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This Book Is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All - Marilyn Johnson
This Book Is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All
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In This Book Is Overdue!---a romp through the ranks of information professionals who organize our messy world and offer old-fashioned human help through the maze---acclaimed author Marilyn Johnson celebrates libraries and librarians and discovers offbeat and eloquent characters in the quietest... show more
In This Book Is Overdue!---a romp through the ranks of information professionals who organize our messy world and offer old-fashioned human help through the maze---acclaimed author Marilyn Johnson celebrates libraries and librarians and discovers offbeat and eloquent characters in the quietest corners.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780061431609 (0061431605)
Publisher: Harper
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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3.0 This Book Is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All
As a devout library lover in my youth, though finding very little reason to visit in my older years (and actually feeling sad about this) due to largely to lack of reading time... this was a fun book to read. It does its job of making libraries seem exciting, and full of awesomeness. The writer expr...
By Singing Light
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I liked this book a lot when I was reading it; since then, however, I’ve realized how much Johnson relies on the idea of cybrarians when making her case and after the conversations about children’s services and rock star librarians that have been going on, I’m feeling more wary of holding that up as...
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sandin954 rated it
I found this to be an interesting look at how libraries and librarians are keeping up with technological changes and are still relevant in this age of Google and instantaneous data. I especially enjoyed the sections on the archivists though could have done without the whole virtual libraries in Sec...
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3.0 This Book Is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All
I think I was a little confused as to what This Book is Overdue! was really going to contain when I first picked it up. My expectation was that I would learn a little more about what librarians do for us, hear some funny stories, and maybe giggle a little bit. Instead I was ultimately a little lost,...
And now for something completely wordy...
And now for something completely wordy... rated it
3.0 This Book Is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All
As a devout library lover in my youth, though finding very little reason to visit in my older years (and actually feeling sad about this) due to largely to lack of reading time... this was a fun book to read. It does its job of making libraries seem exciting, and full of awesomeness. The writer expr...
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