Essays Tagged: "Public library"

Global Village, a general description of what the internet is.

se places all exist in a location called the Internet - 'an anarchic eyetem (to use an oxymoron) of public and private computer networks that span the globe.' (Clark 3). This technological advance not ...

(3 pages) 82 0 3.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

The Chosen by Chiam Potok (Short Summary with Main Characters)

a photographic memory, and that the Talmud doesn't challenge him. Danny states that he goes to the public library to read books (his father doesn't approve of Danny reading books). He says that there ... s at Danny's house. Danny introduces him to his father, Rabbi Reb Saunders. Reuven also witnesses a public quiz that Reb Saunders gives to Danny during their congregation's Shabbat meal. Danny and Reu ...

(4 pages) 81 2 3.9 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"An Island"

ell people food to eat, a mailman who delivers the mail, or even a homeless person who lives by the public library that greets people who pass by. All these people affect the others living in society ...

(2 pages) 102 3 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Title: Cencorship in Libraries (a persuasive essay) Question: Should there be cencorship of any kind in public libraries

Public libraries, in many peoples' everyday lives, play an important role by representing a source f ... oples' everyday lives, play an important role by representing a source for free information for the public's interests, and different people have different ideas and interests. Public Libraries, to th ... interests. Public Libraries, to the extent that their budgets permit, provide information that the public can access depending on their interest and their own values without a cost. Public libraries ...

(3 pages) 98 2 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Internet Reaction

f you are not well known to the internet and its search engines certain data remains hidden. With a library a catalogue of everything in the library exists, so anyone can find anything available at a ... in the library exists, so anyone can find anything available at a library. Also, the resources of a library have been selected by trained professionals and are reliable, were as anyone can publish a w ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Censorship in Books: Research Report (Who should decide what High School students read?)

marked as obscene. Americans take advantage of their ability to create rules that apply towards the public. At times, "As voters, we become micro-decision makers and as agents for social change we bec ... ocial change we become micro-activists who demand that a single book be removed from the shelf of a public library or school"(Bosmajian 315). People become so picky that power is abused and censorship ...

(7 pages) 59 0 3.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Influences on Orson Scott Card's Works.

r just subconsciously. He writes science fiction mostly, which he was introduced to as a child at a public library in California (where he grew up). Card's childhood and beliefs as a Mormon are what i ...

(4 pages) 18 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

What does government regulate?

no gun or weapons law, I don't think there is anything negative about the government regulating tha public libraries.Government also regulates the school district, also in very positive ways it keeps ...

(1 pages) 20 0 1.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

"The term 'open society' has come into use in recent times. Are public libraries essential components of open societies? Why, or why not?"

A public library which provides free and open access to information and differing points of view, is a ... an open society. To be an open society people need to feel safe expressing different viewpoints. A public library should be a place where someone regardless of race, age, wealth or beliefs can have o ... e, wealth or beliefs can have open access to information and feel safe doing so. The main role of a public library in an open society is to uphold this ideal.What is an open society?The concept of an ...

(7 pages) 55 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Library & Information Science

Volunteer

for. I also enjoy helping others learn. I am an avid reader and I used to go to the Arcadia Public Library every weekend for 3 years straight.I made friends there with a girl named Cynthia. Sh ...

(1 pages) 18 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Abduction

he reason for their missing hours. Mandy ran as soon as she saw Quentin. She ran all the way to the public library. When luke saw Quentin, he to walked away. he then walked to the library. they both w ...

(2 pages) 449 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Journey

college. To help you succeed in this journey you will need to make numerous stops at the university library throughout the duration of your four years. Now I know this might sound new to you after com ... oming out of high school, but you are going to have to check out books and other materials from the library. This might scare you right now because it might be a first for you, but don't worry it's no ...

(2 pages) 359 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Impact of the Volunteer

orded by reading, I desperately wanted to provide the gift of books to those who lacked access to a public library. The Learning Cove started on a shoestring budget and grew into a thriving, community ...

(1 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Oral Speaker Review

s special occasion was to kick off this year's annual Youth Development Week. Held at the San Mateo Public Library, the location and ambience of the room allowed teens to feel comfortable in a safe an ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Interview of Community Needs

the low income community have opportunities for advancement?Sample Community Scale Questions:1. Do public libraries in rural areas operate book-mobile type services to promote library usage in rural ... romote library usage in rural areas? [If yes,]: How frequently?2. To what extent do you utilize the public library system? SCALE 1-103. To what extent do you feel your community has access to faciliti ...

(10 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays