Vol. 1 No. 1 (2016)

Editorial response: : A librarian by another name

Emily Drabinski
Long Island University
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Published September 1, 2016
  • future of libraries; professional issues; library services; labor
How to Cite
Drabinski, E. (2016). Editorial response: : A librarian by another name. Journal of New Librarianship, 1(1), 58-60. Retrieved from https://newlibs.org/index.php/jonl/article/view/571


The problems facing libraries are often defined in such a way that the solutions can be packaged and sold like any other consumer good. Such claims should be regarded critically as librarians maintain the core functions of selection, acquisition, organization, and provision of access to materials.