The Library Day in the Life Project

The Library Day in the Life Project is a semi-annual event coordinated by Bobbi Newman. She is also a coordinator of a newly launched project This is What a Librarian Looks Like. Twice a year librarians, library staff and also LIS student from all over the globe are invited to share a day (or week) in the library. January 30th through February 5th 2012 more than 360 librarians from the United States of America, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Hungary, the Netherlands, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Serbia, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, Israel, Mongolia, Singapore and New Zealand participated in the Round 8.

Also 30 Latvian librarians and LIS students participated in this project. They represented twenty public, one academic, one school and one institutional library. Three social media were used to describe their day in the library –Twitter, Blogger and social network Draugiem.lv (‘For Friends’).

Dace Udre
New Professionals Section
Library Association of Latvia

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