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Expanding and Tapping into the LIS Network

I’ve written about why upping your library intelligence is important, the need to increase your vocabulary, and the content you might consume. Now let me turn to the need of LIS students and new professionals need to quickly expand their professional networks. Expanding your network doesn’t mean collecting names; it means developing relationships. Yes, one does lead to the… Read the full article…


Long Days Held Close to the Heart

Editor’s Note: Associate Professor of Practice Jill Hurst-Wahl is stepping down from her role as director of the iSchool’s Library and Information Science program this summer. She offers this reflection from her 5 years as program director. There is no job description for an iSchool program director and each program director defines his or her… Read the full article…



Conference Season 101

Many professional conferences are held in good weather because that’s when people are willing to travel, which means that we have entered conference season. A conference is a time to connect with others and learn, as well as make  your knowledge known. All of that takes some preparation and forethought, so here are a few… Read the full article…