A Librarian By Any Other Name

Top Fourteen Replacements for the Word “Librarian”

Library work has changed a lot over the years. Should our job title change with it? A group of librarians I know recently put their heads together and came up with this (not entirely serious) Top Fourteen Suggested Replacements for the Word “Librarian”:

Book Whisperer

Information Sherpa


Distiller of Truth

Information Goddess

Curiosity Detective

Truth Wizard

Info Ninja



Information Activist

Ignorance Slayer

Curiosity Concierge

Materials Shepherd

Any suggested additions to this list? Please share them in the Comments section.

(Roz Warren is the author of Our Bodies, Our Shelves: Library Humor and Just Another Day At Your Local Public Library, both of which you should buy immediately.)

Roz Warren