Author Archives: Judy Pasek

Ways That Your Job Hunt Is Out of Your Control

by Mary Gu Have you ever found yourself churning out application after application to submit into complicated HR portals and never hearing a word back either way? Talk about staring into an abyss (where staring means that you had to … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Changes: Year One (Employment Anniversary)

By Judith E. Pasek, University of Wyoming I am rapidly approaching my one-year anniversary of employment as a university librarian in research and instruction services. The time seems to have flown by quickly, perhaps too quickly. I still feel like … Continue reading

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Research a Potential Job Move: Put Your Librarian Skills to Work

by Judith E. Pasek, STEM Liaison Librarian, University of Wyoming Thinking about moving to land that first job after finishing library school?  Learn about an unfamiliar place before applying for a job there. The past few years, newly-minted and early … Continue reading

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Free Online TOXNET® Database Class Offered by the National Library of Medicine Training Center

Here is a professional development opportunity occurring in March that may be of interest to those wanting to learn more about database resources in the areas of medicine, safety & health, or toxic substances.  The class is presented by the … Continue reading

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SLA-LMD Accepting Applications for FFY Career Advancement Award

The SLA Leadership and Management Division (LMD) is sponsoring a $1,500 Career Advancement Award to attend SLA’s 2015 conference in Boston on June 14-16.  The award is targeted to information professionals, including students, within their first five years of post-qualification … Continue reading

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Introducing Your 2015 SLA FFY Advisory Council Members!

The First Five Years Advisory Council picked up five new members this year, so we felt this would be a good time to share a few tidbits about who’s running this organization. Read on for fun facts about your 2015 … Continue reading

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