A Desire to Learn: Selected Writings
By: Eric Moon (author)Hardback
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"Throughout the selections in this volume...one encounters the themes with which Eric Moon challenged an emerging generation to a virtual redefinition of librarianship...[He] has brought excitement and inspiration to a generation..." -from the Foreword by Arthur Curley Eric Moon-former editor-in-chief of Library Journal, former President of Scarecrow Press, recipient of the Lippincott Award, and Past-President and Honorary Member of the American Library Association-has taken a pivotal role in involving librarianship in political activism and socially progressive causes in general, and in bringing about the desegregation of American libraries in particular, fiercely defending intellectual freedom and free access to information and promoting library outreach and the democratization of the library profession. This collection of articles, editorials, and reviews spans some forty years of Moon's career in librarianship, journalism, and publishing in England, Canada, and the U.S.
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