Thursday, September 30, 2004

"In Search of an Emotionally Healthy Library" mentioned in Chronicle

Nancy Cunningham's article In Search of an Emotionally Healthy Library was mentioned in the terrific article Checking Out Her Options in today's Chronicle of Higher Education.

Tuesday, September 28, 2004

Sept 2004 Articles

These articles are now available on LIScareer:

Finding Your Niche as a Youth Services Librarian.
Sophie R. Brookover discusses career options for librarians interested in working with children and young adults, focusing on the differences between children’s vs. young adult librarianship and public vs. school librarianship.

Grow the Profession: Marketing the Librarian.
Steven M. Cohen discusses why and how to market yourself, particularly online, to your employers and clients.

Gaps in Your Resume: Addressing an Interruption in Your Career Path.
John Lehner gives advice for writing a resume when re-entering the workforce.

Getting to No Yourself.
Chris Matz talks about how to prioritize activities and avoid over-commitment to be successful in a tenure-track position.

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Saturday, September 25, 2004

LIScareer adds assistant editor

Welcome to Richard A. Murray, LIScareer's new assistant editor! Rich will work with Priscilla to acquire and edit articles. Rich and Priscilla met through involvement in the ALA New Members Round Table. Rich has written several articles for LIScareer, including "The Whimsy of Cataloging." He also contributed to Priscilla's forthcoming book, The Librarian's Career Guidebook. He is the Catalog Librarian for Spanish & Portuguese Languages at Duke University.


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