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Who is your favorite Librarian Superhero?

The librarian superhero contest is back for the second year! Last year over 800 entries were received in Gale/Cengage’s celebration of librarians; four librarian superheroes were selected to be immortalized as cartoon characters on lunchboxes. This year, the four winners selected will be celebrated in a comic strip highlighting their super talents; they will be announced at the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, California. Here’s the information from the press release about the contest: What:  Gale Are You a Librarian Superhero? Contest Submissions need to include basic information about their librarian — full name, library name, and most importantly, what is super about them. Who: All public, special, school and academic librarians in the U.S. and Canada, and the patrons, colleagues and friends who believe they are superheroes. When: Call for nominations is open February 1- March 31, 2012. Winners will be announced at the Gale booth during the American…