Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A person who specializes in finding information on the Internet or managing digital information.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who maintains a cybrary; a librarian who works with digital resources online.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Blend of cyber– and librarian.]

Examples

  • Sharon Middle-High School librarian - or "cybrarian," as Principal Leonard Rich likes to call her - Molly Matchak helps keep students 'heads in both worlds.

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  • Sharon Middle-High School librarian - or "cybrarian," as Principal Leonard Rich likes to call her - Molly Matchak helps keep students 'heads in both worlds.

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  • At that time, I reformulated the role of librarian into that of 'cybrarian', ie managing "just in time, just for you" information streams to senior management who were not in any real sense using the physical library resources anymore.

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Comments

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  • Neologism alert! And a pretty clumsy one, I might add.

    December 10, 2006

  • Definitely going into my Words that Shouldn't be

    December 10, 2006

  • This is indeed an ugly word.

    December 10, 2006