03/28/2017 04:00 PM EDT
Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal published a piece by Ellen Gamerman with the headline “The ‘Rock Star’ Librarians Who Choose What Your Kids Read” (subscription required). The article highlighted how some librarians use social media, including Twitter and blogs, to recommend children’s reading selections—and end up with their own bit of low-level fame … Continue reading "“Rock Star” Librarian—Now That’s a Stereotype I Can Get Behind!"
03/28/2017 07:56 AM EDT
In our week of focusing on reference librarians at NLM, today we’re featuring Terry Ahmed. Since 2010, Ahmed has been head of Reference and Web Services. When Terry Ahmed was growing up, his father was a security guard at the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library. “There were days when he would just plop me…