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Book returned to library 145 years overdue

Posted by bronwynr on April 25, 2009

$52,000 fine waived after book stolen during Civil War is given back to Virginia university   >>>

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Google library a windfall for authors

Posted by bronwynr on March 18, 2009

 

Australian authors and publishers are set to receive a windfall from Google’s project to put millions of books online.

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Librarian Nancy Pearl Dips Below The Reading Radar

Posted by bronwynr on January 6, 2009

Although we all can turn to reviews, advertisements or the best-seller lists for some suggestions, many books remain unreviewed and overlooked. I always especially like to look for books that have fallen beneath the reading radar, or books that I think more people ought to know about, because they’re just too good to overlook. Here are some of my recent favorites.

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The Librarian’s Career Guidebook

Posted by bronwynr on November 1, 2008

by Priscilla K. Shontz

The Librarian’s Career Guidebook guides novice librarians, prospective librarians, M.L.S. students, and entry-level librarians, as well as experienced information professionals through the intricacies of finding, getting, keeping, and enhancing jobs, and more.

 

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