Career Q&A: Live and In-Person

Speaker Susanne Markgren and Tiffany Eatman Allen
Susanne Markgren is the Digital Services Librarian at Purchase College, SUNY. Previously, she has worked in public and special libraries and as a career consultant and an adjunct instructor. She is a past president of ACRL/NY, and the current mentoring program coordinator. She has written articles, book reviews, essays, and ...

Susanne Markgren is the Digital Services Librarian at Purchase College, SUNY. Previously, she has worked in public and special libraries and as a career consultant and an adjunct instructor. She is a past president of ACRL/NY, and the current mentoring program coordinator. She has written articles, book reviews, essays, and chapters for a variety of publications and has co-authored "Career Q&A with the Library Career People" since 2003. She holds a BA from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, and an MLIS from the University of Texas at Austin. With Tiffany Eatman Allen, she is co-author of Career Q&A: A Librarian’s Real-Life, Practical Guide to Managing a Successful Career (Information Today, Inc.).


Tiffant Eatman Allen is the Director of Library Human Resources at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill University Library. She works extensively with librarians, staff, and Information and Library Science graduate students. She has served as co-chair of the Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA) Human Resources Section, and currently co-chairs the ACRL Personnel Administrators and Staff Development Officers Discussion Group. She holds a BA and MLS from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has published in traditional print media, including C&RL News and in The Librarian's Career guidebook, as well as several articles written online for LISCareer.com. Additionally, she has served as co-editor of LISCareer.com and as co-author of "Career Q&A with the Library Career People" for LISjobs.com since 2003. With Susanne Markgren, she is co-author of "Career Q&A: A Librarian's Real-Life, Practical Guide to Managing a Successful Career" (Information Today, Inc.).

Full Description

Join the authors and contributors of the new book, "Career Q&A: A Librarian's Real-Life, Practical Guide to Managing a Successful Career," as they share highlights and best practices, followed by Q&A moderated by Ellen Mehling, author book signing, and a networking reception. Refreshments will be provided and books will be available for purchase.

Who should attend:
Library school students, new professionals, mid-career librarians, librarians in transition, and any other information professionals interested in advancing their careers.


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Organizer This event is co-sponsored by:

METRO, ARLIS/NY, ACRL/NY, InfoToday, New York Library Club, New York Technical Services Librarians (NYTSL), the New York Society Library and SLA NY.

When?

Thu, Nov. 7, 2013
4 p.m. - 7 p.m. US/Eastern

How Much?

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Where?

CUNY Graduate Center
365 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10016
United States