Category Archives: Global librarianship

What constitutes the ‘nature’ of professional academic librarianship?” Here is one perspective…

In recent years there has been a lot of discussion about what defines a profession from para-professionals or in the library world, library technicians, as responsibilities and jobs in our field have shifted. Often our administrators forget where the divisions … Continue reading

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Not so far away…heroic librarians

Our world is a small place but we tend to forget what our colleagues in other regions face on a daily basis. In south Africa in Timbuktu, librarians and ordinary citizens defended their library and collections by standing in front … Continue reading

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