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Hit the Ground Running: Some (Simple) Advice for Job-Hunters

(Note: this is cross-posted at Letters to a Young Librarian, Jessica Olin‘s blog, which is amazeballs and you should totally read it. -vf) Last month at the New Jersey Library Association conference I volunteered for a resume-review service. The session was … Continue reading

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Rumors of our death have been greatly exaggerated -or- Librarian shushes self

Just back from my lovely three day weekend, and I have to see this in my feeds? Really people? Here I am, sitting at my desk, just trying to do my job, and the internet is already on my back. … Continue reading

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Turns out we’ve been hip all along…

I just loved this article in the Washington Times, reviewing Heidi Ardizzone’s new book “An Illuminated Life“, about librarian Belle de Costa Greene, curator of J.P. Morgan’s massive personal (now public) library. Given all the hype lately (does it count … Continue reading

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