Browse by Subject "Libraries --Special collections --Science"

  • Budington, William S. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1960)
    Identifying the problems of selection in science has something in common with trying to decide how to vote for the next president. You can go just by the picture on your television screen, or you can review his existence ...
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  • Shipman, Joseph C. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1960)
    The book in one form or another has always played an essential role in the development of the sciences, and only a slightly less significant part in the story of technology. Scientific knowledge and accomplishment are ...
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  • Davis, Watson (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1960)
    In this onrushing scientific era, so inadequately characterized as either the atomic or the space age, it is a truism to contend that everyone should know about science. Everyone must. The results of scientific progress ...
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  • Dickman, Joseph E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1960)
    It would be presumptious for me to tell librarians the advantages of the printed word in communication, but in case there are any audio-visual enthusiasts present, let me review some of the advantages of the printed ...
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  • Seitz, Frederick (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1960)
    Structures of Civilization The various civilizations of mankind known to us are characterized both by remarkable similarities, stemming from the common problems of humanity in all environments, and by quite remarkable ...
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  • Janes, Adrian (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1960)
    In this discussion I want to say something about where science fiction has been and where it is now and then comment on where I think it stands in relation to what we ordinarily call "good" literature. But as in all ...
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  • Summary 
    Lancour, Harold (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1960)
    Three score and five hours ago we met together for the first time, more or less strangers to each other. Since that time we have talked, gossiped, mildly flirted, consumed 2, 000 cups of coffee, walked through the lovely ...
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  • Thackery, John T., Jr. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1960)
    A comprehensive discussion of what adult readers read, and why they read, in the area of the sciences would take much more time than the limits of this portion of the symposium afford. This consideration therefore ...
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  • Rosen, Sidney (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1960)
    My interest in science was first stirred by reading the adventures of an extraordinary young man, who combined the ingenuity of an Edison with the moral integrity of a Plato and the get-up-and-go of a Horatio Alger hero. ...
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  • Zim, Herbert (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1960)
    In considering young people's interest in science, I intend to include people from the sixth grade level to senility. The matter of definition of children, young people, and adults is not too much of a problem because ...
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