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Library and Information Science


The academic library job search is widely considered to be challenging, even brutal, for candidates. This lightning talk is based on our search committee’s efforts to improve that experience through concrete actions and an emphasis on equity and empathy. From writing the job description and evaluating applications to the phone interview stage to the campus visit, we let kindness be our watchword. Come to our lightning talk to gather ideas for your own humane job search.

The Humane Job Search_ Recommendations for Academic Library Search Committees_ An ACRL 2021 Lightning Talk.pdf (91 kB)
Slide deck for The Human Job Search

The Humane Job Search transcript.docx (16 kB)
Transcript for video presentation of The Humane Job Search