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Eric Walsh
Reference Librarian

The Five Laws Of Librarianship, as described by S. R. Ranganathan:

1. Books are for use

2. Every reader her/his book

3. Every book its reader

4. Save the time of the reader

5. The Library is a growing organism


Contact Information

Office Location: MCML 108, Elko Campus
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  • MA Library and Information Science, University of South Florida, 2005
  • MA International Relations, University of Kent at Canterbury, London Centre of International Relations, 1999
  • BS International Relations, University of Scranton, 1998


Recommended Reading

  • The Twenty Year Crisis, E. H. Carr
  • The Tao of Jeet Kune Do, Bruce Lee
  • Villa Incognito, Tom Robbins
  • The Drifters, James Michener


Eric Walsh photo.


  • Nevada Library Association
  • Special Library Association
  • Earth Advocacy Team (GO EARTH!!)


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INT 100
Title:GBC Orientation
Catalog Description: An introduction to GBC and its programs and services. The goal of the course is to achieve student success. No prerequisite. [P/W]

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Responding fire fighters.
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Shot up deer crossing sign.
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Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan photo.
Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan-The Five Laws of Librarianship
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