Idaho Librarian
Vol. 58, No. 1/2  August 2008

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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.

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Idaho Librarian Staff

Editor: 

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

CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE

GREETINGS FROM THE EDITOR

Recovering from Disasters:
Restoration of Libraries

by Nathan E. Bender

Reflections of a Music Cataloger

by Mary Lou Beran

"Yes Ma'am--Mood, Appeal, and Motivation
in Providing Excellent Readers' Advisory":
Nancy Pearl's
Readers' Advisory Preconference
at the ILA 2005 Annual Fall Conference

by Philip A. Homan

Idaho Academic Library Statistics
for Fiscal Year 2006

compiled by Bob Hook

The Future of Library Technology:
An Interview with Brenda Bailey-Hainer

by Anna-Lise Smith

BOOK REVIEWS

Tony Hillerman's Navajoland:
Hideouts, Haunts, and Havens
in the Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee Mysteries

by Laurance D. Linford
reviewed by Bob Hook

Living Folklore:
An Introduction to the Study of People
and Their Traditions

by Martha C. Sims and Martine Stephens
reviewed by Jennifer Eastman Attebery

MATERIALS FOR REVIEW

OUR CONTRIBUTORS