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  • Library Membership Case Study

    working at the North Metropolitan College of TAFE (formerly Central Institute of Technology). I am keen to be heavily involved in the changing nature of the public library and am enthusiastic about being part of initiating exciting events that can attract people to the library. Eligibility for Associate Membership of the Australian Library and Information Association I am eligible for the Associate Membership of the Australian…

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  • Evaluating Two Most Important Facets Of The Library Experience

    evaluate two very important facets of the library experience, the library environment and the staff’s interactions within that space. With that noted, my personal goal was simply to pay attention. This goal might seem small, but whenever I visit a library, my attention is usually focused on some question that needs to be answered and I remember little about my experience outside of the information I was looking for. A second goal was to observe the library as objectively as I could. I did my…

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  • Library Of Congress Cataloging System Analysis

    The Library of Congress Cataloging System (LCCS) has long reflected the importance of author’s voice in works of literature by including subheadings such as: Hispanic Americans—fiction; American poetry--Jewish authors; American lesbians--literary collections, etc., while scholarly works of nonfiction, assumed to be impartial, have not been classified in this manner. Therefore, it is not possible to measure who the authors of those works are, and whether, for instance, any of the works located…

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  • The Queens Borough Public Library: Business Analysis

    The Queens Borough Public Library (also known as Queens Library) is one of the three library systems operating in New York City. The library has 62 locations all across Queens. Volunteering at the library for the past two summers has allowed me to further understand how Queens Library operates. I have always been curious about how the library system is able to be interconnected with all 62 branches. As a kid, I always wondered how they were able to keep track of everything. I could return and…

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  • Eleanor Roosevelt's Speech: What Libraries Mean To The Nation

    Libraries all around the world are closing because of the advancement of technology that exists in our world today. There seems to be less need for libraries because of websites like Google, where you can get results instantly, where in a library it would takes a few minutes, possibly hours to find what you are looking for. Throughout the years, technology has become more advanced and it has introduced a type of book called an e-book, which is a book that can be read on electronic devices such…

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  • Libraries Are Obsolete By David Lankes: An Analysis

    Library the Noun Are physical libraries really going to stay important with the Internet quickly becoming the monopoly of information for students, and even experts? Libraries have been around for so long that sometimes they are taken for granted. Has the Internet stolen the niche that libraries have held onto for centuries? Or do these two things have the capabilities to coexist? The real question is whether they will just survive in this transition or thrive in it. Some of the different…

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  • Argumentative Essay: The Collapse Of Local Library

    The local library has been invaluable over the course of my school career; so, I’m not surprised by the statistic that “90% of Americans say the closing of their local public library would impact their community and 67% said it would affect them and their families” (“Americans and Public Libraries” 1). I would be devastated if my local library were to close, and thus sympathize with Zadie Smith and the community of Willesden Green of London, UK who are being affected by the closing of their…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Why Libraries Are Banning Books

    Why libraries are banning books? I don’t think that's The Call of the Wild book is violent for 8th graders. I had read the first chapter of the book I don't think that the book is violent for 8th graders. A school board may say that they think this book are violent for students. Libraries should not ban the books because they are not violent for 8th graders. Don’t ban the book because how you will ban the books people will choose that book to read because they want to know why libraries had…

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  • The Importance Of Interest In The Academic Library

    In the academic library that I chose to examine, finding the reference desk is no easy task for the unfamiliar patron. With three major entrances and six floors to navigate, this library is an epitome of what most libraries would strive to have: boundless space for patrons and a vast, growing collection. The patron, however, could easily take one glance at this gargantuan building and easily become overwhelmed, despite the services that this one building contains, such as being combined with…

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  • The Importance Of The Library Card By Richard Wright

    Intellect can invoke a series of ideas that affect people in a positive or negative manner. The essays “The Library Card” by Richard Wright and “Learning to Read and Write” by Frederick Douglass, both emphasize the importance and epitomize the significance in being educated. In both cases, knowledge destabilizes them and causes them to develop a hatred for themselves and others. In addition, they both realize that the knowledge they have acquired does not make freedom any less evasive. On a…

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