Libraries not as "human" as bookstores?

Posted: June 5, 2008 in Professional News

This from the Rebel Yell, University of Nevada at Las Vegas:

” I applied to Barnes and Noble after having worked in a library because, while I still wanted to work with books, I wanted to have more contact with human beings (a naïve desire). Libraries, despite their delectable bookishness, could be very lonely when I was alphabetizing books.

Call numbers have no soul.

I ended up getting more human than I anticipated.”

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