Category Archives: Librarians

Happy National Book Lovers Day 9th August 2018

Happy National Book Lovers Day From Annette xxx    

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Quartz Article On SCI-HUB

The subscription fees charged by academic publishers have risen so high in recent years that even wealthy American universities have said they can’t afford them. When Harvard Library reported its subscription costs had reached $3.5 million per year in a … Continue reading

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Report From IFLA: “Real Solutions to Fake News: How Libraries Help”

Title: Report From IFLA: “Real Solutions to Fake News: How Libraries Help” Author: IFLA Filed By: Gary Price Full Text & Source: http://www.infodocket.com/2017/08/20/report-from-ifla-real-solutions-to-fake-news-how-libraries-help/ The Internet, Online, 21/08/2017 Sample Text Freedoms of access to information and expression online are at risk. … Continue reading

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Rudai 23: A New Online Course for Information Professionals

The course is certified by the Library Association of Ireland.This course will be of interest to information professionals who would like to learn more about using web tools for professional development and promoting your library. Continue reading

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Library Workers: Facts & Figures

Title:Library Workers: Facts & Figures Author:Department For Professional Employees, USA Full Text & Source:http://dpeaflcio.org/programs-publications/issue-fact-sheets/library-workers-facts-figures/ The Internet, Online, 01/07/2016 Sample Text: Libraries and library staff provide essential services for schools, universities, and communities.  Americans use libraries for free, reliable, and organized … Continue reading

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You are not what you read

Title: You are not what you read Author: Sam Thielman, The Guardian Newspaper Full Text & Source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/jan/13/us-library-records-purged-data-privacy The Internet, Online, 27/06/2016 Sample Text: US libraries are doing something even the most security-conscious private firm would never dream of: deleting … Continue reading

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Create Reading Happiness: Librarians matter now more than ever

Title:Create Reading Happiness: Librarians matter now more than ever Author: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Blogs Full Text & Source: http://blogs.overdrive.com/general/2016/04/01/create-reading-happiness-librarians-matter-now-more-t The Internet, Online, 01/06/2016 Sample Text: Librarians provide not just access to endless knowledge but they also know how to help … Continue reading

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Professional Reading for Librarians

Title:Professional Reading for Librarians Published By: Pinterest Full Text & Source: https://www.pinterest.com/peterals/professional-reading-for-librarians/ The Internet, Online, 30/05/2016 Sample Text: Visual Literacy for Libraries: A Practical, Standards-Based Guide – Books / Professional Development – Books for Academic Librarians – New Products – … Continue reading

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13 Things Librarians Won’t Tell You

Title: 13 Things Librarians Won’t Tell You Author: Michelle Crouch, Reader’s Digest Full Text & Source: http://www.rd.com/advice/work-career/librarians-wont-tell-you/ The Internet, Online, 14/05/2016 Sample Text: 1. Our most popular 
e-book? Fifty Shades of Grey. Everyone wanted to read it—but nobody wanted anyone … Continue reading

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Librarian’s role in creating readers

Title: Librarian’s role in creating readers Author:National Library of New Zealand Full Text & Source:http://schools.natlib.govt.nz/creating-readers/creating-readers-strategies/librarians-role-creating-readers The Internet, Online, 4/05/2016 Sample Text: School librarians are an important member of the group of adults charged with creating readers, which includes parents, teachers, librarians. … Continue reading

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School Librarian’s Role in Reading Toolkit

Title: School Librarian’s Role in Reading Toolkit Author: American Library Association Full Text & Source: http://www.ala.org/aasl/advocacy/tools/toolkits/role-reading The Internet, Online, 30/4/2016 Sample Text: Excerpt from the School Librarian’s Role in Reading Position Statement Reading is a foundational skill for 21st-century learners. … Continue reading

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Book Collectors – Catalogue Your Rare Books

Title: Guidelines for the Cataloguing of Rare Books Author: Brian Hillyard, CILIP Full Text & Source: http://www.cilip.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/Guidlines%20for%20the%20Cataloguing%20of%20Rare%20Books.pdf The Internet, Online, 27/4/2016 Sample Text Contents Foreword Introduction A: Description B: Access C: Provenance and binding information: recording and indexing Endnotes Introduction … Continue reading

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What does a Librarian do?

Title: What does a Librarian do? Author: Sokanu Full Text & Source:https://www.sokanu.com/careers/librarian/ The Internet, Online, 10/4/2016 Sample Text: A librarian is a professional trained in information science. Working at a school, a local library, or even for the government, a … Continue reading

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Top Skills for Tomorrow’s Librarians | Careers 2016

Title:Top Skills for Tomorrow’s Librarians | Careers 2016 Author: Meredith Schwartz, Library Journal Full Text & Source:http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2016/03/featured/top-skills-for-tomorrows-librarians-c The Internet, Online, 8/4/2016 Sample Text LJ reached out to academic and public library directors and other thought leaders nationwide to find out … Continue reading

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Librarians Forever!

Title: Librarians Forever Author: Loretta Gharst Full Text & Source: http://www.infotoday.com/cilmag/dec10/Gharst.shtml The Internet, Online, 7/4/2016 Sample Text: The rumored death of librarianship caused by the advent of technology has not, and will not, come to pass. In fact, technology has … Continue reading

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Using research to promote literacy and reading in libraries: Guidelines for librarians

Title:Using research to promote literacy and reading in libraries: Guidelines for librarians Author:IFLA, Lesley Farmer and Ivanka Stricevic Series:IFLA Professional Report No.125 Full Text & Source: http://www.ifla.org/files/assets/hq/publications/professional-report/125.pdf The Internet, Online, 7/4/2016 Sample Text: Contents Introduction How Are Literacies Defined?  Who … Continue reading

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Librarian Rhapsody – Libraries Matter

This is a parody of Bohemian Rhapsody by librarians. Title: Librarian Rhapsody Author: Shoalhaven Library Staff Full Text & Source: http://forreadingaddicts.co.uk/video/parody-librarian-rhapsody/7479 The Internet, Online, 5/4/2016

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Librarians Share The Best Books They Read In 2014

Title: Librarians Share The Best Books They Read In 2014 (New York Public Library) Author: Melissa Stanger, Business Insider, UK Full Text & Source: http://uk.businessinsider.com/librarians-favorite-books-2014-2015-1?r=US&IR=T The Internet, Online, 31/10/2015 Sample Text: “I’ll Give You the Sun” by Jandy Nelson: Twins Noah … Continue reading

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Online Free Library Tutorials – Research Tips

Title: Online Library Tutorials Author: ITT, Dublin, Ireland Full Text & Source: http://library.ittdublin.ie/screens/tut.html#.VjOd_3Inzv9 The Internet, Online, 30/10/2015 Sample Text: How to Research your Assignment This tutorial is aimed at first year students or those wanting to improve their research skills. … Continue reading

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