Table of contents for Our own selves : more meditations for librarians / Michael Gorman ; decorations by Emma Gorman.

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CONTENTS
A 1 - A12. Reading and books
1.	Head, heart, and hand
2.	The fragile human record
3.	Word pictures
4.	Choice of reading
5.	Another "virtual library"
6.	Living with bibliomania
7.	Alone and never alone
8.	Living things
9.	The power of children's books
10.	Four centuries of information overload
B 1 - B 12. Places
1.	The Quincy Library Group
2.	Old library, new museum
3.	The Library Hotel
4.	Frank's library
5.	The school library
6.	Trains & boats & 'planes
7.	Ancient and modern
8.	The Southern California Library
9.	The Bodleian Library
10.	The ventriloquist and the Boston Public Library
C 1 - C 12. People
1.	Colleagues in schism
2.	The life of the mind
3.	Micromanage this!
4.	L. Stanley Jast
5.	The library "character"
6.	What's in a title?
7.	Librarians in history
8.	"The Amherst Tales"
9.	Vartan Gregorian
10.	 A good gray profession
D 1 - D 12. Values
1.	The absurdities of censorship
2.	Culture, high & low
3.	The limits of intellectual freedom?
4.	Patriotic acts?
5.	The bibliosphere
6.	Rules of conduct
7.	Looking backward, living forward
8.	The Greater Good
9.	Data protection
10.	Civil rights
E 1 - E12. Library services
1.	Many tongues
2.	Libraries unplugged?
3.	The cataloguer
4.	The belligerent librarian
5.	Storehouse of the human record
6.	Information commons
7.	The human factor
8.	What is a librarian?
9.	The lapsed cataloguer
10.	 The death of the reference book
F 1 - F 12. Then and now
1.	Through the years
2.	1086 and all that
3.	Libraries and the Internet
4.	A library quarterly
5.	Another library quarterly	
6.	Educating librarians
7.	The beginning of the global village
8.	On the burning of books
9.	The core of our profession
10.	 Bastille Day
G 1 - G 12. Technology
1.	The allure of paper
2.	The dangerous enticements of predictions
3.	The quest for authenticity
4.	The changing freshman
5.	Unitask me ...please!
6.	The never fading image
7.	What is a document?
8.	Books of photographs
9.	Filters
10.	 Information technology
H 1 - H 12. Practicalities
1.	Fund raising
2.	Maps
3.	Doing a lot
4.	The curse of PowerPoint
5.	A virtual Alexandria?
6.	Animal, vegetable and mineral
7.	The little engine that sometimes couldn't
8.	Black swans
9.	No child left unhurried
10.	Avert the boots!
I 1-I 10. The Eightfold Path
1.	The Fourth Noble Truth
2.	Right view and right understanding
3.	Right directed thoughts
4.	Right speech
5.	Right action
6.	Right livelihood
7.	Right effort
8.	Proper mindfulness
9.	Right concentration
10.	The Golden Rule
J 1-J 10. This and that
1.	Serendipity-doo-dah
2.	Bright, shiny, and evanescent
3.	Blogs
4.	Beyond the boundaries
5.	Singing the library
6.	Rocks of ages
7.	The people's information
8.	Music librarians
9.	Hispanic, Latino, Chicano?
10.	Retirement

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Library science -- United States.