Vol.36, No.11, November 2005
Special News Reports
The Year In Review:
The Top 10 Library Stories of 2005
Books and Serials Face an Uncertain but Exciting Future
BY GEORGE M. EBERHART
The 25th Charleston Conference.
Listening As an Act of Love:
StoryCorps Oral History Project
BY LEONARD KNIFFEL
Public radio producer Dave Isay wants to spark a communication
revolution using the wisdom of age and the stories friends and
relatives tell one another.
Saving the Stories
BY JUNE PNINELL-STEPHENS
Alaska libraries rescue two Native oral history resources.
?De donde eres? [Where Are You From?]
BY TRAVIS DUNCAN
An innovative initiative documents Colorado’s Hispanic history.
Christian Fiction Labels:
Help or Hindrance?
BY PETER RALPH and JAMES LaRUE
A public library trustee and director weigh the worth of making
genre judgment calls.
Library Lust (with Apologies to Nancy Pearl)
BY NANCY KALIKOW MAXWELL
Finding real passion amongst the stacks.
Revised Survey Yields Broader Results
BY DENISE M. DAVIS and JENIFER GRADY
New data-gathering techniques paint detailed regional,