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A few years ago Elseveir gave away T-shirts that say "Never underestimate
the importance of a librarian." I wear mine when I want to display a bit of
attitude.
Barbara

On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 11:55 AM, Jones, Dixie A. <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Zazzle.com also has library-themed items, such as shirts and shoes. (I have
> a pair of Keds with books printed all over the canvas.)
>
> Dixie
>
> Dixie A. Jones, MLS, AHIP
> Associate Director/Associate Professor
> LSUHSC-S Medical Library/Dept. of Medical Library Science
> 1501 Kings Highway, P O Box 33932
> Shreveport, LA 71130-3932
> tel 318-675-5455   fax 318-675-5442
> email [log in to unmask]
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>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
> Behalf Of Fleuriel, Christine
> Sent: Wednesday, July 20, 2011 1:24 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [MEDLIB-L] Librarian shirts & sayings
>
> My favorite T-shirt is: I'm a Librarian. To Save Time, Assume I know
> Everything.
>
> Chris
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
> Behalf Of Mindy Robinson-Paquette
> Sent: Wednesday, July 20, 2011 2:16 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Librarian shirts & sayings
>
> Hi fellow MEDLIB-ers,
>
> There are several great options on www.CafePress.com<http://www.cafepress.com/>.  They already
> have several librarian-themed shirts, mugs, etc. available.  Creating
> your own seems to cost the same as buying a pre-existing one.  $24 for a
> man's T-shirt, with various sizes and women's fitted ones also
> available.
>
> I played around with various sayings - "Librarians - the Real
> Know-It-Alls" , etc.  What fun!  You can play with various color fabric
> & text.
>
> Okay, back to work and reality.
>
> Mindy
>
>
> Mindy Robinson-Paquette
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> ________________________________
>
> From: Mary Loftis [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 20, 2011 9:44 AM
> To: Robinson-Paquette, Mindy R&D/US
> Subject: Re: From Twitter: what are you going to do when you can't be a
> librarian anymore?
>
>
> I like it!  If you look into it, I would love to know your results!
> thanks!
>
>
> Mary Loftis
> Metro Health Hospital
> Skytron Health Library
> 5900 Byron Center SW
> Wyoming, MI  49519
> 616-252-7021
> fax: 616-252-0025
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>
> >>> "Mindy Robinson-Paquette"
> <[log in to unmask]> 7/20/2011 9:29 AM >>>
> "No I don't work here, but ask me anyway - I'm a Librarian"  -- I'm
> going to see what this would cost at cafepress.com !  -- Mindy
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> On Behalf Of Kennedy, Joy
> Sent: Wednesday, July 20, 2011 9:21 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: From Twitter: what are you going to do when you can't be a
> librarian anymore?
>
> Someone clever needs to come up with a t-shirt that captures this idea.
> Maybe the tag line, "No I don't work here but I'm a librarian." Joy
>
> Joy Kennedy, MLS
> Health Resource Library
> Northwest Community Hospital
> 800 W. Central Rd.
> Arlington Heights, IL 60005-2392
> Phone: 847-618-5180; Fax 847-618-5189
> email: j1kennedy @ nch.org; library @ nch.org
>
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
>
> > On Behalf Of Catherine Arnott Smith
> > Sent: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 6:41 PM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Re: [MEDLIB-L] From Twitter: what are you going to do when
> > you can't be a librarian anymore?
> >
> > On 7/19/2011 11:54 AM, Kennedy, Joy wrote:
> > > Too true that after a while we give off librarian-vides.
> > >
> > I had to laugh at how timely this whole exchange was for me today.
> > Madison (like a lot of other places in the Midwest) is in the middle
> > of horrible heat right now and to make matters worse, our campus had
> > equipment failures in its overworked central cooling system. While
> > they do repairs they had to triage the campus buildings to keep cool
> > in the priority order you'd expect -- most important, animal care
> > facilities and people care facilities (i.e., hospitals); bottom of the
>
> > list, buildings that contain people working or taking classes in
> > buildings that have openable windows.  Even the administration
> > building didn't get priority.
> >
> > My office building doesn't even have openable windows and was totally
> > ovenlike today, so I went to a coffeehouse to do work. At this
> > coffeehouse I encountered one of my friendly medical reference
> > librarians escaping from his workplace just as I was doing, and before
>
> > I realized it, I asked him a question just as if he was behind the
> > desk!!
> > His librarian persona overcame all other considerations.
> > Either that or he was emitting mind-altering Librarian Waves.
> > One or the other.
> >
> > --
> > Catherine Arnott Smith, PhD
> > Assistant Professor
> > School of Library and Information Studies University of
> > Wisconsin-Madison
> >
> > "Employed professionally to test ideas and propose solutions, to
> > deepen knowledge and refresh perspectives"
> > [Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson in Jefferson vs. Cuccinelli, quoted in
> > editorial, "A Shabby Crusade in Wisconsin", [New York Times, 28 Mar
> > 2011].
> >
> > Music is neither old nor modern: it is either good or bad music, and
> > the date at which it was written has no significance whatever.
> >       (Peter Warlock - The Sackbut - 1926)
> >
> > "Be sure you choose what you believe and know why you believe it,
> > because if you don't choose your beliefs, you may be certain that some
>
> > belief, and probably not a very creditable one, will choose you."
> >
> > Robertson Davies, The Manticore (London: Penguin, 1972; pp. 477-478)
> >
>
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-- 
Barbara M. Bibel
Reference Librarian/Consumer Health Information Specialist
Oakland Public Library
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