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This is what a librarian looks like : a celebration of libraries, communities, and access to information, Kyle Cassidy

Label
This is what a librarian looks like : a celebration of libraries, communities, and access to information
Title
This is what a librarian looks like
Title remainder
a celebration of libraries, communities, and access to information
Statement of responsibility
Kyle Cassidy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This tribute in text and photos to librarians and libraries in all fifty American states and Canada describes the diverse backgrounds and motivations of today's librarians. Includes original essays by such contributors as Neil Gaiman, George R. R. Martin, and Paula Poundstone
Cataloging source
FMG
Dewey number
020.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
Z682
LC item number
.C37 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Label
This is what a librarian looks like : a celebration of libraries, communities, and access to information, Kyle Cassidy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Alexandria is still burning -- Guest author: Neil Gaiman -- America's first lending library: The Library Company of Philadelphia --Guest author: Amy Dickinson -- A library of mud: Steve Tinney and the Tablet Room at the University of Pennsylvania -- Guest author: Cory Doctorow -- To serve everybody: Nick Higgins, Rikers Island, and the Brooklyn Public Library -- Guest author: Jeff Vandermeer -- The little library that tried: Mary Anne Antonellis and the M. N. Spear Memorial Library, Shutesbury, Massachusetts -- Guest author: John Scalzi -- History you can hold: Julie Bartlett Nelson and the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library, Northampton Massachusetts -- Guest author: Jude Deveraux -- Guest author: Amanda Palmer -- The American Girl: Briony Zlomke Beckstrom and the Franklin Public Library, Franklin, Wisconsin -- Guest author: Nancy Pearl -- Bringing the library to you: Bretagne Byrd and the Lewis & Clark Bookmobile, Montana -- Guest author: Paula Poundstone -- Guest author: Sara Farizan -- A Public Space: Tina Ely and the Greybull Public Library, Wyoming -- Guest author: Peter Sagal -- The Cathedral of Learning: Candice Mack and the Los Angeles Central Library -- Guest author: Samira Ahmed -- Archiving the past: Texas A&M and the University of Iowa: plus George R. R. Martin gives me some thoughts on libraries -- Guest author: Sangu Mandanna -- Afterword: Home again
Control code
ocn985618605
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 234 pages
Isbn
9780316393980
Lccn
2016953679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)985618605
Label
This is what a librarian looks like : a celebration of libraries, communities, and access to information, Kyle Cassidy
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Alexandria is still burning -- Guest author: Neil Gaiman -- America's first lending library: The Library Company of Philadelphia --Guest author: Amy Dickinson -- A library of mud: Steve Tinney and the Tablet Room at the University of Pennsylvania -- Guest author: Cory Doctorow -- To serve everybody: Nick Higgins, Rikers Island, and the Brooklyn Public Library -- Guest author: Jeff Vandermeer -- The little library that tried: Mary Anne Antonellis and the M. N. Spear Memorial Library, Shutesbury, Massachusetts -- Guest author: John Scalzi -- History you can hold: Julie Bartlett Nelson and the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library, Northampton Massachusetts -- Guest author: Jude Deveraux -- Guest author: Amanda Palmer -- The American Girl: Briony Zlomke Beckstrom and the Franklin Public Library, Franklin, Wisconsin -- Guest author: Nancy Pearl -- Bringing the library to you: Bretagne Byrd and the Lewis & Clark Bookmobile, Montana -- Guest author: Paula Poundstone -- Guest author: Sara Farizan -- A Public Space: Tina Ely and the Greybull Public Library, Wyoming -- Guest author: Peter Sagal -- The Cathedral of Learning: Candice Mack and the Los Angeles Central Library -- Guest author: Samira Ahmed -- Archiving the past: Texas A&M and the University of Iowa: plus George R. R. Martin gives me some thoughts on libraries -- Guest author: Sangu Mandanna -- Afterword: Home again
Control code
ocn985618605
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 234 pages
Isbn
9780316393980
Lccn
2016953679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)985618605

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