Idaho Librarian
Vol. 57, No. 2  November 2005

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The Idaho Librarian

The Idaho Librarian (ISSN 0019-1213) is an official publication of the Idaho Library Association. Its purpose is to support the mission of the Association by providing a forum for ideas and issues relevant to its members.

The Idaho Librarian hosts feature articles, opinion pieces, book reviews, interviews, and similar types of material. The Idaho Library Association also publishes a Web site, which is devoted to more time-critical news and material directly related to the business of the Association, such as officer lists, division reports, directories, forms, etc.

The Idaho Librarian is published four times a year, in electronic form only. Notification of each new issue’s publication will be posted on the LIBIDAHO listserv. To subscribe to LIBIDAHO, visit the following Web site:

Idaho Librarian Staff


Philip A. Homan

Book Review Editor: 

Kristi Austin

Technical Assistant: 

Sue Carter

To contact the editor, please send email to
[email protected]

Instructions for Contributors
Instructions for Reviewers


A Conversation with Nancy Pearl

by Philip A. Homan

An Interview with Carol Brey-Casiano,
ALA Immediate Past President

by Sandi Shropshire

The Internet--Library Friend or Foe?:
A Conversation with Greg Notess,
Reference Librarian

by Anna-Lise Smith


David O. McKay
and the Rise of Modern Mormonism

by Gregory A. Prince
and William Robert Wright

reviewed by
Sheila Sakizzie Hadden