What is a Librarian?
Impressions from Careers in Library and Information Science interns
The Libraries collaborated again this year on a week-long joint internship with Bryn Mawr, Swarthmore, and Lafayette Colleges: Careers in Library and Information Science. The goal of this internship is to introduce students from underrepresented groups to the field of library and information science, and this year 14 interns participated, including four from Haverford.
Interns were asked to give their impressions of librarians on the first day, and asked again on the final day; see the what they said in the images below.
Congratulations to Science Librarian Carol Howe and all the participating students and staff on another successful CiLIS week!
[Image description: Two screenshots of a collection of digital sticky notes in multiple colors and doodles. The first is titled Day 1, and the notes read: L, LibGuides, Discipline, Works Cited, Friendly, Cats, Emails, wise, Cute outfits, Knowledgeable, Books, worldly, Digital collections, ideas, Recommenders, Coffee, Research, Tattoos, helpful, the face of the library!, Passionate, lots of skills, accessibility, and information. Near the top there is a doodle of eyeglasses. The second screenshot is titled Day 5, and the notes read: changing, Activism, Grrowing, Fulfilling, Information Access, Determined To Enact Change and Progress, Diverse, books manuscripts records papers collections, Active, passion, interdisciplinary, Community, expansive, critical thinking on information as an entity and process, Dynamic, thoughtful, Committed, Wise, Well-rounded, Preservation of history, equal access to information and resources, Diversity equity and inclusion, Influential!!, community of support and care, Advocates, funny, cute outfits AND tattoos, Accepting, intentional, knowledgeable, Chill, and Constant improvement. The doodle of eyeglasses remains, the word Community is surrounded by doodled hearts, and the word Wise is surrounded by doodled flowers.]