Librarians

UF librarian teaches answer to question of life, the universe and everything

Ask University of Florida librarian Donna Wrublewski about the meaning of life and the answer you might get is “42.”

Wrublewski is an assistant university librarian in chemical and physical sciences and engineering at UF. She also teaches a one-credit honors class on “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” the cult classic science fiction novel by Douglas Adams.

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Students Save School Librarian's Life

Students Save School Librarian’s Life
Students at Piper Elementary are being recognized for their life saving efforts. The school held an assembly on Friday to honor Mrs. Ward’s first grade class.

The librarian had an apparent heart attack while the students were using the library a couple of weeks ago.

Librarian, infrared camera help catch wanted men

Librarian, infrared camera help catch wanted men

Authorities in central Nebraska used a helicopter with an infrared camera to track a fugitive, and found another wanted man in a public library in Minden after a high-speed chase in which shots were fired at a state trooper's cruiser, the Nebraska State Patrol said Saturday.

Librarian also works as a naked butler

Sutton Coldfield librarian works as a naked butler
HE’S a dedicated librarian by day and a NAKED butler by night.

Russell Davies enjoys helping bookworms to get the most out of the services offered at Hartshill Library, in Nuneaton, Warwickshire.

And when he finishes his shift, the 28-year-old from Sutton Coldfield, has fun stripping off for hen parties.

The adventures of Conan The Librarian

The adventures of Conan The Librarian
What is a public library for? Costa coffee and "bums on seats"? or the promise of a better world? The managerialised nightmare of a London council's cost-cutting misunderstandings is glimpsed at through the deep stacks by a not-yet-defeated librarian and idealist

Librarian's journey one for the books

Librarian's journey one for the books
A bad reaction to a medical procedure robbed Anoka County Library director Marlene Moulton Janssen of her hearing. That didn't stop her from crusading on behalf of the printed page, and now a new procedure has brought back music to her ears.

Librarians of America Just About Destroyed Wild Salsa on Saturday Night

Librarians of America Just About Destroyed Wild Salsa on Saturday Night
As Scott mentioned, the conference organizers had actually suggested Wild Salsa, and the librarians apparently listened. A bartender mentioned that it was the busiest the restaurant's ever been, and a manager told they had to call in reinforcements, including staff from other links in the DRG Concepts chain, which owns Wild Salsa.

Libraries director resigns will reimburse county nearly $9K

Libraries director resigns will reimburse county nearly $9K
She had been under the microscope for weeks when it was revealed that the county auditor was investigating Kern County Library Director Diane Duquette use of county funds. Among the items for which Duquette will reimburse the county are numerous trips for job interviews. Duquette paid for gas by using her county-funded gas card. Duquette will reimburse the county $473 for a job interview in Chula Vista on August 4 and again on August 19, 2009.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Show Off Her Sexy Librarian Look

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Show Off Her Sexy Librarian Look
Presenting a united front, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt wore color-coordinated ensembles, according to Just Jared. He had on a deep blue suit with a black tie and matching black cane, and she wore a silk white blouse and black leather pencil skirt with sky-high heels (hence the sexy librarian look). His cane helped him scoot around--Pitt apparently injured himself while at home with their kids. Angelina also wore a remarkable emerald-green pendant that perfectly added a spot of color to her black and white outfit.

(If you think this is the dumbest thing you've ever read on LISNews you obviously haven't been reading LISNews for long!)

Egyptian librarians found first union

Egyptian librarians found first union
Over 200,000 librarians, archivists and information specialists in Egypt today can organise themselves via an official union. In the presence of Minister of Culture Shaker Abdel-Hamid and head of the National Library and Archives Zein Abdel-Hadi, who is also a librarian by profession, the founding conference of the new union was held at the National Library premises with representatives from the governorates of Monufiya, Daqahlia, Qena, Kafr El-Sheikh and others.

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