Thursday, November 12, 2009

The Librarian’s Book of Quotes

The Librarian’s Book of Quotes. Tatyana Eckstrand, comp. Chicago: American Library Association, 2010. 021.7 Dowd ISBN 978-0-8389-1000-9

Tatyana Eckstrand has compiled nearly three hundred of the most insightful, thought-provoking, and inspiring aphorisms about the library profession. Writers from Shakespeare to Ray Bradbury and librarians from John Cotton Dana to Nancy Pearl are gathered together to sing the praises of librarians' skills, values, and the amazing institutions they support. Citations are provided to the original source material, and a handy biographical dictionary provides background on individuals who may not be household names.