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Name: Sarah Gilchrist
Date registered: August 16, 2011

Latest posts

  1. Networking: It’s for Everyone — December 9, 2011
  2. Free Workshop on Job Searching for SLIS Graduates — November 8, 2011
  3. 2011 Indy Author Fair — October 26, 2011
  4. Gale Launches Librareo, an Online Community to Power up the Next Generation of Superhero Librarians — October 12, 2011
  5. So you’re going to library school! — October 6, 2011

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Dec 09

Networking: It’s for Everyone

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While perusing the ALA JobList Newsletter, I came across this article on networking from the Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/brian-harke/networking-jobs-search_b_1123793.html. I like that the author, Brian Harke, mentions that networking happens all of the time. Enjoy the winter break and remember that you can network with friends and family while enjoying seasonal festivities. Enjoy! Sarah

Nov 08

Free Workshop on Job Searching for SLIS Graduates

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Please join Robin Haun-Mohamed, Director, Collection Management and Preservation, Library Services and Content Management, United States Government Printing Office, Tiffany Smith Licciardi, Leadership Team Coordinator, Department of State’s Office of eDiplomacy, and Bridget Roddy, Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) Program Manager, State Department’s Office of eDiplomacy, for a free web conference on Wednesday, November 16 at …

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Oct 26

2011 Indy Author Fair

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2011 Indy Author Fair Saturday, October 29th 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Central Library in downtown Indianapolis At the Indy Author Fair, you will: – Learn how to publish and market your book through a variety of workshops and presenters. – Have the opportunity to meet over 40 of Indiana’s talented authors. – Sit down …

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Oct 12

Gale Launches Librareo, an Online Community to Power up the Next Generation of Superhero Librarians

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I found this article in the American Libraries Direct newsletter from ALA. As LIS students, we are able to use Gale products for free, so that we will use them and be familiar with them in our post-graduation positions. If you’re interested in this free subscription service, check out the information in the article link …

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Oct 06

So you’re going to library school!

So you’re going to library school! I thought that this article was an excellent look into library school from the perspective of a new librarian.

Oct 06

ALA 2012 scholarship online application now available

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For Immediate Release – Tue, 10/04/2011 – 15:05Contact: Kimberly Redd – Human Resource Development and Recruitment (HRDR) CHICAGO – Scholarship money is available for future librarians.ALA has more than $300,000 for students who are studying library science or school library media at the master’s degree level.  Scholarships typically range from $1,500 to $7,000 per student per year.  …

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Sep 21

Preparing Future Faculty at IUPUI – Fall 2011 Program from the Graduate Office

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If you’re interested in gaining more knowledge about teaching, please join the Graduate Office on Friday, November 11, 2011 for the Preparing Future Faculty Fall Symposium: Preparing for the Academy. For additional information, please visit: www.iupui.edu/~gradoff/students/pff.html

Sep 20

Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Further information about MARAC can be found at www.marac.info. This is a friendly reminder that pre-registration for the Fall 2011 Conference in Bethlehem, PA, will end September 30, 2011. Please note the following registration rates: • Postmarked Sept. 17-Sept. 30:  Member – $75.00/ Non-Member – $120.00 • After Sept. 30:  REGISTER ON-SITE – Member – $85.00/ …

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Sep 16

Great Resource for Library Job Seekers!

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William Weare passed this resource along and I thought that we could all benefit from the information. Please pass it along! Examples of Successful Cover Letters: http://opencoverletters.com/ An Article Interviewing Stephen Flynn, creator of Open Cover Letters: http://www.libraryjournal.com/lj/newsletters/newsletterbucketacademicnewswire/891401-440/turning_successful_cover_letters_into.html.csp Enjoy! Sarah Gilchrist

Sep 16

From the ALA – Carnegie-Whitney Awards up to $5,000

The American Library Association Publishing Committee provides a grant of up to $5,000 for the preparation of print or electronic reading lists, indexes or other guides to library resources that promote reading or the use of library resources at any type of library. Funded projects have ranged from popular, general-reader proposals such as “ReadMOre,” a …

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