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Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library & Information Science

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Derek Murphy

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For many, the field of library and information science and the Master of Science in Library and Information Science continue to be misunderstood. In a time when the public still pictures graduates of MS-LIS programs to be solely bespectacled book jockeys, our graduates are working in new and fascinating roles, on cutting-edge projects. In this podcast, we’ll be speaking with interesting librarians and information science professionals and discovering the unexpected ways that one can use a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science.

Latest Episodes

Episode 24: Kim Dority, Alternative LIS Career Paths

Spring is finally in the air, as is the 24th and final episode ofBeyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science podcast. To mark the end of such a special show, we spoke with Kim Dority of Dority & Associates, who reflected on the broad field of alternative LIS careers and the possibilities … Continue reading Episode 24: Kim Dority, Alternative LIS Career Paths → The post Episode 24: Kim Dority, Alternative LIS Career Paths appeared first on Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science.

-1 s2018 MAY 1
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Episode 24: Kim Dority, Alternative LIS Career Paths

Episode 23: Kelli Bogan, Photo Archivist at National Baseball Hall of Fame

Happy Spring! For this month’s episode, I spoke with Kelli Bogan, the Photo Archivist at the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Listen to this month’s episode to hear about one of the many paths one can take to enter the field of librarianship. Sometimes, it takes being accepted into an English PhDprogram to … Continue reading Episode 23: Kelli Bogan, Photo Archivist at National Baseball Hall of Fame → The post Episode 23: Kelli Bogan, Photo Archivist at National Baseball Hall of Fame appeared first on Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science.

-1 s2018 APR 1
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Episode 23: Kelli Bogan, Photo Archivist at National Baseball Hall of Fame

Episode 22: David Selden, National Indian Law Library

For March’s episode, I spoke with David Selden, the Library Director for the National Indian Law Library (NILL) of the Native American Rights Fund (NARF). David is the first law librarian to be interviewed forBeyond the Stacks! Listen to this month’s episode to hear about one of the many paths one can take to enter … Continue reading Episode 22: David Selden, National Indian Law Library → The post Episode 22: David Selden, National Indian Law Library appeared first on Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science.

-1 s2018 MAR 1
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Episode 22: David Selden, National Indian Law Library

Episode 21: Taylor Kirch, Lead Librarian at Pandora Media

Welcome back to Season 5 of Beyond the Stacks!For this month’s episode, I had the pleasure to interview Taylor Kirch, the Lead Librarian at Pandora Media. Tune in to learn about curating and archiving “lean-back” radio experiences, digital collection management, and metadata. We also discuss the future of LIS, particularly the probable/eventual AI takeover, which … Continue reading Episode 21: Taylor Kirch, Lead Librarian at Pandora Media → The post Episode 21: Taylor Kirch, Lead Librarian at Pandora Media appeared first on Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science.

-1 s2018 FEB 1
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Episode 21: Taylor Kirch, Lead Librarian at Pandora Media

Episode 20: Derek Murphy, Usability Researcher at Harvard IQSS

This semester seemed to fly by, I can’t believe it’s already December! For this month’s episode, I was delighted to welcome Derek Murphy, creator and first host of this podcast, back to the show! Tune in to learn more about the interdisciplinary field of usability and user experience research and what Derek has been up … Continue reading Episode 20: Derek Murphy, Usability Researcher at Harvard IQSS → The post Episode 20: Derek Murphy, Usability Researcher at Harvard IQSS appeared first on Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science.

-1 s2017 DEC 8
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Episode 20: Derek Murphy, Usability Researcher at Harvard IQSS

Episode 19: Sylvie Rollason-Cass, Web Archivist at Archive-It

November’s episode features Sylvie Rollason-Cass, a Web Archivist at Archive-It.Tune in tolearn about what it’s like to archive the Internet and the difference between curating digital versus physical objects. Plus, how keeping an open mind can lead down exciting, unexpected career paths.Thank you so much for listening and your continued support of this project! Sylvie … Continue reading Episode 19: Sylvie Rollason-Cass, Web Archivist at Archive-It → The post Episode 19: Sylvie Rollason-Cass, Web Archivist at Archive-It appeared first on Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science.

-1 s2017 NOV 2
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Episode 19: Sylvie Rollason-Cass, Web Archivist at Archive-It

Episode 18: Brendan Thompson, Knowledge Manager at Uber Technologies

Happy Fall! October’s episode features Brendan Thompson, the Knowledge Manager at Uber Technologies in San Francisco, CA.Tune in tolearn about what it’s like to work in the tech sector, life as a solo librarian, and knowledge management. Thank you so much for listening and your continued support of this project! Brendan has worked as a … Continue reading Episode 18: Brendan Thompson, Knowledge Manager at Uber Technologies → The post Episode 18: Brendan Thompson, Knowledge Manager at Uber Technologies appeared first on Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science.

-1 s2017 OCT 2
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Episode 18: Brendan Thompson, Knowledge Manager at Uber Technologies

Episode 17: Caroline Gardner, New Balance Digital Asset Coordinator

Welcome to Season 5 ofBeyond the Stacks!Wehope you enjoyed your summer andare asexcited as we are for more episodes! Kicking off this season is an interview conducted in May 2017 with Carolina Gardner who works for New Balance as Digital Asset Coordinator. Caroline Gardner earned her BFA in Fiber & Material Studies from the Tyler … Continue reading Episode 17: Caroline Gardner, New Balance Digital Asset Coordinator → The post Episode 17: Caroline Gardner, New Balance Digital Asset Coordinator appeared first on Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science.

-1 s2017 SEP 1
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Episode 17: Caroline Gardner, New Balance Digital Asset Coordinator

Episode 16: Sarah Spira, Cheesemonger Turned Librarian

This month’sepisode features SarahSpirawho is the ContentManager for theAmericanCheese Societyand it also marks the final episode of Season 4 ofBeyond the Stacks.Wehope you have enjoyed listeningto the interviews as much as we have enjoyed conducting them. Sarah Spirajoined the American Cheese Society (ACS) as Content Manager in July 2016. It was through her volunteer work … Continue reading Episode 16: Sarah Spira, Cheesemonger Turned Librarian → The post Episode 16: Sarah Spira, Cheesemonger Turned Librarian appeared first on Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science.

-1 s2017 MAY 2
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Episode 16: Sarah Spira, Cheesemonger Turned Librarian

Episode 15, Cooking in the Library: Culinary Literacy Center

This month, we hear from two librarians, Liz Fitzgerald and Suzanna Urminska, who helped establish and now workat the Culinary Literacy Center at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Liz Fitzgerald is the Administrator of the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Culinary Literacy Center, the first of its kind in a library in the United States. She … Continue reading Episode 15, Cooking in the Library: Culinary Literacy Center → The post Episode 15, Cooking in the Library: Culinary Literacy Center appeared first on Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science.

-1 s2017 APR 1
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Episode 15, Cooking in the Library: Culinary Literacy Center

Latest Episodes

Episode 24: Kim Dority, Alternative LIS Career Paths

Spring is finally in the air, as is the 24th and final episode ofBeyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science podcast. To mark the end of such a special show, we spoke with Kim Dority of Dority & Associates, who reflected on the broad field of alternative LIS careers and the possibilities … Continue reading Episode 24: Kim Dority, Alternative LIS Career Paths → The post Episode 24: Kim Dority, Alternative LIS Career Paths appeared first on Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science.

-1 s2018 MAY 1
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Episode 24: Kim Dority, Alternative LIS Career Paths

Episode 23: Kelli Bogan, Photo Archivist at National Baseball Hall of Fame

Happy Spring! For this month’s episode, I spoke with Kelli Bogan, the Photo Archivist at the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Listen to this month’s episode to hear about one of the many paths one can take to enter the field of librarianship. Sometimes, it takes being accepted into an English PhDprogram to … Continue reading Episode 23: Kelli Bogan, Photo Archivist at National Baseball Hall of Fame → The post Episode 23: Kelli Bogan, Photo Archivist at National Baseball Hall of Fame appeared first on Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science.

-1 s2018 APR 1
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Episode 23: Kelli Bogan, Photo Archivist at National Baseball Hall of Fame

Episode 22: David Selden, National Indian Law Library

For March’s episode, I spoke with David Selden, the Library Director for the National Indian Law Library (NILL) of the Native American Rights Fund (NARF). David is the first law librarian to be interviewed forBeyond the Stacks! Listen to this month’s episode to hear about one of the many paths one can take to enter … Continue reading Episode 22: David Selden, National Indian Law Library → The post Episode 22: David Selden, National Indian Law Library appeared first on Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science.

-1 s2018 MAR 1
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Episode 22: David Selden, National Indian Law Library

Episode 21: Taylor Kirch, Lead Librarian at Pandora Media

Welcome back to Season 5 of Beyond the Stacks!For this month’s episode, I had the pleasure to interview Taylor Kirch, the Lead Librarian at Pandora Media. Tune in to learn about curating and archiving “lean-back” radio experiences, digital collection management, and metadata. We also discuss the future of LIS, particularly the probable/eventual AI takeover, which … Continue reading Episode 21: Taylor Kirch, Lead Librarian at Pandora Media → The post Episode 21: Taylor Kirch, Lead Librarian at Pandora Media appeared first on Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science.

-1 s2018 FEB 1
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Episode 21: Taylor Kirch, Lead Librarian at Pandora Media

Episode 20: Derek Murphy, Usability Researcher at Harvard IQSS

This semester seemed to fly by, I can’t believe it’s already December! For this month’s episode, I was delighted to welcome Derek Murphy, creator and first host of this podcast, back to the show! Tune in to learn more about the interdisciplinary field of usability and user experience research and what Derek has been up … Continue reading Episode 20: Derek Murphy, Usability Researcher at Harvard IQSS → The post Episode 20: Derek Murphy, Usability Researcher at Harvard IQSS appeared first on Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science.

-1 s2017 DEC 8
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Episode 20: Derek Murphy, Usability Researcher at Harvard IQSS

Episode 19: Sylvie Rollason-Cass, Web Archivist at Archive-It

November’s episode features Sylvie Rollason-Cass, a Web Archivist at Archive-It.Tune in tolearn about what it’s like to archive the Internet and the difference between curating digital versus physical objects. Plus, how keeping an open mind can lead down exciting, unexpected career paths.Thank you so much for listening and your continued support of this project! Sylvie … Continue reading Episode 19: Sylvie Rollason-Cass, Web Archivist at Archive-It → The post Episode 19: Sylvie Rollason-Cass, Web Archivist at Archive-It appeared first on Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science.

-1 s2017 NOV 2
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Episode 19: Sylvie Rollason-Cass, Web Archivist at Archive-It

Episode 18: Brendan Thompson, Knowledge Manager at Uber Technologies

Happy Fall! October’s episode features Brendan Thompson, the Knowledge Manager at Uber Technologies in San Francisco, CA.Tune in tolearn about what it’s like to work in the tech sector, life as a solo librarian, and knowledge management. Thank you so much for listening and your continued support of this project! Brendan has worked as a … Continue reading Episode 18: Brendan Thompson, Knowledge Manager at Uber Technologies → The post Episode 18: Brendan Thompson, Knowledge Manager at Uber Technologies appeared first on Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science.

-1 s2017 OCT 2
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Episode 18: Brendan Thompson, Knowledge Manager at Uber Technologies

Episode 17: Caroline Gardner, New Balance Digital Asset Coordinator

Welcome to Season 5 ofBeyond the Stacks!Wehope you enjoyed your summer andare asexcited as we are for more episodes! Kicking off this season is an interview conducted in May 2017 with Carolina Gardner who works for New Balance as Digital Asset Coordinator. Caroline Gardner earned her BFA in Fiber & Material Studies from the Tyler … Continue reading Episode 17: Caroline Gardner, New Balance Digital Asset Coordinator → The post Episode 17: Caroline Gardner, New Balance Digital Asset Coordinator appeared first on Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science.

-1 s2017 SEP 1
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Episode 17: Caroline Gardner, New Balance Digital Asset Coordinator

Episode 16: Sarah Spira, Cheesemonger Turned Librarian

This month’sepisode features SarahSpirawho is the ContentManager for theAmericanCheese Societyand it also marks the final episode of Season 4 ofBeyond the Stacks.Wehope you have enjoyed listeningto the interviews as much as we have enjoyed conducting them. Sarah Spirajoined the American Cheese Society (ACS) as Content Manager in July 2016. It was through her volunteer work … Continue reading Episode 16: Sarah Spira, Cheesemonger Turned Librarian → The post Episode 16: Sarah Spira, Cheesemonger Turned Librarian appeared first on Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science.

-1 s2017 MAY 2
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Episode 16: Sarah Spira, Cheesemonger Turned Librarian

Episode 15, Cooking in the Library: Culinary Literacy Center

This month, we hear from two librarians, Liz Fitzgerald and Suzanna Urminska, who helped establish and now workat the Culinary Literacy Center at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Liz Fitzgerald is the Administrator of the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Culinary Literacy Center, the first of its kind in a library in the United States. She … Continue reading Episode 15, Cooking in the Library: Culinary Literacy Center → The post Episode 15, Cooking in the Library: Culinary Literacy Center appeared first on Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science.

-1 s2017 APR 1
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Episode 15, Cooking in the Library: Culinary Literacy Center