Community Profiles

Canadian Student Simon Lum Thinks Globally and Acts Locally

“My goal is to use my skills and knowledge to build on my past successes and experiences, and to play a vital role in supporting and affecting positive change in my communities—locally and globally.”
Simon Lum

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

Multiple iSchool Internships Are Key to Student's Career Pathway Choices

Public or academic librarianship? That is the question.

Student Lori Littlefield Creates Mobile Library to Keep Kids Reading during Summer Vacation

As an educator, student Lori Littlefield was concerned that schoolchildren in her rural Maine community had limited resources available to keep up their reading skills over summer breaks.

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