Browse by Subject "Children's libraries"

  • McDonald, Frances M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    While virtually all of the voluminous writing on censorship focuses on the actions of outsiders, much of the actual censorship is done by librarians. Quietly, under the guise of selection, spurred by rumors of controversy, ...

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  • Nesbitt, Elizabeth (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1956)
    Children's librarians, traditionally and actually, have always felt that an essential part of their work is to broaden a child's interests in reading and to deepen his appreciation of quality in books. In other words, ...

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  • Miller, Marilyn L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    This paper is an attempt to present some issues and concerns that will have to be addressed as continued plans are made for library programs for young people that will serve them effectively in the coming decade. This ...

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  • Arnold, Lillian Belle; Graves, Marjorie (, 1902)

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  • Atkinson, Joan L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    The process of licensing shapes the future of the profession by restricting entrance to those who meet certain qualifications. Licensing is a gatekeeping function, at least theoretically protecting the public from ...

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  • Cummins, Julie (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    How will the public library or school media center's program of service relate to the changing needs of youth? Take the word design how do you interpret it? As the grand scheme of things, the master plan, a schematic, ...

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  • Hodges, Gerald G. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    The current effort to improve the quality of youth services and to expand these services must be firmly grounded in a meaningful context of evaluation. Evaluation of personnel and measurement and evaluation of program are ...

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  • Del Negro, Janice M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998)
    I would like to present you with a radical notion. These two affinities our affinity for children and our affinity for children's books are our strongest traits, the magic cloak, the seven-league boots, the water of life ...

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  • Kimmel, Margaret Mary (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    All occupations are worthy of study, a fact documented by many since Robert Park's classic research on the hobo, the taxi-dance-hall girl, and the professional thief. Librarianship, too, has been subjected to in-depth analysis ...

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  • Mitts-Smith, Debra (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2007)
    The day after the Armistice of 1918 was signed ending World War I, the Book Committee on Children’s Libraries was established by a group of American women. The committee’s relief efforts focused on the establishment of ...

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  • Minudri, Regina (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    It is interesting to note the order in which these implications are presented. Five years ago we might have seen the fiscal side head the list. Ten years ago there was a fascination with social implications and ...

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  • Hippenhammer, Creighton (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    Library services to youth are in crisis. New library school graduates information managers all are refusing to enter the field in the numbers they used to and library directors often cannot fill positions they have ...

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  • Rosenzweig, Susan (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    No one ever said that part of the job of a young adult librarian would be fund-raising. I took all the courses needed to best serve young people but mention was never made in any course, by any teacher, of how one ...

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  • Faklis, Ruth E. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    When seeking funding for additional programs, special projects, expanded library services, etc., the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) grant monies should be considered. All fifty states are entitled to LSCA ...

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  • Bush, Margaret (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    Not long ago a friend and colleague who is the head of children's services in a public library serving a community of about 40,000 was reflecting on problems of assessing the background and skills of applicants for a ...

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  • Rollock, Barbara (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    It was remembrance of childhood experiences in the library that prompted author Bel Kaufman to write in defense of libraries: "It seems to me that especially now, when there are so many people in our city [New York] whose ...

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  • Canney, George F. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    Teaching children to read has been a central focus of our educational system for over 350 years. Despite the variety of subjects treated in school, reading usually has been viewed as the most prominent of "the three ...

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  • Drescher, Judith A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    As a former children's services librarian and a library administrator in several public libraries, I've spoken on this topic numerous times over the last twelve years. In general, the audience expects to hear words of ...

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  • Pretlow, Delores Zachary (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    After eighteen years of professional commitment to library media services for youth, I found myself perplexed by the question, What do schools need? Perplexed because my personal perceptions were so clear or so I ...

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