Jessica Lingel's Blog
The revolution will not be shushed
May 29th, 2011 / 6:27 pm
I've blogged before about various library protests in the New York and New Jersey areas, and there's an upcoming protest that I want to plug.  On June 11 and 12, Save NYC Libraries is organizing another 24-hour read in at the Brooklyn Public Library in Grand Army Plaza. I'll be reading on Saturday at 6pm, but you should sign up to read, to volunteer and to stop by.  I went
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Notes on quals
April 20th, 2011 / 8:35 pm
Earlier this semester, Program Director Craig Scott blogged about the Quals process at SCI, in which I thought he had some really useful insights into the quals experience, and helpfully pointed out some changes in SCI’s quals policies. Having just taken the quals this semester, I thought I'd provide a student perspective on the process, and at the risk of sounding
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Why Outsourcing Library Management Is Maybe Not a Good Idea
September 26th, 2010 / 10:55 pm
It's no secret that (like a lot of people at SCI) I have a real love for libraries, to the extent that I've been accused of appearing teary eyed when waxing rhapsodic about libraries as sites that enable and encourage intellectual curiosity.  So when I read a recent New York Times article about libraries being outsourced, I'll admit I was a bit piqued, to say the least.  But
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Special Libraries Association - Social, Panel, Brunch on September 25
September 17th, 2010 / 9:39 am
Save Newark Public Library!
August 31st, 2010 / 11:44 am
Summer Reading!
June 16th, 2010 / 12:11 pm
Jessica Lingel
Doctoral Student
Library and Information Science
Contact Info
Email:
jlingel@eden.rutgers.edu
Academic Adviser:
Mor Naaman
Education
MLIS - Pratt Institute, 2008
MA in literary theory, gender studies - NYU, 2005
BA in literature - UC San Diego, 2004
Research

Information practices and technological protocols + social media and culture + marginalized communities and subcultures

Other interests include needlecraft, cooking and the San Jose Sharks!