Library Essays; Papers Related to the Work of Public Libraries by Bostwick

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Author Bostwick, Arthur E. (Arthur Elmore), 1860-1942
LoC No. 20026991
Title Library Essays; Papers Related to the Work of Public Libraries
Contents Pains and penalties in library work -- How librarians choose books -- The work of the small public library -- Lay control in libraries and elsewhere -- The whole duty of a library trustee: from a librarian's standpoint -- The day's work: some conditions and some ideals -- Library statistics -- Old probabilities in the library: his modest vaticinations -- The love of books as a basis for librarianship -- The library as the educational center of a town -- The librarian as a censor -- How to raise the standard of book selection -- Library circulation at long range -- Conflicts of jurisdiction in library systems -- Three kinds of librarians -- School libraries and mental training -- The library and the business man -- System in the library -- The exploitation of the public library -- Service systems in libraries -- Efficiency records in libraries -- Mal-employment in the library -- Cost of administration -- Poets, libraries and realities -- The church and the public library -- The future of library work -- Popularizing music through the library -- Two cardinal sins -- A message to beginners -- Luck in the library -- The library as a museum -- The library and the locality.
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Language English
LoC Class Z: Bibliography, Library science
Subject Library science
Subject Public libraries
Category Text
EBook-No. 58241
Release Date
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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