Browse by Subject "Libraries and community"

  • application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (114Kb)
  • Dawood, Rosemary Smith (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1971)
    The public library in the United States is a community facility dedicated to service to everyone. This broad concept of service, however admirable, implies objectives which public librarians find increasingly difficult ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (353Kb)
  • Drennan, Henry T. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1971)
    All of us utilize information in our lives. Librarians and information scientists value it most highly since their lives are spent in gathering, ordering, storing, and distributing it. A very few in these professions ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (479Kb)
  • Long, Nicholas (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1971)
    During the past fifteen years a new kind of social service has blossomed on the American scene. This service has come to be known by a variety of names, the most popular of which is "information and referral (I&R)." ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (805Kb)
  • Croneberger, Robert B., Jr. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1971)
    Francis Bacon said ''knowledge is power' 1 and hundreds of libraries have these immortal words inscribed over their entrances. Perhaps T. S. Eliot was closer to the truth when he wrote: All our knowledge brings us ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (222Kb)
  • Sinclair, Dorothy (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1971)
    In some of our larger cities, public libraries are beginning to take on, are being asked to take on, or are considering taking on the functions of the neighborhood information center. To that fact we owe this volume and ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (1Mb)
  • Luce, Robert J. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1971)
    In accord with the times, the Free Library of Philadelphia has for the past several years been actively seeking and implementing new ways to serve the inner city. As affluent America moves to the suburbs and invisible ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (218Kb)
  • Kopecky, Frank J. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1971)
    As an attorney practicing in the legal services program of the Office of Economic Opportunity (O.E.O.) for the last three years,! have had the opportunity to view several O.E.O. neighborhood centers in operation. In ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (674Kb)
  • Palmer, Joseph W. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1984)

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (2Mb)
  • Wiley, Norbert (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1971)
    American cities can be looked at in many ways, but one thing everyone should be able to agree on is that they are in big trouble. They are dilapidated, congested, trash-strewn, unsafe, rebellionprone, poverty-stricken, ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (847Kb)
  • (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1971)
    Neither Brenda Dervin nor Robert Croneberger delivered the talks they submitted prior to the conference, and which are included in this volume. Their reactions to previous sessions motivated them to put aside prepared ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (62Kb)
  • Sager, Donald J. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1971)
    Project Aurora was designed to test library service by caseload. Caseload is a word that has social work connotations, but the intent was only to employ a social work technique, not a social work philosophy, to library ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (225Kb)
  • application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (156Kb)
  • Dervin, Brenda (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1971)
    This paper gives a very brief overview of the kinds of activities which are going on at Syracuse University which relate to information referral projects. The School of Library Science is involved in a multi -dimensional ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (486Kb)
  • Garvey, William (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1971)
    The United Steelworkers of America is a voluntary organization that has deep ties in the communities in which its members either work or live, or both. It is vital that such an organization maintains lines of communication, ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (629Kb)
  • Welbourne, James (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1971)
    This paper is about the training of urban information specialists , especially as it happened at the University of Maryland. There are many stories on that whole procedure and I have chosen to talk from one vantage ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (578Kb)
  • McNicol, Sarah (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    Although the majority of joint use libraries in educational establishments provide at least an adequate level of service for their school, college, or university users, the standard of service they provide for members of ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (89Kb)