Episode 9: Academic Library to School Library

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

Episode 8: Parenting, teaching, and academia

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

Episode 6: Student Sovereignty, Information Landscapes, and the Info Lit Summit Keynote

Time for Episode 6! In this episode, Martinique and Jen discuss the keynote address “Boundaries and sovereignties: Placing students at the center of information literacy”, given by Wendy Holliday, Head of Teaching, Learning, and Research Services at the Cline Library at Northern Arizona University. It was given on May 5, 2017 at the Information Literacy… Continue reading Episode 6: Student Sovereignty, Information Landscapes, and the Info Lit Summit Keynote

Episode 4: Fake news, journalism, and “truth”

We know this episode comes hot on the heels of Episode 3, but we had a great conversation about fake news, journalism, and truth, and since these are timely topics, we wanted to post this quickly. (This episode was recorded on April 11, 2017. The resources we discussed in this episode may have changed after our… Continue reading Episode 4: Fake news, journalism, and “truth”

Episode 3: School Library to Academic Library

We are excited to bring you our first interview! Martinique and Jen talk with Kerry Littel, who transitioned from being a school librarian to an academic librarian. We talk about what kind of responsibilities school librarians have, how they teach information literacy, how they work with teachers, and some of the differences between working in… Continue reading Episode 3: School Library to Academic Library