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In the fall of 2011 I took on working my full time job, attending classes online for my Masters in Library and Information Science, and participating in a practicum. I conducted my practicum with the Head of Public and Learning Services at Texas A&M University Libraries. This experience allowed me to co-teach information literacy courses, work on a qualitative research project, and gain experience on the circulation desk. Working with patrons was exciting because my current position requires me to work solely with faculty and administrators.
Co-teaching with experienced librarians gave …
Introduction. It’s spring. The birds are singing, the flowers are blooming, and graduation is looming. The idea of leaving grad school can be daunting. Yes, it does mean a brief reprieve from reading neck-sized tomes of library literature but it also means heading into that emotional gauntlet known as job hunting. This is a scary place to be, in the face of terrifying student loans and the prospect of having to move back in with the ‘rents…AGAIN! It doesn’t help that the unemployment rate hasn’t stabilized and older librarians, who …
The National Library of Medicine will host a free one hour webinar on its Associate Fellows Program. The webinar will consist of a short presentation about the Associate Fellows program followed by a discussion by current Associates about the fellowship and their experiences in the program. Participants will be encouraged to ask questions. The webinar will be recorded for future listening.
Webinar will be held: Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 3:00pm EST
Call: Conference Number: 1-888-813-8477 Participant Code: 934901
The mission of the New Members Round Table (NMRT) is to help those who have been association members less than ten years become actively involved in the association and the profession by:
structuring formal opportunities for involvement and/or training for professional association committee experiences on the national, state, and local levels;
providing a wide variety of programs to assist, encourage, and educate people who are new to the profession;
offering a variety of leadership training and opportunities to help those approaching the end of their NMRT eligibility to make …
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The Ohio State University Libraries, one of the nation’s largest academic research library systems, is committed to introducing and orienting a recent library school graduate to the complexities of librarianship. The two-year Mary P. Key Diversity Residency Program, started in 1989, is designed to assist graduates in making a successful transition to academic research librarianship and provides the opportunity for hands-on experience in most areas of the University Libraries’ operations, including public and technical services, as well as administration. The Residency Program is one component of the Libraries’ commitment to …