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Library Essays - Papers Related To The Work Of Public Libraries
by Various
Binding: Paperback, 440 pages
Publisher: Maine Press
Weight: 1.22 pound
Dimension: H: 0.75 x L: 8.5 x W: 0.48 inches
ISBN 10: 1406730084
ISBN 13: 9781406730081
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LIBRARY ESSAYS PAPERS RELATED TO THE WORK OF PUBLIC LIBRARIES ARTHUR E. BOSTWICK, PH. D. THE H. W. WILSON COMPANY NEW YORK 1920 PREFACE Tlie author of these papers began his service in librarianship in April, 1895. He celebrates his silver jubilee by gathering them into a single volume. Be fore becoming a librarian he had worked for many years as teacher, editor and journalist, and the use of the pen having become second nature, he took it up in behalf of libraries and librarians, somewhat sooner, perhaps, than experience would warrant. However, the papers reflect to a certain extent the progress of library work during the past quarter century. A. E. B. CONTENTS PAINS AND PENALTIES IN LIBRARY WOEK 3 Bead at the Magnolia Conference of the American Library Association, . June, 1902. A. L. A. Proceedings, 1902, p. 29 34 How LIBRARIANS CHOOSE BOOKS 17 Public Libraries, April, 1903, p. 137 41 THE WORK OF THE SMALL PUBLIC LIBRARY 29 Library Journal, August, 1903, p. 596 600 LAY CONTROL IN LIBRARIES AND ELSEWHERE 39 Read before the Trustees Section of the American Library Association, at the Niag ara Conference. A. L. A. Proceedings, 1903, p. 199 202 THE WHOLE DUTY OP A LIBRARY TRUSTEE FROM A LIBRARIANS STANDPOINT 49 An address before the Trustees Section of the American Library Association. A. L. A. Proceedings, 1906, p. 40 4 THE BAYS WORK SOME CONDITIONS AND SOME IDEALS 59 Presidential address before the New York Li brary Association, Lake Placid, September 21, 1903. Library Journal,, October, 1903, p. 704 7 LIBRARY STATISTICS 69 Library Journal, January, 1904, p. 5 8 viii CONTENTS OLD PROBABILITIES IN THE LIBRARY His MODEST VATICINATIONS 79 Read before the Pennsylvania Library Club, Philadelphia, May 9, 1904. Library Jour nal, October, 1904, p. 517 23 THE LOVE OP BOOKS AS A BASIS FOE LIBRARIAN SHIP 97 Head before the New York Library Associa tion, Twilight Park, September, 1906. Li brary Journal, February, 1907, p. 51 5 THE LIBRARY AS THE EDUCATIONAL CENTER OF A TOWN . . . , in Public Libraries, May, 1907, p. 171 4 THE LIBRARIAN AS A CENSOR 121 Presidential address before the American Li brary Association, Lake Minnetonka Confer ence, June, 1908. Library Journal, July, 1908, p. 257 64 How TO RAISE THE STANDARD OF BOOK SELECTION 141 Head at the meeting of the Library commis sions of the New England States, Hartford, Conn., February 11, 1909. Public Librar ies, May, 1909, p. 163 7 LIBRARY CIRCULATION AT LONG RANGE 221 Library Journal, July, 1913, p. 391 4 CONFLICTS OF JURISDICTION IN LIBRARY SYS TEMS 231 Read before the round table of branch librar ians at the Washington conference, May 28, 1914. Library Journal, August, 1914, p. 588 91 CONTENTS ix THREE KINDS OF T. TRRA R. TA NTS 341 Bead before the Missouri Library Associa tion, Sedalia, November 18, 1914 . Public Libraries, January, 1915, p, 1 4 February, 1915, p. 47 50 SCHOOL LIBRARIES AND MENTAL TRAINING 255 School Review, June, 1915, p. 395 405 THE LIBRARY AND THE BUSINESS MAN 269 A luncheon address to the Advertising Club of St. Louis. Library Journal, April, 1917, p. 259 64 SYSTEM IN THE LIBRARY 153 Read before the Missouri State Library Asso ciation, Columbia, Mo., October 28, 1909. Library Journal, November, 190 9, p. 476 82 THE EXPLOITATION OF THE PUBLIC LIBRARY 171 Address before the American Library Asso ciation at the Pasadena Conference, May 19, 1911. A. L. A. Proceedings, 1911, p. 60 5 SERVICE SYSTEMS IN LIBRARIES 183 Library journal, June, 1912, p. 299 304 EFFICIENCY RECORDS IN LIBRARIES 199 Library Journal, March, 1913, p. 131 3 MAL EMPLOY IENT IN THE LIBRARY 205 Read before the Iowa Library Association. lov a Library Quarterly, October, 1912, p. 247 52 COST OF ADMINISTRATION 217 Report to the American Library Institute. Public Libraries, December, 1912, p. 416 18 x CONTENTS POETS, LIBRARIES AND REALITIES 283 An address at the opening of the new build ing of the Indianapolis Public Library ...


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