A Librarian By Any Other Name

Roz Warren, 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.)

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Roz Warren
Roz Warren Roz is the author of Just Another Day At Your Local Public Library and Our Bodies, Our Shelves: A Collection Of Library Humor. She writes for The New York Times and The Funny Times. Her work also appears in Good Housekeeping, The Christian Science Monitor, The Philadelphia Inquirer and of course, the Humor Times. Connect with her on Facebook, follow her on Twitter or visit her website.