The librarian's book of lists [electronic resource] / edited by George M. Eberhart.

Chicago : American Library Association, 2010.
1 online resource (130 p.)


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The mixture of serious topics, tongue-in-cheek items, and outright silliness provides something to please everyone familiar with libraries, making a fun read and a wonderful gift.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 115-118).
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  • 5 things that make a library
  • 8 past predictions about libraries and information in the future
  • 3 rules of the librarians of time and space
  • 10 suggestions for a library-related Ben and Jerry's flavor
  • 10 gifts for your librarian friends
  • 10 things Microsoft's "Ms. Dewey" used to say
  • The Seattle book examiner's top 20 things librarians in public libraries wish patrons knew or did
  • The Swiss Army librarian's top 10 pet peeves about patrons
  • 10 commandments for borrowers of books
  • 6 birds that make library-related sounds
  • Larry Nix's top 10 libraries on postage stamps
  • 15 favorite library postcards
  • Top 10 library blogs
  • Top 16 book blogs
  • Top 60 subject blogs and news sources
  • Norman Stevens's 10 best children's picture books that feature libraries and librarians
  • 10 librarians in adult fiction
  • 25 offbeat book titles
  • Martha Spear's top 10 reasons to be a librarian
  • Scott Douglas's 10 reasons to be (and not to be) a librarian
  • Top 10 ways to make sure potential applicants for your library job are turned off by your ad
  • 10 recruitment vows for librarians
  • Roy Tennant's top 10 things library administrators should know about technology
  • Leigh Anne Vrabel's 10 things to do when you are a library director
  • Jenny Levine's mindset list for library school students
  • Sean Fitzpatrick's 7 cool tools that librarians should know about
  • Key dates in American library history
  • 5 movies with the worst librarian stereotypes
  • 5 movies with librarian role models
  • 3 TV shows with librarians
  • 12 librarians who came back to haunt
  • Top 15 books about real librarians
  • 12 librarians who were poets
  • 14 ways public libraries are good for the country
  • Ranganathan's 5 laws of library science (updated)
  • Michael Gorman's revised laws of library science
  • John Cotton Dana's 12 rules for reading
  • Top 25 largest libraries in North America
  • Ten unusual rare-book genres
  • 10 book curses
  • 10 intriguing paper defects
  • Stephen Leary's top 10 ways to exit a library
  • Booklist editors' best American fiction, 1980-2005
  • Top 10 challenged books, 1990-2000
  • Other challenged books, 2001-2009
  • Top 12 silly reasons to ban a book
  • 10 most popular ALA celebrity READ posters
  • What to do when the media calls
  • How to say "where is the library?" in 50 different languages
  • Top 10 library music videos.
  • 1-283-09331-6
  • 9786613093318
  • 0-8389-9083-5
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