Joanne Kiley, Senior Manager at HBR Consulting, discusses how she helps law firms realize the full potential of their libraries. In our conversation, Joanne mentioned AALL, CALL, SLA and ILTA. She can be reached at her email JKiley@hbrconsulting.com.
Alison King – Copy Editor and owner of King Career Services
Alison King, Copy Editor and owner of King Career Services, gives us some fantastic tips for writing resumes and cover letters.
Dr. Africa Hands – Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Science at University of Buffalo
Dr. Africa Hands, Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Science at University of Buffalo, discusses the LIS field from the perspective of I school professor.
Emily Weak – Founder of the Hiring Librarians blog
Emily Weak, founder of the Hiring Librarians blog, discusses job hunting in the LIS field from the perspective of the hiring manager. During our conversation, Emily’s cat wandered through. Enjoy a picture of her below.
Kyle Banerjee – Senior Implementation Consultant for EBSCO
Kyle Banerjee, Senior Implementation Consultant for EBSCO, discusses his role working for a library vendor. Clients trust him because he’s been in their shoes. Kyle mentions Association for Computing Machinery during our discussion.
Steve Ammidown – Freelance Archivist and Librarian
Steve Ammidown, freelance archivist and librarian, discusses job hunting and hot topics in the library world today. He mentions Fine Books & Collections magazine during our discussion.
Martha Hickson – Award-winning School Librarian and Leader in the Fight for the Freedom to Read
Martha Hickson, award-winning school librarian and Leader in the fight for the freedom to read, tells us her story of book challenges, of being called a pedophile and pornographer in a public school board meeting and how she fought back. Martha mentioned the following organizations during our conversation.
National Coalition Against Censorship
Office for Intellectual Freedom – American Library Association
Amy Neeser – Consulting and Outreach Lead in Research IT at the University of California, Berkeley
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
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
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)
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
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.