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This book is overdue! [electronic resource] : How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All. Marilyn Johnson.

Johnson, Marilyn. (Author). Huber, Hillary. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781400196340 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (7 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Old Saybrook : Tantor Media, 2010.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Hillary Huber.
Summary, etc.: Buried in information? Cross-eyed over technology? From the bottom of a pile of paper and discs, books, e-books, and scattered thumb drives comes a cry of hope: Make way for the librarians! They want to help. They're not selling a thing. And librarians know best how to beat a path through the googolplex sources of information available to us, writes Marilyn Johnson, whose previous book, The Dead Beat, breathed merry life into the obituary-writing profession.This Book Is Overdue! is a romp through the ranks of information professionals and a revelation for readers burned out on the clichés and stereotyping of librarians. Blunt and obscenely funny bloggers spill their stories in these pages, as do a tattooed, hard-partying children's librarian; a fresh-scrubbed Catholic couple who teach missionaries to use computers; a blue-haired radical who uses her smartphone to help guide street protestors; a plethora of voluptuous avatars and cybrarians; the quiet,...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 208433 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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