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Preparing for The Academic Librarian Job Interview

I recently had the opportunity to experience my first professional academic librarian interview. It was quite an experience! Six months before graduation, I applied to a handful of positions, ranging from a few part-time to adjunct positions to first year and user experience librarian positions. I printed out job descriptions, and highlighted the skills that… Read the full article…





Outreach in Libraries: Reaching Our Audiences

Reaching our audiences is a critical part of librarian’s jobs.  The many different types of librarianship engage their audiences as a part of their mission and to that end, different types of librarians work with different methods of outreach. Outreach is one of my favorite parts of working with a community. I find it greatly satisfying… Read the full article…


Library Friday: USMA Library at West Point

For my LIS program, this summer I’ve been interning at the United States Military Academy (USMA) Library at West Point. The library is situated on an undergraduate collegiate campus and United States Military base about 60 miles north of New York City. For this month’s Library Friday post, I interviewed Heather Seminelli, the Assistant Director for… Read the full article…


#LIS Career Week: 5 Days of Library Career Info and Events

The School of Information Studies at Syracuse University offers a robust and innovative Library Information Science master’s program. This year, as part of our efforts to help students address career interests and job-hunting efforts, a full week of #LIS Career Workshops is planned. Beginning October 12 and continuing through October 16, iSchool Career Services and the student organization… Read the full article…