Why spend a day in the library when you can learn the same thing by working in the laboratory for a month?
The world isaglobal campus,Hilary, you'd betterbelieve it. The American Express card has replaced the library pass.1984 Small World, pt.1, ch.2.
It always seems to me that one of the saddest things about the death of a literary man is the fact that the breaking-up of his collection of books almost invariably follows; the building up of a good library, the work of a lifetime, has been so much labour lost, so far as future generations are concerned. Talent, yes, and genius too, are displayed not only in writing books but also in buying them, and it is a pity that the ruthless hammer of the auctioneer should render so much energy and skill fruitless.stuart dodgson collingwood
It doesn’t matter that your painting is small. Kopecks are also small, but when a lot are put together they make a ruble. Each painting displayed in a gallery and each good book that makes it into a library, no matter how small they may be, serve a great cause: accretion of the national wealth.Anton Chekhov
One must be prepared to reject not only the schema of the physical library, which is essentially a response to books and their proliferation, but the schema of the book itself, and even that of the printed page as a long term storage device, if one is to discover the kinds of procognitive systems needed in the future.j. c. r. licklider
My alma mater was books, a good library. Every time I catch a plane, I have with me a book that I want to read and that’s a lot of books these days. If I weren’t out here every day battling the white man, I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity because you can hardly mention anything I’m not curious about.malcolm (malcolm little) x
Information management is a term which is being used increasingly to express the changing nature of library and information work. Based conceptually in information science it represents a convergence of the role claimed for the information scientist with that of the librarian who is rapidly embracing new techniques in order to cope with the information explosion.Mel Collier (1986) Microcomputer software for information management: case studies. p. 1
Every child in American should have access to a well-stocked school library. … An investment in libraries is an investment in our children's future.Laura Welch Bush As quoted in Biography Today : Profiles of People of Interest to Young Readers, Vol. 12, Issue 2 : Laura Bush by Joanne Mattern (2003), p. 34
The library is a symbol of freedom.Sara Sheridan NLS Newsletter (2011)[ ]
They should be taking bonuses from bankers, not library books from schoolchildren. What kind of society are we building?Sara Sheridan, "The Huffington Post", August 2013
A great library contains the diary of the human race.Rev. George Dawson, Address on Opening the Birmingham Free Library.
...for those who want to use a proven, easy-to-use interface to play a huge and diverse iTunes library through a home-entertainment system.Consumer Reports' Paul Reynolds, Consumer Reports
...people who live in iTunes will enjoy the simplicity of just plugging it in and never having to fuss with anything...anyone should be able to use it with ease. For users who don't want to concern themselves with media library management, disparate home media serving and libraries, and the more complex bits about digital media in your home theater, there simply isn't an easier, more enjoyable way to get content from your computer to your HDTV.Ben Drawbaugh, Engadget
The fact is that poetry is not the books in the library . . . Poetry is the encounter of the reader with the book, the discovery of the book.Jorge Luis Borges, in Poetry (1977)
But the truth is, that when a library expels a book of mine and leaves an unexpurgated Bible lying around where unprotected youth and age can get hold of it, the deep unconscious irony of it delights me and doesn't anger me.Mark Twain, in a letter to Mrs. F. G. Whitmore (7 February 1907)
library here is where people, one frequently finds, lower their voices and raise their minds.Richard Armour Light Armour, McGraw-Hill, 1954.
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