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.

Reading Behind Bars: A True Story of Literature, Law, and Life as a Prison Librarian
Library of Small Catastrophes
Librarian Tales: Funny, Strange, and Inspiring Dispatches from the Stacks
Freedom Libraries: The Untold Story of Libraries for African Americans in the South
The Card Catalog: Books, Cards, and Literary Treasures
Cruising the Library: Perversities in the Organization of Knowledge
Information Hunters: When Librarians, Soldiers, and Spies Banded Together in World War II Europe
The Idealist: Aaron Swartz and the Rise of Free Culture on the Internet
The Librarian's Guide to Homelessness: An Empathy-Driven Approach to Solving Problems, Preventing Conflict, and Serving Everyone
The Library: A Catalogue of Wonders
This Is What a Librarian Looks Like: A Celebration of Libraries, Communities, and Access to Information
The Theory and Craft of Digital Preservation
Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism
Information Services to Diverse Populations: Developing Culturally Competent Library Professionals
Learn Better: Mastering the Skills for Success in Life, Business, and School, or, How to Become an Expert in Just About Anything
This Book Is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All
Foundations of Library and Information Science
Reference and Information Services in the 21st Century : An Introduction
The Organization of Information (Library and Information Science Text Series)
Library and Information Center Management
Developing Library and Information Center Collections
From Cover to Cover: Evaluating and Reviewing Children's Books
Management Basics for Information Professionals
Librarian's Guide to Online Searching
BiblioTech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google
I Work at a Public Library: A Collection of Crazy Stories from the Stacks
Reference and Information Services: An Introduction (Library and Information Science Text Series)
The Library Book
The Portable MLIS: Insights from the Experts
Free for All: Oddballs, Geeks, and Gangstas in the Public Library

Safiya Umoja Noble
...artificial intelligence will become a major human rights issue in the twenty-first century.
Safiya Umoja Noble, Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism

Marilyn Johnson
A library is a place to go for a reality check, a bracing dose of literature, or a "true reflection of our history," whether it's a brick-and-mortar building constructed a century ago or a fanciful arrangement of computer codes. The librarian is the organizer, the animating spirit behind it, and the navigator. Her job is to create order out of the confusion of the past, even as she enables us to blast into the future. ...more
Marilyn Johnson, This Book Is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All

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