Vol.36, No.8, October 2005
Libraries by the Numbers
BY THOMAS J. HENNEN JR.
Great American Public Libraries:
The 2005 HAPLR Rankings
The seventh annual assessment of the nation’s public libraries.
Plus: “Is There a Library Consolidation in Your Future?” and
“Best (and Worst) Averages in the Library Majors: Which Large
Systems Have the Best Rookie Librarian Salaries?”
with MICHAEL McGRORTY
The Coming Crisis in Education for Librarianship
BY CHARLES A. SEAVEY
While we focus on filling LIS classrooms, who’s ensuring there
will be professors behind the podium?
Why Your MLS and LTA Matter
BY TATIANA WEINSTEIN
Don’t believe the naysayers; advanced librarianship degrees
mean dedication to the profession.
Submit or Resist: Librarianship in the Age of Google
BY STEVEN J. BELL
Put user education first to avoid marginalization.
Library Statistics: Have They Kept Pace with Inflation?
BY DENISE M. DAVIS
Salaries are suppressed to pay for materials, services.