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From: "Drew Smith" <>
Subject: Re: [APG] FW: genealogy definitions-Librarians
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2008 00:10:44 -0500
At 08:16 PM 1/6/2008, Drew Smith wrote:
>"A genealogical librarian is a librarian whose assigned job duties
>specifically include providing library services intended for those
>engaged in genealogical research, such as reference, instruction,
>event programming, collection development/management, cataloging,
>conservation/preservation, and interlibrary loan."
On Jan 6, 2008 11:52 PM, Kathy Rippel <> wrote:
> Personally, although Drew's definition does incorporate much of the
> same information as the one that has had input from Peggy, myself,
> and possibly others, I prefer the original intent more.
> In my opinion, Drew's definition uses more "library jargon" that
> makes sense to those of us in the field, but I don't think it
> clarifies anything any better for the average person.
Kathy, which parts of my proposed definition are "library jargon"?
The list of typical library services?
Drew Smith, MLS
P.S. I've now corrected the spelling of "cataloging" above.