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Public library job interview advice needed

So I have a job interview coming up for a librarian position at a public library. However, all of my job experience has been in academic libraries, so I'm not sure what to expect from this interview. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 26, 2013 - 7 answers

I am out of touch with my field. I have an interview. Help!

I have an interview for a great children's library position tomorrow! But I've been out of the library world for 3 years and I haven't kept up at all. How do I approach this in an interview? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 2, 2013 - 11 answers

Software for creating an equipment library

I'm about to start running a community college multimedia lab, aimed at providing kids with the resources to make videos. I'm looking for software that'll make it (relatively) easy to administer. Specific hopes and dreams insideā€¦ [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 17, 2013 - 5 answers

Should I change my career from education to the library field?

I am currently very unhappy in my career (education) and would like to change to a completely different career (librarian). Please advise whether this would be a smart thing to do. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 15, 2012 - 23 answers

librarian angst talking blues

I'm on the edge of starting an online MLIS degree. I know that the conventional wisdom is that this is a bad idea, but I don't feel like I have any other options. Am I about to make a serious mistake, or could I be an exception? Were all of the dire warnings about becoming a librarian due, in part, to general economic malaise, or is the profession in trouble? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 9, 2012 - 21 answers

Do the clothes make the library man?

How should a mid-30s, male public library director dress? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 26, 2012 - 13 answers

Job Title to Solve My Woes

Job Title Help: What would you call me? I'm a reference librarian who does teen programming and teach computer classes at a library. Director and I can't agree on what my official title is. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 14, 2012 - 12 answers

Low-down science library paraprofessional blues

Does my experience as a non-librarian employee in a medical library qualify me for any other type of work beyond librarianship? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 15, 2012 - 4 answers

Should "library" be capitalized?

Should "library" be capitalized? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 1, 2011 - 31 answers

When to start looking for jobs after new degree

When coming from extended period at current job (3+ years), when should I start looking for other jobs after getting a second degree? (Library-related) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 1, 2011 - 4 answers

How to get access to ProQuest's Historical St. Louis Post-Dispatch database?

How can I obtain access to ProQuest's Historical St. Louis Post-Dispatch [1874-1922] database? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 3, 2011 - 7 answers

Don't steal this book.

One of my employees has been accused of theft. Please help me investigate. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 19, 2010 - 18 answers

I need help dealing with rowdy teenagers at the library.

I need help dealing with rowdy teenagers at the library. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 27, 2010 - 34 answers

How do I get through library school?

I think graduate school was a mistake. Drop out, seek new program, or persevere? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 30, 2009 - 13 answers

The Bird in the Hand, or the Two in the Bush?

I am a new librarian who is faced with a job search quandary. I applied very recently to Anonymous Library for a professional position. I really want to work there. I haven't heard anything back yet regarding my application. What to do about a current job offer elsewhere? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 20, 2009 - 12 answers

Illinois Civil Service Exams WTF

Do you know anything about the Illinois Civil Service exams for library jobs, or about civil service exams in general? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 19, 2008 - 2 answers

First Shot at Full-Time Librarianship

Attention Librarians (preferably of the public variety): PLEASE help me not blow my best shot at my first full-time Adult Services gig! Long explanation inside, sorry... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 4, 2008 - 5 answers

How do I maintain professional ownership of a potentially inflammatory, but awesome, project?

I have an awesome secret work project, but I'm worried that I'm going to get in trouble if I pursue it. Who can I get to help? How can I best negotiate the office politics? Essentially what I want to do is overhaul our website, but it not my place to do so, nor can I easily keep credit for my idea. A little more detail inside (sorry to be so vague)... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 5, 2007 - 18 answers

Career change via MSC in Library and Information Studies - pipe dream or not?

Considering doing an MSc in Library and Information Studies, and would appreciate people's views. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 17, 2007 - 7 answers

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