The Vital Role of Libraries in Wartime

Column by Leah Dearborn
As visible, public cultural institutions, libraries have long played a role in the protection of civilians and shared heritage, as well as information dissemination during wartime.

Requests, Not Demands: How to Get Your Books into Libraries

Column by Peter Derk August 7, 2019
The library is your friend. Don't alienate it.

The 3 Worst Duties I Performed As A Librarian

Column by Peter Derk June 25, 2019
At the end of a 15-year librarian stint, which 3 moments stick out the most?

11 Reasons You Should Not Get A Degree In Library Science

Column by Peter Derk November 6, 2015
A ten-year library vet tells you why it's a bad idea to follow in his footsteps.
People Love Libraries, Rarely Visit Them

People Love Libraries, Rarely Visit Them

News by Peter Derk September 24, 2015
Survey shows people love their libraries. From a distance.
Library Censorship

Librarian Purposefully Bans a Book as an Exercise in Censorship

News by Christopher Shultz July 18, 2013
When awareness and information just won't cut it, sometimes you have to teach people a lesson. Librarian Scott R. DiMarco did just that.
Librarian Fired Over Harlem Shake Video

Librarian Fired Over Harlem Shake Video

News by Christopher Shultz March 21, 2013
Apparently, the latest meme craze is a firable offense, at least according to Oxford University.

Library Love : The Sexy Librarian And Our Collective Imagination

Column by Stephanie Bonjack January 23, 2013
The sexy librarian stereotype is a complex thing. Who is the sexy librarian, and where does she come from?

Library Love: Reader’s Advisory - Expert Advice On What To Read Next

Column by Stephanie Bonjack October 9, 2012
The end of a great novel is no cause for despair! Get your next fix using these helpful tips.

Library Love: A Librarian Told Me - Research Guides For Every Subject

Column by Stephanie Bonjack July 26, 2012
Great online resources can be hard to find! Make use of library research guides to simplify your work.

Library Love: A Matter of Degree - Is Library and Information Science Really The Worst Master’s Degree?

Column by Stephanie Bonjack July 17, 2012
Forbes created a stir when it released its 'Best and Worst Master's Degrees for Jobs' list for 2012 with Library Science taking the #1 spot. Your resident librarian weighs in.
Male librarians get naked to raise money for 'It Gets Better Project'

Male Librarians Get Naked to Raise Money for 'It Gets Better Project'

News by Rob Hart October 11, 2011
Male librarians, seeking to dispel the stereotype of the old, uptight librarians, pose naked for a calendar that comes with the added bonus of raising money to support LGBT youth.