A project I heartily endorse on a topic near and dear to my heart, launched by the Library Society of the World, Librarianship by Walking Around:
What are the toughest questions tossed at reference librarians?
I announced the short list for the Lane Anderson Award a little while back and now the winners were announced here in Toronto a few nights ago:
Adult Titles Winner
Think it's easy being a librarian? Think again!
University of Western Ontario (UWO) librarians are still on strike.
Over at Attempting Elegance, Jenica Rogers is "Feeling Pointy":
As a former IT person and a current librarian, I've got to say that this article,Want Good IT Customer Service? Visit Your Library, has a lot of truth in it -- I definitely see the differences between my former profession and my current one.
Are Librarians different from other professionals?
To really know someone, you need to know how they spend their
spare time. What do they chose to do when they aren’t working or
when they retire? We are doing a study of how librarians spend
How many government employees in Washington have been there since the Reagan years? Not too many, but one of them is James Billington, Librarian of Congress.
The legacy of Skyline Elementary School's first librarian permanently will be commemorated with a new mural in the library she spent countless hours in.
Lois Wagner was employed with the Cañon City School District for 28 years as school librarian at Harrison Elementary School before transferring to Skyline. She retired in 2001 and passed away Jan. 6 at the age of 71.