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Librarian Stereotypes

Unlikely?

San Jose Mercury News – “One local librarian called “on behalf of 10 others” to question the description. But it didn’t end there. The Internet is a far-reaching thing, stretching into libraries across the globe, which linked the story to the American Library Association electronic newsletter. Oh, boy. Heather Bistyga, a reference librarian in Greenville, S.C., eloquently put us in our place for perpetuating “an unfortunate stereotype about librarians.”

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Marketing Stereotypes: Old Ladies & Libraries

Mary Schmidt – “Little Old Ladies and Libraries. Wouldn’t it seem we’d be safe making some assumptions? Sedate. Quiet. Polite. Old-fashioned.”

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10 great places to find a nook and read a book

USA Today – “It’s enough to make librarians kick up their heels.”

I don’t wear heels and I’m a librarian. Stereotypes, Stereotypes. Will the MSM ever learn?

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After 30 years, librarian will be feted in a sendoff for the books

Take a shot of your favorite beverage for every librarian play on phrase in this piece

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