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MPDR Spotlight: Alternative Voices

Interview for NMRT Alternative Voices The Alternative Voices Feature is meant to give a platform to the voices of librarians from underrepresented communities in the library field. The format of the feature is a journalistic question and answer format. It … Continue reading

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Communications Committee Interview Series

The Communications Committee will be introducing an interview series this year to spotlight librarians in different fields within our profession and highlight the inspirational work they are actively doing. The Communications Committee wants to celebrate this valuable work, and we … Continue reading

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Making the jump: Translating your skills between library types

In a perfect world, you started your MLIS with dreams of becoming a children’s librarian with the best storytime in town, or perhaps an academic subject librarian who publishes in the top journals. You found a steady job that checked … Continue reading

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Building Your Librarianship Portfolio: Embracing What Pops Up Along Your Career Path

A colleague and I were sharing our career path histories. Although we obtained our MLS degrees in the same year, our career paths have had different trajectories. Like my colleague, many librarians work their entire professional life within one type … Continue reading

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January 2017 Online Discussion Summary: Mentorships

The focus of the January discussion was on mentorship opportunities, especially for professionals new to the field of librarianship.  The discussion began by asking who had participated in a professional mentorship, where had they found the opportunity, and what had … Continue reading

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