey Librarians and LIS students: want to know which skills are important for you to succeed in your future career? Authors Rachel Altman, Market Intelligence Analyst at Sidley Austin, LLP, and Jill Wilson, Cybrarian at ChaseDesign, share their advice.


#3: Why Data is the New Oil

Why Data is the New Oil

Data has become one of the most vital resources of the century. iSchool student Sumeet Santani writes that data is compared to oil in not only its necessity but its power.


#2: 45 More Non-Librarian Jobs for MLIS Grads

45 More Non-Librarian Jobs for MLIS Grads

LIS students are always thinking about their career, so it’s no wonder that Samantha’s post (written like a sequel to Mia Breitkopf’s post from 2011, 61 Non-Librarian Jobs for LIS Grads) was popular this spring. If you need ideas for non-librarian LIS careers, you should read both pieces!


#1: A Year in Library Memes (And Why We Need More)

A Year in Library Memes (And Why We Need More)

LIS student Samantha Mairson recaps 2017 using monthly memes that circulated within the library world, and argues how and why libraries and librarians should use memes to connect with their audiences.


Have a favorite blog that didn’t make it to the top 5 blogs from this spring? Comment below what InfoSpace blogs were your favorites for other readers to check out!

Katie Rook

Katie Rook

Co-Editor of InfoSpace, Digital Content Manager for the Syracuse University iSchool, and staff advisor for BLISTS: Black and Latino Information Science and Technology Support.

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