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Created and Maintained by:
A.B. Credaro

October 7, 2001

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for permission to use the "Biblia" graphic.

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Absher, Linda. The Lipstick Librarian. Hp. 1999. Online. Linda Absher. Available: 12 July 2001.

Adams, Katherine C. Loveless Frump as hip and sexy party girl: a re-evaluation of the old maid stereotype. Library Quarterly 70 (2000): 287-301.

Anderson, Margaret V. Digital Librarian. Hp. 2001. Online. Margaret Vail Anderson. Available: 16 Aug. 2001.

Anon. The munch is off! Library Journal 97 (1972): 2089-2090.

Bell, Colleen and Juanita Benedicto. Newbreedlibrarian. Hp. 2001. Online. Colleen Bell and Juanita Benedicto. Available: 27 June 2001.

Bell, Judith. Doing your research project. 2nd Ed. Buckingham: Open UP, 1993.

Benjamin, Alison. Read Alert. The Guardian: Online 13 June 2001: 24 pars. Online. Available:,7843,505626,00.html. 27 June 2001.

Blaxendale, Hadley V. Conan the Librarian. Hp. 1999. Online. Hadley V. Blaxendale. Available: 14/07/01.

Block, Marylaine. Ex-libris: a weekly e-zine for information junkies. Hp. 2001. Online. Marylaine Block. Available: 20 June 2001.

Block, Marylaine. Shaking things up: progressive and radical librarians. Ex-libris: a weekly e-zine for information junkies 3 Nov. 2000: 10 pars. Online. Available: 15 Feb. 2001.

Brewerton, Antony. Sex, lies and stereotypes. Assistant Librarian. 86 (1993): 22 –27.

Cherubin. Dan. The Ska Librarian. Hp. 2001. Online. Dan Cherubin. Available: 13 March 2001.

Connors, Sue. Librarians in books. Australian Library Journal 39 (1990): 134-137.

Cooper, Jilly. Imogen. London: Corgi, 1979.

Cram, Jennifer. Self love and joy in librarianship. Australasian Public Libraries and Information Services 17 (1991): 4-7.

Credaro, Amanda B. Biblia, the Warrior Librarian. Hp. 2001. Online. Amanda Credaro. Available: biblia.html. 13 July 2001.

Cromwell, Penny. Not all in the mind: The virile profession. Library Review 29 (1980) 167 –75.

Darby, Heidi. Batgirl was a librarian. Hp. Date unavailable. Online. Heidi Darby. Available: 30 July 2001.

Doosje, Bertjan and Naomi Ellemers. Stereotyping under threat: the role of group identification. The social psychology of stereotyping and group life. Ed. Russell Spears et al (eds) Oxford: Blackwell, 1997. 257 –273.

Dougherty, Sarah. From buns to bytes: Is the image of librarians changing? Columbia News Service Feb. 19 1999: 7 pars. Online. Available: 15 Feb. 2001.

Dyer, Richard. The matter of images: essays on representations. London: Routledge, 1993.

Edwards, Judith. The good, the bad and the useless: evaluating Internet resources. Ariadne: The Web version 16 (2001): 11 pars. Online. Available: 26 June 2001.

Engle, Michael. Remythologizing work: the role of archetypal images in the humanization of librarianship. Cornell University. Michael Engle 1998. Online. Available: 15 Mar. 2001.

Feminist Task Force. Hp. 2000. Online. American Library Association. Available: 20 June 2001.

Fisher, Dan. The mysterious case of the archetypal librarian. New Library World 89 (1988): 105 –107.

Goss, Mary and Lee Emsinger. The Librarians Web-jest. Hp. Date unavailable. Online. Mary Goss and Lee Emsinger. Available:'s%20Stereo.html. 30 July 2001.

Haraway, Donna. Modest Witness @ Second Millennium FemaleMan Meets Onco Mouse. New York: Routledge, 1996.

Hetherington, Cynthia. The Virtual Librarian. Hp. 2000. Online. Cynthia Hetherington. Available: 18 July 2001.

Kirkendall, Carolyn. Of Princess Di, Richard Dawson and the Book Review Digest. Research Strategies 4 (1986):40-42.

Kwak, Gail. The Modified Librarian. Hp. 1999. Online. Gail Kwak. Available: 23 August 2001.

Kruger, Betsy and Catherine A. Larson (eds). On account of sex: an annotated bibliography on the status of women in librarianship, 1993 –1997. London: Scarecrow Press, 2000.

Large, Andrew et al. Information seeking in the online age: principles and practice. London: Bowker Saur, 1999.

Library Association. Equal opportunities report. London: Library Association, 1993.

Library Association. Information management: all kinds of opportunities for all kinds of people. (Leaflet) London: Library Association, 2001.

Litwin, Rory. Library Juice. Hp. 2001. Online. Rory Litwin. Available: 15 Aug. 2001.

Manley, Will. Librarians and sex – round 2. American Libraries 28 (1997): 120.

Marinelli, Stacie and Tim Baker. Image and the librarian: an exploration of a changing profession. Hp. 2000. Online. Stacie Marinelli and Tim Baker. Available: 15 Aug. 2001.

McCormack, Edith. Image: Consulting on Saturn. American Libraries 26 (1995): 876.

McCormack, Edith. Image: how they’re seeing us. American Libraries 16 (1985-1988).

Mickunas, Lydia. The Renegade Librarian. Hp. 2001. Online. Lydia Mickunas. Available: 8 Aug. 2001.

Muddiman, Dave. Theories of social exclusion and the public library. Public library policy and social exclusion working papers no1. Leeds: Leeds Metropolitan University, 1999.

Newmyer, Jody. The image problem of the librarian: femininity and social control. Journal of Library History 11 (1976): 44-67.

Oakes, Penelope et al. Stereotyping and social reality. Oxford: Blackwell, 1994.

Olsen, Erica. Librarian Avengers. Hp. 2001. Online. Erica Olsen. Available: 17 July 2001.

Pritchard. Sarah M. Feminist Thinking and Librarianship in the 1990s: Issues and Challenges. American Library Association Feminist Task Force. Online. Available: 20 July 2001.

Radford, Marie L. and Gary P. Radford. Power, knowledge and fear: feminism, Foucault and the stereotype of the female librarian. Library Quarterly 67.3 (1997): 250-266.

Rosenzweig, Mark (ed). The Progressive Librarian. Hp. 2001. Online. Mark Rosenzweig. Available: 15 Aug. 2001.

Rosenzweig, Mark, quoted on Credaro, Amanda B. Biblia The Warrior Librarian Guestbook. Online. Available. 13 July 2001.

Ruffhead, Sally Katrina. Images of female librarians in British fiction since 1945-1989. Masters thesis. University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1989.

Sanderson, Ralph. So you want to be a librarian?!. Date unknown. Online. Available: 19 June 2001.

Slater, Margaret. Career patterns and occupational image. London: Aslib, 1980.

Stangor, Charles and Mark Schaller. Stereotypes as individual and collective representations. Stereotypes and Stereotyping. Ed. Neil C. MacRae, et al (eds). New York: Guildford Press, 1996. 3-37.

Strecker, Candi. Sex in the stacks: librarian porn novel reviews. Online. Chip Rowe. Available: 17 August 2001.

Swaffield, Laura. Dominant theme of the month. Library Association Record 103.6 (2001): 384.

Swaffield, Laura. Forget sex- warm up a penguin. Library Association Record 103.7 (2001): 448.

Taylor, Peter J. Imaginary Librarians. Unpublished work, 197?

Walker, Stephen and Lonnie Lawson. The librarian stereotype and the movies. MC Journal: The journal of academic media librarianship. 1.1 (1993): 16-28.

Wallace, Linda. The image – and what you can do about it in the Year of the Librarian. American Libraries 20 (1989):22 –25.

Weaver, Eris. The Bellydancing Librarian. Hp. 2000. Online. Eris Weaver. Available: 15 August 2001.

West, Jessamyn. Hp. 2001. Online. Jessamyn West. Available: 16 July 2001.

West, Jessamyn. The Naked Librarian. Hp. Date unknown. Online. Jessamyn West. Available: 16 July 2001.

Wilson, Pauline. Stereotype and status: Librarians in the United States. London: Greenwood Press, 1982.

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