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Helen Elizabeth Haines

Helen Elizabeth Haines (1872–1961) was instrumental in the development of the library science profession, though she herself never worked as a librarian or earned a professional degree. According to Haines one should know the community's character and interest and be familiar with subjects of current interest and those books can be selected that tend toward the development and enrichment of life.
Popular Books of Helen Elizabeth Haines includes - Living with Books: The Art of Book Selection (1935).
Popular Quotes of Helen Elizabeth Haines includes - "From every book invisible threads reach out to other books, and as the mind comes to use and control those threads the whole panorama of the world's life, past and present, becomes constantly more varied and interesting.", Living with Books: The Art of Book Selection (1935).