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Have Libraries Lessened the Importance of Structured Education? 

There was a time when libraries kept their books under lock and key, stored away behind gates, too precious for anyone to touch. Books were only accessible to university professors or, in the case of the Library Company of Philadelphia, benefactors. Books were still so rare that, in order to preserve them, only a limited …

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Professors as Writers: A Self-Help Guide to Productive Writing 

Title: Professors as Writers: A Self-Help Guide to Productive Writing Author: Robert Boice Publisher: Stillwater, Okla., U.S.A. : New Forums Press, c1990 Call Number: PN151 .B65 1990 From the Publisher: "Here is a proven book to help scholars master writing as a productive, enjoyable, and successful experience -- Author, Robert Boice, prepared this self-help manual …

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I <3 School 

It took me a long time to figure out what to write about on Pressible.  The natural choice would be library things but my agonizingly long run in library school has made me sick almost to death of library literature.  I don’t feel like I have the kind of education to equip me to write …

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