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Awful Library Books

http://awfullibrarybooks.net/

This blog is bibliophile welcome! Now that that's out of the way, let's get on with what this is really about. This blog is great because its two writers are public librarians who spend their time finding fabulous outdated and oddball books and collector's items.

Anyone can be a model!
by Holly Hibner about 3 hours ago
Friday Fiction: Boy with the Dinosaur Hands
by Holly Hibner 3 days ago

Criminology Library

http://crimbrary.blogspot.com/

This site functions as a catch-all on the criminology blog scene. It's written by a group of librarians who are really into understanding lawless activity.

PUNISHMENT: A FAILED SOCIAL EXPERIMENT [FULL AND UPDATED VERSION]
by Andrea 4 months ago
National Institute of Justice Research and Reports
by Andrea 8 months ago


Library Grants

http://librarygrants.blogspot.com/

Librarians and staff members frequently engage in grant writing while the library is silent. Here, they can find tips especially tailored to them.

Rural Gateways Grant
by Stephanie Gerding 7 days ago
Snapdragon Book Foundation
by Stephanie Gerding 7 days ago

Informancy

http://schoolof.info/infomancy/

Informancy offers a a blog from Christopher Harris, who is a former elementary school teacher and current librarian. His blog covers a wide variety of topics but focuses on a technology and Internet-minded slant throughout his articles.




Stephen's Lighthouse

http://stephenslighthouse.com/

Stephen's Lighthouse helps to illuminate library industry trends and new advances in innovation as well. The blogger writes from a perspective of true knowledge as he has visited over a hundred libraries in many different countries during his time working.

33 Reasons Why You’re Addicted To Books
by Stephen Abram almost 2 years ago
Harvard Presentation: Library Transformation: Sketching the Future Library
by Stephen Abram almost 2 years ago

Free Range Librarian

http://freerangelibrarian.com/

Free Range Librarian offers insight into librarianship, writing, and everything in between. The blogger is a director of the Cushing Library at Holy Names University in Oakland, Ca.

Next steps for PBA: Thoughts from one of “these people”
by K.G. Schneider almost 2 years ago
FYI on PBA at ALA
by K.G. Schneider about 2 years ago

Annoyed Librarian

http://blog.libraryjournal.com/annoyedlibrarian/

The Annoyed Librarian offers scathing musings on libraries and everything else in this hard-hitting blog spot. It's tagline is "Fighting Libraries in Oakland" but it offers much more in the way of content as well.

Age Discrimination in Libraries
by Annoyed Librarian about 5 hours ago
Don’t Steal from the Library
by Annoyed Librarian 4 days ago

David Lee King

http://www.davidleeking.com/

The blogger offers insight into library websites and digital technology in this interesting blog spot. He covers management, marketing, planning, and much else.

Marketing to Millenials – 5 Strategies
by David Lee King 4 days ago
Twelve Tips to Better Writing for the Mobile Web
by David Lee King 6 days ago

Walt at Random

http://walt.lishost.org/

Blogger Walt is a librarian who's been active in the field for much of his life. He calls his blog spot the library voice of the radical middle and it fits that description aptly.

“Trust Me”: The Other Problem with 87% of Beall’s Lists
by Walt Crawford 10 days ago
Gold Open Access Journals 2011-2015: A SPARC Project
by Walt Crawford 17 days ago

DIY Librarian

http://diylibrarian.org/

DIY Librarian offers a variety of posts about librarianship and other related topics. Stories include dogs in libraries, conferences, a day in the life of a library day, and much more.

The Specialist: now accepting submissions
by Tara about 2 years ago

Tame the Web

http://tametheweb.com/

Tame the Web offers musings on libraries, technology, and people. It comes from a blogger who is an assistant professor in library and information science at San Jose State University.

Do Search Engines Make us Feel Smarter Than We Are? by TTW Contributor Troy Swanson
by troyswanson 28 days ago
IRDL: Call for Proposals
by Michael Stephens about 1 month ago

The Lipstick Librarian

http://www.lipsticklibrarian.com/blog/

The Days and Nights of the Lipstick Librarian definitely has its own voice. There's some great information here on being a librarian, and many of the posts are funny and feel like they were truly written from the heart.

For Mature Librarians Only
by absherl almost 2 years ago

The Shifted Librarian

http://theshiftedlibrarian.com/

Blogger Jenny writes about making libraries "more portable." She delves into information technology and the ways in which people can get books and such information more quickly and easily.


Librarian Avengers

http://librarianavengers.org/blog/

Librarian Avengers comes from Erica, a librarian who holds a master's in information science. She offers articles on a variety of topics on librarianship and beyond.

Librarian Avengers on Pinterest
by Erica Firment about 2 years ago

A Librarian's Guide to Etiquette

http://libetiquette.blogspot.com/

A Librarian's Guide to Etiquette has a tagline that states that a polite librarian is a good librarian. It offers funny advice for overstressed librarians to get a good laugh out of.

Librarian, You're a grand old
by J about 2 years ago
Harassment, Avoiding
by J over 2 years ago

Love the Liberry

http://lovetheliberry.blogspot.com/

Blogger Amy offers some crazy, fun stories about being a librarian in this blog spot. This is a funny and witty spot for those looking to see what a day in the life actually feels like.

Were-creatures
by Marian The 4 days ago
Architecture
by Amy 13 days ago



Closed Stacks

http://www.closedstacks.com/

The Closed Stacks blog is a collaborative website written by a variety of different librarians. It's meant to entertain, educate, and enlighten its readers.


Academic Librarian

http://blogs.princeton.edu/librarian/

The Academic Librarian blog offers topics on libraries, history, rhetoric, poetry, philosophy, and more from a philosophy and religion librarian at Princeton University.

The Mess of Ebooks in P2P Review
by Wayne Bivens-Tatum over 1 year ago
Joe Murphy Drop the Lawsuit petition
by Wayne Bivens-Tatum over 1 year ago

Alice in InfoLand

http://www.aliceinfo.org/

Blogger Alice writes about both the reality and illusion within the realms of school and library life. She also takes a look at 21st century information distribution as well.