Posted by: bluesyemre | August 27, 2014

7 Things #librarians Are Tired of Hearing by Ellyssa Kroski

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  • We’ve all heard them. Probably more than once or twice. These are the reactions and responses librarians receive when they introduce themselves to those who aren’t in the field.
  1. “Do people still even go to the library now that there’s Google?”
  2. “So, are you like, a volunteer?” Usually followed up with “What? You need to have a Master’s degree to be a librarian?!!”
  3. “But isn’t print dead at this point?”
  4. “You’re a librarian? That’s so hot!”
  5. “That must be great to just be able to read all day.”
  6. “So you, like, get to shush people all day?”
  7. “Well what do you think the future is for libraries? I have a theory…”

http://oedb.org/ilibrarian/7-things-librarians-tired-hearing/


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