thelifeguardlibrarian:

From an ACRL Announcement:

“The online C&RL archive now contains the complete contents of the journal from its beginnings in 1939 through the current issue.

[…]

Note: Backfiles are also available via the University of Illinois IDEALS Database. Search and browse (by title, author, subject, dates).”

schoollibraryjournal:

Here’s the SLJ November cover!

schoollibraryjournal:

Here’s the SLJ November cover!

libraryjournal:

darienlibrary:

On Saturday, we celebrated Star Wars Reads Day in the Children’s Library. Hilarity ensued.

This happened.

libraryjournal:

I can no longer resist.

It may be hard to see the type, On my pages,But here are glasses, So read me, maybe?

libraryjournal:

I can no longer resist.

It may be hard to see the type,
On my pages,
But here are glasses,
So read me, maybe?

justanotherqueerlibrarystudent:

fggtlibrarian:


Sandwich de bibliotecaria.. 

GPOYW

I like to pretend I’m in the garbage compacter scene in Star Wars: A New Hope when I go into the compact stacks.

justanotherqueerlibrarystudent:

fggtlibrarian:

Sandwich de bibliotecaria..

GPOYW

I like to pretend I’m in the garbage compacter scene in Star Wars: A New Hope when I go into the compact stacks.

libraryjournal:

libraryadvocates:

These are just approximations based on an informal study.

The Library Journal tumblr personally prefers the #libraries tag because there are fewer incidences of students posting from inside libraries and also…less porn…than the singular #library.

libraryjournal:

libraryadvocates:

These are just approximations based on an informal study.

The Library Journal tumblr personally prefers the #libraries tag because there are fewer incidences of students posting from inside libraries and also…less porn…than the singular #library.

bookavore:

The snacks at the Library of Congress shop, proving no librarian anywhere can resist a pun.

bookavore:

The snacks at the Library of Congress shop, proving no librarian anywhere can resist a pun.

Eat her up like a Snackwells / We could live forever like Henrietta Lacks’s cells.

JJ DOOM, “Winter Blues.”

Hey, Rebecca Skloot: one of the world’s best rappers just gave you props.

(via booksinthekitchen)

undercovershelf:

Little Librarian set. The perfect gift for the aspiring librarian kiddo in your life!

undercovershelf:

Little Librarian set. The perfect gift for the aspiring librarian kiddo in your life!

infoneer-pulse:

Many of us will accumulate vast libraries of digital books and music over the course of our lifetimes. But when we die, our collections of words and music may expire with us.

Someone who owned 10,000 hardcover books and the same number of vinyl records could bequeath them to descendants, but legal experts say passing on iTunes and Kindle libraries would be much more complicated.

And one’s heirs stand to lose huge sums of money. “I find it hard to imagine a situation where a family would be OK with losing a collection of 10,000 books and songs,” says Evan Carroll, co-author of “Your Digital Afterlife.” “Legally dividing one account among several heirs would also be extremely difficult.”

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