The cockroach

Manley, Will
November 1995
Booklist;Nov95, Vol. 92 Issue 5, p436
Advocates a renewed emphasis on traditional book-oriented librarianship. Author's observations while visiting a computer store and a bookstore in an outdoor shopping center; Long-term advantages of books; Librarians' image as coordinators of computer services rather than as lovers of books; Advertisement of the Milwaukee County Library System in Wisconsin; Comparison of a book and a cockroach in terms of permanency.


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