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The backs of books, and other essays in librarianship

Bishop, William Warner, 1871-1955

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  • Format Books
  • Publication Freeport, N.Y. : Books for Libraries Press, [1968]
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • ix, 338 pages ; 22 cm
  • OCLC ocm00451396


  • Reprint of the 1926 ed.


  • The backs of books.--The Vatican Library; some notes by a student.--The Vatican Library; twenty-five years after.--Book-hunting in Rome.--Should the librarian be a bibliophile.--A decade of library progress in America.--The amount of help to be given to readers.--Two unsolved problems in library work.--Training in the use of books.--Cataloging as an asset.--The theory of reference work.--Leadership through learning.--Changing ideals in librarianship.--Our college and university libraries; a survey and a program.--The library and post-school education.--The American Library Association at the crossroads.--The record of science.--Fashions in books
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