Not Your Ordinary Librarian

When you picture a librarian, what do you imagine? An old white woman with glasses and a prudish disposition? That is the image that many people conjure up when asked to picture a librarian; with 82 per cent of the professional force being female and the average age of a librarian at 45, coupled with popular stereotypical images, it is difficult to dispute the perceptions. But there is more to librarians than meets the eye. This book will explore the origin of the image and popular media images of the librarian, in addition to the effects of the stereotype, and the challenges to the perception of librarians today. Provides contemporary examples from popular culture Chapters are supported by quotes, images and personal reflections Presents a study which offers authenticity

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  • Author : Ashanti White
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 228 pages
  • ISBN : 1780632967
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Not Your Ordinary Librarian

Not Your Ordinary Librarian
  • Author : Ashanti White
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 March 2012
GET THIS BOOKNot Your Ordinary Librarian

When you picture a librarian, what do you imagine? An old white woman with glasses and a prudish disposition? That is the image that many people conjure up when asked to picture a librarian; with 82 per cent of the professional force being female and the average age of a librarian at 45, coupled with popular stereotypical images, it is difficult to dispute the perceptions. But there is more to librarians than meets the eye. This book will explore the origin of

You Don't Look Like a Librarian

You Don't Look Like a Librarian
  • Author : Ruth Kneale
  • Publisher : Information Today Incorporated
  • Release : 14 June 2021
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Librarian stereotypes have persisted for generations, yet their practical impact has rarely been studied. How pervasive are such stereotypes in the digital era, how are they changing, and how do they affect our daily work, our careers, and the future success of the profession? What can we do to defeat tired old perceptions and create positive new images?

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Not Your Ordinary Housewife
  • Author : Nikki Stern
  • Publisher : Allen & Unwin
  • Release : 01 January 2013
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When Nikki Stern left suburban Melbourne for Europe in the early 1980s, little did she know that her life was about to change dramatically. Adopted into a well-connected family and educated at an exclusive school, she fell instantly and hopelessly in love with a charming and charismatic cartoonist in Amsterdam. Paul and Nikki embarked on a passionate love affair, enjoying the hedonistic days of the 80s before eloping and returning to Australia. But soon Nikki found herself in a world

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The Midnight Library
  • Author : Matt Haig
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 29 September 2020
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Between life and death there is a library. When Nora Seed finds herself in the Midnight Library, she has a chance to make things right. Up until now, her life has been full of misery and regret. She feels she has let everyone down, including herself. But things are about to change. The books in the Midnight Library enable Nora to live as if she had done things differently. With the help of an old friend, she can now undo

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The Debt To Pleasure
  • Author : John Lanchester
  • Publisher : Picador
  • Release : 01 March 2015
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Tarquin Winot, voluptuary and supercivilized ironist (and snob), sets out on a journey of the senses from the Hotel Splendide, Portsmouth, to his cottage in Provence, his spiritual home. With his head newly shaved and his well-thumbed copy of the Mossad Manual of Surveillance Techniques safely stowed, Tarquin elegantly introduces his life, itself a work of art, through the medium of seasonal menus.