14 things everyone gets wrong about librarians

< - Information“Yes, I can help you find books.”
“No, I don’t spend all day reading them.”

The scholars at BuzzFeed recently asked librarians to tell them the most frustrating misconceptions people have about a librarian’s job. Surely, many on the list you’ve probably heard before but there’s also some new ones!

“The library profession is really wide-ranging. We work in corporations, law firms, research institutes and laboratories, the government and military, special libraries. We are researchers, computer specialists, collection developers, archivists, subject experts, meta data experts and a lot more.”

Check out the full list here.