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A multidisciplinary field that focuses on the practices, tools of management, information technology, education, and other perspectives to libraries; the collection, organization, preservation, and dissemination of information resources; and the political economy of information.

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Philosopher's stone

Literature; Chilldren's literature

The philosophers' stone or stone of the philosophers (Latin: lapis philosophorum) is a legendary alchemical substance said to be capable of turning base metals such as lead ...


Literature; Chilldren's literature

Butterbeer is the drink of choice for younger wizards. Harry is first presented with the beverage in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Although House-elves can become ...


Literature; Chilldren's literature

Firewhisky is a type of alcohol that wizards under the age of seventeen are not allowed to drink; however, this rule is not always followed. Firewhisky is described as burning the ...


Literature; Chilldren's literature

From the third book to the sixth, Crookshanks is the pet (half cat, half kneazle) of Hermione Granger, resembling a Persian Cat.


Literature; Chilldren's literature

Ron Weasley's pet rat in Harry Potter series. Actually Scabbers is distinguished animagus, Peter Pettigrew who tries to escape well-earned revenge of his former friends.


Literature; Chilldren's literature

There are three chasers in the Quiddith team. The job of the chasers is to keep possession of the quaffle, and try to score a goal (worth ten points) by throwing it through one of ...


Literature; Chilldren's literature

Legilimency is the magical skill of extracting feelings and memories from another person's mind — a form of magical "telepathy" . It also allows one to convey ...