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In case you cannot join us on Sept 9, please give us your feedback NOW!!!

Posted by Editor on September 3, 2008

Phoenix Friends of SIRLS Gathering, Tuesday, September 9, 6:00 pm +

Please share your needs and interests for this group below:

¨     Career development

¨     Conference Reports

¨     Finding a job

¨     Library research

¨     Library Tours (specify)

¨     Library trends and issues and directions

¨     Networking

¨     Personal accounts of any of the above

¨     Resumes & cover letters

¨     Specific Skills, e.g., reference Interviews, digital collections, database searching     (specify below)

¨     Types of libraries & librarians

¨     Other, please specify below!


Last year:

·         Peter Boticelli (digital collections and the “DIG-IN” program)

·         Jana Bradley (new directions in the library profession)

·         Tom Wilding (academic librarianship as a career;

·         SIRLS academic advising)

·         A panel discussion with 5 recent SIRLS graduates talking about their first year on the job.

·         A discussion by 2 SIRLS students on their experiences at the ALA Conference.

·         A presentation by 2 Mesa Community College librarians on career path opportunities in community college libraries.

·         A resume and interviewing skills workshop by Sandy Kramer.

·         Presentations by 2 academic librarians at ASU about their jobs and their research interests (one in life sciences and one in Asian Studies)


2 Responses to “In case you cannot join us on Sept 9, please give us your feedback NOW!!!”

  1. suebeeinaz said

    Do you have and would you please post the text versions of the presentations from 2007? I would really enjoy reading all of them.


  2. jdondoyle said

    I don’t have them but can certainly ask around…Let me see what I can learn. JDD

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