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Title The librarian stereotype : deconstructing perceptions and presentations of information work / edited by Nicole Pagowsky and Miriam E. Rigby
Published Chicago : Association of College and Research Libraries, A division of the American Library Association, 2014


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Description 294 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Foreword: Embracing the melancholy : how the author renounced Moloch and the conga line for sweet conversations on paper, to the air of "Second hand Rose" / James V. Carmichael Jr. -- Contextualizing ourselves : the identity politics of the librarian stereotype / Nicole Pagowsky and Miriam Rigby -- Academic librarian self-image in lore : how shared stories convey and define our sense of professional identity / Sarah K. Steiner and Julie Jones -- The stereotype stereotype : our obsession with librarian representation / Gretchen Keer and Andrew Carlos -- That's women's work : pink-collar professions, gender, and the librarian stereotype / Ayanna Gaines -- From sensuous to sexy : the librarian in post-censorship print pornography / David D. Squires -- Rainbow warriors : stories of archivist activism and the queer record / Terry Baxter -- Unpacking identity : racial, ethnic, and professional identity and academic librarians of color / Isabel Gonzalez-Smith, Juleah Swanson, and Azusa Tanaka -- Librarians and felines : a history of defying the "cat lady" stereotype / Dorothy Gambrell and Amanda Brennan -- Between barbarism and civilization : librarians, tattoos, and social imaginaries / Erin Pappas -- At the corner of personality and competencies : exploring professional personas for librarians / Lauren Pressley, Jenny Dale, and Lynda Kellam -- Student perceptions of academic librarians : the influence of pop culture and past experience / Melissa Langridge, Christine Riggi, and Allison Schultz -- The revolution will not be stereotyped : changing perceptions through diversity / Annie Pho and Turner Masland -- Afterword : Toward a new inclusion in library work / K.R. Roberto
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Librarians -- Public opinion.
Librarians -- Professional ethics.
Librarians -- Psychology.
Library science -- Public opinion.
Libraries and society -- Public opinion.
Author Pagowsky, Nicole.
Rigby, Miriam.
LC no. 2014013675
ISBN 9780838987049 (paperback: alk. paper)
0838987044 (paperback: alk. paper)