Collect 'Em All

Librarians at Carleton College are trading their fusty image for something a bit more super-powerful.

To promote the services on offer at the reference desk, Laurence McKinley Gould Library issues trading cards inspired by Japanese anime. The cards display photos of the librarians on the front, with their features on the back, listed under categories like "superpowers," "sidekicks," "vulnerability," and "sources of power."

"We feel like they make us more approachable," says