Library Science

Library science (often termed library studies or library and information science) is an interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary field that applies the practices, perspectives, and tools of management, information technology, education, and other areas to libraries; the collection, organization, preservation, and dissemination of information resources; and the political economy of information.

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I Work at a Public Library: A Collection of Crazy Stories from the Stacks
The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
The World's Strongest Librarian: A Memoir of Tourette's, Faith, Strength, and the Power of Family
The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child
This Book Is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood
Information Doesn't Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age
Running the Books: The Adventures of an Accidental Prison Librarian
The Library Book
It's a Book
The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding from You
The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires
Beyond Heaving Bosoms: The Smart Bitches' Guide to Romance Novels
Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It
This Book Is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All
Foundations of Library and Information Science
The Organization of Information (Library and Information Science Text Series)
Reference and Information Services in the 21st Century : An Introduction
Developing Library and Information Center Collections
Library and Information Center Management
The Portable MLIS: Insights from the Experts
Management Basics for Information Professionals
Everything Is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder
Quiet, Please: Dispatches From A Public Librarian
Free for All
Readers' Advisory Service in the Public Library
From Cover to Cover: Evaluating and Reviewing Children's Books
The Readers' Advisory Guide To Genre Fiction
Revolting Librarians Redux: Radical Librarians Speak Out

Since at least the Sixth Century all librarians have received extensive combat training and are lethal with even the common toothpick.
James Turner, Rex Libris, Volume I: I, Librarian

What is the value of libraries? Through lifelong learning, libraries can and do change lives, a point that cannot be overstated.
Michael E. Gorman, Our Enduring Values: Librarianship in the 21st Century

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