Mike Russo Featured in Library Journal Interview

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Russo1LSU Libraries Associate Librarian and Instruction Coordinator Mike Russo is featured in an interview in the March 6th Library Journal (LJ). The LJ “Career Insights” series is highlighting the journal’s Movers & Shakers, asking each for career advice. Russo was named a Mover & Shaker by Library Journal in 2012 (see

With the humor his colleagues know well, Mike begins his interview by insisting that he is short on skills, and ends it advising readers not to listen to him. In between, he discusses budget cuts, his mentors, library school, and gives valuable career advice. Read the full interview with Mike Russo here:

Mike Russo has worked at the LSU Libraries since 2000. As Instruction Coordinator, he is responsible for the LIS 1001 class and other library instruction. He is also responsible for the promotion of library instruction in the larger campus community. Mike is also a published novelist.

Library Journal is a publication for the library community. Built on more than a century of quality journalism and reviews, LJ provides groundbreaking features and analytical news reports covering technology, management, policy and other professional concerns to public, academic and institutional libraries.

Sigrid Kelsey is the Director of Library Communications and Publications at the LSU Libraries.

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