Perceptions of New Professionals @ 2011 ALA Virtual Conference

“Perceptions of New Professionals”

Sponsored by ALA Office for Diversity

This session explores various scenarios to help new professionals navigating the first stages of their career. Answers to the following, and other questions, will be discussed: How other new professionals found jobs? How other librarians work with their library associations? Presented by very new librarians with jobs at libraries\info centers, seasoned\veteran librarians, and successful professionals working in other fields.

Moderated by Loida Garcia-Febo, Coordinator, New Americans Program at Queens Library

Speakers: Sue Hutley, Executive Director of the Australian Library and Information Association; Jessica Hernandez, Librarian, FDA Biosciences Library at U.S. Food and Drug Administration; Tiffany Mair, Program Assistant, Capitol Impact. LLC; Nathan T. Wright, Founder of Lava Row

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