Community Profiles

Food for Thought

“I wasn’t sure I saw myself as a librarian. But having gone through [the MLIS program], I now understand the professionalism associated with this role. Now I have a larger view, and the values behind this role and why we do what we do.”

Talking TechSoup for Libraries with Alumna Ginny Mies

“I love doing the research and finding librarians who have done a really amazing project...

The Story of Paula Pereira: Immigrant, Teacher, Librarian and Self-Published Author

“The book I wrote is the book I wish I’d read when I was an ESL student.”
Paula Pereira
Norwalk, California
iSchool Alumna (MLIS, 2009)

Patty Mapes Turns Teacher-Librarian and Earns Post-Master's Certificate

“I feel like I am officially a teacher-librarian... Having the Post-Master’s Certificate validates and qualifies me for my position.” 
Patty Mapes
Atlanta, Georgia

Baby Steps: Librarians and Reading Readiness

“I’m passionate about this, and that makes all the difference. I love what I do, and it’s so important for children. It’s been a really good experience, and so worthwhile.”
R. Lynn Baker
Frankfort, Kentucky