• Posts Tagged ‘interview’

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    • A Conversation with Librarian-Editors

      January 28, 2015 | 2 comments
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      In brief: Ellie Collier interviews several librarian-editors about the publishing process, with a focus on “call for chapters” style books. Introduction: I began working on In the Library with the Lead Pipe in 2008 as a founding editor and author, despite hating to write. The prospect seemed too exciting to let my own dislike of writing […]

    • On Scholarly Communication and the Digital Humanities: An Interview with Kathleen Fitzpatrick

      January 14, 2015 | 3 comments

      In Brief: At Temple University Libraries (TUL), librarian Fred Rowland began conducting interviews and sharing them as streaming audio through TUL’s website in 2007. The following interview transcript with digital humanities scholar Kathleen Fitzpatrick offers insight into her work and a discussion about the future of scholarly communication. An introduction has been added to the […]

    • Häuserkämpfe: An Inside Look at Researching in DIY Archives

      January 29, 2014 | 9 comments

      In Brief: This article is an interview with Jake Smith, a PhD student at the University of Chicago who spent over a year in Germany conducting his dissertation research in archives. Many of the archives he visited in support of his project, “Häuserkämpfe: Squatting, Urban Renewal, and the Crisis of Dwelling in West Germany, 1970-1995,” […]

    • What Not to Do When Applying for Library Jobs

      June 24, 2009 | 34 comments

      This week we decided to do a “collective wisdom” post about job hunting mistakes. This is an issue affecting every librarian, whether you’ve got a job, you’re in the market, or you’ll begin looking five years down the road. We’ve all made errors in selecting jobs to apply for, drafting our cover letters and resumes, […]

    • A Conversation with Char Booth

      June 10, 2009 | 4 comments

      Welcome to a special audio edition of In the Library with the Lead Pipe. Ellie Collier talks to Char Booth, E-Learning Librarian at the University of California at Berkeley and author of Informing Innovation: Tracking Student Interest in Emerging Library Technologies at Ohio University, a book length research report recently published by ACRL and available […]

    • Getting to Know You… even better

      December 24, 2008 | 7 comments

      Happy holidays from In the Library With the Lead Pipe! We had so much fun putting together our November 26 post, “Getting to Know You,” that we’ve decided to do it again! In the spirit of vacation and merrymaking, we’ve put together another trio of semi-personal questions selected and answered by yours truly. 1. What […]

    • Getting to Know You

      November 26, 2008 | 3 comments

      As a holiday break, the six of us decided to answer three questions about ourselves. We’ll have a new “real” post next week from Emily. 1. If you could choose one thing to change about libraries, what would it be? Emily: I would like to dismantle the notion that libraries and librarians are politically neutral. […]

     
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