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The World's Strongest Librarian Tells All

The World's Strongest Librarian Tells All | Library trends | Scoop.it
Few professions are as bedevilled by stereotypes as librarianship.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, May 1, 2013 4:22 PM

From the review: Hanagarne, who works at the Salt Lake City Public Library, is six-feet-seven-inches tall and weighs two hundred and sixty pounds. He was raised as a Mormon, has extreme Tourette’s Syndrome (or Tourette Syndrome, as he calls it), and in his spare time trains for strongman competitions. 

Wow...I can't wait to get my hands on this book!

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Tools for Teaching: Developing Active Readers

Tools for Teaching: Developing Active Readers | Library trends | Scoop.it
Adults forget all that they do while reading. We are predicting, making connections, contextualizing, critiquing, and already plotting how we might use any new insights or information. Yep, we do

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The 21st Century Principal: 7 Must-Read Resources on Social Media for School Leaders

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7 #socialmedia resources for principals and teachers http://t.co/gd6hxvqnQk #edtech
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So You Think You Want to Be a Librarian?

So You Think You Want to Be a Librarian? | Library trends | Scoop.it
Most people’s knowledge of librarianship is a mash-up of Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy in Desk Set, some warm and fuzzy memories from an elementary school class visit, Rupert Giles from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, even fuzzier memories of...

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, May 6, 2013 3:04 PM

I love this line: "Librarianship isn't about what we have: it's about what we do." So very true. Our entire profession is changing faster than a speeding bullet and only the most dynamic will be able to keep up with this "growing organism." 

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Mission of librarians > New librarianship

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What is librarianship when it is unmoored from cataloging, books, buildings, and committees? In The Atlas of New Librarianship, R. David Lankes offers a guide to this new landscape for practitioners. He describes a new librarianship based not on books and artifacts but on knowledge and learning; and he suggests a new mission for librarians: to improve society through facilitating knowledge creation in their communities.


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Geraldine Arancillo Aquino's curator insight, June 16, 2015 8:58 PM

What is librarianship when it is unmoored from cataloging, books, buildings, and committees? In The Atlas of New Librarianship, R. David Lankes offers a guide to this new landscape for practitioners.