Volume 24, Number 2 (2005)

 

Recent Submissions

  • Burek Pierce, Jennifer (H.W. Wilson Company, 2005)
    In real life, reference librarians field a wide range of questions; in fiction, librarians-turned-amateur sleuths take on the classic murder question, “Whodunnit?” in addition to their library duties. A number of mystery ...
  • Threatt, Monique L. (H.W. Wilson Company, 2005)
    In 1992, author Mary Jane Scherdin used the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) instrument to survey personality traits of 1,600 librarians. The study resulted in an overwhelming number of librarians displaying personalities ...
  • Indiana Libraries (H.W. Wilson Company, 2005)
  • Indiana Libraries (H.W. Wilson Company, 2005)
  • Wahrman, Noa (H.W. Wilson Company, 2005)
    “Melville Dewey”, declares chief-librarian Judy Lindendorf, Mary’s godmother in Party Girl, “hired women as librarians because he believed the job didn’t require any intelligence. That means it’s underpaid and undervalued!” ...
  • Schmidt, Steven J. (H.W. Wilson Company, 2005)
    Librarian. a person who is skilled in library work.” — The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language “Let’s try a game of word association. What profession do you think of when you read or hear “ambulance ...
  • Rider, Cindy (H.W. Wilson Company, 2005)
    Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Run, don’t walk, to your nearest computer and surf your way to www.overduemedia.com to see yourself in print a la Dilbert in the comic strip called Unshelved! Co-authored by real-life librarian Gene ...
  • Campbell, Stanley Melburn (H.W. Wilson Company, 2005)
    The stereotype of a librarian seated behind a large reference desk stamping books and telling patrons to be quiet is just a figment of the imagination when it comes to a small town library. Many of the traditional rules ...
  • Wooton, Melissa (H.W. Wilson Company, 2005)
    When I decided that a librarian’s life was the life for me, I really didn’t consider it to be a career where I would do battle daily. At the time, I was exhausted from being a Warrior Manager and ready for a slower pace. ...
  • Wagner, Charles Alan, 1948- (H.W. Wilson Company, 2005)
    You are not going to find a plethora of cartoons in library publications. That being a given, I am, however, surprised there are not herds of anti-library cartoons in the publications of certain business and agricultural ...
  • Indiana Libraries (H.W. Wilson Company, 2005)
  • Indiana Libraries (H.W. Wilson Company, 2005)
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    Indiana Libraries (H.W. Wilson Company, 2005)
  • Indiana Libraries (H.W. Wilson Company, 2005)
  • Foreward 
    Schmidt, Steven J. (H.W. Wilson Company, 2005)
    They [librarians] are subversive. You think they’re just sitting there at the desk, all quiet and everything. They’re like plotting the revolution, man. I wouldn’t mess with them...” —Michael Moore Originally, the word ...