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An Interview with Brenna Helmstutler, Subject Librarian for the iSchool

Brenna Helmstutler, subject librarian for the School of Information Studies (iSchool) comes to Syracuse University with 13 years of subject librarian experience at Georgia State University. While at GSU, she provided subject librarian services in various areas, including education, psychology, public health, and journalism as needed, and worked in middle management overseeing the health sciences… Read the full article…


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…




Getting Ready for My School Library Internship

Inquiry, reading, curiosity, exploration, coding, makerspaces, research, storytime, collaboration, personalized learning … Images of students and fellow teachers engaged in these activities swirl through my head as I prepare to take the biggest step so far in my graduate program at Syracuse University. I’m beginning my internship as a Library Media Specialist (LMS) at J.T…. Read the full article…