February 23, 2011

Own Your Online Identity

Posted in Professional Success at 2:25 pm by melissaautumn

Whether or not you have an online portfolio, you will want to think about your professional online identity.

Susanne Markgren gives us a step-by-step guide to owning our online identity, starting with “Step 1. Accept that you have an online identity, that you exist online, and that people can find information about you.”

Markgren, Susanne. “Ten simple steps to create and manage your professional online identity.” College and Research Libraries 72 (Jan. 2011); 31-5.

Highly recommended!

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February 21, 2011

Interviewing Advice

Posted in Interviewing at 10:18 pm by melissaautumn

There’s a page full of useful information and good advice on interviewing at Mr. Library Dude. The page includes potential interview questions, questions you can ask the search committee, links to job search resources and tips for interviewing.

February 2, 2011

Information Literacy Summit (Illinois)

Posted in Instruction at 10:17 am by melissaautumn

For my readers in the Midwest…

The Information Literacy Summit is an IL conference held in Illinois each year. It is a great one-day conference and is held at three locations, so there should be one close to you.