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The librarian's book of lists

Author: George M Eberhart
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"After years spent editing American Libraries and the many editions of The Whole Library Handbook, George Eberhart has collected a raft of arcane librariana and amusing trivia for this endlessly browsable volume. ... the mixture of serious topics, tongue-in-cheek items, and outright silliness provides something to please everyone familiar with libraries, making a fun read and a wonderful gift." -- Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Humor
Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George M Eberhart
ISBN: 9780838910634 0838910637
OCLC Number: 496595556
Description: viii, 118 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Contents: 5 things that make a library --
8 past predictions about libraries and information in the future --
3 rules of the librarians of time and space --
10 suggestions for a library-related Ben and Jerry's flavor --
10 gifts for your librarian friends --
10 things Microsoft's "Ms. Dewey" used to say --
The Seattle book examiner's top 20 things librarians in public libraries wish patrons knew or did --
The Swiss Army librarian's top 10 pet peeves about patrons --
10 commandments for borrowers of books --
6 birds that make library-related sounds --
Larry Nix's top 10 libraries on postage stamps --
15 favorite library postcards --
Top 10 library blogs --
Top 16 book blogs --
Top 60 subject blogs and news sources --
Norman Stevens's 10 best children's picture books that feature libraries and librarians --
10 librarians in adult fiction --
25 offbeat book titles --
Martha Spear's top 10 reasons to be a librarian --
Scott Douglas's 10 reasons to be (and not to be) a librarian --
Top 10 ways to make sure potential applicants for your library job are turned off by your ad --
10 recruitment vows for librarians --
Roy Tennant's top 10 things library administrators should know about technology --
Leigh Anne Vrabel's 10 things to do when you are a library director --
Jenny Levine's mindset list for library school students --
Sean Fitzpatrick's 7 cool tools that librarians should know about --
Key dates in American library history --
5 movies with the worst librarian stereotypes --
5 movies with librarian role models --
3 TV shows with librarians --
12 librarians who came back to haunt --
Top 15 books about real librarians --
12 librarians who were poets --
14 ways public libraries are good for the country --
Ranganathan's 5 laws of library science (updated) --
Michael Gorman's revised laws of library science --
John Cotton Dana's 12 rules for reading --
Top 25 largest libraries in North America --
Ten unusual rare-book genres --
10 book curses --
10 intriguing paper defects --
Stephen Leary's top 10 ways to exit a library --
Booklist editors' best American fiction, 1980-2005 --
Top 10 challenged books, 1990-2000 --
Other challenged books, 2001-2009 --
Top 12 silly reasons to ban a book --
10 most popular ALA celebrity READ posters --
What to do when the media calls --
How to say "where is the library?" in 50 different languages --
Top 10 library music videos.
Responsibility: edited by George M. Eberhart.

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A mixture of arcane librariana and amusing trivia, the dozens of wide-ranging lists in this book include: 12 ways libraries are good for the country, How to say "Where is the library?" in 30  Read more...

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