I launched online forums @ LISjobs.com today, and would love to see you all there! Here’s my official shiny press release on the subject.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For further information, contact Rachel Singer Gordon, email@example.com
ÂLISjobs.com Launches Online Community
New discussion forums now open
LISjobs.com, the largest free library career portal on the Internet, is pleased to announce the launch of its new online community for librarians. Devoted entirely to career development and job hunting, these forums provide a space for librarians, LIS students, library workers, and information professionals to discuss professional development issues: http://lisjobs.com/forum/.
â€œIâ€™m excited to be able to offer this space for collaboration and discussion,â€ says Rachel Singer Gordon, webmaster, LISjobs.com. â€œAs librarians, we know that we work and learn best in community â€” I look forward to watching the forums grow.â€ Current forum moderators include:
- Michael Stephens, LIS schools
- Jess Bruckner, Jumpstart your career
- Meredith Farkas, Professional development and participation
- Susanne Markgren, Talking tenure
- Kim Dority, Professional writing
- Sophie Brookover, Work/life balance
ÂIn recent related developments, Info Career Trends, LISjobs.comâ€™s professional development newsletter, has moved to the Wordpress platform to better serve its subscribers. Its long-time career Q&A columnists, Tiffany Allen and Susanne Markgren, have moved to their own blog, and author/entrepreneur Kim Dority joins in with her new monthly column on â€œRethinking Information Careers.â€
Info Career Trends continues to fill an underserved niche, devoted entirely to career and professional development issues for librarians and information professionals. The newsletter and column content are accessible at: http://www.lisjobs.com/career_trends/. Rachel Singer Gordon shares: â€œIâ€™m so pleased to bring Kim on board, and to watch the Library Career People column evolve in its new blog format. I look forward to hearing othersâ€™ opinions across the LISjobs.com online community.â€
LISjobs.com, launched in 1996, provides free library-related job listings to both employers and job seekers, as well as related services from resume postings to career development blogs.
Online community: http://www.lisjobs.com/forum
Info Career Trends newsletter: http://www.lisjobs.com/career_trends/
Contact: Rachel Singer Gordon, firstname.lastname@example.org