Career Growth > Making Connections
Connecting with other librarians will expand your professional opportunities.
Get involved in professional organizations, meet other librarians working in
your field. Connect with other new librarians. Find a mentor
to help get your career started. Working with new ideas through new relationships may help you to find areas to pursue in rounding out your skills.
- LISjobs Message Boards
Discussion forums devoted to library careers, job hunting and
professsional development. Make connections, share experiences
and get advice from librarians, LIS students, library workers,
and information professionals.
- Information Career Trends
"Many articles, job-hunting advice, professional
development opportunities, and ideas on how to further your
- Librarians Meetups
See if there are other librarians in your area that want to meet up and start
- Librarian Wannabes
Yahoo discussion group designed to help up and coming librarians through the
trials of graduate school and new jobs.
- A Librarian's Guide to Etiquette
Fun, tongue in cheek, workplace advice for librarians.
- Library Grrrls! Rants and Raves, but interesting reading.
- New York Library Association Library Assistant Training Program
Sponsored by NYLA in cooperation with community colleges around the state. It is open to individuals already working or newly hired in libraries.
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