Essays Tagged: "Librarian"

Stereotyped Librarians in Movies

Stereotyped Librarians in MoviesWhat do you think of when you hear the word "librarian"? Several years ago 100 p ... ibrarian"? Several years ago 100 people were surveyed and asked what they thought of as the typical librarian. The results showed that most people thought librarians were quiet, mean, stern, single or ... t librarians were quiet, mean, stern, single or unmarried, stuffy, and wore glasses. In most cases, librarians have proven to be sweet, fun-loving people. Hollywood created this negative connotation o ...

(3 pages) 51 1 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Farley Mowat.

rthern regions of Canada. Mowat was born in Belleville, Ontario on May 12, 1921. He is the son of a librarian that was constantly moving his family around.It was his Ornithologist uncle that took him ...

(1 pages) 17 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Technology: should it be in or out of the classrooms? How technology is destroying the democratic educational system, and what can be done to prevent it

. When you walk in, you are amazed to see that there are no computers at your disposal. You ask the librarian how to get on the internet, and she replies with a blank stare. Then you ask how to find i ...

(5 pages) 162 1 4.1 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Historical, and iconographical analysis of "The Book of Kells", and ancient Irish illuminated manusript. title is "The Book of Kells".

re contains detailed information on this subject. The author of the book is Peter Brown, The former librarian of the Trinity College in Dublin Ireland, the place where the book is kept. One can theref ... ource is that is not the most current source from Trinity College nor is Mr. Brown the most current librarian, the book was published in 1981 and new information may have been discovered since then.An ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Blakc and blue- by anna quindel

attention through out the whole book. This novel was one of the first that was suggested to me. The librarian and several other people told me that this was a very good book. I started to like the boo ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Main street, sinclair lewis

n in a prairie village and transforming it into a place of beauty. After graduation, she works as a librarian at St. Paul for three years. She meets Dr. Will Kennicott at a friend's house, and he begi ... rary board, she eagerly makes suggestions to how the library could encourage reading, but the local librarian opposes her suggestions, preferring to discourage readers in order to keep the books clean ...

(4 pages) 19 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Recommendations for Fee-based Databases

s.There are many advantages of electronic sources of legal information, both from the aspect of the librarian as well as from the user aspect. First, electronic databases require no shelf space as com ... tandpoint is that the resources are continually monitored and updated by the vendor rather than the librarian. Subsequently, less of the librarians' time is spent in the shelving and filing of various ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Library & Information Science

The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Feminism

otte Perkins Gilman was born in Hartford, Connecticut, the daughter of Frederick Beecher Perkins, a librarian and writer, and Mary (Westcott) Perkins. Among her father's forebears was the novelist Har ...

(6 pages) 145 1 4.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Internet Reaction

If you need someone to help you find what you need or interpret difficult concepts, libraries have librarians there to help you, web pages do not. Certain websites often "disappear", books however do ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays


ABSTRACT:Librarians have traditionally been concerned with certain functions, and most of these have theirpar ... e waste much time in fruitless searching for the preciseinformation that they need. The skills of a librarian are, in fact, just as relevant to the electronicmilieu as they were to that of print. Desp ... s have noworganized substantial programmes of user training. This paper deals the importance of the librariansrole in handling of electronic information.1.INTRODUCTION:There are a growing number of ac ...

(10 pages) 58 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

"Citizen Cane"- Analysis of two scenes

The first scene plays in the "Thatcher library". The librarian talks on the phone to the commissioner of the library and tells then the reporter the circ ... script. They then walk into a big hall where a security guard gives the reporter the book while the librarian tells him that he is only supposed to read the chapters regarding Mr. Kane, whereas that's ... eep focus which indicates a great distance separates the foreground from the background. We see the librarian taking to the reporter in a medium camera angle. The key light is on the door in the backg ...

(8 pages) 23 0 3.5 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A Presentation on Orwell's "Keep the Aspidistra Flying" and D.H. Lawrence's "The First Lady Chatterley".

145;dim-witted’ and read trashy novels but low-rate female authors while Mrs. Wisbeach and the librarian at the end seem to represent the women Orwell describes in his notebook; judgmental and se ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


hese sites. The first website on Charles Dickens that I went to was Ritva Raesmaas. She is a librarian who probably published this website because she wanted to help student when working on the ...

(3 pages) 416 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

The Advangtage Of Large University

(1 pages) 530 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Impact of the Volunteer

dicals fom businesses and citizens throughout our community. I worked in conjunction with my school librarian to label and bind the books and learn the Dewey decimal system. In just three months, we r ...

(1 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Benjamin Franklin

rod and bifocals. He was a scientist and a philosopher. He was a printer and an economist. He was a librarian and a musician. In fact, it seems, there are few things he was not.Benjamin Franklin was b ...

(4 pages) 34 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Conqueror Bookworm: How Harsh is too Harsh?

e, Majka idealizes that people are becoming lazy; therefore, he poses that there is a threat facing librarians and their jobs. Towards the end of the article, Majka begins to present a solution to the ... on to the librarians in order to save their job, such as, better marketing of the importance of the librarians’ jobs. He states librarians need to work harder to steer people away from digital so ...

(3 pages) 344 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How illuminating is it to read Ibsen's drama in feminist terms?

ng feminist issues in mind. In January 1879 Ibsen proposed to the Scandinavian Society that a woman librarian be hired. He also recommended that women be given the right to vote in the society , among ...

(8 pages) 22 0 4.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Supernaturalist", by Eoin Colfer

I chose this book because this is one of the books I didn't read wrote by Eoin Colfer and plus the librarian recommended it to us. The story of The Supernaturalist was set later then our current mill ...

(3 pages) 3372 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Information Literacy

hool (Presidential Committee on Information Literacy's Final Report, Para 3). The importance of the librarian and library as the source of technology and knowledge for students, faculty, and community ... su-Ansah, where the author states making informational literacy mandatory for students and that the librarian should be a teacher librarian, Zabel reminds the reader that librarians have and continue ...

(5 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management