Sara is one of our regular ILN participants and lives in Bermuda. Here she shares her story of going back to study for a career change: When I decided to go back to school, it was not a decision our family took lightly. I had been working in journalism for 13 years and was fairly […]
How do you decide what’s a good LIS program? How do the many, many library schools out there ensure they are teaching the right things to their students? If you wanted to run your own library school program, where would you even start? There are IFLA guidelines for professional library programs that cover core elements, curriculum […]
We know from history that librarianship has been around for many hundreds of years. Today we are taking a look at a couple of library schools that are having birthdays this year and highlighting some old and new LIS programs. Celebrating 100 years of LIS Education in 2015 is the Faculty of Library and Information Science at […]
Stacey Mitchell is a member of our ILN community and shares with us here her experience of studying online to get her library qualification. I live within driving distance of 2 ALA-accredited Masters of Library Science programs, yet I do not attend either of those schools; I am a 100% online MLIS student and am […]
Because the twitter chat was held at 4am Sydney time, I’m really grateful to our wonderful South African Country Ambassador Karen du Toit for hosting it for us. Looking back over the tweets the next day was exciting – it was great to see so many people engaged with the topic. I’ve captured them on […]
Today’s post comes from a member of our ILN community, Michelle De Aizpurua, who has recently graduated with her LIS qualification from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. After finishing my law degree and realising I didn’t want to practice, I was lucky enough to discover the library world. I completed a post-graduate diploma in […]
One last invitation to join us for a twitter chat on the topic “What I wish I’d learned in Library School” on Wednesday 16th September at 18:00 GMT. We have a link to a time conversion tool so you can work out what time that is for you. Please join us – we’ll be able to […]
Just a reminder that we have a twitter chat on the topic “What I wish I’d learned in Library School” coming up at 18:00 GMT on Wednesday 16th September. Join in using #interlibnet and #LibrarySchool to be part of the conversation.