Uh, oh. You have bun-face.

How Not to Write about Libraries — some guidelines for reporters

A great article from Jessamyn West on how to describe the library when writing a news story. Hint: you know how some librarians wear buns? Yeah, so does everyone else. Good start, though.


2. Quit it with the wardrobe policing.

You try working nights and weekends in a landmark building with a heating and cooling system that dates back to Carnegie times. Dressing in wool and layers is practical and smart, as is keeping your hair out of your face when you might have to crawl under a desk to fuss with a computer.



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