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The Whole Library Handbook 3: Current Data, Professional Advice, and Curiosa about Libraries and Library Services

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This library handbook is an encyclopaedia of library history, demographics, folklore, humour, current events, and popular wisdom. It is organized in general categories, on topics such as types of libraries, the profession, people, materials, special users, operations, technology, promotion, issues and librariana. Readers will come across bits of trivia, as well as sections ...more
Paperback, 569 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by American Library Association
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A required text for my first class in library school and served as a useful resource of basic facts and general overview of the profession.
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Recommends it for: erik, lilly and anyone who ever thought maybe they'd like to be a librarian
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it's a handbook and an info resource all about libraries and librarians! my friend ken found one in the garbage and poof! some years later, he's a librarian! it's magic like that, i guess.
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