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  Librarian - Lexicanum
Librarians are powerful psykers; able to rip apart space or slow down time, and are a force to be reckoned with.
The Librarians use a psychic hood to suppress their enemies' use of psychic powers; the hoods' wires tap into the brain and act as an extension of the wearer's consciousness and allow him to tell when a being taps into the warp.
The path to becoming a Librarian is a difficult one, as they must not only be strong enough to survive their training, but possess enough mental discipline to fend off the daemons and entities of the Warp, as these creatures see the enhanced form and mind of a Librarian as a strong prize.
wh40k.lexicanum.com /wiki/Librarian   (677 words)

  
 Librarian - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Librarians who lack cats and or corrective lenses should not be trusted as they are abnormal to the species and should be destroyed.
A geekier librarian may be resistant to this incantation and should simply be bludgeoned with the first volume of the OED or a similarly large reference book.
Librarians are the upper-class Americans of knowledge; they comprise a negligible percentage of the population, yet possess 90% of resources.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Librarian   (1075 words)

  
 Biblia's Extract from a Dissertation on Librarians: Warrior Librarian Weekly
Literature on the image of the female librarian was found to be related to the perception of the profession as feminised and the image fell into two related categories: that of a dreary and dull “spinster”, or that of a repressed woman who is secretly wanton.
Librarians’ reactions to these stereotypes were then examined and suggestions on how to deal with negative images discussed.
In a few years, librarians’ representations of themselves may have changed again and this may be worth investigating in order to find out how librarians then see themselves, and if their image is transforming with the times...
warriorlibrarian.com /IMHO/dissert.html   (1750 words)

  
 Librarian - PDF article organizer for bioscientists
Librarian was designed to enable a small trusted group of researchers to create an annotated virtual library of articles in portable document format (PDF).
Librarian provides these data, as well as PDF files, according to users requests to any number of machines connected to the net.
Librarian is licensed under GPL and is freely distributable in its zip file.
www.bioinformatics.org /librarian   (387 words)

  
  Librarians
Librarians must have knowledge of a wide variety of scholarly and public information sources and must follow trends related to publishing, computers, and the media in order to oversee the selection and organization of library materials.
Librarians in administrative services oversee the management and planning of libraries: negotiate contracts for services, materials, and equipment; supervise library employees; perform public-relations and fundraising duties; prepare budgets; and direct activities to ensure that everything functions properly.
Librarians are classified according to the type of library in which they work: A public library; school library media center; college, university, or other academic library; or special library.
stats.bls.gov /oco/ocos068.htm   (2471 words)

  
  Librarian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A University librarian, or Chief librarian, is responsible for the library within the college structure, and may also be called the Dean of Libraries.
Librarians in some types of special libraries may be required to have additional training, such as a law degree for a librarian in an academic law library or subject specialities such as chemistry, engineering, etc. Many belong to the Special Libraries Association.
School librarians often are required to have a teaching credential, as well as a library science degree.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Librarian   (2008 words)

  
 Librarian
Librarians are the custodians of our culture’s retrievable media—books and audio and visual materials—and other data or physical objects that can be catalogued and stored.
The modern librarian is the manager of an enormous warehouse, and people rely on him or her to help them navigate the increasingly voluminous world of data.
Librarians are challenged daily to find creative ways of retrieving a different information; and how well they can satisfy these requests determines their success and satisfaction in the profession.
www.princetonreview.com /cte/profiles/dayInLife.asp?careerID=87   (457 words)

  
 FAQ - Ask a Librarian
When the librarian accepts your question, you are able to chat one-on-one with that librarian while he or she helps you find what you need by guiding you through the myriad of resources available.
If the librarian cannot answer your question during the session, he or she may suggest other sources for you to try that cannot be accessed in the online environment or ask for your contact information so he or she or your local library may follow up with you.
Ask a Librarian is funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Florida Department of State, State Library and Archives of Florida.
info.askalibrarian.org /faq.asp   (2194 words)

  
 Jefferson's Legacy: A Brief History of the Library of Congress -- LIBRARIANS OF CONGRESS
This 1802 law stipulated that the Librarian of Congress was to be appointed by the president---not by the Congress.
The office of the Librarian of Congress carried little formal authority until 1897, when the same law that gave the Senate the power to approve a president's nomination of the Librarian gave the Librarian sole responsibility for making the institution's rules and regulations and appointing its staff.
When it became apparent that Librarian Stephenson was going to resign, Assistant Librarian Spofford began to gather political endorsements for the job, and on December 31, 1864, President Lincoln appointed Ainsworth Rand Spofford to be the sixth Librarian of Congress.
www.loc.gov /loc/legacy/librs.html   (1996 words)

  
 Librarians
Librarians manage staff and develop and direct information programs and systems for the public and ensure that information is organized in a manner that meets users’ needs.
Librarians in administrative services oversee the management and planning of libraries: they negotiate contracts for services, materials, and equipment; supervise library employees; perform public-relations and fundraising duties; prepare budgets; and direct activities to ensure that everything functions properly.
Librarians are classified according to the type of library in which they work: a public library; school library media center; college, university, or other academic library; or special library.
www.bls.gov /oco/ocos068.htm   (2568 words)

  
 Librarian
Librarians spend a lot of time at desks or at the computer.
Job opportunities for librarians are expected to be very good between 2006 and 2016 because many of today's librarians are expected to retire.
The number of librarian jobs is expected to grow more slowly than the average for all occupations through 2016.
www.bls.gov /k12/reading04.htm   (290 words)

  
 Librarian - PDF article organizer for bioscientists
Librarian was designed to enable a small trusted group of researchers to create an annotated virtual library of articles in portable document format (PDF).
Librarian provides these data, as well as PDF files, according to users requests to any number of machines connected to the net.
Librarian is licensed under GPL and is freely distributable in its zip file.
bioinformatics.org /librarian   (361 words)

  
 The Gay Librarian
The Librarian, in a irritated mood since he had to negotiate the highway while mob mentality drove the cyclists to ignore traffic signs and signals, was pleased to see one cyclist fall over in the middle of the street.
When the Librarian called to see if high speed access was available anywhere, he was directed to get into his car and drive a mile to a bar that had wireless.
And the Librarian hopes that he offends no one when he says that the words “high functioning” were put together specifically to describe the majority of the people who made up the audience of this movie.
www.daleprince.com /blog/2005_05_01_gaylibrarian_archive.html   (2168 words)

  
 Webcasting Determination
The Librarian is required to accept the CARP’s determination unless he concludes that the determination is arbitrary or contrary to the applicable provisions of the copyright law.
The Librarian found that the CARP’s approach was fundamentally sound, but that the CARP erred in relying, in part, on 25 agreements that it had found unreliable as bases for determining the rate for transmissions of performances.
The Librarian adopted a minimum fee of $10,000, noting that the business establishment services participating in the CARP proceeding had proposed that their royalty for ephemeral recordings be a flat fee of $10,000.
www.copyright.gov /carp/webcasting_rates_final.html   (3005 words)

  
 Annoyed Librarian: Annoyed Librarian Survey #1: Were You Unpopular as a Child?
Good question, to which another reader replied, "This was covered fairly recently; librarians tended to be the unpopular kids growing up and as adults the job becomes their 24/7 identity, hence the offense at any slight and the need to tell the whole blinking world that they are a LIBRARIAN.
I think that is because many librarians, especially public librarians, feel like they have justify their existence to get funding, respect, etc. It makes them feel better to make it out as if they are a part of some exclusive club.
The Annoyed Librarian is a free spirit and you are lucky to have her.
annoyedlibrarian.blogspot.com /2007/09/annoyed-librarian-survey-1-were-you.html   (5747 words)

  
 You don't look like a librarian!
Ask any person in the street what image comes to mind when they think of a librarian, and inevitably they'll say an older woman, with her hair in a tight bun, wearing glasses, a cardigan, and sensible (meaning ugly) shoes.
Otherwise that person is not a librarian, no matter what title a misinformed employer may give that person." She then declined to complete the survey, apparently because I'd asked this question.
It used to be that a librarian was revered and respected.
www.librarian-image.net /perc.html   (3170 words)

  
 libraries: the term "librarian"
A librarian is a guide to books, from the friendly ladies at the village library to the librarians who preside over city archives and academic libraries.
If these people are not classified as librarians by their job titles, then I agree that they shouldn't have librarian on their tags.
Librarians have specialist knowledge that aid us in our jobs - something that is not often the case with many who work in libraries.
community.livejournal.com /libraries/616813.html   (1819 words)

  
 Librarians at the Gates
The day-to-day challenges librarians face are inherent in the job description: defending access to controversial or banned books, staving off budget cuts, and creating and expanding programs to draw more citizens into one of the few remaining genuinely public commons in American life.
Be it in the capacity of archivist, reference librarian or information technology professional, a common thread is the profession's dogged commitment to safeguarding books, research and information to make knowledge more widespread, not less.
Chase is one of four Connecticut librarians who, with the help of the ACLU, sued the Department of Justice last year after receiving an NSL demanding the forfeiture of library usage records for that state.
www.thenation.com /doc/20060828/librarians   (699 words)

  
 Law Librarian Blog: Employment Opportunties   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Firm commitment to librarian professionalism and to a high level of service to faculty and students is needed Effective personal, oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to work effectively individually and in teams are also required.
Reference Librarians are also expected to contribute to preparing instructional materials and exercises for these classes and other written materials to help facilitate the use of the Library and encourage the utilization of available resources, conducting library orientation programs, and preparing and editing research guides.
The Technical Services Librarian is responsible for the operation of all areas of the Technical Services area of the library, such as organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling the processes and procedures of the department.
lawprofessors.typepad.com /law_librarian_blog/employment_opportunties   (9836 words)

  
 Cool Librarians
Matthias Lane is The Archivist, a middle-aged male librarian in charge of an archives and rare books room who faces an ethical challenge when an attractive female graduate student asks to see a restricted part of the manuscripts collection.
Lawrence, a patron of Librarians and Archivists, was supposedly roasted by a Roman emperor.
If you are a Librarian, have a cool hobby, passtime, or job, and would like to add yourself to the list, send us e-mail at clb24@buffalo.edu.
valinor.ca /waycool.html   (1236 words)

  
 About the Library (Library of Congress)
The Office of the Librarian is tasked to set policy and to direct and support programs and activities to accomplish the Library's mission.
The mission of the Office of the Librarian is to set policy and to direct and support programs and activities to accomplish the Library's mission.
The Office of the Librarian is the administrative branch of the Library of Congress and has overall management responsibility for the Library.
www.loc.gov /about   (541 words)

  
 ALA | Swiss-U.S. Librarian Exchange Opportunity
These training periods are intended to allow the American or Swiss librarian to improve their knowledge in the other country in one or two specific fields of library science.
At the end of the training period, the librarian and the trainee must send an assessment of the latter's progress to the RIBBS and to the international division of the ALA.
Professional immersion for a period of six months to one year is intended to allow the seasoned librarian (with a minimum of five year's experience) to practise his professional special field in a new environment by participating, as an ordinary employee, directly in the life of the library which welcomes him.
www.ala.org /ala/irrt/irrtcommittees/irrtintlexc/swissuslibrarian.htm   (2356 words)

  
 Librarian: Executive Summary - US News and World Report
Librarians these days must be high-tech information sleuths, helping researchers plumb the oceans of information available in books and digital records.
Most librarians love helping patrons dig up information and, in the process, learning new things.
Librarians may also go on shopping sprees, deciding which books and online resources to buy.
www.usnews.com /articles/business/best-careers/2007/12/19/librarian-executive-summary.html   (323 words)

  
 Hey Kids! Be a Librarian for Halloween | Librarian Avengers
I wanted to share this fun anecdote with other librarians – it’s related to the “Image” of the librarian and I know some of you guys are interested in that topic.
Librarian’s are really hot.” (During the show, he pointed at me a few times and sang to me – I was on the third row).
When I responded, “I AM a Librarian!” he looked totally shocked and confused and even MORE bug-eyed than before, and ran in the other direction as fast as possible.
librarianavengers.org /?p=147   (1408 words)

  
 Stereotypes   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If this statement is true, then whether or not librarians are shy and unassertive, rigid and no fun at all, or any of the other negative stereotypes foisted upon the profession, a stereotypic image may impact on the status and treatment of those in the field.
Gerard, writing of "The Fictional Librarian," presents a British perspective and discovers that "myopic, spinsterish, effaced are as succint a formula to describe the stereotype as you could find anywhere in the labyrinth of literature in which librarians figure.
Librarians in the Movies is a wonderful guide to a surprisingly large number of librarian citings.
home.earthlink.net /~cyberresearcher/stereotypes.htm   (2978 words)

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