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Final Reflections

This entire class has been very informative. In my Mid-Semester Analysis and Reflections, I referenced the Ethics project and Professional/Professionalism discussion board that were part of this class. These two assignments still remain the two most valuable assignments. In addition, … Continue reading

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Revisit Assumptions/Assertions about LIS

I took a look back at one of my first posts “Assertion, Belief, and Assumptions.” In my original post, I focused primarily on the role and importance of libraries and how that is changing. I still feel that the information … Continue reading

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Blogging about Professional Blogs

I really put a lot of time into figuring out which two blogs I was going to invest my time and energy. I ended up choosing two that really seemed to complement each other. Both have a variety of authors, … Continue reading

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Comparative Analysis of Professional Journals

The two journals chosen are the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication and the Journal of Library Administration. These journals are both peer-reviewed, which I think is very important. A peer-reviewed publication is one that is written by a scholar … Continue reading

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Mid-Semester Analysis and Reflections

This semester has been very challenging. Remembering how to balance school and work – and then adding a family and house into the mix – proved interesting, but I have it figured out. This semester I took two classes, LIS … Continue reading

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Job Analysis Part 2

For this post, I am focusing solely on the more realistic of the two dream jobs mentioned in my previous post. I am focusing on the Librarian position available with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Skills that I see as … Continue reading

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Job Analysis Part 1

Dream Job #1: Taken directly from the CIA website:  https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/librarian.html Librarian Work Schedule: Full Time Salary: $48,682 – $95,026 Location: Washington, DC metropolitan area Librarians are the U.S. Intelligence Community experts in acquiring, researching, exploiting, and managing information sources. The … Continue reading

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