Article Index: By Date

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January 2005
  • Allen, Tiffany Eatman. "Crafting a Winning Resume." (Jan 2005)
  • Casburn, Steve. "Prove Yourself: What Public and Academic Librarians Can Learn from Special
    Librarians." (Jan 2005)
  • Long, Dallas. "See the World - Be a Librarian!" (Jan 2005)
  • McNew, Christina Bennett. "Work Outside the Box." (Jan 2005)

December 2004
  • Baird, Tim and Zahra M. Baird.  "How to Enjoy Being an MLS: a Master of Library Stress." (Dec 2004)
  • Barta, Erin. "Why I Won’t Work for You." (Dec 2004)
  • Ennis, Lisa A. "Oh, the Things I’ve Learned! Navigating the Labyrinth of Library Personalities." (Dec
  • Wilcox, Matt. "Why I Won’t Hire You." (Dec 2004)

November 2004
  • Ewing, Robin. "Presenting with Confidence: 10 Tips for Librarians." (Nov 2004)
  • Harrington, Heather. "From Library School to Museum Library: Cataloging as an Unlikely Career."
    (Nov 2004)
  • Newlen, Robert R. and Teri Switzer. "Taking a Paraprofessional Position with an MLS: Savvy
    Career Move or Career Kiss of Death?" (Nov 2004)
  • Sill, Laura A. "To: The Chair. Re: Committee Meeting Mechanics." (Nov 2004)

October 2004
  • Delumeau, Andrea. "Keeping Up with RSS." (Oct 2004)
  • Flanagan, Kate. "Library Residency: A Stepping Stone." (Oct 2004)
  • Gray, Brian. "Self-Awareness: the Key to Leading Others." (Oct 2004)
  • Jackson, Cassandra L. "Embracing Librarianship: A New Librarian Reflects on Organizational
    Characteristics that Motivate the Transition from Library Associate to Professional Librarian." (Oct
  • King, Sarah C. "Being a New Librarian in a New Library: What to Expect When You Take the
    Plunge." (Oct 2004)

September 2004
  • Brookover, Sophie R. "Finding Your Niche as a Youth Services Librarian." (Sept 2004)
  • Cohen, Steven M. "Grow the Profession: Marketing the Librarian." (Sept 2004)
  • Lehner, John. "Gaps in Your Resume: Addressing an Interruption in Your Career Path." (Sept 2004)
  • Matz, Chris. "Getting to No Yourself." (Sept 2004)

August 2004
  • Dunne, Loretta. "Going Online for Your Degree." (Aug 2004)
  • Johnston, Jennifer. "A Permanent Alternative: Temporary, Part-Time Library Work." (Aug 2004)
  • Kroski, Ellyssa. "Leading as a Follower." (Aug 2004)
  • Nikolova, Milena Ivanova. "Love It!  Developing Psychological Skills to Become a Better Librarian."
    (Aug 2004)
  • Osborn, Jennifer. "The Librarian's Guide to Developing Presentation Skills." (Aug 2004)

July 2004
  • Dunneback, Katie. "Punch Up Your Portfolio." (July 2004)
  • Helmstutler, Brenna K. "Becoming a Subject-Specialist Librarian." (July 2004)
  • O'Connor, Matthew. "Task-Specific Internships: Focused Experiences, Expansive Benefits." (July
  • Schimming, Laura. "And Now for Something Completely Different: Moving From One Library to A
    Very Different One." (July 2004)

June 2004
  • Kear, Robin. “International Librarianship: Getting There from Here.” (June 2004)
  • Kwaka, Helen. “Interviews: Asking the Right Questions.” (June 2004)
  • Moody, Kim. “Online Portfolios, or ‘WOW! Look at Everything I’ve Done!’” (June 2004)
  • Nye, Valerie. “Perfect on Paper: Putting Your Experience To Work.” (June 2004)
  • Williams, Christina. “Interpersonal Skills in the Virtual Reference Service Environment.” (June

Mar 2004
  • Beyer, Hope Elizabeth. "Finding Leadership & Mentoring Opportunities." (Mar 2004)
  • Etches-Johnson, Amanda. "Look Mom, I got my Name in Print! Lessons Learned by a Publishing
    Neophyte." (March 2004)
  • Ferguson, Timothy. "Surviving Jobs You Loathe." (Mar 2004)
  • Kane, Laura Townsend. "Medical Librarianship:  A Niche for Every Interest." (Mar 2004)
  • Merritt, Tanzi. "Tips and Tricks for Conference Attendance." (Mar 2004)
  • Muturi, Elisheba. "Networking Through Information Interviews : What Works."  (Mar 2004)
  • Peters, Chrissie Anderson. "What Leadership Is NOT." (Mar 2004)

Feb 2004
  • Bliss, Laurel. “Interviewing at Academic Libraries.” (Feb 2004)
  • Block, Karla J. “From the Editor’s Desk.” (Feb 2004)
  • Crowhurst, Jonathan. “Becoming a Library Studies Student in the UK.” (Feb 2004)
  • Dickinson, Thad. “Relocating: the Beginning of a Great Adventure.” (Feb 2004)
  • Millet, Michelle S. “Libraries Have Cliques Too! Understanding Interpersonal Relationships in
    Libraries.” (Feb 2004)

Jan 2004
  • Bowman, Vibiana. “The Battle of Getting an Article Published … Notes from the Front.” (Jan 2004)
  • David, Matthew. "Self-LT&D: Positioning Yourself for Advancement." (Jan 2004)
  • Coffin, Amy. “Why Procrastinate That MLS Degree? Excuses Are No Excuse!” (Jan 2004)
  • Nye, Valerie. “Lead the Way:  Practical Leadership Skills for Librarians.” (Jan 2004)

Dec 2003
  • Brookover, Sophie R. “Mentors: What Are They Good For?” (Dec 2003)
  • Flores, Nadine M. "The Agony and the Ecstasy: The Misunderstandings of Commitment and
    Expectations of Committee Leadership." (Dec 2003)
  • King, Douglas. “The Renaissance Librarian: Catalogers Working in Public Services.” (Dec 2003)
  • McGuire, Darwin. “Librarians in the Information Age: Alternative Uses of MLS Degrees.” (Dec 2003)
  • Peters, Chrissie Anderson. “Reluctant Leaders: Helping Others Have Confidence in Their Own
    Leadership Abilities.” (Dec 2003)

Nov 2003
  • Block, Karla J. "Surviving (and Even Impressing!) the Search Committee." (Nov 2003)
  • Craig, Bryan. "My Job as Research Librarian at Monticello." (Nov 2003)
  • Craig, Bryan. "Wanted: Chief Knowledge Officers." (Nov 2003)
  • Ellard, Robyn. "Finger on the Pulse: How to Develop Your Own Continuing Professional
    Development (CPD) Plan." (Nov 2003)
  • Markgren, Susanne. "Librarianship and Parenthood: Confessions of a New Mother." (Nov 2003)

Sept 2003
  • Dyer, Jonathon. “Seeing Ourselves as Others Do.” (Sept 2003)
  • Emery, Jill. “The Style Council.” (Sept 2003)
  • Gibson, Sally. “Your Visual Presentation: Dressing for an Interview.” (Sept 2003)
  • Osborn, Jennifer. “Getting the Most Out of Mentoring.” (Sept 2003)

Aug 2003
  • Kerrigan, Susanne. “NEXGENLIB-L: Networking with the Next Generation of Librarians.” (Aug 2003)
  • Ojumu, Ayodele. "Work in a Tenure Track Position and New Motherhood: Important Factors to
    Consider.” (Aug 2003)
  • Sinclair, Kate. "Building New Generation Networks in Australia: a Personal Experience.” (Aug 2003)
  • Stevens, Jennifer S. “Making Non-Library Experience Work for You.” (Aug 2003)

Jul 2003
  • Hall, Leigh. "Managing at Home: the Librarian as Working Parent." (Jul 2003)
  • Osterloh, Cassandra E. "Your First Year on the Job: Five Tips for New Librarians." (Jul 2003)

Jun 2003
  • Shontz, Priscilla. "A Librarian without a Library: Staying Professionally Active While Unemployed."
    (Jun 2003)

May 2003
  • Lee, Suzan. "Internships or Practicums -- Does It Matter?"  (May 2003)

Apr 2003
  • Peters, Chrissie Anderson. "Panel Interviews: Everything's Gonna Be All Right." (Apr 2003)

Mar 2003
  • Murray, Richard A. "Geography 101: See the World, Get a Job." (Mar 2003)
  • Snoeyenbos, Ann. "From Baby Librarian to Tenured Faculty: Strategizing for Success" (Mar 2003)

Apr 2002
  • Ferris, Anna M. "Tales from the Tenure Track: a Cataloger's Ultimate Experience." (Apr 2002)
  • Lee, Suzan. "The Interviewing Process Broken Down." (Apr 2002)
  • Merritt, Tanzi. "Being a Reference Librarian in a Virtual Library." (Apr 2002)
  • Oberg, Steve. "Lessons in Leadership: Practical Tips for Growing Your Library Career." (Apr 2002)
  • Persing, Bob. "Getting Technical." (Apr 2002)
  • Snoeyenbos, Ann. "Failure is Bad, Right?" (Apr 2002)
  • Snoeyenbos, Ann. "How Library Association Committee Work Has Made Me a Better Librarian."
    (Apr 2002)
  • Switzer, Teri R. "Learning to Lead: the Power of Followership." (Apr 2002)

Mar 2002
  • Allen, Tiffany Eatman and Richard A. Murray. "Making Your Cover Letter Work for You." (Mar 2002)
  • Chamberlain, Clint. "Librarians on Center Stage: Being a Teaching Librarian." (Mar 2002)
  • DeZelar-Tiedman, Christine. "A Very Special Specialty: Cataloging for Special Collections and
    Archives." (Mar 2002)
  • Emery, Jill. "There Are No Facts, Only Interpretations." (Mar 2002)
  • Ho, Dora. "An Advocate for Teens: the Young Adult Librarian." (Mar 2002)
  • Shontz, Priscilla. "Involvement in Professional or Community Associations." (Mar 2002)
  • Shontz, Priscilla. "Leading from Non-Supervisory Positions." (Mar 2002)
  • Shontz, Priscilla. "Be a Proactive Protege'." (Mar 2002)
  • Shontz, Priscilla. "Dealing with Difficult Supervisors." (Mar 2002)
  • Shontz, Priscilla. "Why Network?" (Mar 2002)

Feb 2002
  • Murray, Richard A. "The Whimsy of Cataloging." (Feb 2002)

Dec 2001
  • Anderson, Chrissie. "Earning Your MLS Online." (Dec 2001)
  • Cunningham, Nancy. "In Search of an Emotionally Healthy Library." (Dec 2001)
  • Jones, Wayne. "Getting Published." (Dec 2001)
  • Shontz, Priscilla. "Diversifying Your Experience." (Dec 2001)
  • Shontz, Priscilla. "What Classes Should I Take?" (Dec 2001)
  • Sill, Laura A. "Preparing to Chair a Committee Meeting." (Dec 2001)
  • Van Sant, Susanna. "Gaining Library Experience While You're a Student." (Dec 2001)

Nov 2001
  • Emery, Jill. "So You Want a Career in LIS?" (Nov 2001)

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