How Do You Manage Articles Published in Library Journal by AJ Anderson
1. I gave at the office' gets new meaning. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 7/1/93, Vol. 118 Issue 12, p49, 3p.
Presents a case study based on an actual event. A library's technical services
employee, Otis, who would require much time off because of serious illness;
How library employees offered to donate their sick days to Otis; Whether
the library president's permission should be requested to do this; The
presentation of two analyses to solve the problem.
2. I'm planning to be sick this weekend. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 10/1/92, Vol. 117 Issue 16, p60, 2p.
a case study in which a reference librarian Elinor McLaughlin, finds out
that a co-worker, Emily Cook, is planning on taking an extra vacation by
using her sick days during one of the busiest times of the year. The confrontation
between the two, in which McLaughlin lets Cook know how she feels; Cook's
threat to keep their conversation in confidence; Other unethical issues
which occur in a library; McLaughlin's dilemma; More.
3. A Dollar A Question. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 02/01/84, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p151, 2p.
details of a meeting of the director and the trustees of the Garside Public
Library in the United States regarding alternative sources of funds. Projected
budget for the fiscal year March 1985; Percentage breakup of the library's
income; Various means of raising funds.
4. A lesson in plagiarism 101. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 6/1/94, Vol. 119 Issue 10, p80, 2p.
a problem dealing with what librarians should do if they discover instances
of plagiarism in a student's use of college library materials. Proposed
solutions are offered by two librarians.
5. A Vote of No-Confidence. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 09/01/97, Vol. 122 Issue 14, p150-152, 2p.
a case study where Lorraine Waldis, director of the Michael Whiteman Memorial
Medical School Library at Cascourie University, is put in the position
of telling her boss that he has been fired. The fact that Bernard McEvoy,
Waldis' boss, had not been see for days; Two opposing viewpoints on the
subject; Advice given to Waldis.
6. ADA DOA. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 9/1/94, Vol. 119 Issue 14, p156, 2p.
a case study dealing with the hiring of a physically disabled applicant
for a library post and two analyses of the case by professional librarians.
The question of whether physical abilities should influence employment.
7. After the Security System, What? Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 11/15/85, Vol. 110 Issue 19, p59, 2p.
the theft problem confronting the Learning Materials Center of Latchus
Community College. Description of the Learning Materials Center; Installation
of the Checkpoint Mark III electronic security system to provide protection
from theft; Discovery of Checklabels which were removed from library materials.
8. All in a Day's Work. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 01/01/85, Vol. 110 Issue 1, p57.
a situation in which a deputy library director's assistant refused to bring
him coffee on the basis that she did not consider it to be part of her
responsibilities, and presents two library administrators' views on how
the library manager should deal with such an issue. Role of the secretary
in the effectiveness and productivity of a manager; Excerpts from books
on etiquettes that relates to such a situation.
9. Are library trustees obsolete? Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 9/1/92, Vol. 117 Issue 14, p147.
a case study in which a recently retired library director of 22 years,
Amanda Harwich, writes an article calling for the elimination of the trustees,
a position she just recently was elected to. Summary of the arguments Harwich
made in her speech; The eleven other trustees' outrage; What the other
trustees decided to do; Comments of the present library director Sondra
10. Between Evan and hell. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 3/1/94, Vol. 119 Issue 4, p66, 2p.
solutions by librarians to a case study based on an actual event. A library's
staff threatens to resign if two people who advocate Christian control
of libraries become trustees. Why the threatened battle should not be against
the candidates for trustee but a positive presentation of the library and
what it stands for; A suggested plan that encompasses several issues.
11. Collection insurrection. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 2/1/95, Vol. 120 Issue 2, p52, 3p.
Abstract. Offers the
solutions of two professional librarians to a case study based on an actual
event. The request by 35 students that their university library purchase
Holocaust `denier' writings; Reaction of the chair of the Judaic studies
department; How not buying the requested material would violate the spirit
and letter of the Library Bill of Rights.
12. Conference Tattletale? Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 08/01/83, Vol. 108 Issue 14, p1455, 3p.
the case of a new library employee who was asked to attend a conference
with other co-employees, found that his colleagues are not taking the conference
seriously and revealed this to their boss. Issue on how the boss should
react to such a disclosure of inappropriate behavior during a conference
among his employees.
13. Crisis at the WPL: Dan Has AIDS. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 09/15/88, Vol. 113 Issue 15, p59, 1p.
a hypothetical management crisis related to AIDS at the Willimet Public
Library in the U.S. in 1988. Discovery by a librarian that he has AIDS;
Questions on whether to inform other staff members and the reading public
about the AIDS condition; Other dilemmas faced by the library related to
the AIDS condition.
14. Dhana's Dilemma. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 04/01/84, Vol. 109 Issue 6, p631, 2p.
a hypothetical situation in which a director of library institute has to
decide regarding dismissal of an employee who got the job of librarian
by hiding her previous job experience. Reasons to support the decision
for retaining the employee rather then firing her; Need for the director
to take his own decision on behalf of the employees record in present job.
15: Don't let the historian repeat himself. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 4/1/93, Vol. 118 Issue 6, p76, 3p.
a case study on the issue of sexual harassment in the library at Clymer
University and looks at two analyses of the situation.
16. Faculty Borrowing Privileges. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 09/01/84, Vol. 109 Issue 14, p1611, 2p.
differing opinions about a case concerning faculty borrowing privileges
in libraries. Need to develop an effective system to recall materials lent
to faculty members; Procedure outlined in the proposal for the policy changes
designed to cushion any negative effects on the director.
17. Faculty to Library Director: We Hate Microfilm. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 0/15/88, Vol. 113 Issue 17, p50, 2p.
a story of a library director and a professor, arguing on the use of microfilm
services when doing a library research. Poor conditions in the microfilm
reading room; Disdvantages of microfilms; Characteristics of an effective
18. Family Connections. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 11/15/83, Vol. 108 Issue 20, p2136, 2p.
the problem involved in the laying off a recently-promoted library employee.
Family connections; Library's response to injustice.
19. Fort Apache--the library. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 11/1/92, Vol. 117 Issue 18, p57, 3p.
a case study on the Woodford Public Library's problems and the attempts
made at solving them. Preserve the library community; Use city resources
to rebuild the library.
20. Going by the Book. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 04/01/83, Vol. 108 Issue 7, p636, 3p.
an example of conflicts between rules and objectives pursued by academic
libraries and consequent problems faced by users as well as the administration
staff. Suggestions of New York University Libraries' Public and Administrative
Services director Nancy Kranich for avoiding such conflicts.
21. Hello Marylou, good-bye Art. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 02/01/98, Vol. 123 Issue 2, p57, 2p.
analysis of a confrontation between a library director and the art coordinator
in which the director announces she is cutting the art program. Reaction
of the art coordinator; How both should handle the situation.
22. Help! Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 09/15/83, Vol. 108 Issue 16, p1767, 2p.
a hypothetical problem highlighting the lack of professional ethics of
job hunting and position acceptances of library personnel. Importance of
career development planning; Rights of professional employees.;
23. Shared Sacrifice and Action Alternatives. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 5/1/93, Vol. 118 Issue 8, p50, 3p.
a case study detailing one library's issue of charging for interlibrary
loan (ILL) in order to contain costs without affecting the level of service.
Analyses of the case; Criticism of the library's handling of the situation.
24. A Question of Integrity. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 11/1/96, Vol. 121 Issue 18, p43, 2p.
a library related case study. How to handle incompetent reference librarians;
The opinion of Bob Lunn, Literature/Fiction Librarian at the Kansas City
Public Library in Missouri; The opinion of Deborah Pawlik, Collection Resources
manager for the Medina County District Library in Ohio.
25. Yellow Fever. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 3/1/93, Vol. 118 Issue 4, p51, 3p.
a case study discussing the protest of Asian students with deficient language
skills staffing the circulation desk at Greater Brindell Community College
Library. What the protest entailed.
26. I Refuse to Work with a Right-to-Lifer! Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 6/1/92, Vol. 117 Issue 10, p88, 2p.
a case study in which the hiring of an active member of a right-to-life
group causes disturbing waves in a near perfect library staff, due to one
members' refusal to work with a right-to-lifer. Director Kay Tomlin's shock
when Vance Blishen handed her a letter of resignation if the right-to-lifer,
Ivy Dulac, were hired; The lack of problems between the staff and Blishen,
until the hiring question was brought up.
27 . “Ah Look it Up Yourself” Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 11/1/91, Vol. 116 Issue 18, p70, 3p.
a case study concerning conflict between a librarian and a patron. The
case is followed by two analysis of it.
28. Foul is Fair? Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 04/01/98, Vol. 123 Issue 6, p63, 2p.
Abstract. Looks at
a problem facing a librarian and presents analyses and possible solutions
to the problem from two other librarians. Complaint about the language
used by a staff member; Suggestions from Tom Budlong of the Atlanta-Fulton
Public Library including other problems that the incident suggests; Suggestions
from Kay Walsh Rinella of Rinella Research Associates in Palatine, Illinois
about the need for preparation.
29. The “Arrangement” Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 5/1/91, Vol. 116 Issue 8, p56, 3p.
a case study concerning a conversation between a circulation clerk and
the library's assistant director concerning the performance of the library
director. Presents two analyses of the situation by a reference librarian
at Boise Public Library and a Deputy Associate Librarian for Information
Services, Brooklyn College Library.
30. Cleaning Up the Library. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 03/01/98, Vol. 123 Issue 4, p66, 2p.
Abstract. Offers two
responses to a hypothetical library management problem. Threat by a parent
to bring a suit of sexual harassment because of a staff member's response
to a young female patron; The discrepancy between the patron's and the
staff member's versions of the incident; Response from Susan Awe of the
Jefferson County Public Library in Colorado; Response from Ann Fisher of
the Radford Public Library in Virginia
31. Compromising Positions. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 11/01/97, Vol. 122 Issue 18, p56, 2p.
management problems faced by librarians and alternatives solutions to specific
problems. Difference of opinion among staffers about the right of teenagers
to view pornographic Internet sites; Whether the Internet is like an unabridged
dictionary or whether access to sites should be chosen the way books are
chosen; Advice to develop a policy with the staff; Assessment of the library's
legal position in relation to minors.
32. The Lane Mutiny. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 7/1/98, Vol. 123 Issue 12, p59, 2p.
a scenario between two college librarians who do not want to follow a plan
developed by a current director. Analysis and comments on the scenario
offered by actual librarians.
33. Farming Out the Library. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 09/01/98, Vol. 123 Issue 14, p153, 3p.
a case study of a hypothetical library management problem and two responses.
Consideration of the option of outsourcing a library to a private operator;
Identification of reasons for the suggestion; Importance of communication;
Possibility that library management has failed to keep the mayor informed
of the library's mission.
34. The Flasher. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 10/1/94, Vol. 119 Issue 16, p57, 2p.
a case study about child molestation in a library children's room featuring
a fictional story of Roswell Kendricks, publisher and editor of the Glen
Bay's weekly newspaper, which is based on actual events in libraries across
the United States and Canada. Two analyses of the scenario, `Who Wears
the Pants in Here?' and `Give Bates the Hook.
35. ILLegitimate? Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 10/1/97, Vol. 122 Issue 16, p58, 2p.
a problem facing a librarian and two responses to the problem from other
librarians. Problem of fee structure for photocopies of articles; Imposition
of fee for photocopies of articles in the library's own collection but
lack of fee for copies of articles obtained through interlibrary loan;
Suggestion that the problem is caused by a pattern of poor communication;
Suggestion that the fee policy be reviewed; Importance of public relations.
36. Fines and Misdemeanors. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 06/01/98, Vol. 123 Issue 10, p81, 2p.
a case study of an elderly woman who was arrested for not returning several
hundred dollars worth of art books for over a year. Two different analyses
of the case; What to do about unreturned material.
37. The Phantom of the OPAC. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 9/15/93, Vol. 118 Issue 15, p50, 3p.
a case study involving use of the public library as a shelter and/or a
home by street people and excessive use of an automated product by one
patron. Analyses from two librarians are presented on dealing with the
38. On Permanent Loan. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 10/1/96, Vol. 121 Issue 16, p57, 2p.
a library situation and two management solutions. The problem, a library
directory stealing unprocessed books. One recommendation, to acquire evidence
and confront the culprit; The other recommendation being to examine the
issues of the problem.
39. Should You Win Them All? Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 3/15/90, Vol. 115 Issue 5, p60-64, 3p.
a case study and two analyses of a controversial case questioning censorship
or common sense.
40. What Would Mother Teresa Do? Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 4/15/90, Vol. 115 Issue 7, p63-65, 3p.
a case study analyzing the actions that the Alexandra branch of Shelton
Public Library regarding the drunks, addicts and homeless people that harass
patrons and occupy most of the seats. Now is not the time to debate about
philosophy. It is the time for action. From the looks of things in the
library, the director has ignored a serious image, morale, and social problem
until media attention has forced it out of his hands and into the hands
of the local politicians. It is hard to believe that Shelton has had no
problem patrons before this. There is no policy established to help it
deal with this situation. To top things off, the mayor has barged in unannounced
to the branch managers' meeting. He is smarter than the director, and wants
to know ahead of time what the director is going to say to the council.
At this point, there is not much that the director can say. The plight
of the Shelton homeless must surely sound familiar. All that is needed
is that the Shelton librarians be given enough time to work this problem
through, matched by a willingness on the part of the community to chip
in for the greater good. Homelessness, mental instability, and other attenuating
ills have been and always will be a community problem. The librarians must
reach out and communicate their frustration, and demand that they be heard.
41. To Trust the Trustee. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, Vol. 114 Issue 5, p50-52, 3p.
a fictitious account involving a librarian's reaction to the interference
of a library trustee, followed by reactions of librarians to this scenario.
42. Paper Pushers. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 4/1/97, Vol. 122 Issue 6, p66-68, 2p.
opinions on an issue facing most libraries as they become increasingly
more dependent upon computers. Why a majority of students and librarians
prefer online materials as opposed to print sources; Belief that librarians
should accept the changes; Suggestion that this is a prime time to analyze
the reference tools in the library.
43. The Trustee’s Wife. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 06/01/97, Vol. 122 Issue 10, p73-74, 2p.
a case study in which a library director must determine how best to handle
the spouse of a trustee who wants to be involved in the day-to-day management
of the library. Two suggested courses of action; The importance of the
library director re-establishing her authority; Working with other board
members; The importance of establishing a relationship with trustee members
and with the staff; How to redirect the energies of the interested spouse
of the trustee.
44. Log Jam. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 12/1/96, Vol. 121 Issue 20, p69-70, 2p.
analysis of an incident in which a library manager recommends that employees
keep logs showing what they are doing at their computers. The problem with
the supervisor's assumption of staff wrongdoing without any investigation
or consideration of other alternatives; Creating a policy statements for
appropriate computer use; Management style critique; Dealing with inappropriate
use of work time.
45. Baring” a Grudge. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 2/1/97, Vol. 122 Issue 2, p55-56, 2p.
on a case study involving library staff members. Tension between two librarians
over an allegedly pornographic computer screen saver; Question of how the
library's management should rectify the situation; Linda Blake and Kenneth
G. Hodosy offering analysis of the situation, along with proposed solutions;
Both arguing that the situation is delicate, but must be directly addressed.
46. I Don't Go On Reference! Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 06/01/84, Vol. 109 Issue 10, p1099, 2p.
on the way Ethel Shea, head of the technical services department of the
Noss River City-Count Public Library Service manage her associates. Thoughts
of Shea regarding her appointment as a head; Need for technical services
assistants at the reference desk; Behavior of Dynan when he was asked to
go to reference desk.
47. 'Joan Is Not a Good Desk Person Anymore!' Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 07/01/84, Vol. 109 Issue 12, p1298.
a case study involving library personnel management. Case of an attractive
and effective circulation clerk disfigured in an accident who consequently
became ineffective; Dilemma of the head of circulation over plan to transfer
her to another department.
48. Latchkey adults. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 7/1/94, Vol. 119 Issue 12, p58, 2p.
Abstract. Offers two
librarians' solutions to a case involving the `dumping' of two elderly
people for most of the day at a local library. Legal issues of the library's
responsibility; The need to develop a policy regarding latchkey children
and adults or review the existing policy; Suggestions on enforcement of
49. Memo from the President: Reclassify Creation Science Books. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 11/15/87, Vol. 112 Issue 19, p53, 2p.
excerpts of a memo from Reverend H. Burnsed Creighton, president of Newbion
College to library director, Dorita Frances Gould, on the reclassification
of creation science books at the library.
50. New Librarian in Town. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 10/15/85, Vol. 110 Issue 17, p47, 2p.
the experience of Claudia Delane as head librarian of the South Tunbridge
Free Public Library in the United States.
51. Nobody Told Me How. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 06/15/87, Vol. 112 Issue 11, p50, 2p.
on the problems of library circulation at Padford Area Library in Pennsylvania.
Negligence in issuing overdues; Increase in the number of books that were
not returned; Need of management training.
52. Our's Not To Reason Why. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 04/15/88, Vol. 113 Issue 7, p57, 2p.
an incident involving the difficulty encountered by the acquisitions librarian
of a college library in the U.S. on working among his co-workers. Reason
given by an employee on why he is not regarded well in the library despite
his good job performance; Dilemma faced by the library director.
53. Polly wants a doctor. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 2/1/93, Vol. 118 Issue 2, p55, 2p.
a case study `Polly Wants a Doctor,' that questions through vivid illustration
whether a co-worker should be corrected when he or she strays from library
54. Preferential Treatment. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 10/01/84, Vol. 109 Issue 16, p1825, 2p.
the experiences of a reference librarian in dealing with her chief librarian
of the Sitgreaves Memorial Public Library of Woodlyn, who gives his friends
immediate access to the new books of the institution. Exchange of opinions
made with the other reference librarian; Refusal of the chief librarian
to change the policy.
56. Sex, AIDS, and the public library. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 6/15/93, Vol. 118 Issue 11, p44, 3p.
a case study of an incident in a public library where a trustee overturned
a healthworkers' display of AIDS information and demanded that the healthworkers
leave. Provides analyses and scenarios for dealing with the incident by
two librarians. American Library Association's `Intellectual Freedom Manual';
Library Bill of Rights; Inexperience of the librarian; More.
57. Should a library have a dress code? Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 2/15/92, Vol. 117 Issue 21, p98, 3p.
a case study discussing whether a library should require its employees
to have a dress code and includes a two part analysis of this issue. The
dress problem; Staff members' rights to free expression; Complaints from
staff members, users, and trustees; The real issue; Reactive versus proactive
measures; The Palmgate Public Library; More.
58. Single white male. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 2/1/94, Vol. 119 Issue 2, p56, 2p.
a case study of an incident in a library and offers two solutions by professional
librarians. A disagreement by a college library staff over whether to search
for a minority or--the suggestion of a new staff member--a white male new
librarian; What the library director should do.
59. The Absentee Director. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 11/01/84, Vol. 109 Issue 18, p2005, 2p.
a letter about the problem of a library staff on 'absentee director' of
the library. Responsibility of library directors to the staff, students,
administration and the profession; Negative impact of absenteeism on staff
morale; Involvement of the absentee director in activities outside the
60. The Call of Duty. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 04/15/87, Vol. 112 Issue 7, p55, 2p.
on the on the need to manage the reference services in the libraries as
discussed in a meeting of Stanton Public Library. Example of a women who
want the winning number of the New York State Lottery ticket; Response
of Valerie Brand, a reference staff member to the women; Expectations of
patrons regarding answers to their questions; Need to prepare a selection
policy to choose the type of information.;
61. The Difficult Employee. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 09/15/86, Vol. 111 Issue 15, p60, 2p.
a case on library management, involving Carl Falcone, dean of the library
system of the Geyer State University (GSU) and Deborah Swenson, director
of the Downey library, one of the branch campuses of GSU. Decision made
by Falcone concerning office space at the Downey library; Attitude of Falcone
towards his inferior employees; Reaction of Swenson towards Falcone's decision.
62. The director hires a `friend.' Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 11/1/93, Vol. 118 Issue 18, p49, 3p.
a case study involving the rehiring of a former girlfriend by a library
director. The girlfriend had worked at the library once but had been fired
and was now given the book selection responsibilities of the branch librarians.
Suggested solutions on achieving agreement are offered by two librarians.
63. The Kids Are Here! Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 06/01/83, Vol. 108 Issue 11, p1106, 2p.
a hypothetical problem of using library staff room as a waiting room by
library employee's children. Problems caused by the children to other employees;
Employee's reaction to the situation; Details of the library at Lorell
College, a private college of liberal arts and sciences.
64. The Librarian and the Centerfold. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 06/15/88, Vol. 113 Issue 11, p38, 2p.
how chief librarian managed the public libraries in the U.S. Importance
to learn the sentiments and practice of behavior considered appropriate
for a member of the staff; Custodian's attitude in the workplace; Chief
librarian's confrontation with the custodian.
65. The lying game. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 11/1/94, Vol. 119 Issue 18, p55, 2p.
Abstract. Offers two
librarians' solutions to a case involving a bad-tempered library director
who wanted his staff to approve his choice of a new assistant, whether
or not they concurred with his choice. The issue of whether they should
warn the new staff member that the previous assistant, who resigned after
six months, felt she should have been warned by staffers about the director
when she came for her `approval' meeting.
66. Not-Quite-Free Public Library. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 02/15/87, Vol. 112 Issue 3, p121, 2p.
a conversation that illustrates the dilemma faced by library administrators
with regard to the issue of charging fees for non-resident use of public
libraries and provides other library administrators' analyses of the situation.
Problems faced by a non-resident patron in accessing reference material
from the library; Adequate compensation received by libraries for expenditures
on reference service.;
67. The Page Problem. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 07/01/88, Vol. 113 Issue 12, p52, 2p.
the problems associated with library pages. Relationship between Muscateka
Public Library Director Philip Nordyke and circulation head Austen Coit;
Salaries of library pages; Application by students.
68. The Prerogative of the Chair. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 02/15/88, Vol. 113 Issue 3, p144, 2p.
on the problem of the Addington Public Library in Boston, Massachusetts.
Unprofessional conduct of one of the board of directors of the Board of
Trustees; Decision-making process in the Board.
69. The unprincipled principal. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 5/1/94, Vol. 119 Issue 8, p60, 2p.
suggested solutions by two librarians to the case of a student request
to use the public library to show a video, prepared for a school video
contest, that was banned from showing in the school. The school principal
asked the librarian to deny the request. The library's vested interest
in providing space; Library Bill of Rights; First Amendment.
70. Thwarted by Authority. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 10/15/83, Vol. 108 Issue 18, p1929, 2p.
the problem of a hospital librarian with her superior. Qualifications of
the superior; Uncomfortability of working the superior; Communications
problem between the librarian and her superior; Decision of the librarian
to resign from her position.
71. Thy patrons' keeper. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 4/1/94, Vol. 119 Issue 6, p78, 2p.
a case study on whether libraries can take an active role in support of
gun control. Whether libraries must completely abandon their former self-appointed
role as guardians of moral standards; Analyses by two professional librarians.
72. To Catch a Thief? Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 03/01/84, Vol. 109 Issue 4, p449, 1p.
a hypothetical case of reporting book thefts in libraries by employees
to library administrators. Dilemma for person reporting the matter; Evidences
reported; Mode of operation used to steal the books.
73. Two thumbs down. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 12/1/95, Vol. 120 Issue 20, p70.
on a case study on the censorship of a videotape on sex rented by a twelve
year old girl from the American Library Association. Ways Director of Blue
Ridge Regional Library would have handle the case; How Judith Edelstien,
Assistant Director, of Manhanttan Public Library, Kansas would handle it.
74 . Watch Your #*!!X&#*!* Language. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 5/15/87, Vol. 112 Issue 9, p51, 2p.
the problem of profanity in the workplace by presenting the case of Bowditch
University Library. Increase in the use of foul language by the staff of
Bowditch University Library.
75. Who speaks for the library? Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 12/15/93, Vol. 118 Issue 21, p88, 3p.
a case study of a library crisis with analyses by two library professionals.
The issue of access to library community rooms by controversial organizations;
Library Bill of Rights; Which library employees have the right to speak
for the library.
76. Wild in the Stacks. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 03/15/88, Vol. 113 Issue 5, p37, 2p.
the struggle of a public library director to cope with the demands of his
job. Results of efforts to avoid violence in the facility; Impact of the
deterioration of the neighborhood on library services; Absence of a compromise
on the access of library patrons to the premises.
77. Will You Recommend Me for the Job? Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, Library Journal, 03/15/87, Vol. 112 Issue 5, p58, 2p.
a problem case related to libraries. Application of for the position of
director of the Regillus College Library by Henry Lundgren; Lundgren's
request to Roderick Fuller, a colleague, to write an employment reference;
Doubts of Fuller over Lundgren's suitability to the post; Dilemma of Fuller
over contents and writing of the letter; Advice sought from Leon Pratz,
a scientific librarian.
78. YOU Must Teach Kids Responsibility. Anderson, AJ. Library Journal, 05/01/84, Vol. 109 Issue 8, p867, 2p.
on the need to enforce a fine system on teenagers of south branch of the
Holford Public Library to teach them the responsibility of returning books
and other study materials on time. Discussion on the fine system subject
between two librarians of the public library.