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Academic libraries | Higher education | Information literacy May 10, 2017 Kara Malenfant Through a new report issued by ACRL, “Academic Library Impact on Student Learning and Success: Findings from Assessment in Action Team Projects,” the higher education community now has compelling assessment findings that tell a strong story about the multiple ways that academic […]
Career advice | Job searching | Resume coach | Librarians by Ellen Mehling | Library Career People July 18, 2017 Posted by Ellen Mehling Q: I am wondering if there are library specific career coaches/resume writers out there. I have been receiving conflicting information when I have my resume reviewed, and the comments I am […]
Advocacy | Access | Impact | New Librarianship Filed under: Academic libraries, Conferences, Emerging Trends in Librarianship, information literacy, Leadership and Managment, Librarians as Activists, Libraries & Advocacy, LIS: Library and Information Science, Mentoring & Leadership Building, Presentations Tagged: #LibraryActivism, #NewLibrarianship, David Lankes, LIS
Libraries | Advocacy | Digitization | Data preservation | Book review Reviewed by Stephanie L. Gross, MSLIS BiblioTech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google by John Palfrey My rating: 4 of 5 stars Reviewer bio: I am an academic librarian whose main responsibility has been to establish and maintain a […]
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Career advice | Emotional intelligence |Education Today’s college students desperately want to change the world, but too many think that living a meaningful life requires doing something extraordinary and attention-grabbing like becoming an Instagram celebrity, starting a wildly successful company or ending a humanitarian crisis. Having idealistic aspirations is, of course, part of being […]
Mentoring | Coaching | Leadership | Management | Academic Libraries by Kerry Parry 31 August 2017 Kathryn Parry interviews Sue Hodges, former Director of Libraries and Archives, Bangor University. Sue talks about her career path, and her belief that with confidence and support you can go further than you might think, and achieve the career […]
Career advice | Resilience | Emotional Intelligence by Dr. Marla Gottschalk January 24, 2017 I’ve often wondered why building resilience isn’t a key business imperative. My opinion is such, primarily because being human, is often at odds with work life. Work can routinely bring stress, negativity, setbacks and outright failures — and most of us […]
Career advice | LIS | Skills by Kim Dority Trying to get a handle on what library technologies LIS professionals need to know can be a challenge, as both the tasks that librarians are taking on – and the tools they’re using to do them – seem to be changing daily. Nevertheless, it’s especially […]
Intellectual Freedom | Neutrality in libraries by Joseph Janes | American Libraries | 09-01-17 I’ve always been a wordy sort of person. Yes, that too, but I mean word-y. I was the sort of kid who spent time with a thesaurus and dictionary as well as Tinkertoys and Matchbox cars. I was fascinated by words, […]
Leadership | Workplace | Motivation by Larry Bonfante | September 21, 2017 A number of years ago, I was interviewed by a major trade journal and was asked about my leadership style. One question the interviewer specifically asked me was, “How do you lead people?” I answered him in a grammatically incorrect way (I’m having […]
Libraries | Ethics | Professional conduct Here’s BLL Season 2, Episode 2, In which I introduce my 3-part (though actually it’ll probably be 4 parts) series on the ALA Code of Ethics. What is the code? What are its implications in our daily lives as leaders? Just how blatant of a smart aleck will I […]
Leadership | Career advice |Professional development | Workplace | Success by Gwen Moran | January 2, 2018 Virtually every office has one: that employee who is the go-to contact and seems to knows everything and everyone. The office can’t run without her. No one wants to think about what would happen if he ever left. […]
Advocacy | Intellectual Freedom | Humanitarian Aid The LeRoy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund supports librarians who are facing financial difficulty due to discrimination or because they have taken a stand in support of intellectual freedom. In this video, trustees describe the fund, and why it’s needed. (2008)
Research | Reference | Libraries | Open Access by Jake Orlowitz | Nov 15, 2017 | Medium Investigating solutions for frustrated scholars, nonprofits, independent learners, and the rest of us. The world of publishing is evolving frantically, while it remains frustratingly fragmented and prohibitively expensive for many. If you’re a student who just left your academic […]
Career advice | Mentoring | Social networking “Focus on WHO instead of HOW” — Dean Jackson There’s a famous story of Edwin C. Barnes, who in 1905 had no money or expertise. However, he was an ardent fan of the inventor, Thomas Edison. Barnes wanted to become business partners with Edison. He knew that if he became […]
Library event | Networking | Professional Library Organizations | Scholarships Are you a librarian? Library Student? Writer? Publisher? Looking to network with other like professionals? The New York Library Club, Inc. invites you to their annual Fall kick-off reception: UPCOMING EVENTS October 18, 2018, 6PM-8PM Fall Social at the Pratt Manhattan Gallery (144 West 14th […]