Straight From The Stacks
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📒Straight From The Stacks ✍ Laura Townsend Kane
✏Straight from the Stacks Book Summary : For library students, paraprofessionals, and librarians who are wondering if they have their ladder against the right wall, Straight from the Stacks fills the need for an up-to-date resource that uncovers the amazing and varied jobs available in the library field. Encompassing both traditional and nontraditional career paths in libraries, this comprehensive and engaging guide makes it easy to get a grip on these and other information science career path questions and see the possibilities! Covering a wide range of Library Information Science professions, Straight from the Stacks offers insiders' perspectives along with plenty of reassurance that career opportunities do exist. Organized by type of institution including public, school, academic, nontraditional, medical/law, and library administration, this useful overview covers the many areas of librarianship and typical jobs in each environment. Firsthand accounts from real-life librarians in a variety of information science disciplines make this career guide come alive, and fifteen sample job descriptions for different niches of information services offer a reality check for those committed to understanding an ever-changing array of possibilities. Tracing career paths, everyday
📒Working In The Virtual Stacks ✍ Laura Townsend Kane
✏Working in the Virtual Stacks Book Summary : Thanks in part to technology, the boundaries of library positions are dissolving. It is no longer practical to discuss the profession in terms of traditional library types, and in today's library, the relationship between librarians and technology is stronger than ever. In this informative volume, veteran author Kane interviews dozens of practicing librarians who are highly involved with technology as part of their day-to-day jobs. Revealing the full richness of the profession, Kane * Profiles web-services librarians in all types of settings, from veterinary medicine and law to astronomy, market research, and cataloging * Offers insights into career opportunities in the library world by challenging traditional notions of what a librarian does * Shows examples of real-world librarianship in the fields of technology instruction, digital futures, virtual libraries, and even librarians as entrepreneurs Written in a warm and personal style, Working in the Virtual Stacks presents an exciting future for librarians, already upon us today!
📒Murder In The Stacks ✍ David Dekok
✏Murder in the Stacks Book Summary : On Nov. 28, 1969, Betsy Aardsma, a 22-year-old graduate student in English at Penn State, was stabbed to death in the stacks of Pattee Library at the university’s main campus in State College. For more than forty years, her murder went unsolved, though detectives with the Pennsylvania State Police and local citizens worked tirelessly to find her killer. The mystery was eventually solved—after the death of the murderer. This book will reveal the story behind what has been a scary mystery for generations of Penn State students and explain why the Pennsylvania State Police failed to bring her killer to justice.More than a simple true crime story, the book weaves together the events, culture, and attitudes of the late 1960s, memorializing Betsy Aardsma and her time and place in history.
📒Capacities Of Plumbing Stacks In Buildings ✍ Robert S. Wyly
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📒Race Tech S Motorcycle Suspension Bible ✍ Paul Thede
✏Race Tech s Motorcycle Suspension Bible Book Summary : Motorcycle Maintenance.
📒I Work At A Public Library ✍ Gina Sheridan
✏I Work at a Public Library Book Summary : Straight from the library--the strange and bizarre, ready to be checked out! From a patron's missing wetsuit to the scent of crab cakes wafting through the stacks, I Work at a Public Library showcases the oddities that have come across Gina Sheridan's circulation desk. Throughout these pages, she catalogs her encounters with local eccentrics as well as the questions that plague her, such as, "What is the standard length of eyebrow hairs?" Whether she's helping someone scan his face onto an online dating site or explaining why the library doesn't have any dragon autobiographies, Sheridan's bizarre tales prove that she's truly seen it all. Stacked high with hundreds of strange-but-true stories, I Work at a Public Library celebrates librarians and the unforgettable patrons that roam the stacks every day.
📒Casanova Was A Librarian ✍ Kathleen Low
✏Casanova Was a Librarian Book Summary : What do Casanova, Pope Pius XI, Benjamin Franklin and first lady Laura Bush have in common? At one time, all were members of the librarian profession. While librarians are often stereotyped as quiet, shy ladies who wear their gray hair in a dignified bun, that doesn’t reflect the variety and diversity of today’s library professionals. As of 2004, 159,000 people in the United States held the job of librarian. Although only 18 percent of that number was male, the median age for librarians was a young 47—far from the gray-haired, bun-wearing ladies of our imaginations! From pick-up lines to bumper stickers, this volume takes a light-hearted look at the many facets of the librarian occupation. Beginning with statistics, it enumerates gender divisions, personality types, salaries and educational requirements for various types of librarians including public, academic, school and special librarians. Other topics include specific occupational health risks, job-related recreation and novelty gifts for library professionals. Instances of librarians found in prose, poetry, film and musicals are also discussed.
📒Straight Arrow ✍ A.J. Schuster
✏Straight Arrow Book Summary : A tale of life, love and lasers set in the wilds of New Mexico, when it still was wild.
📒Moriarty In The Stacks ✍ Katharine Greenleaf Pedley
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📒Transactions Of The Highland And Agricultural Society Of Scotland ✍ Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland
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