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So You Want to Be a Teen Librarian? Growing up, my family went to the library weekly-sometimes daily-and we were always reading and surrounded by books.

So You Want to Be a Teen Librarian?

I attended storytimes, children's book sales, children's programs and participated in the summer reading program. But when my teen years came, there wasn't as much for me at the library. There was a small section of books (with SVH, Fear Street, Nancy Drew Files, and Sunfire Romances) but no programs or librarian specifically for me as a teen. I had such a hard time finding something to read and spent many days wandering aimlessly through the library stacks coming away with nothing. I really wanted someone to recommend a good book, but I was too shy to ask. I tell you this because I think this experience is why I am so passionate about library service to teens. -Enjoy working with teens. -You need to be an advocate for teens. Common Misconceptions about Library Job Search: What I have learned from the other side of the table – Library Hat. I have been invited to speak as a panelist for the American Libraries Live Episode 2 on Thursday, January 10th at 2pm EST.

Common Misconceptions about Library Job Search: What I have learned from the other side of the table – Library Hat

Since this program will feature David Connolly, who manages the ALA JobList site (which every budding librarian should know about), and Jill Klees, a Career Liaison who works with the San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science, it is going to be informative for sure. So if you are looking for your first librarian position or getting ready for job search, make sure to tune in.

Previously, I wrote about personal branding for new and budding librarians and interviewed a few librarians for my blog who were successful in landing their first librarian job. (Search for ‘Interview with brand-new librarians’ in the search box on the right if you want to check them out. The links are also at the end of this post.) As everyone knows, job search is a stressful process. 1. Get the Job: Resume and Interview Tips.

We've recently been through the process of interviewing and hiring several new librarians at my library (yay!!).

Get the Job: Resume and Interview Tips

These were my first times on the other side of the table, so to speak, and interviewing was definitely an eye-opening process. As I was poring through resumes and cover letters and Skyping with candidates, I thought about what advice I would give to people applying for librarian jobs. A lot of this might be stuff you've heard elsewhere, but evidently not everyone has heard it. Long Island Library Resources Council.

Nonprofit (Brooklyn): Brooklyn Museum. Please make corrections before moving on.

Nonprofit (Brooklyn): Brooklyn Museum

Please fill out {field}. Hmm... we couldn't find that place in our database. Are you sure it's correct? Yes No There was a problem signing in to your social account. The error code was: error code. If the problem persists, please contact us. Try again. St. John's Career Link. Palmer School of Library and Information Science. Here you will find a list of library and archive related job websites.

Palmer School of Library and Information Science

The list is constantly growing, so please check back often. Links will open in a new window. National Job Posting Sites: Regional and State Specific Job Sites: Specific Library Career Postings: Academic Job Postings (some of the following sites are not exclusive to library related positions): Academic Careers Online – Job searching for all types of careers in academic schools.Higher Education Jobs – Searchable by type, region, and category.Chronicle of Higher Education.

New York Foundation for the Arts. Jobs in Library & Information Science & Technology. Jobs in Library & Information Science & Technology. Internships. The Solomon R.

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Guggenheim Museum offers internships to students of junior-year college level or above, recent graduates, graduate students, postgraduates, and mature professionals pursuing further experience in the arts. Internships are available within a host of different museum departments. Our yearly internship calendar is divided into three cycles: spring, summer, and fall. Each internship cycle is approximately three months in duration. Internship Periods Spring: January–April (application deadline: October 18) Summer: June–August (application deadline: January 30) Fall: September–December (application deadline: June 1) Please note: All application deadlines are postmark deadlines.

Download the application form (PDF). Program Description The objective of the internship program is to offer practical museum training experience to individuals interested in pursuing careers in the arts and museum fields. Museum Culture Seminar Program. Careers and JobHQ. An inside look at library hiring. NMRT Notes » Find a Job Resources Page. NMRT Notes Blog of the New Members Round Table of ALA Find a Job Resources Page.

NMRT Notes » Find a Job Resources Page

Learner-Centered Reference and Instruction: Science, Psychology, and Inclusive Pedagogy. Kevin Michael Klipfel is Head of Research, Teaching & Learning at California State University-Chico’s Meriam Library, where he was previously the Information Literacy Coordinator.

Learner-Centered Reference and Instruction: Science, Psychology, and Inclusive Pedagogy

He received a M.A. in philosophy from Virginia Tech, where he was subsequently a lecturer in moral, political, and existential philosophy, and a M.S.L.S. degree from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where his research on student engagement and information literacy won the “Dean’s Achievement Award” for the best masters paper of 2013 in the School of Information and Library Science.

His articles on authentic engagement with students have recently appeared in College and Research Libraries and Reference Services Review. Dani Brecher Cook is the Information Literacy & Learning Technologies Coordinator at the Claremont Colleges Library. Alternative Careers for LIS Grads. Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Alex Berman.

Alternative Careers for LIS Grads

Alternative careers for LIS graduates is something that’s not often discussed and, in classrooms, is often ignored. Yet you might be surprised to know that your LIS degree is good for more than just libraries and archives. In this post, we’ll look at LIS skills that are in high demand (almost all of them), what kinds of alternative LIS jobs are out there, and (using my own experience) how you can go about getting yourself one of these jobs. It’s a tale as old as time: Go to library school, take a lot of classes in library school, get a job in a library. But what happens when this narrative goes off the rails? When I graduated from Simmons GSIS in 2011 I was at a cross roads. 61 Non-Librarian Jobs for LIS Grads. Note: I wrote this post in mid-December, and based it on current job openings.

61 Non-Librarian Jobs for LIS Grads

Some jobs may have already been filled and many postings have been taken down, so you may find some broken links. If you know of new links for these jobs or ones like them, please feel free to post them in the comments area. Infonista. Welcome to Infonista, Kim Dority’s blog about all the incredibly cool things you can do with your information skills – and how to do them so you have fun, make money, and contribute value. A lot of my posts will be based on what I (or my LIS friends) have learned working as an information professional for over twenty years, sometimes as an employee but mostly as the founder and president of Colorado-based Dority & Associates, Inc.

Over the years, my client projects have focused primarily on information strategy, information process design, research, writing, editing, and publishing. Job Hunters’ Web Guide Guide. Optimize your LinkedIn profile: 10 steps you should take. LinkedIn is one of the most professional social media networks. It has more than 313 million members in more than 200 countries and territories. Professionals sign up to join LinkedIn at a rate of more than two members per second.

As part of my job, I have had the opportunity to teach a 30 minute LinkedIn 101 class to hundreds of Forsythe employees. HOWTO:Apply for a library job. If you're new to the profession or haven't searched for a library position in a while, this guide is designed for you. It contains some checklists, guidelines, tips and tricks for how to get a library job. Questions candidates should ask are also listed. [edit] Find Job Listings Here's where you can benefit from the nature of the profession. INTERVIEW QUESTIONS. Reference: Libraries: Library and Information Science: Employment. Steven Ovadia Publications. LaGuardia Community College/CUNY - Academia.edu. SLA-NY Joblog. INALJ New York State. Career Opportunities. The Metropolitan Museum of Art provides an opportunity for employees to enrich and develop their love of the arts while contributing their specific skills and talents to the mission of the Museum.

Career opportunities in the Museum are as varied as the civilizations represented in the Museum's collection, and require all levels of training, experience, and education for positions in administrative, curatorial, retail, security, trade, and professional areas. The Museum's renowned curatorial, conservation, and education departments, as well as the libraries, provide the opportunity to work with leading scholars and art historians. Throughout the year a variety of entry-level and professional career opportunities may become available in the administrative areas. The Museum provides a generous benefits package. How to Apply Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to careers@metmuseum.org with the position title or area of interest in the subject line. Division of Library & Information Science Blog. ARLIS/NA JobList - Art Libraries Society of North America.

ARLIS/NA welcomes job postings from any organization which has opportunities that may be of interest to our membership. These may include full time, part time, contract, temporary, or internship/graduate assistantship. How to Post a Job Complete the ARLIS/NA JobList order form. The message will be posted to ARLIS-L and online. Fees: $100 USD for 200 words + $0.50 USD for each additional word. JobList postings are displayed on the ARLIS/NA website for 30 days. "librarian" Jobs in New York. LIU Post with locations on Long Island and in NYC ; ALA accredited Master degree program. Résumés - Library and Technology Jobs - FSU Library Guides at The Florida State University. Palmer School of Library and Information Science. LIU Post with locations on Long Island and in NYC ; ALA accredited Master degree program. Résumés - Library and Technology Jobs - FSU Library Guides at The Florida State University. About LibGig - LIBGIG.

P/T - Adjunct Ref Librarian, Queens College-CUNY (NY) Speak to Impress: Public Speaking Skills for Librarians and Archivists. Public speaking is a vital skill in any profession. As librarians and archivists, we participate in meetings, provide instruction to the public, pitch to clients, and address colleagues regularly. Effective communication is key to conveying our messages, whether they inform, persuade, or direct. Content matters, and so does delivery. Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Optimize your LinkedIn profile: 10 steps you should take. LinkedIn is one of the most professional social media networks. It has more than 313 million members in more than 200 countries and territories. Professionals sign up to join LinkedIn at a rate of more than two members per second.

St Johns University Login - powered by SunGard Higher Education. Index. Administrative and Staff/Clerical Positions. Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York - Submission Guidelines. Job Information Resource Librarian, Brooklyn Public (NY) Catalog: Technology. Asking the right questions, tracking clues, and following paths of inquiry are part of the process to support your eReading patrons. WebJunction Course Catalog. Ten Essential Qualities for Success: A New Cataloging Librarian’s Guide from a Supervisor’s Perspective. Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), HERC Jobs. Library Information Technology Association (LITA)