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A BOOK REVIEW OF THE HARDER THEY COME by Michael Thelwell

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A BOOK REVIEW OF THE HARDER THEY COME by Michael Thelwell

By Yulande Lindsay (shahinel@hotmail.com)

Michael Thelwell’s classic novel The Harder They Come… 1,259 more words

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7 Annoying Things People Do In A Library That Librarians Cannot Stand

Contrary to popular belief, public libraries are not on the decline in America. Every day over 120,000 libraries open their doors to present the world with shelves upon shelves of books in glorious Dewey Decimal System order. 1,065 more words

Don't go into a detailed skills list for jobs you've had that have no relevance.

This anonymous interview is with an academic librarian who has been a hiring manager and a member of a hiring or search committee. This person hires the following types of LIS professionals: 580 more words

Library Hiring

Review: At The Water's Edge

At The Water’s Edge by Sarah Gruen

Spiegel and Grau, 2015.  Hardcover, 348 pages.

This spellbinding and poetically descriptive novel opens to a prologue that seems out-of-place except for the geography.  599 more words

Librarians

Overcoming the Challenges of Digital Humanities in the Academic Library.

Posner, M. (2013). No half measures: Overcoming common challenges to doing digital humanities in the library. Journal of Library Administration, 53(1), 43-52.

In Miriam Posner’s article, “No Half Measures: Overcoming Common Challenges to Doing Digital Humanities in the Library,” she focuses on the administrative and Institutional factors which help librarians and digital humanists to succeed both individually and collaboratively. 444 more words

Libraries

Don't just recycle a recommendation from another application.

This anonymous interview is with an academic librarian who has been a hiring manager, a member of a hiring or search committee, and a human resources professional. 462 more words

Library Hiring