There are a lot of how to deal with the new economy and get a job books out there. What I like about this one is that it doesn’t cater to the lowest common denominator and really encourages the reader to think creatively and critically at the same time. 2012, 290 pages.
My favorite question that smacks of librarianship: “Explain what a database is to your eight-year-old nephew, using three sentences.” HA!
Their answer is brilliant: A database is an iPod for information. With an iPod, you can store thousands of songs and still find any track you want quickly. A database does the same thing with information that people have stored on a computer or the Internet.