A Librarian's Open Shelf: Essays on Various Subjects
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A Librarian's Open Shelf: Essays on Various Subjects

By Arthur E. (Arthur Elmore) Bostwick
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Table of Contents
  • A Librarian’s Open Shelf
    • Essays On Various Subjects
  • Arthur E. Bostwick, Ph.D.
    • Preface
    • Contents
  • A LIBRARIAN’S OPEN SHELF
    • ESSAYS ON VARIOUS SUBJECTS
    • Do Readers Read?
    • What Makes People Read?
    • The Passing of The Possessive: A Study of Book-Titles
    • Selective Education1
    • The Uses Of Fiction2
    • The Value Of Association3
    • Modern Educational Methods
    • Some Economic Features of Libraries4
    • Simon Newcomb: America’s Foremost Astronomer
    • The Companionship of Books5
    • Atomic Theories of Energy6
      • Some Consideration on the Identity of Definite Portions of Energy
    • The Advertisement of Ideas
    • The Public Library, The Public School, and The Social Center Movement7
    • The Systematization of Violence
    • The Art of Re-reading
    • History and Heredity8
    • What The Flag Stands For9
    • The People’s Share in The Public Library12
    • Some Tendencies of American Thought13
    • Drugs and The Man14
    • How The Community Educates Itself15
    • Clubwomen’s Reading
      • I—The Malady
      • II—A Diagnosis
      • III—The Remedy
    • Books For Tired Eyes
    • The Magic Casement16
    • A Word to Believers17
    • Index
      • Footnotes
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