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The romance of the library: A writer’s refuge

This past weekend I found myself roaming the spaces inside the rare book library at the University of Toronto and thinking about novelist Rita Mae Brown when she wrote: “ 906 more words

Creativity Generators

Lost in a good book

When Mavis started work as a library assistant in central library a few years back one of the tasks she was given was to check returned books for pencil marks and other damage. 146 more words

Books And Reading

Module 1: The Current Educational Landscape

What is it like to be a school librarian today, given the context of educational reform, from No Child Left Behind (NCLB) to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)? 842 more words

Armchair BEA: Library Love - Book Haul

Last year I participated in a Summer Library challenge and wrote “Library Storytime”, which is the story of how libraries have been important to me throughout my life.   215 more words


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 This anonymous interview is with a public librarian who has been a hiring manager. This person hires the following types of LIS professionals:

Deputy Director…

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Library Hiring

Librarians vs. the NSA

One of the core values of librarianship is privacy.

The Nation recently ran a front-page article on librarians’ fight against unwarranted surveillance — Librarians Versus the NSA… 75 more words

Intellectual Freedom