Tips for Working with a “Feral Science Librarian”


With a growing trend of hiring "feral librarians" who have PhDs in a subject but no MLIS degree, libraries and librarians adapt their training and orientation for these new librarians. Based on my 2.5 years of experience as feral librarian, I will present some qualities you might want to consider if you plan to hire one and some tips on helping them become the best librarians they can be.



librarianship, science, professional development, training