Abbott, Jeff. Jordan Poteet series. New York: Random House, 1994-1996.

Alexander, William. "In Praise of Librarian Warriors." Powell's Books Review. June 22, 2008.

Ambaum, Gene, and Bill Barnes. Unshelved. Overdue Media LLC, 2002-present.

Barbara Gordon (Wikipedia)

Beinhart, Larry. The Librarian. New York: Avalon Publishing Group, 2004.

Birdie. "LISNews Interview With Librarian Nancy Pearl." LIS News August 9, 2005.

Block, Melissa. "Librarians to the Rescue: New Action Figure Salutes Unsung Heroes." National Public Radio September 1, 2003.

Braun, Lillian Jackson. The Cat Who... series. New York: Dutton Books, 1966-2008. (Wikipedia)

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Wikipedia)

Burns, Grant. Librarians in Fiction. Jefferson NC: McFarland Publishing, 1998. [LibraryThing] [WorldCat] [Amazon]

Campbell, Corinne. "Reaching the Promised Land: An Interview with Eugenie Prime." Information Outlook January 1997.

Carlson, Johanna Draper. "Congratulations to Unshelved." Comics Worth Reading. February 21, 2007.

DeCandido, GraceAnne. "Rupert Giles and Search Tools for Wisdom in Buffy the Vampire Slayer." 2001.

Dereske, Jo. Miss Zukas mystery series. New York: Avon Books, 1994-2008.

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Ellis, Rhett. How I Fell in Love with a Librarian and Lived to Tell About It. Mobile, AL: Sparkling Bay Books, 2003. [LibraryThing] [WorldCat] [Amazon]

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The Librarian Franchise (Wikipedia)

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Nancy Pearl (Wikipedia)

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"Outcry over Librarian Doll." Sidney Morning Herald September 6, 2003.

Party Girl. (Internet Movie Database)

Peck, Richard. Here Lies the Librarian. New York: Penguin Books, 2006. [LibraryThing] [WorldCat] [Amazon]

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The Sandman (Vertigo) (Wikipedia)

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Sites are listed in the order that they appear in the book.

Librarians in Comic Books

Librarians in Comic Strips


Rex Libris

Shelf Check

Tom the Dancing Bug


Speed Bump

Turn the Page

Questionable Content

Librarians in the Movies: An Annotated Filmography

The Film Librarian

The Mummy movies

The Hollywood Librarian


Librarian by Haunted Love (YouTube)

A New Song for the Modern Librarian (Addy Will Know wiki)


Librarian by My Morning Jacket

Every Time we Touch by Cascada (YouTube)

Between the Lions

Australian Broadcasting Company's The Librarians.

The Librarians Episode List

Honda Accord ad

Bacardi ad

Hewlitt-Packard ad

DHL ad (YouTube)

Go, Socks! (Laughing Librarian)

Sony Reader ad and discussion (Flickr)

Sony's Reader: Sexier than a Librarian?

Archie McPhee

Librarian Action Figure

LISNews Interview with Librarian Nancy Pearl

Book Lust and the Digitized Librarian: An Interview with Nancy Pearl

Questionable Content merchandise

Rex Libris merchandise


The Renaissance Library Collection

UHF "Conan the Librarian" video (YouTube)

William Mitchell College of Law's "Conan the Librarian" adventures