Category: Librarians

Deb Ford & New Beginnings

Ever feel like nothing gets DONE at the end of your School Librarian day? Deb Ford’s recent speech reminds us that we are not alone. New beginnings, anyone?

Locked Away from My Many Online Selves

Locked Away from My Many Online Selves

Due to a new full-time high school librarian job, I haven’t had the time to write any articles for this blog. All social media is blocked on my campus, so neither have I been...

Unions – A Librarian’s Ethical Dilemma

Unions – A Librarian’s Ethical Dilemma

I am anti-union. I believe that it is unethical for any government employee to unionize against tax payers. What do I do when unions take over at my library?

PD Discrepencies between Public and School Libraries

PD Discrepencies between Public and School Libraries

California school librarians keep up with their PD. That’s what’s make them AWESOME! So Cal public librarians might do the same — if they had coverage.

Battleax Be Gone

Battleax Be Gone

Don’t be a battleax with a bad attitude and out-of-date work methods. For the sake of the profession, stay relevant AND pleasant to be around!

Shame on Library Schools!

Shame on Library Schools!

Law schools are shrinking their enrollment due to job climate. Library schools should do the same, or, at the very least, provide job placement for grads!

Librarians Make Libraries

Librarians Make Libraries

Libraries don’t support literacy, build communities, protect intellectual freedom, advance research, or preserve heritage. LIBRARIANS do!

Hooray for Public Libraries and Summer Reading

Hooray for Public Libraries and Summer Reading

Public libraries and librarians deserve kudos for all their hard work during summer to promote reading for pleasure. Too often, they’re taken for granted.