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My Career so Far: Katie Smith

Our latest post is courtesy of Katie Smith, the current Graduate Trainee with Bradford District Care NHS foundation Trust. Here she shares insights into how she got into librarianship and provides some sound advice for any aspiring librarians looking to get a foot in the door. 1,071 more words

Maine State Library study finds that Librarian is one of the most trusted professions | LRS #Librarians #fakenews #librarianship #research #ethics

A recent survey by the Maine State Library shows that librarians are the second most trusted professionals out of the 22 professions studied. The purpose of this research was to determine the perceived trustworthiness of librarians compared to other professions and to assess perceptions of librarians across demographic groups. 132 more words


I like to read with my mom

That’s what it says in my new 5 year old library friend’s notebook — which she ran to get from her mom to show me after we bonded over Elephant and Piggie books. 54 more words


Luddites, Trumpism and Change: A crossroads for libraries

“Globalization is a proxy for technology-powered capitalism, which tends to reward fewer and fewer members of society.”
– Om Malik

Corner someone and they will react.

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Libraries, Guns, & Advocacy

A big part of my job, as a librarian, is public service. I teach instruction sessions, I organize outreach efforts/events, and I work on an open reference desk every week. 836 more words


Starting off in school librarianship

Interested in following the path to school librarianship after seeing the recent press coverage on school libraries? As a newly-qualified, brand-new school librarian, I’m sharing the highs and lows of my journey so far. 1,267 more words

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