We here at Beyond the Bun find the term information professional so woolly; most people have no idea what you actually do if you say you’re an information professional. Say librarian and people understand…sort of. Continue reading “Why NOT librarian?”
While most of the courses available for information professionals encompass more than just traditional librarian skills, many people still refer to these courses as ‘library school’. However, even in libraries, the role of the librarian or library assistant is changing. While many still expect the stereotype of the bespectacled old lady with grey hair in a bun shushing people from behind a mountain of books the reality is very different. Continue reading “Who are Librarians & Information Professionals?”
With the support of the staff at University of Sussex Library, Beyond the Bun has put together a short video highlighting some of the reasons people want to become librarians and information professionals.
The video also shows that librarians and information professionals do not conform to the stereotype – we have moved Beyond the Bun!
Many thanks to all who participated.