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By Anna Claybourne

This publication presents a wealthy resource of knowledge with greatest influence and minimal muddle. precisely a thousand evidence are lined by means of a hundred issues, every one with 10 key issues that offer an easy yet memorable deal with at the topic. attention-grabbing details panels in addition to prolonged captions magnify this quickly hearth technique.

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Charles Medawar, The Social Audit Consumer’s Handbook Z As a child, my number-one best friend was the librarian in my grade school. I actually believed that all of those books belonged to her. Erma Bombeck « 39 » Anyone who has a library and a garden wants for nothing. Marcus Tullius Cicero « 40 » Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation. Walter Cronkite c The library is our house of intellect, our transcendental university, with one exception: no one graduates from a library.

Richard Armour, Light Armour K Classification, broadly defined, is the act of organizing the universe of knowledge into some systematic order. It has been considered the most fundamental activity of the human mind. Lois Mai Chan, Cataloging and Classification: An Introduction J It takes daily hands-on skill to go hunting for information in just the right way in just the right places. It is a special skill that few home computer users will ever be able to develop to a professional librarian’s level of speed and precision.

Vartan Gregorian, keynote address, White House Conference on School Libraries The free library is a living room to an ordinary citizen, a treasury to a researcher, and a chamber of horrors to a dictator. org Z Not only does a library contain “infinite riches in a little room,” but we may sit at home and yet be in all quarters of the earth. John Lubbock, The Pleasures of Life L The free access to information is not a privilege, but a necessity for any free society. Edward Asner J Show me a computer expert that gives a damn, and I’ll show you a librarian.

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