Community Profiles

Julie Winkelstein is the Change She Wants to See in Libraries

“My goal in life is for people to see that we do a lot of different things, so people can understand that social justice comes naturally to librarians.”
Julie Winkelstein
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

iSchool Distinguished Alumna Lisa Rosenblum Likes Big Library Systems

“Part of the benefit of education is to learn new things, even if you don't  think you need them for your future career. There are so many options now...and a lot you can do.”

Crystal Schimpf and the DIY LIS Career

“I knew how to do the training work, and I knew how to put the team together, and I knew how to work with the clients: it’s creating an organization that works that’s the hard part.”
Crystal Schimpf

Brittany Austin: A Grand Pas to Success

“Two of my major motivations for going back to school for my MLIS were to build communities and to share information and resources within these communities.

Alumna Vanessa Holm Reaches New Heights, With Help From the MLIS

“iSchool taught me great skills that I can apply to work, and made me more confident in the work I do. I would recommend the iSchool to anyone.”
Vanessa Holm
Ontario, Canada