Martinique and Jen are back with their first ever interview of guests they did not know previously in real life! We talk to Veronica Arellano Douglas and Joanna Gadsby, authors of the article “Gendered Labor and Library Instruction Coordinators: The Undervaluing of Feminized Work.” We talk about their research and how they came to be… Continue reading Season 2, Episode 2: Interview with Veronica Arellano Douglas and Joanna Gadsby – Part 1
Martinique and Jen finally got their acts together and recorded a new episode! This time, we talk a bit about what we’ve been up to since we last recorded. We talk about some of the new professional challenges we’ve taken on, about how we learned (or didn’t learn) to conduct research, and what’s exciting us… Continue reading Season 2, Episode 1: No Really, We’re Back!
Martinique is back from leave, and we’re back on the air! In this episode, Martinique and Jen talk about how librarians learn to teach, what kind of barriers librarians experience when they teach, how we know if we’re “good” teachers, and what proper preparation for librarians who teach might look like. Click here for Episode… Continue reading Episode 10: And we’re back!
Thanks everyone for tuning in to show so far. We’re taking a short break while Martinique is on maternity leave but we’ll be back later this fall with new episodes. If you have ideas for future episodes or guests let us know in the comments, or visit us on Facebook. We’ve got a few in… Continue reading The Library Sessions Hiatus
In episode 3, Martinique and Jen spoke with someone who transitioned from school libraries to academic libraries. In this episode, they speak with Geoff Greenberg about moving in the opposite direction. Geoff moved from an academic library to a high school library, and he talked about what it’s like to work in a high school… Continue reading Episode 9: Academic Library to School Library
Welcome back! This week, Martinique and Jen discuss the intersections, opportunities, and challenges of being parents (specifically mothers) and librarians. We talk about how our parenting journeys led us to our career choices, how pregnancy can force some of your personal life out in the open, what we’ve learned about teaching from being parents, and… Continue reading Episode 8: Parenting, teaching, and academia
Welcome back for episode 7! In this episode, Martinique and Jen talk to Miki Wolfe, the Assistant Director at the Sharon Public Library. We talk about the interesting projects Miki’s working on, what it’s like to teach at a public library, and how she learned to teach. Listen at the link below, or subscribe with… Continue reading Episode 7: Teaching in a public library