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Alerts Wilfred Ashworth Record, No. 5, for February/March LCF Service Dawson's Acquisition A press release from Dawson UK Ltd 1991 just after reviewing Librarians The Librarian's Christian Fellowship announces that they have acquired the and Professional Status, by Norman has taken the opportunity offered by library supply company Bumpus, Roberts and Tania Konn, (ISBN 0 the Library Association's "Under Haldane and Maxwell to form an 85157 452 1), an excellent book which One Umbrella" training weekend to enlarged organisation which will discusses the extent to which arrange a service of Thanksgiving and supply nearly £100m of printed librarianship is, and could be, a Re-dedication in St Georges's Church, material to many thousands of profession. So my mind was Great George Street, Leeds, beginning libraries and information centres concerned with professional attitudes at 5.50pm on Saturday 6 July 1991 to worldwide. Doubtless customers of to librarianship and, in my opinion, give delegates a chance for a brief both organisations will look to the these do not accord well with period of worship and reflection future with interest to see how it works librarians taking an active stand on during a busy conference programme. out for them before they join in the personal issues. AIR is published by The speaker will be Canon David great excitement shown by Dawsons. Librarians Within the Peace Hawkins of St George's Church, and Takeovers and mergers are not always Movement, c/o 6 Endsleigh Street, Tom Featherstone, President of the an unqualified improvement for London WC1 and offers a "selected" Library Association, will participate customers! reading list on the Gulf/Middle East, in the service. notes on US peace resources, and Intelligent Enterprise items of peace news. It also describes Logos ASLIB, The Association for a pack of material relating to activist Public relations experts appear to Information Management, has started librarianship in the US put together by have had much recent success in to publish a new monthly The Standford Berman, Head Cataloguer persuading organisations that they are Intelligent Enterprise. For People Who at the Hennepin County Library in Need to Make Strategic Decisions, and stagnant unless their logo has just Minnesota and gives information Vol. 1 No. 1 is dated March 1991. The been modernised. The Library about other American activist introduction says that it is intended for Association now operates under what librarians and groups. Every "top decision makers who want to act appears to be a dashed-off signature individual has a right to his or her own on the best intelligence available, who at its masthead, and a new press personal opinions and may express know that following conventional release tells how Tony Ross "struggled them freely, but it is a different matter wisdoms will eventually lead to ruin, under a dark cloud" to devise a logo if those views conflict with and affect and who have the knowledge and to symbolise the new corporate their employment. The Guidance confidence, not merely to react to identity for the Library Association Notes on the Library Association's events, but master and mould them to Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Code of Professional Conduct lay their own ends". One would expect a Awards and came up with the down the essential principle that a journal from such a source, intended professional librarian's prime duty is Olympic runner shown here, holding for such paragons, to be something "to facilitate access to materials and aloft a torch full of pens and brushes. rather special but, alas, it isn't. The information in order to meet the quotation is a fair sample of the requirement of the client, irrespective general literary style and the of the librarian's personal interest and presentation style is a mix of shouting view on the content of the material big black headlines and short and the client's requirement". It seems paragraphs of news and views on to me that AIR is approving and business information. There are also publishing information on activities a few articles by directors of large which do not meet this standard. businesses on the management of information, in terms so general as to Pinta Char verge on well-known platitudes. The photographs fall far short of being Libraries are today measured by their "worth a thousand words" as they entrepreneurial skills rather than for information handling so a high rating decorate, rather than illuminate, the must go to the Bodleian Library. The text. The first number has little which would help ordinarily-informed Daily Telegraph for 15 April 1991 reports that the Bodleian Library Gift businessmen to take decisions, Shop is offering a souvenir teapot in strategic or otherwise. the shape of the Radcliffe Camera, The subscription is £90 for 12 noted as the first circular library in monthly issues (£75 to ASLIB Britain and home of the Bodleian members) from Publications (Journal since 1860. Made in fine earthenware Sales), ASLIB, The Association for with a white Finish and architectural Well, it is lively and explicable, unlike Information Management, Infor­ detailing in a sandstone-coloured the Public Library wreck-of-the- mation House, 20-24 Old Street, print, by Recollections, a company square-that-broke, but I still have a London EC1V 9AP. owned by Lord Bute, the pot holds one soft spot in my heart for the Old Lady pint, costs £69.50 and prompts The of Chaucer House in her flannel AIRing Views Daily Telegraph headline "Pots of nightie, who still graces our It is perhaps unfortunate that I style"! Presidential Badge. received AIR. Alternative Information 18 New Library World http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png New Library World Emerald Publishing

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Wilfred Ashworth Record, No. 5, for February/March LCF Service Dawson's Acquisition A press release from Dawson UK Ltd 1991 just after reviewing Librarians The Librarian's Christian Fellowship announces that they have acquired the and Professional Status, by Norman has taken the opportunity offered by library supply company Bumpus, Roberts and Tania Konn, (ISBN 0 the Library Association's "Under Haldane and Maxwell to form an 85157 452 1), an excellent book which One Umbrella" training weekend to enlarged organisation which will discusses the extent to which arrange a service of Thanksgiving and supply nearly £100m of printed librarianship is, and could be, a Re-dedication in St Georges's Church, material to many thousands of profession. So my mind was Great George Street, Leeds, beginning libraries and information centres concerned with professional attitudes at 5.50pm on Saturday 6 July 1991 to worldwide. Doubtless customers of to librarianship and, in my opinion, give delegates a chance for a brief both organisations will look to the these do not accord well with period of worship and reflection future with interest to see how it works librarians taking an active stand on during a busy conference programme. out for them before they join in the personal issues. AIR is published by The speaker will be Canon David great excitement shown by Dawsons. Librarians Within the Peace Hawkins of St George's Church, and Takeovers and mergers are not always Movement, c/o 6 Endsleigh Street, Tom Featherstone, President of the an unqualified improvement for London WC1 and offers a "selected" Library Association, will participate customers! reading list on the Gulf/Middle East, in the service. notes on US peace resources, and Intelligent Enterprise items of peace news. It also describes Logos ASLIB, The Association for a pack of material relating to activist Public relations experts appear to Information Management, has started librarianship in the US put together by have had much recent success in to publish a new monthly The Standford Berman, Head Cataloguer persuading organisations that they are Intelligent Enterprise. For People Who at the Hennepin County Library in Need to Make Strategic Decisions, and stagnant unless their logo has just Minnesota and gives information Vol. 1 No. 1 is dated March 1991. The been modernised. The Library about other American activist introduction says that it is intended for Association now operates under what librarians and groups. Every "top decision makers who want to act appears to be a dashed-off signature individual has a right to his or her own on the best intelligence available, who at its masthead, and a new press personal opinions and may express know that following conventional release tells how Tony Ross "struggled them freely, but it is a different matter wisdoms will eventually lead to ruin, under a dark cloud" to devise a logo if those views conflict with and affect and who have the knowledge and to symbolise the new corporate their employment. The Guidance confidence, not merely to react to identity for the Library Association Notes on the Library Association's events, but master and mould them to Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Code of Professional Conduct lay their own ends". One would expect a Awards and came up with the down the essential principle that a journal from such a source, intended professional librarian's prime duty is Olympic runner shown here, holding for such paragons, to be something "to facilitate access to materials and aloft a torch full of pens and brushes. rather special but, alas, it isn't. The information in order to meet the quotation is a fair sample of the requirement of the client, irrespective general literary style and the of the librarian's personal interest and presentation style is a mix of shouting view on the content of the material big black headlines and short and the client's requirement". It seems paragraphs of news and views on to me that AIR is approving and business information. There are also publishing information on activities a few articles by directors of large which do not meet this standard. businesses on the management of information, in terms so general as to Pinta Char verge on well-known platitudes. The photographs fall far short of being Libraries are today measured by their "worth a thousand words" as they entrepreneurial skills rather than for information handling so a high rating decorate, rather than illuminate, the must go to the Bodleian Library. The text. The first number has little which would help ordinarily-informed Daily Telegraph for 15 April 1991 reports that the Bodleian Library Gift businessmen to take decisions, Shop is offering a souvenir teapot in strategic or otherwise. the shape of the Radcliffe Camera, The subscription is £90 for 12 noted as the first circular library in monthly issues (£75 to ASLIB Britain and home of the Bodleian members) from Publications (Journal since 1860. Made in fine earthenware Sales), ASLIB, The Association for with a white Finish and architectural Well, it is lively and explicable, unlike Information Management, Infor­ detailing in a sandstone-coloured the Public Library wreck-of-the- mation House, 20-24 Old Street, print, by Recollections, a company square-that-broke, but I still have a London EC1V 9AP. owned by Lord Bute, the pot holds one soft spot in my heart for the Old Lady pint, costs £69.50 and prompts The of Chaucer House in her flannel AIRing Views Daily Telegraph headline "Pots of nightie, who still graces our It is perhaps unfortunate that I style"! Presidential Badge. received AIR. Alternative Information 18 New Library World

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Published: Jun 1, 1991

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