Rising junior Estrella Salgado reflects on her experience as a Michigan Library Scholar during the summer of 2019. Her project led her to create an online exhibit about one of the world's greatest epics, the Ramayana. This experience led to increased cultural appreciation, effective organization skills, and a heightened interest in library careers.
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Ever wonder what rights you have to your work? Rising junior Liesa Bruin shares her experience working with the U-M Library Copyright Office (LCO) as a Michigan Library Scholar.
This summer we joined the Library Environments department for an internship focused on exploring the meaning of library as a place in different countries and cultures, in order to help the U-M Library make its spaces more welcoming and inclusive for our international students. The objective of this project was to learn how scholars in other countries engage with library spaces: the kinds of spaces available, and norms for their use. In this blog post we reflect on our experiences in the...
This past summer, I had the opportunity to work with the U-M Library Copyright Office (LCO) to develop a resource on international copyright law. As a rising senior who was still unsure of what I wanted to do after college, I am constantly looking for experiences to help guide me to a decision. This internship did just that. Interning with the Michigan Library Scholars Program not only helped me decide what I want to do once I graduate, but it aided my professional and academic growth.
My experience as a Michigan Library Scholar during the summer of 2018. The project entitled "Asian Studies Centers Publication Program" had the goal of making backlist publications in Asian Studies from the University of Michigan Press more widely available. Through this program, I was able to gain new experiences and learning opportunities through the library, Michigan Publishing, and the Michigan Press.
My experience with Michigan Library Scholars Internship program was one of professional growth, acquiring knowledge, and refining critical thinking skills. From May until the end of July, I worked on creating and promoting my project: a library research guide for the international performing arts.
Meghan Brody reflects on her internship for the Living Library program as a Michigan Library Scholar. She discusses progressive librarianship, social justice, and fostering a more compassionate library community through conversation about identity.