You can now borrow ties, briefcases and handbags from the New York Public Library

"The tie lending library comes out of an initiative called New York Public Library Grow Up, which is funded through the funded through the New York Public Library Innovation Project. Through the Grow Up programming, the Riverside Branch has offered workshops for teens on grown up issues like what to wear to an interview to … Continue reading You can now borrow ties, briefcases and handbags from the New York Public Library

Caution: No Trigger Warning! (a graphic novel approach)

"The story as told here exhibits my greatest hope for students: that they will learn to titrate their own exposure to content they find disturbing, and that they will eventually wean themselves off the need to rely on professors’ or other authority figures’ trigger warnings or “opt-out” assignments. In the end of this story, it … Continue reading Caution: No Trigger Warning! (a graphic novel approach)

Being a Victorian Librarian Was Oh-So-Dangerous

"The belief that long hours or excessive intellectual stimulation could make women sick presumably led some women to avoid seeking additional responsibilities. In other cases supervisors—both male and female—held them back for the sake of their health." Read the full JSTOR Daily article here: Being a Victorian Librarian Was Oh-So-Dangerous