A little over 5 years ago Erin and I launched This is What a Librarian Looks Like. Recently a book came out with the same name and a very similar format. Erin and I are no way involved with that book. I’m acknowledging Erin because it was a joint venture but I want to be clear that I am not speaking for Erin in this post or … Continue reading This Is What A Librarian Looks Like
The three-year anniversary of This is What a Librarian Looks Like came and went in February. I love this project! It’s not about shoes, or fashion, or books, but about librarians showing the world what they love and what makes them tick. That sometimes includes shoes, and fashion, and books, but sometimes not. We have fire dancers, fire breathers, runners, swimmers, bicyclists, scuba divers, skydivers, zombies, … Continue reading This is What a Librarian Looks Like – 3 Years and Counting
Today is the 2 year anniversary of the launch of This is What a Librarian Looks Like! Submissions have slowed down after the last year but we still added over 500 new photos! That’s right! There are 1,294 photos from 36 different countries! We have had over 70,000 followers on Tumblr! What I’ve learned: Tumblr is great for submission, but terrible for indexing, searching, or just … Continue reading 1262 Photos, 36 Countries, and Two Years Later – This Is What A Librarian Looks Like
Erin and I announced Looks Like Library Science open for submission a little over a year ago on February 13th. This project has been so much fun! Thank you to everyone who submitted a photo! If you haven’t submitted a photo – you still can – see instructions at the end. I’ve learned that Tumblr is great for allowing others to submit photos to your site, but … Continue reading Looks Like Library Science After One Year
It has been just over a month since Erin and I launched This is What a Librarian Looks Like. This is a fun, light-hearted, project is a complement to the Library Day in the Life Project with the simple purpose of highlighting librarians with “photos of real librarians in their real lives doing real stuff”. It has been so much fun to see the submissions from all around the … Continue reading What a Librarian Looks Like Passes 450 Submissions & 25 Countries – You Guys Rock!
I’m so excited to announce this new project! As the ultimate compliment to Library Day in the Life we bring you This is What a Librarian Looks Like! What: a site to go beyond the bun and challenge old, outdated librarian stereotypes with photos of real librarians in their real lives doing real stuff 🙂 Who: YOU! The site is up and running and ready for submissions. So find a … Continue reading You’re Invited! – This Is What a Librarian Looks Like