Browse 1959: The role of classification in the modern American library by Series/Report "Allerton Park Institute (6th : 1959)"

  • Bartle, Robert G. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1959)
    At the very outset I want to warn you that I am here in the role of a mathematician who is interested in books and that I am entirely innocent of library procedures and terminology, the theory of classification, or the ...

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  • Eaton, F. Thelma; Strout, Donald E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1959)
    This institute was addressed to those librarians who have a deep interest in the whole field of classification and the program was planned to present a broad picture of classification today.

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    Strout, Donald E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1959)
    What we attempt here is in no sense a formal summary of content. We seek rather, in the tradition of the previous Allerton Park Institutes, to catch and record, through a series of informal observations and impressions, ...

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  • Shera, Jesse H. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1959)
    Of all the modes of human intellectual activity prognostication is probably the most treacherous. It may not influence people, but certainly it will alienate one's friends. No one paid much heed to the warnings of the ...

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