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Badass Librarian Tracks Down 'Hackers,' Clears Student's Name

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 02.02.2017 | Arts

On Tuesday, a New York-based school librarian named Jennifer Iacopelli put on her detective cap after a crying student approached her for help. Accor...

Librarian Who Amassed Millions By Living Humbly Leaves Entire Fortune To College

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.02.2016 | Good News

This beautiful gift is one for the books. A man who worked for almost 50 years as a librarian at the University of New Hampshire left the school an a...

I'm Doing Something Silly To Protect My Bone Density

Roz Warren | Posted 07.19.2016 | Fifty
Roz Warren

For my last annual check-up, I had a bone density scan and got a nasty surprise. Like far too many women my age, I've got osteoporosis. "But I wal...

Just Another Day At Your Local Public Library

Roz Warren | Posted 06.03.2016 | Home
Roz Warren

We librarians are expected to check out your books and answer your reference questions, but we're often called upon to perform other tasks. A Faceboo...

Cat-Owning, Knit-Loving, 'Hopelessly Sterotypical' Librarian Is A 'Jeopardy' Badass

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.15.2016 | Entertainment

A lot of contestants have come and gone on "Jeopardy," but Margaret Miles officially walked away with our hearts. Miles is a librarian working at the...

Today's Libraries (and Librarians) Have Shaken Off Stereotypical Images

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 10.28.2016 | Education
The University of Central Florida Forum

Ten years, eight months. That's how long I've been an academic librarian. And, still, I love what I do.

Sense and Sensibility: Why Librarians Remain Essential to Our Schools

Yohuru Williams | Posted 03.04.2015 | Education
Yohuru Williams

Unless lawmakers can be made to understand the critical role these and other educational professionals play in contributing to schools in which we can all be confident and proud, then many of these positions will remain in jeopardy to the detriment of the students and communities they serve.

The Single Most-Stolen Item In A Library (And It's Not A Book)

Roz Warren | Posted 05.11.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

The truth is that we're living in an era where anyone, of any age, can view all the naked tushies they want, whenever they want, online.

Art of the Memoir: Josh Hanagarne, the World's Strongest Librarian, on Tourette Syndrome, Choosing Stories and Being Strong at the Library

David Henry Sterry | Posted 12.23.2013 | Home
David Henry Sterry

"No matter what you're doing, if words aren't appearing on the page, you're not writing yet. Don't worry about people's reactions during the first draft. Just get it down."

The Best College Jobs... While You're In College

Scott Weingold | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Scott Weingold

Any job you take during college is a good one.That's because it shows employers you can balance school and work at the same time. The best college jobs, though, are the ones that help you land the career you want, right after you've graduated.

WATCH: Beastie Boys + Librarians = EPIC!

William Goodman | Posted 08.19.2013 | Home

While a number of things may come to mind when reflecting upon director Spike Jonze's 1994 classic music video for the Beastie Boys' hit song "Sabotag...

Author Platform: Use the News to Boost Your Book & Platform

Jennifer S. Wilkov | Posted 08.12.2013 | Home
Jennifer S. Wilkov

Using the news can help boost the visibility of your book, your platform and you! Themes run through your platform and book, whether it is fiction or...

BookExpo America: Behind the Scenes for How to Write a Book

Jennifer S. Wilkov | Posted 07.30.2013 | Home
Jennifer S. Wilkov

When you build a career in any industry, it is important to get into the thick of things and learn as much as you can about the business activities involved so you can become more of an insider as opposed to just a spectator.

WATCH: Bizarre, Hilarious 80s Librarian Workout

Posted 02.28.2013 | Home

Librarians: we know you're stuck sitting in a chair most of the day. Why not get fit with this insane, super bizarre librarian workout from 1987?! ...

Graphic Novels: 5 Recommendations From A Librarian | Posted 12.17.2011 | Home

Teen Read Week begins this week as a way to get young adults to continue to enjoy reading throughout their teenage years. According to Colleen Cheshir...

Librarian Finds New Use For Card Catalog Cabinets

eBookNewser | Nate Hoffelder on March 15, 2011 4:23 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

If you’re old enough, you might recall how libraries used to have card catalogs. This was back before you could look stuff up on the computer – ba...

As eBooks Gain Popularity | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

What is being lost with with the loss of these institutional libraries? The integrity of information is one: as anything can be altered or even delete...

Astoria Characters: The By-The-Book Librarian

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Laurel Hicklinis standing in the stacks at the Steinway Library. She takes a deep breath. "There's nothing like the smell of books," she says in delight.

Cliff Landis, Librarian, Maximizes His Donations To Haiti

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Click here for earlier updates from Haiti -- Follow the latest breaking news via our Haiti Twitter list -- See the latest images here -- Find out how ...