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Librarianship as a Career

Introducing our Speakers

An introduction to the interviewees.

Speakers include:

  • Grant Hardaway, Librarian for the Sciences at Trinity University
  • Dr. Loriene Roy, Professor at UT Austin
  • Dr. David Lankes, Professor at UT Austin
  • Mayra Rocha, Library Director at the Speer Memorial Library
  • Sarah Brandt, Librarian for First-Year Programs at UT Austin
  • Adriana Cásarez, US Studies Liaison Librarian at UT Austin

Why Does Librarianship Need You?

Librarianship is a constantly evolving field in search of new voices. Here's why. 

Featuring interviews with:

  • Dr. Loriene Roy, Professor at UT Austin
  • Adriana Cásarez, US Studies Liaison Librarian at UT Austin
  • Sarah Brandt, Librarian for First-Year Programs at UT Austin
  • Dr. David Lankes, Professor at UT Austin

Getting Experience

How does a future librarian get experience in the field?

Featuring interviews with:

  • Dr. David Lankes, Professor at UT Austin
  • Sarah Brandt, Librarian for First-Year Programs at UT Austin
  • Dr. Loriene Roy, Professor at UT Austin
  • Adriana Cásarez, US Studies Liaison Librarian at UT Austin
  • Lacey Brooks-Canales, Graduate Student in Information Studies at UT Austin

Library School

What was it actually like to be a graduate student in a program for librarianship?

Featuring interviews with:

  • Grant Hardaway, Librarian for the Sciences at Trinity University
  • Adriana Cásarez, US Studies Liaison Librarian at UT Austin

What do Librarians Do?

What does the day-to-day work of a librarian look like?

Featuring interviews with:

  • Grant Hardaway, Librarian for the Sciences at Trinity University
  • Mayra Rocha, Library Director at the Speer Memorial Library
  • Sarah Brandt, Librarian for First-Year Programs at UT Austin
  • Adriana Cásarez, US Studies Liaison Librarian at UT Austin
  • Dr. David Lankes, Professor at UT Austin

The Future of Librarianship

What will librarianship look like in the future?

Featuring interviews from:

  • Dr. David Lankes, Professor at UT Austin
  • Mayra Rocha, Library Director at the Speer Memorial Library
  • Dr. Loriene Roy, Professor at UT Austin