Stumbled across this post, The Artful Accidents of Google Books, from the New Yorker about the artfulness of the Google book scan when it goes awry. Thought I’d share.
Current MLIS students live in a digital age. Professional associations and journals aren’t the only access point for information. In this information age, MLIS students have access to the entirety of the Internet to network and acquire information. Finding a job in this market is all about “brand promotion” and the brand is…you. When you’re … Continue reading
For the new Library and Information Science graduate, the jobs market seems grim. New graduates are entering a market still impacted by recession. Compounding the slow job growth overall is the flooding of the market. Forbes’s Magazine lists a Master’s of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree as one of the worst degrees to pursue … Continue reading
Since I’ve been hard at work on my term paper I’ve been doing a lot of research. And I have used Google Scholar for some of that research. But Google Scholar is only one tool of many, and frankly, it should be lower on the list than you think. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not … Continue reading
Yup, you can thank Ms. Lemarr for your wifi.
Library Journal published their annual Placements and Salaries data for 2013. From a glance at the raw data, one could argue that the outlook for recently graduated Librarians is pretty grim. As a current MLIS student I have to give pause and wonder “did I make a huge mistake?” Even Forbes’s Magazine is in on … Continue reading