Resume Workshop This Wednesday, March 5


Looking for your first professional job or library internship?

Then come to our

Resume Workshop

Wednesday, March 5, 2013

Room 337

NCCU SLIS, Shepard Library

Bring your questions and your resumes!

SLIS Students and Alums Welcome!


Tiffany Allen, Head of UNC-Chapel Hill Library Human Resources

Terry Hill, Deputy Director, Durham (NC) County Library

Rich Murray, Metadata Librarian and Catalog Librarian, Duke University Libraries

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Come to Our Program on Presentations on February 20!

speech_2This coming Thursday, February 20,  Dr. Abdullahi will give a talk on how to improve your presentation skills! The information he’ll share will help us with class projects, interviews, and on the job! Come join us on Thursday at 5:00pm in Room 337, and learn how to get rid of those those public speaking butterflies!

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Spring 2014 Semester Events

Welcome back to NCCU SLIS for the Spring 2014 semester! We’d like to extend a special welcome to the new MLS and MIS students who have started this semester!

Come join us for our great line-up of activities this semester!


2/5/14: ALA Student Chapter Meeting, all students welcome! 5pm in Room 337

2/20/14: Program on How to Give Better Presentations by Dr. Ismail Abdullahi, 5pm in Room 337



3/5/14: Resume Workshop with Terry Hill, Tiffany Allen, and Rich Murry, 5pm in Room 337

3/21/14: ALA Student Chapter Dinner, 6pm at a local restaurant TBD



4/12/14: Tour of Hunt Library, NC State University, Raleigh, 10:30am


Next ALA Student Chapter Meeting: This Wednesday (9/18) at 5:15

Come join us for our next ALA Student Chapter meeting this coming Wednesday, September 18 at 5:15pm in Room 338, Shepard Library! We’ll be discussing new activities for theLibrary-books year ahead, so bring your ideas and get involved! It’s going to be a great year ahead!

Any questions? Leave a comment below or email one of the NCCU ALA Student Chapter Officers on the Chapter Officers page.

See you Wednesday!


Dinner at Satisfaction

Our last event of the semester, dinner at Satisfaction in Brightleaf Square in Durham, was last night. We had a small, but fun group, from a first semester student to a graduating “senior!”

George, Lesley, Beth, Nancy, Rebecca, and TIffanie at Satisfaction

George, Lesley, Beth, Nancy, Rebecca, and TIffanie at Satisfaction

We talked about yesterday’s research symposium, current classes with pending assignments, summer and fall classes, and graduation coming up on May 12, among many other things. A good time was had by all!


Save the Date! Last Dinner of the Semester on April 20!

Our last ALA Student Chapter activity of the semester will be dinner at Satisfaction in Brightleaf Square in Durham at 6:00PM on April 20!pizza_11 Come on out and join us for good food and drinks (and great company!) in a fun, casual atmosphere! NCCU SLIS students and alums are all welcome. Satisfaction is known for their pizza and burgers, but they also have vegetarian items on the menu.

Brightleaf Square is at the corner of W. Main and Gregson Streets in Durham, and Satisfaction is in the building on the north side (closest to W. Main St.). The address for Satisfaction is 905 W. Main St, #37, Durham, NC, 27701.

We hope you’ll join us! RSVP on the Evite.


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Library Assistant I


The City of High Point’s Public Library seeks to fill a part-time (28 hours/week) Library Assistant position.  Individual will check books out to borrowers, scan barcodes with light pen or scanner and operate computer and desensitizer; register new borrowers, collect fees for overdue and list materials; and check shelves for overdue and lost materials.  Position requires graduation from high school, basic business office practices, arithmetic and/or business match, typing, principles of filing and computer operations.  Must be able to deal with and communicate well with the public and other employees to maintain a positive customer service and work atmosphere and good listening skills.  Retail experience a plus.  Must be able to read, interpret, and manipulate information in computerized records.  Must be able to work flexible hours including frequent evenings and weekends.  Salary starts at $11.67 hours with excellent benefits depending upon qualifications and experience.  Interested applications should obtain, complete and return required City application form on or before the closing date of April 5, 2013, to City of High Point, Human Resources Department, 211 South Hamilton Street, High Point, NC  27260.  The City of High Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer.