Friday, October 03, 2008

Librarians and libraries in the news:

Smith College had an Alumnae Panel yesterday on: Why Librarian is Among Best Careers

Students Go to Court Over Library Policy - Students at the University of Seoul have been leaving their belongings to 'save' their seats in the library. The University decided to ban the practice by suspending offending students from entering the facility for up to 30 days. A student has filed a lawsuit against the University.

Librarian: No Typical Day,op-librarian-100108-s1.article - a short article on why a librarian became a librarian. [An aside - this Internet news site demonstrates one of my major pet peeves - you can't tell where the news is from just by looking at the page. I think it is from Oak Park, IL, but not sure. Wonder why the newspapers hide their locations on the Internet?-th]

The Librarian Specializes in Terrorism and Extremism - a librarian at Texas A&M is a professor and author on terrorism.

The $900.000 Librarian - no, this isn't an article about a lottery win, but a photograph that was recently sold for over $900k, showing the photographer/model posing as a librarian next to shelves.

Electronic Arts' Cellphone Librarian - story about the job of managing 15,000 cell phones that are used by employees at this company.

Westmoreland Libraries Finding Creative Ways to Raise Funds - library in Pennsylvania (?) discussing creative ways to raise money and promote their services.

No comments: