Top Librarian Blogs on the Web

Bloggers post content about almost every topic under the sun, and many bloggers include subjects that relate to their work. The blogs and sites listed in this article are written by and/or for librarians, and cover topics such as library-related news, information rights, and research tips and guidelines. Schools offering Archival Studies degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

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Whether you're considering becoming an information professional or are simply interested in the rapidly evolving world of libraries, these 10 top librarian blogs are not to be missed.

1 LISNews

This long-running collaborative blog explores a wide range of issues related to library and information science. Contributors come from around the world, from New York State to Edinburgh, and offer news stories, personal anecdotes, interviews, tool reviews and other writings from the world of librarians.

2 Hack Library School

Are you currently enrolled in a Master of Library Science (MLS) program? Don't miss Hack Library School, a blog 'by, for and about library school students' that offers things like reviews of different academic programs, tips on surviving library school and reflections on cutting-edge developments in the field.

3 Free Range Librarian

K.G. Schneider, a writer and librarian widely considered to be one of the top speakers in librarianship, began Free Range Librarian in 2003. The blog covers library news, conferences and tidbits on what it is like to be a librarian, as well as posts on reading and writing.

4 inkdroid

Tech-oriented library lovers will surely enjoy this blog, written by a programmer who writes code for libraries. The author delves into the unique preservation and access challenges in today's digital world, as well more general thoughts on the world of libraries, programming and the semantic Web.

5 SearchReSearch

Looking for ways to bolster your research skills? This blogger covers all the ins and outs of effective research, with a special focus on the Internet and using tools like Google.

6 Pegasus Librarian

Learn more about the world of academic librarians from the Pegasus Librarian, who blogs from her position as a reference and instruction librarian at Carleton College. Topics cover everything from the challenges of teaching college students research skills to new library tools and fields like the digital humanities.

7 Screwy Decimal

The author of Screwy Decimal offers insights from the world of public libraries. She shares humorous anecdotes from her work with local children as well as challenges facing the world of books in a digital age.

8 Eliterate Librarian

This former middle school librarian transitioned from the classroom to the library after five years as a social studies teacher. She explored her learning process as she endeavored to become an 'edtech geek' and the challenges facing librarians in K-12 schools. She has since moved on to become an instructional technologist, and continues to make regular posts, often including the slides she uses for her work.

9 Andy Burkhardt

This librarian 'at the top of the information food chain' takes a philosophical and often humorous perspective on libraries, social media and the effects of new technology on librarianship.

10 Forgotten Bookmarks

Not strictly a librarian, the author of Forgotten Bookmarks is a book buyer at a used and rare bookstore, but his blog is a gem for book lovers. He posts scans of humorous, intriguing and often beautiful pages from eccentric vintage books that cross his desk.

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