Browse by Subject "Information science --History"

  • La Barre, Kathryn A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    Research during the 1950s in library and information science refl ected the intense intellectual foment and fervor of the time. As a master’s student of library science at Western Reserve University (WRU) in 1952, Phyllis ...

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  • Furner, Jonathan (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    Margaret Egan (1905–59) taught at the Graduate Library School of the University of Chicago (1946–55) and at the School of Library Science at Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio (1955–59). With her colleague Jesse ...

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  • Gunselman, Cheryl (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    Free public libraries, and “modern” library methods, arrived late in the Pacifi c Northwest. Two individuals were particularly infl uential in the introduction, growth, and professionalization of library service in the ...

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  • Kimball, Melanie A.; Jenkins, Christine A.; Hearne, Betsy (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    Effie Louise Power (1873–1969) represented the high standard of collaboration among children’s librarians that characterized the entire development of youth services work. This article examines Power’s role in U.S. ...

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  • Beghtol, Clare (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    James Duff Brown was an infl uential and energetic librarian in Great Britain in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. His Subject Classifi - cation has characteristics that were unusual and idiosyncratic ...

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  • Cragin, Melissa H. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    Foster Edward Mohrhardt was a librarian in federal libraries for much of his career and served as the director of the National Agricultural Library from 1954 to 1968. Throughout his long library career, he used the ...

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  • Kester, Diane D.; Jones, Plummer Alston, Jr. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    Frances Henne (1906–85) was the leader in the development of school library standards during her career as a teacher, librarian, and library educator. She was the driving force behind the publication of the 1945, 1960, and ...

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  • Bates, Marcia J. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    The author’s experiences as a master’s and doctoral student at the University of California at Berkeley School of Library and Information Studies during a formative period in the history of information science, 1966–71, are ...

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  • 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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