Punk-Ass Book Jockeys or Shushy-Spinsters? Librarian Stereotypes and LIS education.
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Punk-Ass Book Jockeys or Shushy-Spinsters? Librarian Stereotypes and LIS education.

Pagowsky, Nicole, and Miriam E. Rigby, eds. The Librarian Stereotype: Deconstructing Perceptions and Presentations of Information Work. Association of College and Research Libraries, A division of the American Library Association, 2014. Paperback, $60.00.  When I started Library School I could be often heard making the same semi-joke to all who asked about the decision. They’d … Continue reading

User experience in action
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User experience in action

You’ve probably heard of user experience (UX) research in the context of usability testing for websites, apps, and library technology. However, UX also has roots in ethnography and design research, and can be applied to many more aspects of libraries beyond the screens through which we connect. Useful, Usable, Desirable: Applying User Experience Design to … Continue reading