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BiblioTemps Presents: Creating a Professional Network

BiblioTemps Presents: Creating a Professional Network

Creating a Professional Network: Tips and Tools that work for everyone, but especially Introverts!

Networking is considered an important part of professional development. Who you know can influence what you are able to do, questions you can ask, and the ways in which you are able to build your career and professional knowledge. Networking, however, is not always easy for those who tend towards introversion and LIS is a professional known for its introverts. How, then, do you build a professional network when you’re not an extrovert? The workshop will consider paths for developing a professional network based on your interests and goals.


Lisa Hussey is an associate professor at the School of Library and Information Science at Simmons University where she teaches a wide range of courses, including Management, Information Services, International and Comparative LIS, Readers’ Advisory, and Information Ethics. Her research interests include diversity in LIS, professional identity, and mentoring. She received a Ph.D. in Library Science from the University of Missouri; a Masters’ of Art in Information Resources and Library Science from the University of Arizona; and a Bachelor’s of Art in History from the University of Miami. Her experience in libraries includes school libraries, academic libraries, and a short time as a prison librarian. Prior to entering LIS, Dr. Hussey worked in retail management. When not teaching, she enjoys running, spending time with her husband Ian and her dog Moochie, and a range of crafts, including both quilting and knitting. She can be reached at lisa.hussey2@simmons.edu.


Monday, June 7, 2021
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
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