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Subject: Libraries FAQ, v. 2.1, part 10/10

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Libraries FAQ 2.1 http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Acropolis/1107 Anthony Wilson paw@iglou.com Libraries FAQ Section 9 Miscellanea 9.1 Where can I read more about librarianship? 9.2 Where is the Cool Library of the Week? 9.3 Does my library have a library cat? 9.4 Where can I find library related clipart? 9.5 Where can I find free stuff for librarians and educators? 9.6 What is the biggest, ... or the first, ... or the oldest, ... or the most popular...etc.? 9.1 Where can I read more about librarianship? Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science / editors: Allen Kent & Harold Lancour. New York: M. Dekker, 1968. Encyclopedia of Library History / edited by Wayne A. Wiegard & Donald G. Davis, Jr. New York: Garland, 1994. Whole Library Handbook 2 / compiled by George M. Eberhart. Chicago: ALA, 1995. http://www.ala.org/editions/wlh/wlh.html. 9.2 What library is the Cool Library of the Week? It could be your library. Go to the Cool Library of the Week page: http://www.colosys.net/coolib/ 9.3 Does my library have a library cat? If it does, it should be listed in the Library Cats Map of the United States : http://www.ironfrog.com/catsmap.html 9.4 Where can I find library-related clipart? The Library Graphics page has GIFs of books, computers, Batgirl and other library related images: http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Acropolis/2161/graphics/ Stephanie Stokes, of Library Media & PR, has some free banners to help promote your library. Also, check out her links to free clipart, fonts and web page design information: http://www.ssdesign.com/librarypr/ Sue Meyers' Library Clipart Collection has a wide assortment of book related gifs: http://www.netins.net/showcase/meyers/library_clipart/clipart.html You'll find colorful variations on the ALA international symbol for libraries at Chris Olson & Associates: http://chrisolson.com/ALAsymbols.html Lynne LeGrow has a collection of Library Clipart to aid the library professional, and entertain the bibliophile: http://home.istar.ca/~allegrow/libraryclipart.htm A great place to start a search for clipart is the Web Clipart site of the Mining Co. Bobbie Peachey has organized the links to hundreds of free clipart sites into helpful categories (books, computers, office, etc.): http://webclipart.miningco.com 9.5 Where can I find free stuff for librarians and educators? Bibliomania's Contest Links has information on literary trivia contests and sweepstakes, http://members.aol.com/bibliomnia/home/winbks.htm. "Is your taste in books hardcover first edition but your budget yard sale paperback? Then try these links to contests around the web. You could win books or other reading accessories!" 9.6 What is the biggest, ... or the first, ... or the oldest, ... or the most popular ... etc.? What public library is the largest in the world? Where was the world's first library science school was located? What famous lover once worked as a librarian? All these answers and much more can be found at Info Connect Lists of Library Records, http://www.users.dircon.co.uk/~kush/Page16.htm . Answers: New York Public Library Columbia University Casanova (librarian for Count Von Waldstein)