Book review: Working For Yourself

Working for Yourself: Law & Taxes for Independent Contractors, Freelancers & Consultants by Stephen Fishman J.D. This book is a great resource for people who are thinking about or have started working for themselves. It starts with the basics: the pros & cons of working for oneself, choosing a legal form for your business, creating […]

Screencast tutorial preview

One of the last (and most useful) training sessions that I took before finishing grad school was how to use screencasting and audio recording/editing software to create tutorials for the library website. In the interests of turning theory into practice, I’m working on a basic tutorial screencast for an internet library resource. As I’m creating […]

Humble beginnings

Hello!  My name is Jonathan. I’m a librarian who earned his LIS degree in May 2010, and has been working in libraries for almost sixteen years. This blog is something different from my professional portfolio; I envision sharing ideas about what makes this profession a good one, and how to improve it. I’d also like […]