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The Library World Volume 39 Issue 3

New Library World

ISSN: 0307-4803

Article publication date: 1 September 1936

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Abstract

MID‐OCTOBER sees the activities of the library world in full swing. Meetings, committee discussions, schools at work, students busy with December and May examinations in view, and a host of occupations for the library worker. This year—for in a sense the library year begins in October—will be a busy one. For the Library Association Council there will be the onerous business of preparing a report on State Control; for libraries there will be the effort to retain readers in a land of increasing employment and reduced leisure; and for the students, as we have remarked in earlier issues, preparations for the new syllabus of examinations which becomes operative in 1938. It is a good month, too, to consider some phases of library work with children, “which,” to quote the L.A. Resolutions of 1917, “ought to be the basis of all other library work.”

Citation

(1936), "The Library World Volume 39 Issue 3", New Library World, Vol. 39 No. 3, pp. 57-80. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb009191

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MCB UP Ltd

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