Who we are?

A recent article entitled “A Hipper Crowd of Shushers” by Kara Jesella for the New York Times (access via InfoTrac; reguires RegisNET login) has created a lot of buzz among librarians with its description of an emerging young and “hip” generation of librarians. Librarians have always been sensitive to the stereotype associated with the profession, you know the one: the gray haired, bespectacled, sweater wearing librarian with the steely eyed prohibitive glare and who’s favorite word is “Shhhuush!”. This article, and the response it has amassed, got me thinking that this would be a great time to open the discussion to you, the students. Please tell us, what are your perceptions of librarians and the library?



0 Responses to “Who we are?”

  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: