Amy Neeser, Consulting and Outreach Lead in Research IT at the University of California, Berkeley, discusses the wide range of opportunities for librarians to work in data. She says, “Data is an opportunity, not a threat.” Here is a link to her research on making job ads more equitable. Amy also mentions Research Data Access Preservation Association and the Campus Research Computing Consortium.
Lisa Grimm, Vice President and DAM Evangelist at Digizuite, discusses how well our skills work in DAM and encourages librarians to look for jobs in the field. She mentions Henry Stewart Events, including the conference. Here is a link to her Beer Ladies Podcast.
Allison Jai O’Dell, CRM Manager at The Funders Network, discusses how library skills are perfect for roles like data architecture structure and taxonomy.
Fobazi Ettarh, Author of Vocational Awe and Librarianship: The Lies We Tell Ourselves (Published in In the Library with the Lead Pipe), breaks down some of the sections of her article and discusses why vocational awe is so harmful.
Selina Gomez-Beloz, Owner of Madrina Consulting, discusses how her library leadership skills help her serve women-identifying and BIPOC small business owners and non-profit leaders.
Ashleigh Coren, Women’s History Content and Interpretation Curator at the National Portrait Gallery, discusses how museum work is a perfect match for library skills.
Jason Broughton, Director of the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, discusses how he uses all of his librarian skills to lead a division of the Library of Congress.
Kallie Benes, CEO of First3Years, discusses how her diverse library background makes her a perfect for a CEO position.
Cynthia Hetherington, Founder and President of The Hetherington Group, discusses how she uses ALL of her library skills and her library education in her consulting, publishing and training firm. You can find her blog here.
Jill Wilson, Senior Strategist at ChaseDesign, discusses how well library skills work in strategy and insights positions.
Lori Guidry, Network Engagement Manager at Candid, discusses how she uses her library skills to support philanthropy.
Christina M. Shutt, Executive Director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, discusses how she uses her library skills and experiences in running a Presidential library.