Category Archives: librarians

Ask A Librarian: How does library presenting work? Who pays and when?

Email from someone asking about how to merge librarianship and public speaking. I may not be the right person for this question… Does your employer (if you’re employed at a Library) pay (travel, salary and credited work time) for you … Continue reading

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Ask A Librarian: Options for Remote Librarianship

A portion of an email I received: “It seems you’ve been able to piece together disparate threads to form an unusual career. That’s exciting to me. I see the economy shifting toward a new model i.e. multiple income streams/work when … Continue reading

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Choosing a new Librarian of Congress

I’ve been talking about this topic now in a few different places. Here is an article I wrote for Medium spelling out some of the things I only noted briefly on the Librarian of Progress site.femdomcc The Next Librarian of … Continue reading

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National Library Week starts now

Happy National Library Week. This is the week that encompasses a few more days worth celebrating including National Library Workers Day on Tuesday, National Bookmobile Day on Wednesday and Support Teen Literature Day on Thursday. Oxford University Press is giving … Continue reading

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Should it be okay to sue librarians for saying your books are bad?

Learned about this story two days ago and by the time I could put something together it has zipped around the internet already. Long story short: blogging academic librarian (and librarian.net favorite Dale Askey) makes negative probably-factual statements about a … Continue reading

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