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A Profession White People Like

About a month ago I was discussing the phenomena of hipster librarians to a librarian-friendly individual with more than a passing interest in the topic. As I was running through my criteria of what makes a librarian hipster-like (knitting, iPhone, retro attire), I mentioned one criterion I thought might make her pause: being white.

She didn’t bat an eye (actually, this was over the phone, so it was the aural equivalent of no eye-batting). No disagreement … Read the rest

Seattle Bound

Heading to ACRL in Seattle this week. In the interim, check out a demo of an iPhone application that tells people around you to shut up when you deem them too noisy. Want to guess the name of the app?… Read the rest