Tag Archives: librarianship

Implications of Our Graying Profession

Today, on the College Libraries Discussion List, a email firestorm erupted over a simple survey request. A librarian requested that his fellow colleagues take the survey:┬áThe Mature Librarian: Over 55. The survey is intended to ascertain mature librarians’ feelings about technology, staying relevant in their field, and working with younger librarians. Droves of emails have […]

Looking for a Job? Don’t Forget about Alumni Resources!

If you’re one of the millions who are on the hunt for a job it might be helpful to tap into you’re alma mater’s alumni resources. That’s what an alumni association is there for! Try doing a Google search for your university’s name and “alumni resources” or “alumni association.” Most universities provide help with job […]

Resources for Teaching Critical Thinking to Teens in a Juvenile Detention Center

I have recently agreed to teach information literacy and writing skills to teens at a local juvenile detention center. As a librarian at an academic university, teaching teens is a totally new prospect to me. So to help tackle this challenging prospect I reached out to the education faculty at my university as well as […]