Reflection: A Year in review – Clare McKenzie

My ILN ‘year in review’ coincides nicely with the end of my first year working at the University of Wollongong Library. The beginning of December is my anniversary of coming here to work and it’s a good time to look back over 2016, both personally and professionally. Personally it’s been both rewarding and challenging. My […]

Moving for a job: Finding the job

If you’ve decided that the benefits of moving city or country for a job outweigh the down side – and assuming you don’t already have a job to move to – where do you start looking? If you search for international librarian jobs online, you get a lot of results, but many broken links as pages […]

Moving for a job: Brett Williams

Brett Williams is the newly appointed ILN Social Media Coordinator (Linked In). My family and I moved 11424 km (using the Great Circle route taken by aircraft) from Calgary, Alberta, Canada to Doha, Qatar in 2009 where I took a job with the College of the North Atlantic- Qatar. Doha is literally on the other side […]

Moving for a job: Andrew Finegan

I moved over 3000km to my first job as a qualified librarian. Like many professionals do, upon my graduation, I opted to move to a regional city as a means of gaining valuable experience in a place where my skills were in high demand. And so, after living in Melbourne, Australia for 28 years, I […]