A Passion for Books

Lawrence Clark Powell

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A Passion for Books

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  • Title: A Passion for Books
  • Author: Lawrence Clark Powell
  • ISBN: 9780837167831
  • Page: 409
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. Gregg on said:

      As a 21st century librarian, I wonder what Powell would make of the state of librarianship today. In his essays, he expresses disdain for much of what I learned in my library science studies. Because of his focus on books as the soul of libraries, and not information, his work often seems quaint and out of date. However, his love of books and library service are strong. Some of the essays in this collection, as with any collection, are better than others. If you are a librarian, it's worth readi [...]

    2. Erin on said:

      A seminal text, in my opinion, with foreshadowing of what was to come in the "Information Age." I found part 1 much more enjoyable than part 2, which was rather clinical. All in all a joyful celebration of the written word.

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