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PNLA 2019 Conference
LIBRARIES LEADING THE WAY

Centennial Hotel - Spokane, Washington

Wednesday, August 7 • 6:15pm - 6:30pm
Making the Most of Early- Career Librarianship

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In this presentation, we will cover the results of a survey and interviews we conducted about early career librarianship. We will focus on the roles that employers have in filling in the educational gaps that occur in library graduate programs.   We will talk about opportunities that employers can offer to jump start the careers of young librarians, as well as making them feel confident in their work.  Our presentation will not only be helpful to employers, reminding them of what it's like to be a new librarian, but will also give early career librarians ideas on how they can take hold of their own destiny in their new profession. 

Facilitators
avatar for Ellie Dworak

Ellie Dworak

Information Design & Data Visualization Librarian, Boise State University
Ellie is super excited about data visualization, library assessment, and color palettes. She also loves typography, hand lettering, barre fitness, Neil Gaiman, and tending her garden. She lives in Boise Idaho with her husband, three dogs, and a small flock of homing pigeons.
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Julie Niederhauser

Public Library Coordinator, Alaska State Library

Speakers
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Jessica Martinez

Science Librarian, University of Idaho
I'm a new librarian who is interested in makerspaces, making libraries fun and inclusive places, impostor syndrome, marketing and outreach, and promoting women in STEM fields. Outside of work, I like good books, good beer, and exploring national parks.
avatar for Meredith Forrey

Meredith Forrey

Reference Librarian, Shoreline Community College


Wednesday August 7, 2019 6:15pm - 6:30pm
Skyline Ballroom

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