Volume 22, Number 2 (2003)

 

Recent Submissions

  • Indiana Libraries (H.W. Wilson Company, 2003)
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    Indiana Libraries (H.W. Wilson Company, 2003)
  • Indiana Libraries (H.W. Wilson Company, 2003)
  • Taylor, Joyce Geneva (H.W. Wilson Company, 2003)
    In the summer of 1944 when I was nine years old I began to plan my life. Our family had just moved into a fifty-year old house, previously own by a white family, and I was allowed for the first time to walk the six blocks ...
  • Bishop, Dorothy (H.W. Wilson Company, 2003)
    “Why don’t we create a Reader’s Advisory page?” asked my co-worker, Mary. Our Library system (The Lake County Public Library, Indiana) had just posted its own Web page. Previously, Mary and I had taken an HTML class and ...
  • Spencer, Rhonda (H.W. Wilson Company, 2003)
    This issue is a collection of articles gathered to help us think about the idea of “place.” If we understand the concept of place physically and metaphorically, we can better encourage new people to join our field. Place ...
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    Indiana Libraries (H.W. Wilson Company, 2003)
  • Cunningham, Larry L. (H.W. Wilson Company, 2003)
    We dedicated our new library in 1997. Our attendance and circulation has increased beyond all expectations. We have more than 10,000 visits per month. This is in a county of just over 28,000 citizens.
  • Puacz, Jeanne Holba (H.W. Wilson Company, 2003)
    Recruiting and retaining librarians by exploring the uniqueness of Indiana as a “place” is an innovative and exciting concept. In addition, why not explore the concept of recruiting individuals that have already chosen ...
  • Indiana Libraries (H.W. Wilson Company, 2003)
  • Indiana Libraries (H.W. Wilson Company, 2003)
  • Muyumba, Valentine K.; Mehrens, Christopher E. (Christopher Emile) (H.W. Wilson Company, 2003)
    When one thinks of a library, often the first image that comes to mind is a brick or stone building. However, one should also remember that a library is a gathering place. Within its walls are carefully gathered or collected ...
  • Lowe, M. Sara; Stone, Sean M. (H.W. Wilson Company, 2003)
    Southern Indiana holds a treasure, the Workingmen’s Institute. Founded in 1838 by William Maclure, it is the oldest continuously operating public library in the state of Indiana. While the origins of the Workingmen’s ...
  • Douglass, Lisa Greer (H.W. Wilson Company, 2003)
    “A library offers more than information. It offers a place to think and ponder, to develop long-term goals and visions by consulting with the greatest minds of the past, to seek perspective in a setting devoted to ideas ...
  • Voris, Joe (H.W. Wilson Company, 2003)
    Lawrence County, Indiana is probably best known for its limestone. Stone from its quarries has been used in such landmarks at the National Archives, the Empire State Building, the Pentagon, and the National Cathedral. But ...
  • LaMaster, Jennifer (H.W. Wilson Company, 2003)
    Let us suppose that the momentous problem is solved of persuading children to use the library for a more serious purpose than to find a book ‘as good as… ’ and that we are trying to convince children that the library… can ...
  • Börner, Katy (H.W. Wilson Company, 2003)
    The accelerating rate of scientific and technical discovery, typified by the ever-shortening time period for the doubling of information – currently estimated at 18 months – causes new topics to emerge at an increasing ...