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The Card Catalog

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ISBN : 9781452158587
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Library of Congress brings booklovers an enriching tribute to the power of the written word and to the history of our most beloved books. Featuring more than 200 full-color images of original catalog cards, first edition book covers, and photographs from the library's magnificent archives, this collection is a visual celebration of the rarely seen treasures in one of the world's most famous libraries and the brilliant catalog system that has kept it organized for hundreds of years. Packed with engaging facts on literary classics—from Ulysses to The Cat in the Hat to Shakespeare's First Folio to The Catcher in the Rye—this package is an ode to the enduring magic and importance of books.

Librarian S Guide To Writing For Professional Publication

Author : Marta Mestrovic Deyrup
ISBN : 9781440837692
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Professional publication can take your career to the next level. Use this guide to learn the best ways to share your expertise and show commitment to the profession through publishing. • Presents a complete and up-to-date guide that covers all types of writing and publishing, intended specifically for librarians • Provides ready-made templates that greatly simplify the writing process and covers new writing and promotional opportunities, such as blogging and using social media • Helps librarians meet the challenge of "publish or perish"

Game Faces

Author : Peter Devereaux
ISBN : 9781588346346
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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A charming gift book showcasing baseball cards from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries alongside photos from the early days of the nation's beloved pastime Game Faces showcases rare and colorful baseball cards from the Library of Congress's Benjamin K. Edwards Collection, bringing to life an era of American history that saw the game explode in popularity. Marrying gems from the collection's 2,100 baseball cards to images of American life from 1887 to 1914, the book also offers engaging insights into the players and the game, giving readers an intimate view of both baseball's development and American culture at the turn of the twentieth century. The book highlights cards depicting many of the game's first stars--including Ty Cobb, Cy Young, and Christy Mathewson--as well as less widely known figures, shown with extravagant ornamentation and boldly juxtaposed colors that render the cards works of art in their own right. Game Faces is a rich, engrossing history of the baseball card and the ways that it has illustrated and influenced American culture as a whole. It is a must-have for those who love baseball.

Women In The Academy

Author : Nichola D. Gutgold
ISBN : 9781498520355
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This edited collection examines women’s roles in the academy. Statistics show that women outnumber men in most universities and that women’s pay still lags behind men’s, but the numbers only hint at the broader story. This edited collection fills that gap with the stories of twelve women—from part-time faculty to college presidents—who answer key questions such as why they pursued a career in the academy and how they handled childcare issues and sexism in the workplace. Advice, encouragement, and caution are offered to guide those considering a career in the academy and those already in academe who are wondering about their options. This book is recommended for burgeoning female scholars and for established scholars of any gender in women’s studies, gender studies, higher education, and communication studies.

Library Journal

Author : Melvil Dewey
ISBN : UOM:39015036909706
Genre : Libraries
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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

The Non Designer S Design Book

Author : Robin Williams
ISBN : 9780132103923
Genre : Computers
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A lot has happened in the world of digital design since the first edition of this title was published, but one thing remains true: There is an ever-growing number of people attempting to design pages with no formal training. This book is the one place they can turn to find quick, non-intimidating, excellent design help from trusted design instructor Robin Williams. This revised classic--now in full color--includes a new section on the hot topic of Color itself. In The Non-Designer's Design Book, 3rd Editio n, Robin turns her attention to the basic principles that govern good design. Readers who follow her clearly explained concepts will produce more sophisticated and professional pages immediately. Humor-infused, jargon-free prose interspersed with design exercises, quizzes, and illustrations make learning a snap--which is just what audiences have come to expect from this best-selling author.

Flicc Newsletter

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ISBN : UIUC:30112018329604
Genre : Government libraries
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The Reading House

Author : Diane DiMemmo
ISBN : 9781483569598
Genre : Family & Relationships
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The Reading House fills the need for a book to help parents encourage the literacy development of their children at home. Easy to follow and play, these games and experiences can be quickly incorporated into any family’s busy day. In addition, The Reading House describes nine skill sets that must work together for children to become strong, independent readers. These methods will show parents the plan for encouraging language acquisition and reading success from babyhood to the completion of fifth grade. The Reading House is different from other “how to teach reading” books in that it provides strategies to help beginning, challenged, uninspired, and advanced readers. Central to all of these activities is the importance of loving literature to make reading a fun, eagerly anticipated habit. Easily adaptable to classroom and tutoring scenarios, The Reading House can become a valuable guidebook shared between home and the traditional learning environment to enhance student learning and success.

The Library World

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ISBN : NYPL:33433003310848
Genre : Library science
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Author : Crozer Theological Seminary
ISBN : UIUC:30112109567898
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