Maxwell, Nancy Kalikow. Sacred Stacks: The Higher Purpose of Libraries and Librarianship. Chicago: American Library Association, 2006. ISBN 0838909175. Price $32.00.
Is a library heaven on earth? Nancy Kalikow Maxwell explores the religious and spiritual aspects of that most public of institutions, the library, through its history. The first keepers of books were [...]
Crowley, Bill. Spanning the Theory-Practice Divide In Library and Information Science. Scarecrow, 2005. ISBN 0810851652. $45.00. Purchase from Amazon.com.
Spanning the Theory-Practice Divide in Library & Information Science, by Bill Crowley, is an analysis of the reasons why “faculty-generated scholarship” is often irrelevant, seldom applied, or sometimes unacknowledged by practitioners. The author [...]