Category Archives: Advocacy

The User Is (Still) Not Broken There are disruptions everywhere—formats, distribution, and technology—but the one constant that gets forgotten is people By Bryan Kenney | Jan 27, 2014

Back in 2006, Karen Schneider, now university librarian at Oakland, Calif.’s Holy Names University, published “The User Is Not Broken: A Meme Masquerading as a Manifesto” on her blog, the Free Range Librarian. The post, as radical as it was … Continue reading

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6 Terms that Instantly Reveal You as a Librarian Ellyssa Kroski — January 29, 2014

Few professions are as steeped in tradition and esoteric knowledge as librarianship. We have our own dialect packed with specialized jargon that only others in our vocation would understand. To decipher all of this we even have our own dictionary! … Continue reading

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How to reinvent librarians: five top tips from around the world | Public Leaders Network | Guardian Professional

Advocacy Caroline Fuchs Guardian Professional, Thursday 18 July 2013 09.19 EDT Other librarians‘ failures provide precious insights into lessons learned and overcoming obstacles. Photograph: Christopher Thomond/Guardian. The Global Librarian is a joint publication from two New York-based library organisations, the … Continue reading

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Libraries More Visible at NBC’s 2013 Education Nation Summit By Rocco Staino

Members in the news: Rocco Staino and Danielle Lewis reposted from School Library Journal October 11, 2013 on October 10, 2013 Leave a Comment At NBC’s fourth annual Education Nation Summit this week, libraries were more visible than in the … Continue reading

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