Microaggressions, Political Correctness, Growth Mindset

I’m hoping this post will end up more well-thought-out-deliberation than rambling-haphazard-rant, but if not, at least you had this preface as a warning! I’ve recently been trying to find the words to articulate and respond to a frequently occurring phenomenon that I do not enjoy. I’ve witnessed it in personal and professional contexts; it usually … More Microaggressions, Political Correctness, Growth Mindset

Job Search, Part 2: Searching & Applying for Positions

Obviously every job search is different, even within librarianship, even with academic librarianship! So I won’t try to speak to every type of librarianship or specialty. Head over to Hack Library School for a wider variety of info, folks (of particular interest: the “After Library School” section of the HLS ebook)! As I mentioned in … More Job Search, Part 2: Searching & Applying for Positions

Job Search, Part 1: Library School, Work Experiences, & General Resources

As promised I’m finally doing a small series on my job search process this past year, in the hopes of providing a helpful resource to LIS students and emerging professionals. Part 1 needs to┬ábe about library school and student work experience. These were crucial for my later success. However, I’m assuming most people reading this … More Job Search, Part 1: Library School, Work Experiences, & General Resources

New Position!

Excited to share the news: I’ve accepted a new position at the University of California – Irvine! I will start as the a Research Librarian for Science Teaching & Learning on July 25th. So my summer will be spent wrapping up my current projects and position, moving, and getting settled in at UC-Irvine. My office … More New Position!