Goodrum, Charles. Dewey Decimated (New York: Crown, 1977) 190 p.
-------. Carnage of the Realm (New York: Crown, 1979) 152 p.
-------. The Best Cellar (New York: St. Martin's, 1987) 218 p.
-------. A Slip of the Tong (New York: St. Martin's, 1992) 180 p.
These all take place at the Werner-Bok Library, a fictitious private institution in Washington, D.C. Betty Crighton Jones, a young but exceptionally intelligent librarian works as Public Relations Officer at the Werner-Bok. She is assisted in solving mysteries by Dr. Edward George, the Librarian Emeritus of Yale University. Dewey Decimated and A Slip of the Tong deal with theft of rare books from the library. Each of these stories features some detailed information on various aspects of the library world: shared online cataloging, processing of gift materials, security, etc.