rachel writes "For a forthcoming book on library management, I'm asking librarians and library workers to take a few minutes to answer a few brief questions about their experiences being managed in the library environment. I'm looking for honest responses that show what library staff are looking for from their managers.
The survey is available at LISJobs.com. A plain-text version is also available for those who prefer not to use the online form.
Thanks for your time!"
Card catalogs for sale!
Someone refer us to this article
"Relied upon by generations of students to find books for term papers, research projects and pleasure, the University of Washington's card catalogs no longer are crammed with index cards worn by notations of Shakespeare and the American Revolution."
abigail sends this announcement " from Women's Day magazine..Women's Day magazine, that bastion of supermarket checkout reading, is inviting its readers to enter its Be A Librarian! Contest. There are a number of interesting angles here, I think, from the women/pop culture angle to the Easy Profession for the Lucky Few? angle."
Priscilla Shontz writes "These articles were just published on LIScareer.com:
* Bliss, Laurel. "Interviewing at Academic Libraries"
* Block, Karla J. "From the Editorâ€™s Desk"
* Crowhurst, Jonathan. "Becoming a Library Studies
Student in the UK"
* Dickinson, Thad. "Relocating: the Beginning of a
* Millet, Michelle S. "Libraries Have Cliques Too!
Understanding Interpersonal Relationships in
Robin K. Blum from over at inmybook.com, spotted this announcement over on PUBLIB:
*What is it? A cookbook being written in which traditional cookbook
organization is out the window. The Dewey number of the recipe presented
along with Library of Congress subject headings will arrange this
*Who is writing it? You! This cookbook will be by and for librarians
and library lovers.
*How do I submit? Please send your favorite recipe/s (everything
accepted from soup to dessert and dog biscuits) to the editor at:
If you prefer mail, send to: Susan Henricks, Carnegie -Stout Public
Library, 360 W. 11th St., Dubuque, IA 52001 Include your name and
your library's name, city, and state which will be listed with your
Bibliofuture writes "Jerry Stephens, a librarian with the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, will be leading the discussion of Copyright's Highway: From Gutenberg to the Celestial Jukebox in March. Publishers Weekly said that it was 'essential reading for book people.'" Read more at librariansbookclub.org.