Browse 1956: The nature and development of the library collection by Title

  • Strout, Donald E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1956)
    The scene is a publishers' partyand the central figures a man in a tweedy sports coat, puffing at a pipe, and a pleasantly plump matron, balancing a glass in her hand. "Tell me, " she gushes brightly, "Are you paper-back ...

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  • Lightfoot, Helen (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1956)
    At mid-20th century any librarian must be impressed with one need in particular- -the need to choose wisely in order to keep the library collection for which he is responsible within a practicable size for giving the ...

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  • Brigham, Harold F. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1956)
    I. Introduction Specific examples of requests received by the Indiana State Library illustrate the important part that a state library plays in the development of local library collections . 1. A request from a small ...

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  • Busse, David (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1956)
    The past weeks have been full of campaign talk about the High Road and the Low Road. Although I am connected with one of the wholesalers, I expect to follow the High Road and stay away from competitive statements. ...

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  • Summary 
    Lancour, Harold (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1956)
    The Institute was soundly based on the belief that collection development is the central function of librarianship. A library by definition is a collection of materials. To bring together a collection which furthers the ...

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