Posts Tagged: libraries

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How to Impress a Librarian.

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The full comic, created by McPherson College’s Miller Library, is available here.

Source: blogs.mcpherson.edu
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Celebrate National Library Week, April 10-16, 2011!

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And they are:

1. And Tango Makes Three, by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson

Reasons: Homosexuality, Religious Viewpoint, Unsuited to Age Group

2. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie

Reasons: Offensive language, Racism, Sex Education, Sexually Explicit, Unsuited to Age Group, Violence

3. Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley

Reasons: Insensitivity, Offensive Language, Racism, Sexually Explicit

4. Crank, by Ellen Hopkins

Reasons: Drugs, Offensive Language, Sexually Explicit

5. The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins

Reasons: Sexually Explicit, Unsuited to Age Group, Violence

6. Lush, by Natasha Friend

Reasons: Drugs, Offensive Language, Sexually Explicit, Unsuited to Age Group

7. What My Mother Doesn’t Know, by Sonya Sones

Reasons: Sexism, Sexually Explicit, Unsuited to Age Group

8. Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By In America, by Barbara Ehrenreich

Reasons: Drugs, Inaccurate, Offensive Language, Political Viewpoint, Religious Viewpoint

9. Revolutionary Voices, edited by Amy Sonnie

Reasons: Homosexuality, Sexually Explicit

10. Twilight, by Stephenie Meyer

Reasons: Religious Viewpoint, Violence

How many have you read?

Source: americanlibrariesmagazine.org
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Another photo of people guarding Egypt’s New Library of Alexandria from potential vandalism and/or looting.

Source: bibalex.org
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A photo of people guarding Egypt’s New Library of Alexandria from potential vandalism and/or looting.

Source: bibalex.org