Nitty Gritty Gal Blog

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Don’t be a battleax with a bad attitude and out-of-date work methods.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.

Does Social Media Really Matter?

Does Social Media Really Matter?

We’ve been told that we must build an online presence to be employable. Is this true or have we succumbed to a social media sham?

Some People Prefer Paper, And That’s Okay

Some People Prefer Paper, And That’s Okay

Until every American is forced to plug in and go paperless, we have to remember that people matter more than machines. It’s okay to prefer paper to a PC.

Say NO to Big Bro!

Say NO to Big Bro!

Be an American who never cowers to any master nor bends to any threat. Don’t trade liberty for the illusion of security. End surveillance now.

Sharing Versus Trans-Pacific Partnership

Sharing Versus Trans-Pacific Partnership

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) must NOT be allowed to keep internet users in the dark, but will stricter DRM create more jobs?

Teachers Need School Librarians

Teachers Need School Librarians

Teachers are not trained to incorporate technology into the classroom. Even if they were, how would they keep with changes? School Librarians to the rescue!