Friday, February 26, 2010

Paralibrarian, Being a

The term "paralibrarian" should never be used to classify your library's paraprofessional staff.  These greedy library staffers already have enough names without having to devalue the education and training required to become a parachuting librarian.

7 comments:

Nick James said...

Ok, that's amusing.

Anonymous said...

Me and another librarian are a "pair o' librarians". But that's not the same thing, is it?

Kevin Musgrove said...

Our librarians refer to us amateurs as "serfs"

ChiLibrarian said...

Ah, I thought they were in wheelchairs, brave things.

Anonymous said...

I don't know what's worse, being changed from "library assistants" to "library specialists" or now being called "paraprofessionals"...sad.

Waide said...

I prefer "The Others".

Aria Minelime said...

I second The Others.