Academic journal article Partnership : the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research

Profile: Greg Marshall

Academic journal article Partnership : the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research

Profile: Greg Marshall

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Profile: Greg Marshall

School Librarian/Grade 4 Teacher, Dunwich

Dutton Public School, Dutton, Ontario

What was your first job ever?

At 15 I worked in a warehouse putting "Canada Toy Council Approved" stickers on boxes of Brio toy trains.

Describe your first job in libraries.

My first library job was here in the library at Dunwich Dutton Public School. I fell in love with it right away.

If you weren't a librarian/library worker, what would you be? Why?

If I wasn't our school librarian, I would be a full time classroom teacher. I need to exist in an environment where I'm surrounded by learning.

Who has been a big inspiration/influence on your library career?

James Turner's fictional comic book librarian "Rex Libris" is my librarian hero. Not only is he one of the only fictional male librarians, he also has a sweet suit. Rex Libris is a must read for all librarians.

Name one person you admire (outside of libraries) and explain why. …

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