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July 2014 Archives

Museum of Bad Art

Boston, it has been pointed out by myself and others, has a lot of really excellent art museums. One of my favorites that doesn't get mentioned a whole lot in the usual lists is the Museum of Bad Art, which...

#curatecamp and harnessing the hashtag

Sometimes when you can't make it to a conference, browsing through updates as posted on Twitter might be the next best thing. As a grad student, conferences can be far away, expensive, and dare to tempt us away from professional...

#GSLISchat Conversation - 7/24/2014

Did you miss our lastest #GSLISchat? Check out the feed below to read what you missed and ask additional questions. Thanks to all who participated! #GSLISchat Tweets !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+"://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");...

Perk of Being Here: Learning in the hallways at GSLIS

I spent much of the spring interviewing candidates for the library assistant position at the school library where I work. I met a great many qualified candidates. I was impressed by extensive resumes, many filled with a plethora of technical...

Job Hunting

I have about six months left until I get my degree, and that is both incredibly exciting and incredibly terrifying. The point of library school is, of course, to be able to get a job at the end of it,...

This is What a Librarian Looks Like

It's not news that popular aesthetics of librarianship are steeped in stereotype. Between visions of bibliographic babes with starched collars, pulled back hair, and horn rimmed glasses - librarians break these archetypes on a daily basis every time they get...

Real World Experience

When I was looking at grad schools and deciding where to apply, the things I was really looking at were the program's requirements: GPA, recommendations, essays, etc. I didn't delve too far into what the different programs actually offered in...