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(By way of apology.)
Over to you PN...
that returned a result of a kid with some library books and an upskirt shot of a woman on a stepladder
Soon got bored and reverted to type.
definitely not something I don't give a shit about but can't work out how I do feel. lovely/horrific stuff
Think i like it.
It's an extremely rewarding and interesting profession, with very little stress. What else do you wanna know?
Do you carry stacks of books around?
2) I have a trolley!!!
Who does the shushing these days? Robots?
"silent" floor if they get a complaint
who, in this case, are students
though we have a conveyer belt system for returned items
What a world!
how would you feel if that were to happen, and remember I'd prefer your answer in sliding scale form.
Amused |---------o-------------------------------------| Irked
when i get fed up with my current job. Would you rather be a librarian or a baker?
and was it an entry-level "assistant" role (or similar?)
Pretty much, it was a summer job when I was a teenager. I'm sure once you get a trolley it's all gravy.
Yeah that'd explain why it was boring, like any non-specialist entry-level role.
Now I'm specialised in one particular area it's pretty good.
At the moment I am an advisor. When I get my new job I will be an EXECUTIVE!!!!!!!!!!!!
But I am excited for you nevertheless.
Seriously though, it's as boring as any job or career. My career highlight so far, however, has probably been getting a licence to operate one of these: http://icetecltd.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Mobile-Elevating-Work-Platform-training.jpg
how are customers meant to get them down?
only staff allowed
the topic of discussion is rarely books!
All 'information' and 'computers' these days, whatever that/those is/are.
if their jobs became salaried rather than just voluntary?
(rarely qualified librarians) being made redundant and replaced with volunteers? Obviously it's really shit.
Luckily (and I am very thankful for this) I don't work in that sector. I am a happily salaried library person.
about them all being seemingly reserved and sensible but actually being total supafreaks behind it all and they were like 'actually that's true!!!!!!!'
I quite liked Reading Central Library. Really good graphic novel section.
And what's the criteria for determining what's stocked?
That said we have lots of new release DVDs which I suspect aren't being bought for our students...
Great work Niki!
Still some work to do Niki!
It's not just stamping books. We don't even have date stamps here because people get receipts at the self-service terminals.
I work with collection management, specifically making sure people can find the stuff that we have in this building and online.
so you help people find books?
But yet, sort of.
Basically, this is me
Should have pursued a career in writing extremely detailed technical descriptions of minor components of oil rig drills instead, m8. You know, like a winner.
But that kind of cripples you financially and also a bit physically, so not convinced it's worth it tbqfh.
Do you use one of those date stamps? If so, is it a self-inker?
What's the biggest late return fine you've ever heard of?
Are there benches outside that the Special Brew tramps frequent?
Someone had £192 worth of fines the other day.
No (nb I work in a university library).
I've been telling him he'll go to prison but he won't will he? he's 10.
what do they look for? I read books now and then and I like putting things in order.
i have neither.
tomorrow it's Balonz and cabbies.