Tumblarians, or Tumblr Librarians

In my long-standing love for all things social media, tumblr has been a constant source of online community, news, memes, fandoms, and cute pictures of cats. But only recently did I discover “tumblarians” as a tag used by tumblr users who happen to also be librarians. A quick search of this tag leads to everything […]

Response to “The Librarian,” Vocational Guidance Films 1947

Information professionals know that the role of the librarian has shifted over time. Studying the 1946 Vocational Guidance Film “The Librarian,” part of the Your Life Work series, shows the changing role of the librarian at work and in larger society, and can help illuminate the long-standing features of this profession. Film still, (0:14) The […]