Emily Weak earned her MLIS from San Jose State University in May 2011. She suffers from the curse of being interested in EVERYTHING, and consequently her career and research interests are very broad. She currently works as an on-call librarian, but has been an administrator, cheesemonger, manager, and circus student, among other things.
In her free time, she is one of those librarians who just really likes reading. Get to know her public-professional side through her LinkedIn profile or her public-personal side on her unfocused and neglected blog, MLISsing in Action.
Sara Beckman is earning her MLIS from the University of Washington with plans to graduate in June 2014. Sara’s interests lie in combining her love of history with the digital world. She hopes to find a job after graduation working in an archive or special collection helping to both digitize historical documents to help to provide wider access and preserving born-digital documents. She is currently working as a digital asset management intern at Sub Pop Records in Seattle, WA, but has also has worked as a cataloging, research, and archival intern as well as a bookseller at her undergraduate’s university bookstore.
In her free time she is also a librarian that loves to read. Most recently she has discovered comics and hasn’t looked back. You can check out Sara’s professional side on her LinkedIn profile. If you want to get to learn more about her journey through library school you’ll want to visit her blog, Local History Girl.