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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Article by Jessica Zuk