Colleen Theisen

(she, her, hers)
Lecturer, School of Library and Information Science, University of Iowa
Areas of expertise
I worked for 10 years as a special collections librarian and curator. Now I welcome the students into the program at Iowa, teaching the intro course, as well as Literacy & Learning (a teaching course) and courses related to academic libraries and special collections.
Occasionally, I teach in the summer for San Jose State's program.
Can help with
special collections
library instruction, especially special collections
management
informational interviews
how to pick a graduate program
Can speak
English, easy Japanese
Can read
English
Contact
colleen-theisen@uiowa.edu; @libcolleen on Twitter

Karina Hagelin

They/them
Outreach and Instruction Librarian (Diversity Fellow) at Cornell University
Areas of expertise
Trauma-informed librarianship; social justice & EDI work; mental health advocacy; disability justice; library instruction; feminist pedagogy; Makerspaces; outreach; reading groups; zines; independent consulting; webinars.


Can help with
Presentation practice; resume, CV, & application review; pep talks; information on academic librarianship & diversity fellowships; what it's like to be a disabled librarian; self care & community care; mental health; chronic illness; getting accommodations as a disabled librarian.
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
karina@karinakilljoy.com

Katrina Cohen-Palacios

she/her
Archivist at York University
Areas of expertise
emerging areas of expertise?: spreadsheet software (Excel, Libre Calc, Open Refine); tackling large processing projects including offsite moves and vendor digitization prep; Wikidata, Wikipedia, and Wikicommons
Can help with
graduate studies, academic archives, professional development, professional associations, resumes, interviews, documentation and policies, project management, imposter syndrome, and I’ll do my best to try and answer anything else
Can speak
English, French
Can read
English, French
Contact
kcohenp@yorku.ca / @katrina_cp

Kellie Barbato

she/her
Director, Lineberger Memorial Library at Lenoir-Rhyne University
Areas of expertise
Access services, library management, information literacy, leadership, academic librarianship, theological librarianship
Can help with
CV/resume review, cover letters, advice about anything library-related, pep talks, long-distance moves
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
kellie.barbato@gmail.com / @kelliecbarbato

Michelle Chiles

she, her, hers
Head of Archives and Special Collections, Providence College, Rhode Island
Areas of expertise
archives, special collections libraries, instruction and primary source information literacy, outreach, project management, reference, research, management and supervision, internships, etc.
Can help with
CV review, interview questions, general field questions, management and supervision, professional development and engagement, etc.
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
mchiles@providence.edu, @MMichelleChiles