"I dub thee...LIBRARIAN!!" If it looks like a librarian, and talks like a librarian, and does librarian stuff, then I'd say it is one :) Michele -----Original Message----- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Devon Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2013 10:10 AM To: [log in to unmask] Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] You *are* a coder. So what am I? If you want to call yourself a librarian, just do it. There's no pope of librarianship to tell you otherwise. On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 7:22 PM, Maccabee Levine <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > Andromeda's talk this afternoon really struck a chord, as I shared > with her afterwards, because I have the same issue from the other side of the fence. > I'm among the 1/3 of the crowd today with a CS degree and and IT > background (and no MLS). I've worked in libraries for years, but when > I have a point to make about how technology can benefit instruction or > reference or collection development, I generally preface it with "I'm > not a librarian, but...". I shouldn't have to be defensive about that.