Browse by Subject "Book selection"

  • Downs, Robert B. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1963)
    The development of a great research library has a certain mirage quality, something like approaching infinity or attempting to state the exact value of the mathematical symbol pi. We may come closer and closer to our ...
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  • Downs, Robert B. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1956)
    In all of nature, change is the most constant factor. Throughout manmade civilizations, likewise, change from era to era is continual and inevitable. How amazing it is, therefore, to realize that the product with which ...
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  • Chitwood, Jack (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1963)
    There is not a large mass of literature dealing with the mechanics of book selection. Most references to this or related topics are concerned either with the broader aspects of policy, with the "why" of selection, or ...
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  • Goldstein, Harold (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1956)
    Writing of one kind or another has been with us about 7,000 to 10,000 years; pictures, cave paintings, etc., as much as 50, 000 years. It has been only 35 years since educational motion pictures became a physical reality ...
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  • Strout, Donald E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1956)
    The scene is a publishers' partyand the central figures a man in a tweedy sports coat, puffing at a pipe, and a pleasantly plump matron, balancing a glass in her hand. "Tell me, " she gushes brightly, "Are you paper-back ...
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  • Lightfoot, Helen (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1956)
    At mid-20th century any librarian must be impressed with one need in particular- -the need to choose wisely in order to keep the library collection for which he is responsible within a practicable size for giving the ...
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  • Winger, Howard W. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1949)
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  • Brigham, Harold F. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1956)
    I. Introduction Specific examples of requests received by the Indiana State Library illustrate the important part that a state library plays in the development of local library collections . 1. A request from a small ...
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  • Busse, David (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1956)
    The past weeks have been full of campaign talk about the High Road and the Low Road. Although I am connected with one of the wholesalers, I expect to follow the High Road and stay away from competitive statements. ...
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  • Goldhor, Herbert (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1963)
    We present here the papers which were given at the ninth annual Institute sponsored by the Faculty of the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library Science and held from Sunday, November 11, to Wednesday, November ...
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  • Bendix, Dorothy (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1959)
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  • Summary 
    Lancour, Harold (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1956)
    The Institute was soundly based on the belief that collection development is the central function of librarianship. A library by definition is a collection of materials. To bring together a collection which furthers the ...
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