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  1. Jeff Allen

    “ What we’ve got to do is create a stable environment. Right now, it’s on the fast road to falling apart.” Conservationist Jeff Allen of the World Monuments Fund on the restoration of  Iraq’s cultural treasures, “ Undoing Babylon’s Bad Face Lift,” New Yor ...

    admin - 12/12/2012 - 10:42 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Bill Gates

    “ The only thing that drives anybody crazy is the results for the students, which right now nobody’s happy with.” Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates, in an exchange with Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, over how to fi ...

    admin - 12/12/2012 - 09:33 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Tim O'Reilly

    People don’t care about books [or other packaging]. They care about ideas. Tim O’Reilly, quoted in a profile, “The Great Predictor” by Carlye Adler, Newsweek, December 20, 2010. ...

    admin - 12/12/2012 - 09:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Amy Dickinson

    Thoughtful parents introduce books very early in life. They read to their own bellies while pregnant, let their infants chew on cardboard books, and encourage their toddlers to leaf through picture books. “ Ask Amy” columnist Amy Dickinson, Chicago Tribun ...

    admin - 12/12/2012 - 09:29 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Evan Thomas

    With too much unmediated information to choose from, people select what they wish to believe. These days a wild rumor in an e-mail from your distant cousin can trump The New York Times. Evan Thomas, “Why It’s Time to Worry,” Newsweek, December 13, 2010. ...

    admin - 12/12/2012 - 09:27 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Arne Duncan

    “ We have to educate our way to a better economy.” U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, PBS NewsHour, December 7, 2010. ...

    admin - 12/12/2012 - 09:25 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Mary McNamara

    The last night of my father’s life, I sat up late in hospice with him. He hadn’t responded to us in almost two days, and I had run out of ways to say goodbye so I was reading the book I had shoved in my purse on the way to the airport — a copy of Agatha C ...

    admin - 12/12/2012 - 09:23 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Alison J. Head

    “Not being aware of the diverse resources that exist or the different ways knowledge is created and shared is dangerous.” The conclusion of Alison J. Head, co-principal investigator for Project Information Literacy Progress Report, which determined that o ...

    admin - 12/12/2012 - 09:15 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. On Tina Fey

    With her makeover and the glasses, she also had the right look—one that said “hot librarian,” perfect for a fake authority figure. Paul Farhi, “From Second City to ‘30 Rock,’ Tina Fey Rocketed to Becoming Twain Prize Winner,” Washington Post, November 9, ...

    admin - 12/12/2012 - 09:20 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Maya Angelou

    Each time I went to the library, I felt safe. No bad thing can happen to you in the library. You can’t be raped or mugged in the library. You can’t be talked down to, belittled, or humiliated in a library. When it looked like the sun wasn’t gonna shine an ...

    admin - 12/11/2012 - 16:58 - American Libraries Magazine