Category Archives: Jobs

What I Did On My Summer Vacation

By Catherine Jones After stumbling through my first year as a part-time USF LIS graduate student, I knew I needed more library experience than reorganizing shelves at my kids’ school media center.  I had great grades and four classes under … Continue reading

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Job Skills Required for New Librarians

The After-Dark Lecture Series had our first panel discussion of they year regarding a very important topic for students in our program. The panel topic for the evening was on job skills required for new librarians in the workforce. The … Continue reading

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Charlie Parker from TBLC to speak at Brown Bag!

Hello everyone, Those of you who went to FLA last week may have run into this week’s speaker, Charlie Parker.  Mr. Parker is the director of the Tampa Bay Library Consortium and is very active in FLA as well.  Please … Continue reading

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Presenting for FLA? Need Practice?

Hello everyone, Next week’s Brown Bag (March 31st) will feature Bill Harris, who will be sharing his FLA presentation with us. I wanted to encourage those of you who are presenting at FLA or any other conferences to consider presenting … Continue reading

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Meet the president

Ryan Davis is the current president of the USF GAU (Graduate Assistants Union). But you’d be well-advised to get to know him this year. He’ll be graduating out of the union in May. At a GAU membership meeting on Monday, … Continue reading

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Local Media Center Wins Award

Sand Pine Elementary in Wesley Chapel, Florida (Pasco County) was recognized by the Florida Association for Media in Education as one of 26 to meet its highest standards. She gives some good points on technology use and working with the school’s … Continue reading

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Health Sciences Library Paid Internship

The Shimberg Library is advertising for currently enrolled Library Science students who are looking for reference desk experience in a health sciences library. They are opening this to as many as 3 students. The student will: • work at the … Continue reading

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Getting a job in a tough economy

An ALA toolkit to help with your job search. “The ‘Getting a Job in a Tough Economy’ toolkit is an interactive website with tips, narrative and suggested links and readings, comments, podcasts, and activities/checklists for new librarians and support staff, … Continue reading

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NASA Needs your help, Librarians!

NASA is seeking information and recommendations on how to catalog the typed and written notes of Wernher von Braun, the famous physicist.  They recently released a “Request for Information” that details their project: WASHINGTON — On the eve of the … Continue reading

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Research Library Internship Opportunity

There is an opening for a “Research Library Internship” in Gainesville.  According to their website, Naylor, LLC is a media research and advertising company.  Their website is located at Naylor, LLC 5950 NW 1st Place Gainesville, FL, 32607 Tel … Continue reading

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