Sacred stacks

the higher purpose of libraries and librarianship
  • 156 Pages
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American Library Association , Chicago
StatementNancy Kalikow Maxwell.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 156 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17841312M
ISBN 100838909175
LC Control Number2006000573
OCLC/WorldCa62878680

Sacred Stacks book. Read 24 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Librarianship as a calling is a powerful perspective. Many librarians /5. In her book, Sacred Stacks, Nancy Kalikow Maxwell makes an argument for the library as sacred space.

There is an awe-inspiring and arguably religious aspect of library architecture and atmosphere, and it seems that librarians are the venerated high priests of this age-old by:   In her book, Sacred Stacks, Nancy Kalikow Maxwell makes an argument for the library as sacred space.

There is an awe-inspiring and arguably religious aspect of library architecture and atmosphere, and it seems that librarians are the venerated high priests of this age-old institution/5(3).

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Her library publishing credits include Sacred Stacks: The Higher Purpose of Libraries and Librarianship () and, as a contributor, Writing and Publishing: The Librarian’s Handbook () and Librarians as Community Partners: An Outreach Handbook ().4/5(3).

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Maxwell entitled, Sacred Stacks: The Higher Purpose of Libraries and Librarianship (ALA, ). Maxwell, a veteran librarian currently serving as the library director at the Miami Dade College North Campus Library, reflects in Sacred Stacks on the nature of the.

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Dimensions: Length: 4 3/8" Width: 5 1/2" Height: 7 3/4". Maxwell's down-to-earth candor combined with scholarly insight is designed to inspire and enlighten her library peers and colleagues. Drawing from history, sociology and philosophy, Sacred Stacks voices the importance of the library profession and libraries as community institutions in a secular time.

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We finally got the first book in. The library as a sacred institution. In her book "Sacred Stacks: The Higher Purpose of Libraries and Librarianship", Nancy Kalikow Maxwell discusses how libraries are capable of performing some of the same functions as religion.

Many librarians feel that their work is done for some higher purpose. Sacred Stacksanswers his plea by discussing not users’ needs but users’ souls.

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