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View Resource Librarians in Uproar Over New Action Figure

Over the past few decades, librarians have fought an uphill battle to change the public's perceptions of the vocation as one that is characterized by individuals who patrol the library telling patrons to be quiet or peering over a pair of bifocals from behind a reference desk. A new action figure developed by the Archie McPhee Toy company in Seattle plays on some of these popular stereotypes and...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2003/0919
View Resource Luminary Lectures@Your Library (Library of Congress)

Designed as part of a national public education initiative (sponsored by the American Library Association) the Library of Congress is the host for this fine series of lectures by a wide variety of persons working in the fields of information sciences, technology management, and librarianship. The lectures themselves take place in Washington, DC, but for those who can't make it in person to these...

http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/lectures/luminaries.html
View Resource Library Journal

Librarians, archivists, and other information specialists may already know about the electronic version of Library Journal (the oldest independent national library publication), but those not in the know will want to take a look at this site. With each issue containing dozens of articles on numerous facets on the operation of libraries (and future trends), the site is really an indispensable...

https://lj.libraryjournal.com/