Browse by Subject "Information science --History"

  • Maack, Mary Niles (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    During her thirty years at the Bibliothèque Nationale (BN), Suzanne Briet (1894–1989) made important theoretical, organizational, and institutional contributions to the documentation movement in France. This article ...

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  • Rayward, W. Boyd (editor) (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    Underlying this collection of papers is a belief in the value of history in helping us to achieve a reasonably full understanding of current trends of development in what we might call society’s “knowledge apparatus” and ...

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  • Dubin, David (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    Gerard Salton is often credited with developing the vector space model (VSM) for information retrieval (IR). Citations to Salton give the impression that the VSM must have been articulated as an IR model sometime ...

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  • Black, Alistair (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    Lionel McColvin (1896–1976) is regarded as one of the most infl uential fi gures in the history of British librarianship. In the specifi c context of 150 years of public librarianship in Britain, his reputation as a ...

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  • Hansen, Debra Gold (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)

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  • Jumonville, Florence M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    In 1925 the Carnegie Corporation granted $50,000 to Louisiana, a state then “backward in library development,” to fund a demonstration of rural public library development. Essae M. Culver, a California librarian, was chosen ...

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  • Zandonade, Tarcisio (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    This article examines the project of Jesse Hauk Shera (1903–82), carried out originally in association with his colleague Margaret Egan, of formulating an epistemological foundation for a library science in which ...

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  • Rayward, W. Boyd, 1939- (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    Underlying this collection of papers is a belief in the value of history in helping us to achieve a reasonably full understanding of current trends of development in what we might call society’s “knowledge apparatus” and ...

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