How does an MLIS transfer to the real world?

“Seriously though. How many MLIS-learned skills do you feel like you’re actually applying in your jobs?” I was recently reconnecting with a couple lovely MLIS (Master of Library and Information Sciences) grads. We were all talking about our shiny new jobs when one of them asked that question. My instinctual response was “Yes, of course I… Read More How does an MLIS transfer to the real world?

Student Guide to Summer Fun in London Ontario

Whether you’re new to the city or not, you’re probably on the lookout for fresh, fun, inexpensive things to do in London Ontario. Below is a directory of summer fun – from theatre performances to patio bars to local campgrounds to board game stores. If you have any further suggestions, or if you’re looking for… Read More Student Guide to Summer Fun in London Ontario

London Farmers Markets: Where to Find Them and Why

There’s nothing like the community feel of a bustling Farmers’ Market. Whether you knew it or not, London is the ideal city for Farmers’ Markets. We’re surrounded by farm towns providing tons of fresh and delicious produce, and our population is large enough to warrant many Farmers’ Markets – keeping prices low and options high.… Read More London Farmers Markets: Where to Find Them and Why

The Student Guide To: The 5 Best Independent Cafes In London Ontario

If you’re looking for a new study space, a unique date spot, or an afternoon snack, you’re probably looking for an indie cafe. And if you live in London Ontario…you’re in luck. We all know about the chain establishments: Timmies, William’s, Starbucks. But if you’re looking for a neat, inexpensive way to explore your city… Read More The Student Guide To: The 5 Best Independent Cafes In London Ontario