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Nearly 80 years of references to articles in library and information science journals, books, book chapters and library school theses. Includes some full text.
Library Literature & Information Science Retrospective covers a wide range of subjects: Automation, Care & Restoration of Books, Cataloging, Censorship, Circulation Procedures, Classification, Copyright, Education for Librarianship, Government Aid, Indexing, Information Brokers, Library Associations & Conferences, Library Equipment & Supplies, Personnel Administration, Public Relations, Publishing, Rare Books, and Reference Services.
Use Library Literature & Information Science Retrospective to:
-Research historical information for library school curricula, theses.
-Find information on seminal figures in the evolution of modern librarianship.
-Locate original articles and books by the founders of library science: Melvil Dewey, Jesse Shera, L. Quincy Mumford, S. R Ranganathan, N. K. Krupskaya, and many others.
-Retrace notable controversies in censorship and how they were resolved.
-Explore how yesterday's libraries approached issues of funding, public relations, collection building, and more.
-Examine the effects of historical trends and incidents: war, depression, civil rights, McCarthyism, the Cold War, the women's movement, and more on libraries and librarianship.
Coverage: 1905 to 1983 - Updates vary
Interlibrary Loan Type: Not Permitted
Simultaneous User Limit: Unlimited simultaneous users