ACRL/NY Presents: Mapping Your Way to Job or Career Success (Tuesday July 14, from 3:00pm-4:30pm (EST)

Please join the Mentoring Program and the New Librarians Discussion Group for this presentation and discussion.

This event is free and open to all current members of ACRL/NY only. Become a member []! ***Not sure if you are a current member? Contact NOTE: You do not have to be a national member to join ACRL/NY. We have reduced rates for students and job seekers.

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This workshop will provide an overview of mind mapping, a technique for visually organizing information and ideas. Mind maps are an efficient way to track skills and experiences to support job preparation or career transition. Participants will be led through a mind mapping exercise using recent job announcements.

Presenter bio:

Dr. Africa S. Hands is assistant professor in the Master of Library Science program at East Carolina University. Her research interests include public library service to underserved populations, college literacy library services, and the experiences of first-generational MLIS students. She participated in the inaugural ALA Career Development Facilitator (CDF) training, is a certified professional coach, and has volunteered with NMRT as a resume reviewer. Dr. Hands received her MLIS from San José State University and PhD from Queensland University of Technology. She is the author of Successfully Serving the College Bound (ALA Editions, 2015).

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Questions? Contact Linda Miles (, Sharell Walker (, or Susanne Markgren (