Inspiring quotes celebrate the love of libraries

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For Immediate Release

July 28, 2009

ALA Editions, the publishing imprint of the American Library Association, is releasing “
The Librarian's Book of Quotes” compiled by Tatyana Eckstrand. A compendium of nearly 300 insightful, thought-provoking and inspiring aphorisms, the book sings the praises of librarians' skills and values and the institutions they support. Writers from Shakespeare to Ray Bradbury and librarians from John Cotton Dana to Nancy Pearl are among those included. Citations are provided to the original source material, and a handy biographical dictionary provides background information.

Eckstrand received her MLS from the University of Buffalo and is currently a project manager and senior cataloger for the Donohue Group, Inc., a prominent library contract services firm. Prior to this position, she spent a large portion of her career as head of technical services at several small academic libraries.

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