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The Invisible Librarian by Aoife Lawton

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Preface

We are all living in uncertain times, and librarianship is a profession that is facing significant challenges. An opportunity to investigate the theme of visibility of the profession arose, which prompted this book. The visibility of librarians in society is something that presents as a paradox. Although a long-established and recognised profession, it is predominately misunderstood and persistently associated with books. The problem of the paradox is the potential for the profession to drift and its value and recognition in the world to slowly dissipate.
This book is written by a librarian for librarians, students interested in studying librarianship and anyone who wonders what it is exactly that librarians do. Readers are invited to navigate ...

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