Posts by Melissa Gomis

Ask a Librarian: That’s Me!

Image of silver skeleton keys on a key ring.

Martha Stuit shares her current philosophy on reference service. It is her take on why and how librarians serve as reference professionals. Her “keys” to reference so far are: Openness Problem Solving Teaching Learning

My Experiences as a Student Instructional Technology Consultant

This blog post was written by Christopher Seeman, LSA Class of 2017 - B.S. in Statistics, Minor in Mathematics & Digital Studies I began working as a Student Instructional Technology Consultant for the Graduate Library in April 2015. Since January I've been a student consultant in the newly created ScholarSpace. I’ve discovered that I’m learning just as much as our patrons! Working as a consultant requires a drive to learn new tools, flexibility and openness to unique solutions, and a...

My Experience Co-Managing a Library Project

Shelby Stuart, second year graduate student in the School of Information writes about her experiences working in the graduate library. The Trial Resources Evaluation project—and my UISA experience more broadly—has challenged me to step outside of my comfort zone by taking on greater responsibility and becoming one of the “go to” people for the project, but it has paid off in the skills and experiences that I’ve gained as a result.