Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library & Information Science

Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library & Information Science

Latest Episodes

Episode 24: Kim Dority, Alternative LIS Career Paths
May 01, 2018

Spring is finally in the air, as is the 24th and final episode of Beyond 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

Episode 23: Kelli Bogan, Photo Archivist at National Baseball Hall of Fame
April 01, 2018

    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

Episode 22: David Selden, National Indian Law Library
March 01, 2018

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 for Beyond the Stacks!  Listen to this mon

Episode 21: Taylor Kirch, Lead Librarian at Pandora Media
February 01, 2018

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, dig

Episode 20: Derek Murphy, Usability Researcher at Harvard IQSS
December 08, 2017

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 interdis

Episode 19: Sylvie Rollason-Cass, Web Archivist at Archive-It
November 01, 2017

November’s episode features Sylvie Rollason-Cass, a Web Archivist at Archive-It. Tune in to learn about what it’s like to archive the Internet and the difference between curating digital versus physical objects. Plus, how keeping an open mind

Episode 18: Brendan Thompson, Knowledge Manager at Uber Technologies
October 01, 2017

Happy Fall! October’s episode features Brendan Thompson, the Knowledge Manager at Uber Technologies in San Francisco, CA. Tune in to learn about what it’s like to work in the tech sector, life as a solo librarian, and why so many art majors e

Episode 17: Caroline Gardner, New Balance Digital Asset Coordinator
September 01, 2017

Welcome to Season 5 of Beyond the Stacks! We hope you enjoyed your summer and are as excited 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 Coord

Episode 16: Sarah Spira, Cheesemonger Turned Librarian
May 01, 2017

This month’s episode features Sarah Spira who is the Content Manager for the American Cheese Society and it also marks the final episode of Season 4 of Beyond the Stacks. We hope you have enjoyed listening to the interviews as much as we have enjoy

Episode 15, Cooking in the Library: Culinary Literacy Center
April 01, 2017

This month, we hear from two librarians, Liz Fitzgerald and Suzanna Urminska, who helped establish and now work at the Culinary Literacy Center at the Free Library of Philadelphia.  Liz Fitzgerald is the Administrator of the Free Library of Philadelphia&