Posted by: bluesyemre | July 27, 2016

10 Lessons from #librarians in #PopularCulture


Librarians and their libraries have become staple images of popular culture, symbolizing a source of knowledge, comedy, romance, and adventure. Common depictions of librarians and information professionals represent a stodgy spinster waiting to break free from the perceived oppression of their librarian identities. This character trope, dubbed the ‘Liberated Librarian’ by pop culture blogger and real life librarian Jennifer Snoek-Brown of Reel Librarians, appears in countless media. The following list of film and TV characters represents the true diversity of librarians who break the mold of the ‘Liberated Librarian’ stereotype to redefine and liberate themselves through their librarian identities.

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