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This book is overdue : how librarians and cybrarians can save us all

Author: Marilyn Johnson; Hillary Huber; Tantor Media.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, CT] : Tantor Audio, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : MP3 : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Those who predicted the death of libraries forgot to consider that in the automated maze of contemporary life, none of us--neither the experts nor the hopelessly baffled--can get along without human help. And not just any help--we need librarians, who won't charge us by the question or roll their eyes, no matter what we ask. Who are they? What do they know? And how quickly can they save us from being buried by the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Anecdotes
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Johnson; Hillary Huber; Tantor Media.
ISBN: 1400166349 9781400166343
OCLC Number: 605952678
Notes: Duration: 7:30:00.
Performer(s): Read by Hillary Huber.
Description: 1 sound disc (7 hr., 30 min.) : digital, stereo., MP3 ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Compact disc, MP3 format.; System requirements: CD/MP3 player or PC computer with MP3-capable software.
Responsibility: Marilyn Johnson.

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Those who predicted the death of libraries forgot to consider that in the automated maze of contemporary life, none of us--neither the experts nor the hopelessly baffled--can get along without human help. And not just any help--we need librarians, who won't charge us by the question or roll their eyes, no matter what we ask. Who are they? What do they know? And how quickly can they save us from being buried by the digital age? This book is a romp through the ranks of information professionals and a revelation for readers burned out on the clichés and stereotyping of librarians. Here are bloggers, radicals and visionaries who fuse the tools of the digital age with their love for the written word and the enduring values of free speech, open access, and scout-badge-quality assistance to anyone in need.--From publisher description.

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