's Web: An A-Z Guide to 101 Free Web 2.0 Tools and Other Resources by Cheryl Ann Peltier-Davis provides a comprehensive listing of free websites that seek to enhance numerous aspects of librarianship.
"[F]or all the concern expressed about the imminent demise of the college library, there may never have been a time when librarians seemed more vital, forward-thinking--even edgy--than they do now." (20) Thankfully, there are new books like Marilyn Johnson's, This Book is Overdue: How Librarians and Cybrarians
Can Save us All.
It won the 2003 Cybrarian
Project Award for its "outstanding effort and contribution towards the accessibility and usability of online information." (1) When I first worked in what was the Middlesex Record Office, now the Metropolitan London archives, Australians used to drop in to see if they could trace their ancestors who were transported Down Under from the Old Bailey.
There are even university courses offered in being a 'cybrarian
,'" Arthur says.
Jarvis is the Cybrarian
for the University at Buffalo's Office of Creative Services
Also representing Great Oaks at the event were Steve Jackson, Great Oaks senior vice president; Susie Rutkowski, manager of disability education; and Robin Hoelle, Live Oaks cybrarian
's specialty is using computers for "gathering information, sifting it, categorizing it, and making it available according to user's needs," says Ted Nellen, a cybrarian
for TaskStream, an educational consulting company.
LORRI ZIPPERER, is a Cybrarian
, Zipperer Project Management, Evanston, IL.
If you want help from a "cybrarian
," visit ProfessionalCity.com (http://www.professionalcity.com).
* Get assistance with research from IMA Cybrarian
section, where anyone may pose questions to an educator or librarian, is also included.
Other banned terms: "24/7"; "know what I'm sayin'?" road rage"; "first annual; "cybrarian
"; and "e-anything," as in e-commerce.