Who Meme?: Meet the Meme Librarian

Think cataloguers are losing their place in the world? Think again. They are just getting new titles and new places to hang out.
Read about the “Meme Librarian.” She works for the social media site, Tumblr, and she assigns metadata (that is, she catalogs) memes on the site. Memes are those captioned photos that pass from person to person on the internet expressing humor, philosophy, political position. They can also take the form of videos and verbal expressions.

Check out this page from the September/October issue of American Libraries:



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