Lindsey Carpino

  • CALL Position: CALL Director, 2016-2018; Bulletin Committee Co-Chair & Bulletin Co-Editor, 2014-2016
  • Reference Librarian at Sidley Austin LLP

Meet New CALL Member Kara Dunn

New CALL member, Kara Dunn, is a graduate student in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), and a member of the CALL Bulletin Committee.

Fellow Bulletin Committee member, Lindsey, recently chatted with her so we could all get to know her a little better. Continue reading Meet New CALL Member Kara Dunn

Hot Library School Topics

When beginning to explore the topics that library students were discussing at the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS), I decided to seek student feedback through outlets such as the GSLIS open forum and Facebook page.

While there are a vast array of courses to  take and topics to explore at GSLIS, I began to notice a common theme throughout the feedback I received, and throughout my own personal class experience. GSLIS places a focus on the future of libraries and librarians and keeping relevant in this ever-changing world of technology. Continue reading Hot Library School Topics

Law School v. Library School

As soon as I began my Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science, I could not help but start comparing my recent library school experience to my previous law school experience. Initially I struggled between thinking like a lawyer and thinking like a librarian.

Law schools pride themselves on teaching their students through the Socratic method and developing legally trained minds. On the other hand, while library school does offer a practical approach, it does so through a more theoretical way of calling upon student group discussion in developing an idea. Continue reading Law School v. Library School