OK, I Went to Library School

         Now what?
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Think in Future Tense
Library Futurists are hot…

    Joan Frye Williams
    Char Booth
    Joe Murphy
    Aaron Schmidt
Be Critical, Don’t be a Jerk
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OK, I Went to Library School: Now What?

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OK, I Went to Library School: Now What?

  1. 1. OK, I Went to Library School Now what?
  2. 2. Act Like a Rockstar If you act like the hottest new librarian, people will treat you like the hottest new librarian… Have the relevant skills to back that up.
  3. 3. Learn to Dazzle It doesn’t take a lot. Practice Teach Present anywhere you can Publish
  4. 4. Get Involved Free labor is expected in academia. ALA Student-to-Staff Emerging Leaders Internships ACRL OLA/WLA ACRL-OR/WA
  5. 5. Stay Connected Even when you can’t afford to attend… Twitter Blogs Virtual Conferences Facebook ALA Connect NW Central
  6. 6. Don’t Wait to Be a Mover & Shaker Promote yourself.
  7. 7. Think in Future Tense Library Futurists are hot… Joan Frye Williams Char Booth Joe Murphy Aaron Schmidt
  8. 8. Be Critical, Don’t be a Jerk
  9. 9. shinylib.com

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