Librarian Wardrobe

Not always buns and sensible shoes, librarians at various types of libraries have different styles (and dress codes). Check it out here or submit your own.

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Work-friendly Halloween attire isn’t always easy to do when you work in a library…fortunately for me (Alexandria, Research Librarian & Archivist, The History Center, California), Dean Winchester from Supernatural and I share 98% of our wardrobe already. View high resolution

Work-friendly Halloween attire isn’t always easy to do when you work in a library…fortunately for me (Alexandria, Research Librarian & Archivist, The History Center, California), Dean Winchester from Supernatural and I share 98% of our wardrobe already.

From Halloween 2011 (if that still counts). We were library students at the at the time. Now gainfully employed as an archivist in Missouri and instructional services librarian in Virginia (from left to right). View high resolution

From Halloween 2011 (if that still counts). We were library students at the at the time. Now gainfully employed as an archivist in Missouri and instructional services librarian in Virginia (from left to right).

contract archivistprivate archiveDetroit area
I am technically an archivist but I wore the same kinds of outfits when I worked in an academic library. View high resolution

contract archivist
private archive
Detroit area

I am technically an archivist but I wore the same kinds of outfits when I worked in an academic library.

Barnard Library College Archivist Shannon O’Neill & Digital Archivist Martha Tenney wear blankets at work in the Archives. Academic libraryNew York, NY (yo) View high resolution

Barnard Library College Archivist Shannon O’Neill & Digital Archivist Martha Tenney wear blankets at work in the Archives

Academic library
New York, NY (yo)

Kara Jackman speaks during an Opening Reception for a student’s first Art Exhibition
Archivist and Research Collections Librarian
Academic Library 
Boston, Massachusetts  View high resolution

Kara Jackman speaks during an Opening Reception for a student’s first Art Exhibition

Archivist and Research Collections Librarian

Academic Library 

Boston, Massachusetts 

Archivists Jasmine Jones and Amanda Strauss, Simmons College GSLIS ‘13 dual degree students, after presenting at the Society of American Archivists
Human rights and social justice archivists
Residents of Boston, MA, transported to San Diego, CA View high resolution

Archivists Jasmine Jones and Amanda Strauss, Simmons College GSLIS ‘13 dual degree students, after presenting at the Society of American Archivists

Human rights and social justice archivists

Residents of Boston, MA, transported to San Diego, CA

Archivist
Special Library
Los Angeles, CA
One day I will get a coworker to take a picture instead of these mirror pictures. View high resolution

Archivist

Special Library

Los Angeles, CA

One day I will get a coworker to take a picture instead of these mirror pictures.

Archivist
Special Library
Los Angeles, CA
Going on the studio lot for a movie release picnic today. Gotta keep it classy :D. View high resolution

Archivist

Special Library

Los Angeles, CA

Going on the studio lot for a movie release picnic today. Gotta keep it classy :D.

Dresses are just so much more comfortable than pants! Sometimes it’s like wearing pajamas to work.
Archivist for an academic libraryGeorgia, USA View high resolution

Dresses are just so much more comfortable than pants! Sometimes it’s like wearing pajamas to work.

Archivist for an academic library
Georgia, USA

Allie Janvey
Archivist 
Private country club collection
Long Island, New York
@alliebrwneyez View high resolution

Allie Janvey

Archivist 

Private country club collection

Long Island, New York

@alliebrwneyez