Call for Papers: Access to information – Freedom and Censorship, May 31

Call for Papers: Access to information – Freedom and Censorship

The deadline to submit abstracts is 31 May 2019.

The deadline to submit full papers is 31 October 2019.

Open Information Science Journal invites submissions for a special issue dedicated to scholarship on the broad theme of Access to Information—Freedom and Censorship. Library and information science scholars and practitioners around the world are encouraged to submit a paper on this theme.

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Call for Input, Hack Library School Advice for Future MLIS Students, Mar 20

Call for Input, Hack Library School Advice for Future MLIS Students

Deadline, Survey closes March 20, 2019

For their final HLS post in April, Sheila is planning to compose a blog post filled with general advice for future MLIS students. It will draw not only on their experience in the program but also feature input from other students. If you have any advice that you would like to share, please complete the brief survey here. The deadline for contributing is March 20, 2019. Continue reading

Hack Library School Seeking 2019-20 Cohort Members, Feb 15

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Hack Library School Seeking New Writers for the 2019-20 Cohort

Applications due February 15, 2019

Hack Library School is seeking current and incoming library students to write about librarianship and the library student experience for our blog. Underrepresented voices, international, non-traditional, and online students are encouraged to apply.

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Career: LinkedIn Profile Optimization

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Linkedin is essentially your online shop window – it’s one of the most important ways to impress recruiters or a potential employer today. Did you know, 9/10 recruitment agents or employers will firstly check your LinkedIn profile before they decide to make contact with you?

Take a look at this visual and gain valuable ways to enhance your LinkedIn profile and stand out from your competitors today. More information and infographics here: http://careerenlightenment.com/infographic-linkedin-profile-optimization

Welcome to the 2014-15 Academic Year!

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The staff in Student Services is excited to start another academic year! We have planned a number of events for fall quarter including a chats with the Dean, a variety of career workshops and meet-the-firm events, as well as our traditional Spooky Study Break. For our online students: watch for ways to attend these events online or listen to the recordings at a later date.

Here’s a guide to the information you’ll find in this document:

– New Faces

  • Students Services Staff Changes
  • New iSchool Faculty

– iSchool Facilities

  • New Spaces and upcoming changes
  • iLounge and iSchool Computer Lab Etiquette
  • Husky Card Access

– Communication

  • Student Services blog and Social Media
  • Advising emails

– iSchool Committees and Student Leadership Council

– Funding to Present at Conferences

– iCareers

  • scheduling academic and career advising appointments
  • viewing iSchool events
  • accessing internship and job postings

– Fall Conversations with the Dean

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iSchool Career Center Newsletter 5/20/14

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May 209, 2014 Career Newsletter

 Get LinkedIn to Jobs!

(By: Jessica DiPietro, Career Services Student Assistant)

You already know how to job search online and some of the basic Linkedin tips, but do you know how to make the most of your job search using Linkedin?

Build your connections. Start with professors, alumni or others you know who are in your field or already have contacts with professionals in your field. On LinkedIn, connections are a two way street:  they will lead you to jobs and will lead employers to you.

Search the right way! The top search bar under the “jobs” category searches for national jobs while the bottom search bar looks for local jobs in your area. You can sort by experience, which is typically relevant for students who don’t have a lot of experience . You can also search by relationship, because knowing people in your network connected to the job is key to getting it! Continue reading

iSchool Career Center Newsletter 3/18/14

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Career Tips

Social Media Part II: Job Searching Online

I’m always bugging you guys about networking to find jobs and internships, and yet still, I know you all will continue to use the standard online methods of looking for jobs and internships too. So if you’re still looking for jobs and internships, here are some tips to help you make the most of using the interwebs for your job and internship hunt.

The Search. Using search engines like Glassdoor, Indeed, Careerbuilder, Simplyhired, or others, can yield some good job results.  But, you may want to consider looking for niche job sites that are specifically tailored to your desired field.  These sites may also get less attention because they are specified so your chances of being in a smaller, albeit more qualified, applicant pool are greater.  For example, MLIS students may consider looking at INALJ.com and joblist.ala.org, MSIM students may use careerhq.phi.org, and Informatics students can look at Dice.com, 37Signals, or ITjobpro.com Continue reading