Browse 1957: The library as a community information center by Series/Report "Allerton Park Institute (4th : 1957)"

  • Budington, William S. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1957)
    Any survey of the literature concerning the cost of reference service reveals the fact that the subject is one which has been much discussed but without arriving at any very generally accepted conclusions. About 40 per ...

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  • Knox, Margaret Enid (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1957)
    "No library can render effective service without adequate and competent personnel. The library's unique function of serving as the one unbiased, non-partisan bureau of information for all the people calls for personnel ...

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  • McCormick, Peter J. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1957)
    A community has been described as "a constellation of institutions, organizations, and associations held together by their relationship with each other." To that, should be added "for the purposes of affording opportunities ...

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  • Radmacher, Mary (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1957)
    The greatest development in American public library service has been realized in the large cities. These large city "systems" as they are frequently called, provide equality of service to everyone within the area served. ...

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  • Phelps, Rose B.; Phillips, Janet (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1957)
    The papers herewith presented were given at the Institute on the Library as a Community Information Center held at Allerton House, Monticello, Illinois on September 29-October 2, 1957, under the auspices of the University ...

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  • Northup, Helen F. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1957)
    To discuss in the short space of this paper all the interesting and important new reference sources which have appeared in the humanities in the past seven years is impossible. The humanities cover many things --language ...

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  • Probst, Doris J. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1957)
    The social sciences are the most difficult of all the sciences to supply with sufficient reference sources and especially with adequate bibliographic tools. This difficulty, of course, stems from the intrinsic difference ...

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  • Bruder, Mildred (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1957)
    In the first chapter of Public Library Service, A Guide to Evaluation, with Minimum Standards, the services provided by the modern library are grouped into six divisions. Under the sixth and last division heading are ...

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  • Barton, Mary N. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1957)
    To present this new Division to reference librarians and others interested in reference services is an opportunity that this writer welcomes with the greatest enthusiasm. The Reference Services Division is the fulfillment ...

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  • Harlan, Harold O. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1957)
    When you, and those associated with you in planning your library's program of service, have defined your objectives and identified the public you seek to serve, it is necessary to consider means of satisfying the needs ...

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  • Shipman, Joseph C. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1957)
    In preparing this paper, the author turned first to Science Reference Notes which is an interesting and useful tool to anyone concerned with scientific and technical reference materials and a ready launching platform ...

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  • Jackson, William Vernon (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1957)
    If, in bringing together the library patron and the material he needs, the librarian finds that he has exhausted the resources of his own institution, he turns to those of pther libraries. In fact, it is taken for granted ...

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  • Downs, Robert B. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1957)
    It is practically a truism that modern library philosophy, especially in America, emphasizes the use of materials rather than their preservation. There is recognition, of course, that rare and valuable books must be ...

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  • Summary 
    Phelps, Rose B. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1957)
    The institute speakers, and the ensuing discussions, looked at reference work from four different approaches: the nature and spirit of reference service; its extension through effective public relations; its strengthening ...

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