When the competition is so fierce, how do you rank librarians by coolness? Flavorwire's Emily Temple found a way. She's compiled descriptions of ten hip and innovative librarians, including MetaFilter's own Jessamyn West:
The tagline of West’s website, Librarian.net, is “putting the rarin back in librarian,” which should give you an idea about her attitude. A library technologist based in Vermont who spends her time thinking and talking about “the digital divide,” she is the irreverent, awesome librarian of the future (and also the present).
Link | Photo: Jessamyn West