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A librarian's open shelf: essays on various subjects.

Author: Arthur E Bostwick
Publisher: New York, H.W. Wilson Co., 1920.
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Bostwick, Arthur E. (Arthur Elmore), 1860-1942.
Librarian's open shelf: essays on various subjects.
New York, The H.W. Wilson company, 1920
(OCoLC)574702397
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Bostwick, Arthur E. (Arthur Elmore), 1860-1942.
Librarian's open shelf: essays on various subjects.
New York, The H.W. Wilson company, 1920
(OCoLC)613229777
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur E Bostwick
OCLC Number: 1403351
Description: xi, 344 pages 24 cm
Contents: Do readers read? --
What makes people read? --
The passing of the possessive : a study of book-titles --
Selective education --
The uses of fiction --
The value of association --
Modern educational methods --
Some economic features of libraries --
Simon Newcomb, America's foremost astronomer --
The companionship of books --
Atomic theories of energy --
The advertisement of ideas --
The public library, the public school, and the social center movement --
The systematization of violence --
The art of re-reading --
History and heredity --
What the flag stands for --
The people's share in the public library --
Some tendencies of American thought --
Drugs and the man --
How the community educates itself --
Clubwomen's reading --
Books for tired eyes --
The magic casement --
A word to believers --
Index.
Responsibility: Arhur E. Bostwick, PH. D.

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