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The Librarians starring Burt Reynolds and Amaury Nolasco as G-Man

Upon reading today\'s article on the stereotype of librarians in movies I was inspired to search the Internet Movie Database for \"librarian.\" \"The Librarians\" was the only resulting title. Nothing screams librarian like Burt Reynolds and a character named \"G-Man,\" if you ask me.

So, You want to be a librarian?!

So, You want to be a librarian?! is a funny poem by Ralph Sanderson, it begins...

\"So, you want to be a librarian,
And manage lots of books?
Just go and tell your friends that
And imagine all the looks\"

Read it!

Gettysburg PowerPoint Presentation

I first saw the Gettysburg PowerPoint Presentation at LITA, Karen Schneider used it as part of the closing session, and Mefi just reminded me that I\'ve never posted a link here.

Be Sure To Read the The Making of the Gettysburg PowerPoint Presentation as well, it may not be as funny if you don\'t.

ALA\'s Search Engine Stoned on Oak Leaf/Marijuana Hybrid

If you\'ve used the search engine found on the ALA\'s site, then you know it is almost worthless. Now we know why.

Click here to go to the homepage for the Alkaline search engine.

Why the ALA would settle for this product, who knows? Read on for evidence... -- Read More

A Daring Expose on Harry Potter Fans

Children, Creepy Middle-Aged Weirdoes Caught Up in Harry Potter Craze from The Onion

HOLLYWOOD, CA—Harry Potter And The Sorcerer\'s Stone, the hit film about an orphaned boy and his pals at Hogwarts School Of Witchcraft And Wizardry, continues to break box-office records, casting its magic spell over children and creepy middle-aged weirdos alike.

Python\'s Gorilla Librarian

montypython.net has A Transcript of the \"Gorilla Librarian\" bit that Monty Python did long ago.

\"Chairman: Now could you tell us roughly why you want to become a librarian?

Gorilla: Er, well, I\'ve had a certain amount of experience running a library at school.\"

I am the Very Model of Computerized Librarian

I am the Very Model of Computerized Librarian, Lyrics by Diane M. O’Keefe, M.S.L.S.
Based on the song \"I Am The Very Model of a Modern Major-General\" from Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance.

\"I am the very model of computerized Librarian,
I seek out information zoologic to agrarian,
I know each subject that is found in an encyclopedia...\"

Melvil Dewey vs. the Library Labyrinth

The story of the DDC in too short, very simplistic, but cute cartoon form, courtesy of Brooklyn Expedition.

LIS Job Title Generator

The traditional job title \"librarian\" has become surprisingly controversial--and possibly outdated. Is \"librarian\" still an accurate reflection of our jobs? If many of us will not be called \"librarians\" when we graduate, what kind of job titles will we have?

Click here to find out - so far I\'ve come up with \"Information Services Manager\" and \"Automation Coordinator\"

Thanks to Blisspix.

Giving Patrons The Biz

Aaron writes
\"For some levity, read \"TheBiz.\"
I started an alt.librarian webring. Visit TheBiz if you care
to join. Email me with queries,
ponyboy1955(at)aol.com .\"

I\'m not quite sure how to describe it, though it\'s
some funny stuff, take a look for
yourself....

\"We really do care about serving our patrons...
it\'s just that sometimes we can\'t believe what happens
in the biz...\"

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