Librarian Essays

  • Ala's Argument Against Using The Library Bill Of Rights

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    The best solution, in this case, would definitely be the first alternative. Using the Library Bill of Rights to argue against the fact that libraries should be exempt from this kind of ruling as it violates the librarians’ intellectual and academic freedom. Librarians similar to college professors in which they should be allowed the same amount of freedom to speak and publish in the areas of their expertise. Vigilance would be the Walker Public Library's best defense for protecting these rights.

  • Harry Potter: The Negative Impacts Of Banning Books

    1594 Words  | 7 Pages

    Did you know that one of the most popular series in the world, “Harry Potter”, was banned because of witchcraft? Believe it or not, banning these books is causing more harm than good. Banning books needs to stop because of the potential negative impacts that accompanies the banning of books. The petitions and requests to ban a book usually happens because a certain group of peoples’ views counteract with what the book is discussing. This causes library, teacher, group, or bookstore to consider banning

  • Eudora Welty Biography

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    and the impact it had on her life. The intensity and value of Welty’s early experiences with reading and books is displayed through her descriptions of the librarian, Mrs. Calloway, her own experiences with reading, and the descriptions of her mother’s influence on her life as a reader. Welty’s descriptions of Mrs. Calloway, the town librarian, reveals the importance

  • Examples Of Feminist Ethnography

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    Thick description Observation is a systematic approach of data collection. Researchers use different methods to understand people behavior in natural way. As I complete my assignment on the observation in the library. My first goal in this assignment was to observe something where I "really expected something to happen." Linnaeus University 's library is a big library. It has three floors. There are number of staff members who always help to the students to find different books as well as to

  • Sandra Cisneros Vignette Louie, His Cousin And His Other Feet (1991)

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    In Sandra Cisneros vignette Louie, His Cousin & His Other Cousin (1991), Sandra Cisneros is trying to express the fact that sometimes criminals do not have bad intentions when they commit crimes. Sandra supports her view by describing Louie’s cousin with details that are not normally characteristics of an actual thief. Sandra’s purpose is to challenge the assumptions that people have for criminals. People who would benefit from this story are those who continue to make assumptions about others when

  • Mick Harte Was Here Research Paper

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    I have always been and forever will be in love with reading. I realized this when I was in fourth grade with my teacher Mrs. Gokey. She had light brown curly hair with a few blonde strands here or there up to her shoulders, stood almost 6 feet tall, and had the gentlest hazel eyes a person could have. Mrs. Gokey would read us books every Friday as a sort of treat for getting through the week. One of her first reads was the book "Mick Harte Was Here". The paper thin book was about a 12 year old boy

  • Bridges Bay Library Case Summary

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    This case study presents an incident that occurred in Bridges Bay Public Library. The director of the library, Joseph Calenda, has to decide what should be done about the homeless people, standing in the lobby of the library. Calenda is the manager being graded on in this case study. Due to the cold weather, a group of homeless people stood in the lobby to stay warm. Many of the patrons visiting the library complained about their presence and the director convened a meeting with the department heads

  • Parton Address

    655 Words  | 3 Pages

    This public library’s database have a lot of flaws due to the fact that it only has one large file for all transactions that occur. There is minimal information collected when a book is checked out. This will lead to problems when adding a new record, modifying an existing record, deleting a record, querying a record, and much more. If a new book is purchased and needs to be added into the database, it would be impossible because there is no field relevant for that transaction. If a patron’s address

  • Emma Dialectical Journal

    1519 Words  | 7 Pages

    “What book are you reading this week?” I asked my new friend, Emma. “Oh, I’m just reading Harry Potter,” she replied, not lifting her head up to look at me. With the start of middle school, I had few friends on top of transferring to a new school. So when I spotted Emma on the first day of school, reading a book amongst a vast sea of white polo shirts and navy blue shorts and skirts, I knew she was going to be one of my new friends. At that time, I did not particularly like reading because my parents

  • November Stillness Character Analysis

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    A major character, Mr. Weems, in the book December Stillness by Mary Downing Hahn dies near the end of the book in what seems like a tragic accident but even though his death was tragic, it was not an accident. He intentionally walked out in front of the car which struck and killed him. December Stillness is a novel about a girl named Kelly who tries to get to know and understand a man named Mr. Weems, who is severely haunted by the acts which he and others committed in Vietnam and who would come

  • Civic Engagement Activity

    630 Words  | 3 Pages

    The Civic Engagement Activity that I choose to participate in was volunteering at the Madera County Library. My Civic engagement took place in my community library and I volunteered there for four days, which were the 15th, 20th, 22th, and the 23rd. The Madera County library provides its community with numerous services that have many benefits to them. I believe that volunteer service for this organization is important because it is a service that can be utilized by the community members and it is

  • Banned Books In Fahrenheit 451, By Ray Bradbury

    763 Words  | 4 Pages

    "Banned." The word alone sprouts dark, negative emotions, primarily associated with books. The dictionary explains the word "banned" as "to prohibit, forbid, or bar; interdict," or even "to pronounce an ecclesiastical curse upon." People and society banned books ever since long ago, from the children's book of Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss to Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl and ironically Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. Even the classic children's fairy tale The Grimm Brothers' Fairy Tales

  • Strangers In The Dumpster: A Narrative Fiction

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    It all started when Luna Winters; she just got her 1st book report of the year. Luna wasn’t the smartest in her class. She got a project from her teacher; she went to this place called a “library.” She walked into the library. She had slowly opened the doors. Luna didn’t find anything interesting and she was just about to leave the library, but she realized she needed a book. She grabbed a random book not looking at the cover at all. ‘Carl’ who worked there said “Don’t open….book….you….trapped…

  • Comparing Go Ahead Boys And The Racing Motor Boat

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    I have 8 old books for sale. Four of the books still have their dust jacket. I have went through each book and tried to note any damage. Canoe Mates In Canada or Afloat on the Saskatchewan - Written by St George Rathborne & published by Goldsmith - No printing date listed - Dust jacket has some soiling and tatters on edges. The red cover in good shape, pages are good, a few stains and browning of pages. The Go Ahead Boys and The Racing Motor Boat - Written by Ross Kay & published by Goldsmith

  • Informative Speech About Memory

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    Memory is an event that happens in your life, even once. What is your favorite memory or the memory you can’t forget? I am Joyce Lee, the girl who studies in Kang Chiao International School (KCIS) Later, I am going to share you some of my family members’ memory. They include my mom’s memory, my grandma’s memory, and my cousin’s memory. These memories for them are memorable, and those memories stick in their mind forever. I would like to pass these memories on to my future family. This time, I

  • Little Women Characteristics

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    The Characteristics of a New Female Image from Little Women 一、 The Definition of a New Female Image In Little women, Louisa May shaped the new female image: independence in economy, education and family, as well as deconstructed the patriarchal theory, highlighted that female were no longer regarded as the second sex. 二、 The Analyze of a New Female Image in Little Women The feminine consciousness of independence The feminine consciousness of freedom and equality The feminine consciousness of possessing

  • Nt1310 Unit 1 Assignment

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    Background 1. There are and could be numerous reasons that it was done in this manner. I believe one of the reasons was that it could be because the instructor wants the students to be familiar with Ryerson Library Database, which would be highly beneficial for us when it comes to finding other articles, books, or academic material in the future. Another reason could be because it is a legal issue which is explained in the question below. Lastly, it could be because students are relatively

  • Reese Library Research Paper

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    The place that has intrigued me and pulls not only my attention, but also others in the University is known as the Reese Library. It is located somewhat in the middle of the Jaguar Student Activity center. Reese Library came about when Kathrine Reese Pamplin and her husband donated $250,000 to the University System of Georgia Board of Regents in 1972 (about). The amount they donate help speed up the process for the funds to build the building to be approve of, considering it was $2.5 million for

  • How Did The Library Of Benjamin Franklin Affect His Community

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    In the 1720’s, Benjamin Franklin organized a group who called themselves the Junto in Philadelphia. The Junto figured out that most colonies had some book collectors, or book sellers so they wanted all citizens to gain knowledge and read. Most of the citizens could not afford to buy the books though. Although, the Junto organized a subscription lending library which was any man could read books that are available in the library and the subscribers could borrow books to be returned later. This made

  • The Pros And Cons Of Banned Books

    1091 Words  | 5 Pages

    Banning Literacy More than 11,300 books have been banned since the year 1982; that comes out to be 33 books a year (Celebrating the Freedom to Read). The book “Cut” just happened to be one of those 33 books in 2009. “Cut” is about a 15 year old girl who is in a residential treatment facility to overcome her self harm and learns about other kind of self destruction and eventually wants to get better. This book was banned because it “taught” young adults to harm themselves. The difference between