First Year Review

Yesterday, Melissa Mallon wrapped up her tenure as an ACRLog contributor.  In her final post she summarizes some of the most important lessons she’s learned during her first year as an academic librarian.  I’m paraphrasing here, but her list looks something like this: Don’t be afraid to reach out to colleagues Don’t underestimate your students Read More

10+ Library School Lessons

Melissa Mallon recently listed 7 specific lessons she learned in library school on ACRL’s blog. You can read the full details in her post, but, in brief, the 7 lessons are: The Importance of Continuing Education Why We Should Pay Attention to the Environment How to Collaborate with Faculty How to Give a Good Presentation Read More