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"An Active Instrument for Propaganda": The American Public Library During World War I (Beta Phi Mu Monograph Series) by Wayne A. Wiegand
American Libraries before 1876 by Haynes McMullen
Carnegie Denied: Communities Rejecting Carnegie Library Construction Grants, 1898-1925 (Beta Phi Mu Monograph Series) by Robert Sidney Martin
Libraries and Scholarly Communication in the United States: The Historical Dimension (Beta Phi Mu Monograph Series) by Phyllis Dain
Libraries and Scholarly Communication in the United States: The Historical Dimension (Beta Phi Mu Monograph Series) by John Y. Cole
Renewing Professional Librarianship: A Fundamental Rethinking (Beta Phi Mu Monograph Series) by Bill Crowley
Self-Examination: The Present and Future of Librarianship (Beta Phi Mu Monograph Series) by John M. Budd

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  4. Our Enduring Values: Librarianship in the 21st Century by Michael Gorman (2000)
  5. Basics of Genealogy Reference: A Librarian's Guide by Jack Simpson (2008)
  6. Critical Theory for Library and Information Science: Exploring the Social from Across the Disciplines (Library and Information Science Text) by Gloria J. Leckie (2010)
  7. The Social Transcript: Uncovering Library Philosophy (Beta Phi Mu Monograph Series) by Charles B. Osburn (2009)
  8. The Enduring Library: Technology, Tradition, and the Quest for Balance by Michael Gorman (2003)
  9. The Twenty-First Century Art Librarian by Terrie Wilson (2003)
  10. Dismantling the Public Sphere: Situating and Sustaining Librarianship in the Age of the New Public Philosophy (Contributions in Librarianship and Information Science) by John E. Buschman (2003)
  11. From Research to Practice: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in LIS Education by Deborah S. Grealy (2009)
  12. The Study of Information: Interdisciplinary Messages by Fritz Machlup (1983)
  13. Special Collections 2.0: New Technologies for Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Archival Collections by Lynne M. Thomas (2009)
  14. The Portable MLIS: Insights from the Experts by Ken Haycock (2008)
  15. Critical Library Instruction: Theories and Methods by Maria T. Accardi (2010)

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Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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