Idaho Librarian
Vol. 55 no. 3, February, 2004

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The Idaho Librarian

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Idaho Librarian Staff

Editor:                                              Leonard Hitchcock
Associate Editor                             Kristi Austin
Technical Assistant                        Sue Carter               

Instructions for Contributors
Instructions for Reviewers

 

CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE


LIBRARY DISASTERS

This issue is largely devoted to the topic of disasters in libraries. It includes reports from Idaho libraries about disasters that they have experienced and a comprehensive account of the flood-recovery effort at Colorado State University in 1997.  The issue has been edited by Kristi Austin, Associate Editor of the Idaho Librarian

Courting Disaster: Libraries, Water Damage, and the Need for a Plan
                             by Kristi Austin

FEATURE ARTICLE
The Day the University Changed
by Randy Silverman

Postdiluvian Wisdom: What We Learned from Nampa's Flood
                             by Ryan Witt

Payette Public Library's Leaking Roof
                             by Janet Moore

Books and Water Don't Mix: Falling Water at ISU
                             by Karen Kearns

Making a Claim: Disaster Follow-up at the Oboler Library
                             by Leonard Hitchcock

The Fire at Burley Public Library
                             by Julie Woodford

IDAHO ACADEMIC LIBRARY
STATISTICS

 BOOK REVIEWS

The Nez Perce Nation Divided...

Edited by Dennis Baird, Diane Mallickan,
and William R. Swagerty
Reviewed by Bob Hook

Imagining the Big Open:
Nature, Identity and Play in the New West

by Liza Nicholas, Elaine M. Bapis and
Thomas J. Harvey
Reviewed by Bob Hook

BOOKS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW

OUR CONTRIBUTORS

      Biographical notes on contributors to this issue.

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