My primary professional society, SLA, has been going through this big “align in 2009” business. They’ve decided we need a new name because CEOs of corporations don’t understand what librarians do. So here it is:
which will go by ASKpro
rrrrright. So now people know exactly what we do. Oh I am *so* tired of people thinking that renaming their position or the place in which they work will make people love them. We are the most pathetic crowd.
Some of the comments from my colleagues on listservs, friendfeed, and on twitter are hilarious. I pointed out out that most people in my part of the country kind of swallow the k when saying ask. But anyhoo.