Broken Pieces: A Library Life, 1941-1978
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Broken Pieces: A Library Life, 1941-1978

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Book Description
From his earliest reading memories in wartime Britain through five decades of librarianship, eminent librarian and former ALA President Michael Gorman offers insights from his extraordinary career in this new memoir. Gorman relates his personal and professional journey in prose that is by turns charming, opinionated, and revealing. He mad perhaps his most significant contribution to librarianship as editor of the 1978 Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, a major development that receives detailed attention here. The debates and arguments that would shape professional practice for years to come are dramatically presented, with a vivid cast of characters including leading librarians from two continents. Broken Pieces, Gorman's account of being on
Book Specifications
ISBN-13 9780838911044
Language English
Binding Paper Back
Publisher Amer Library Assn Editions
Publishing Date 2011-05-01
Total Pages 235