Guests on The Librarian Linkover highlight the array of skills that librarians use in leadership roles in libraries, as well as how they use their library degrees to work in other industries. This podcast will change how people view librarians. Award winning librarian Lorene Kennard, host of The Librarian Linkover, has a Master's degree in Library and Information Science. She has held leadership roles in corporate, public and academic libraries. She also owned a free lance research business.
Veronda J. Pitchford, Assistant Director of Califa, discusses how library consortia should be a research and development arm for libraries. Watch for Infopeople's self-care programs coming soon. #TakeCareTuesday #SharetheSelfCare
Emily Bulger has a background in UX management, content design and taxonomy. She discusses how librarians are the original info retrieval people. We take large amounts of information and make it useful.
Rachael Altman, director and coach at Rachael Altman Career Coaching, discusses how she inspires her clients to realize the value in their transferable skills. Here is a link to the market research survey she mentioned in the interview. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd7KSYLDBZtY3ZDnfQjfcQ599_9HUG02qsi1PmppfPe-Ajt5g/viewform
Kate Arnold, Geography teacher and Past President of the Special Libraries Association and the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, discusses how her information skills compliment her geography skills.
Marydee Ojala - Editor-in-Chief at Online Searcher: Information, Discovery, Technology, Strategies, published by information Today, Inc. where she also serves as conference program director. She discusses how her library skills have helped her pivot from one job environment to another.
Marcy Phelps, owner of Marcy Phelps & Associates, discusses how she uses all of her librarian skills to help her clients avoid surprises. You can find out more about the services her business offers at MarcyPhelps.com.
Jocelyn Sheppard, owner of Appalachian Botanical Company, discusses how useful her library background is starting and managing her business. Her company is growing lavender and reclaimed coal mine land in Ashford, Boone County, West Virginia. Learn more about her business and buy her lavender products at AppalachianBotanical.com.
Jamillah Gabriel, owner of Call Number, discusses how her library skills add value to her business and what she wants to do when she finishes her PhD. Call Number is the library inspired quarterly book subscription box that celebrates black literature and authors. Subscribe to Call Number at callnumberbox.com. Follow on social media @CallNumberBox.