The B Sides Project » Podcasts
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The B Sides Project Podcast is a student-run broadcast from the University of Iowa School of Library and Information Science. The B Sides Project aims to provide an interactive and accessible space where LIS students, faculty, alumni, and community professionals to dialog about all aspects of the study, profession, research, and practice of LIS and related fields. Show topics range from personal experiences and reflections on work, internship, school, and conferences, to interviews and panel discussions, current issues in the field of LIS, professional aspirations, book reviews, and more.
||CleanWorking with special, rare and archival materials||Within librarianship, there is a unique group of individuals that aspire to work with historical and unique materials. It truly is a fascinating field of work that combines a variety of facets, from material studies and history to language and culture.||4/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanComics and the Library||Of all library collections, comic books, graphic novels, and manga are perhaps some of the most challenging materials to steward. For many of us, that challenge starts with the basics: terminology. “There is a misperception that comic books are tre||4/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPolitics and Libraries, part 1||Politics, policies, government, partisan divides…it all matters when we’re talking about the potential and the ability of libraries to continue providing services to their communities today and in the future. We don’t claim to be experts on this s||3/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUnique Library Collections||Libraries just loan books, right? Wrong. Libraries across the country contain more than just books. Recent University of Iowa SLIS program graduate Beth Paul conducted research about the unique, non-book, “non-traditional” library collectio||3/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorking as the Peace Corps Librarian||We’ve all heard of the Peace Corps, but have you heard of the Peace Corps librarian? And what exactly does a Peace Corps librarian do? Recently, we were fortunate to speak with Kelly Grogg, a recent graduate of the University of Iowa School of Li||3/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInterning at the U.S. National Archives||This past summer, the summer of 2016, two of our local SLIS students made sure that they did not waste their summer vacations. We wanted to make sure we captured a little bit of their experiences.Erica Knapp spent her summer working at the Franklin||2/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAt Your Local Library||In our latest podcast, recent SLIS graduate Rachel Black talks about her new website, a project called At Your Local Library.||1/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2017 Iowa Library Association Conference, part 2||What do you get when you combine students and professional librarians in one space for a couple days? The Iowa Library Association annual conference! For this episode of B Sides, we meet with a couple University of Iowa School of Library and Inform||12/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLibrarians for social justice||In the midst of a divided society and a controversial political climate, what role do libraries play, and what responsibilities do librarians have to their patrons and collections? In this episode, we chat with Bekah Walker, John Fifield, and Alonso||11/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2017 Iowa Library Association Conference, part 1||For this episode of B Sides, we meet with a couple University of Iowa School of Library and Information Science students who attended the 2016 Iowa Library Association Conference, which was held in Dubuque, Iowa in October. The ILA Annual Conferenc||11/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|