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What Librarians Wish You Knew About How To Use The Library by Ria Misra @riamisra

Look, just put down the card catalogue (put it down) and take a very quiet seat, because the librarians are here. And they’ve got a couple suggestions for… 60 more words


Working Outside the MLS Box

Many of my library school classmates have been unable to find employment within a library. They have their MLS, they graduated with honors and 4.0 GPA’s, and many have library experience. 1,016 more words


My Career so Far: Sarah Arkle

Our first post has been written by Sarah, our benevolent founder, wherein she explains a little about her career path to date. If you have any questions for her, she tweets as… 999 more words

The New York Public Library Wars | The Chronicle of Higher Education #NYPL

Long form, thought-provoking read about change in library services, open governance and the influence of activism. 

What went wrong at one of the world’s eminent research institutions READ:  14 more words


Stuff about newsletters and libraries

When I was doing outreach for my previous library, one of my duties was editing the library’s newsletter. I believe that newsletter stopped being published after I left, in spite of having been around long before I had arrived there, but the administration sort of had been hinting it wanted to let it go. 249 more words

Hashtag alaleftbehind

I still feel like a bit of a newbie when it comes to conference going.  I have made it through three ALA’s or specifically three ALA Annual Conferences. 752 more words


Library as Infrastructure by Shannon Mattern @shannonmattern @PlacesJournal

Melvil Dewey was a one-man Silicon Valley born a century before Steve Jobs. He was the quintessential Industrial Age entrepreneur, but unlike the Carnegies and Rockefellers, with their industries of heavy materiality and heavy labor, Dewey sold ideas. 294 more words