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What Are You? The Results

Yesterday, out of curiosity, I polled readers who work in school libraries about their job title.

It’s results time, folks.

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School librarian came out on top, teacher librarian second, and library media specialist third.

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About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


  1. Nice! I missed this, but my response would have only helped the leader. Good stuff.

  2. Whitney Page says:

    Fascinating survey! I’d also be interested to find out if what people call themselves matches their official job title. On paper I’m a media specialist, but I describe myself as a school librarian. Partly because it’s a little more self-explanatory to outsiders, but mostly because I vastly prefer that term! Surely I’m not the only one!

  3. Travis, where did you get the code to run the survey? That worked so well, I’d like to run one myself! :) e

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