The Embodied Librarian:Becoming the LibrarianYou Were Meant to Be!
Today’s Take-aways Motivation for Continued ProfessionalGrowth Personalized plan for professionalgrowth. Resources for ...
Our job is to go into theworld, to rebuild it andmake it better!
I may not be an explorer, an adventurer, atreasure hunter or a gunfighter, but I am proud ofwhat I am…I am a librarian
You are called to be aLibrarian
What’s In Your Tool Box? Take a look at your resume. Whatskills did you bring to your first libraryjob that made you elig...
Being a Great Librarian in 2005Does not Guarantee that youwill be a Great Librarian in 2015.
Master the Job SkillsListed on Your JobDescription
Mastering Your Job Skills List out skill listed on your current jobdescription. Assess your skill levels Find opportuni...
The secret ofsuccess is makingyour vocation yourvacation. –MarkTwain
What would you want to do in theLibrary, if Money and Time werenot an Issue?
Know why you became alibrarian What first interested you in becominga librarian? What types of information did you liket...
Where Can I findInformation aboutcontinuing myeducation?
Webinars
Learning Practical Skills
And There’s More… Newsletters Listservs Social mediaTwitter ListsLinkedIn Groups…
http://theantiquarianlibrarian.blogspot.com/p/basic-skills-courses-for-nebraska.html
Embodied librarian presentation
Embodied librarian presentation
Embodied librarian presentation
Embodied librarian presentation
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Presentation from the Nebraska Library Association Paraprofessionals Conference Spring 2013

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  • Montag Meets the Intellectuals
  • To become an embodied librarian, we need to be proud enough of our career that we see ourselves as librarians all the time. Evalyn Carnahan from The Mummy
  • You have skills that someone thought were librarian worthy
  • What makes you go wow!
  • Librarianship is not just a job, it is a way of life.
  • You can have an average/ ordinary library position, but you do not have to do so.
  • Don’t throw any talent or interest away, because it can be used in a library setting.
  • What do you spend the most time doning
  • You work in a library. That’s a great place to start.
  • Materials for checkout, continuing education, blogs, newsletters etc.
  • Most blogs, podcasts, Google searches, and EBSCOhost searches can be followed via RSS Feeds.
  • Embodied librarian presentation

    1. 1. The Embodied Librarian:Becoming the LibrarianYou Were Meant to Be!
    2. 2. Today’s Take-aways Motivation for Continued ProfessionalGrowth Personalized plan for professionalgrowth. Resources for professional growth.
    3. 3. Our job is to go into theworld, to rebuild it andmake it better!
    4. 4. I may not be an explorer, an adventurer, atreasure hunter or a gunfighter, but I am proud ofwhat I am…I am a librarian
    5. 5. You are called to be aLibrarian
    6. 6. What’s In Your Tool Box? Take a look at your resume. Whatskills did you bring to your first libraryjob that made you eligible for theposition? List out the skills that earned you thejob. These are core tools you will alwaysneed to sharpen.
    7. 7. Being a Great Librarian in 2005Does not Guarantee that youwill be a Great Librarian in 2015.
    8. 8. Master the Job SkillsListed on Your JobDescription
    9. 9. Mastering Your Job Skills List out skill listed on your current jobdescription. Assess your skill levels Find opportunities to improve yourskills.
    10. 10. The secret ofsuccess is makingyour vocation yourvacation. –MarkTwain
    11. 11. What would you want to do in theLibrary, if Money and Time werenot an Issue?
    12. 12. Know why you became alibrarian What first interested you in becominga librarian? What types of information did you liketo collect as a child? What do you liketo collect as an adult? In what activities can you loseyourself?
    13. 13. Where Can I findInformation aboutcontinuing myeducation?
    14. 14. Webinars
    15. 15. Learning Practical Skills
    16. 16. And There’s More… Newsletters Listservs Social mediaTwitter ListsLinkedIn Groups…
    17. 17. http://theantiquarianlibrarian.blogspot.com/p/basic-skills-courses-for-nebraska.html
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