Posts tagged librarian
Posts tagged librarian
ha! The future is now!
An international couchsurfing platform for librarians! - check out the Library Hosts Directory, a great new initiative by @CILIP_ILIG and @CILIPCDG! sign up for being a host at http://ow.ly/kmSas. guide for potential hosts: http://ow.ly/kmSxF.
Found through IFLA New Professionals Special Interests Group’s Facebook page here.
Very good idea! :-)
Well, basically. (Thanks, Millions!)
Through Twitter I heard about of a current Kickstarter by library podcaster Steve Thomas: Circulating Ideas: the Librarian Interview Podcast. He says:
My podcast features interviews with librarians, talking about the cool, innovative work they are doing to keep the profession relevant for the 21st century. Here are a few of the most popular episodes:
Check out his podcast and throw him a couple bucks if you can!
“When you have these two important qualifications - love for books and love for people - you may well consider the vocation of a librarian, a vocation that gives full enjoyment to the librarian and radiates it to the public.” - [x]
“Librarians working for you since 2600 BC” Miguel Correia
50 inspiring quotes about libraries and librarians http://bit.ly/11kDPn8
Happy National Library Workers Day to all my fellow library workers!
And don’t let jerks like Moe get you down either.
“Today, 83 percent of librarians are women, but in the 1880s men had the edge, making up 52 percent of the 636 librarians enumerated. In 1930, male librarians were truly rare, making up just 8 percent of the librarian population.”
(An analysis using 120 years of census data via Librarians in the U.S. from 1880-2009 | OUPblog)
P.S. Don’t forget to take part in our National Library Week 2013 Photo Contest to share how you are celebrating this week (and for a chance to win a laptop for your library). Plus, get access to the OED and Oxford Reference all week for free!
Best bookmarks I’ve ever seen, nbd (Taken with Instagram)
Woo your Valentine with a cheeky library pick-up line.
Made using vintage library check out cards.
Available in my etsy shop.
“The International Librarians Network (ILN) peer mentoring program is a facilitated program aimed at helping librarians develop international networks. We believe that innovation and inspiration can cross borders, and that spreading our networks beyond our home countries can make us better at what we do.”
This sounds great!