The Librarian's Book of Quotes

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$22.00
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$ 19.80
Item Number: 
978-0-8389-0988-1
Published: 
2009
Publisher: 
ALA Editions
Pages: 
120
Width: 
5 12"
Height: 
6 12"
Format: 
Softcover
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Celebrate librarianship and the love of libraries with this charming collection of quotes! Tatyana Eckstrand has compiled nearly three hundred of the most insightful, thought-provoking, and inspiring aphorisms about the library profession.

Writers from Shakespeare to Ray Bradbury and librarians from John Cotton Dana to Nancy Pearl are gathered together to sing the praises of librarians' skills, values, and the amazing institutions they support. Citations are provided to the original source material, and a handy biographical dictionary provides background on individuals who may not be household names. With its broad selection of sayings that pay honor to their work and commitment, The Librarian's Book of Quotes is a perfect gift for information professionals and lovers of libraries.

Tatyana Eckstrand

Tatyana Eckstrand received her MLS from the University of Buffalo and is currently a project manager and senior cataloger for the Donohue Group, Inc., a prominent library contract services firm. Prior to this position, she spent a large portion of her career as Head of Technical Services at several small academic libraries. In addition to collecting quotes, Eckstrand enjoys gardening, nature photography, dancing, and exploring jazz. She and her partner live in Bloomfield, Connecticut, and share their home with their dog and two cats.

"…a fabulous and entertaining compilation of quotations on and about libraries."
--The Midwest Book Review

"The quotes are sometimes moving, sometimes funny, sometimes irreverent, but always dead-on ... This book is a gem."
--The Voice