1965: The changing environment for library services in the metropolitan area
Allerton Park Institute Proceedings (no. 12, 1965); Edited by Harold Goldstein
The Twelfth Allerton Park Institute, October 31-November 3, 1965, on The Changing Environment for Library Service in the Metropolitan Area, analyzed and projected the problems of librarians serving in the four major types of libraries in metropolitan areas. The intent of the conference was to help shape for the participants some of the dimensions of this major social movement of our times.
The complete text of the Institute is available here as well as the individual papers. The papers included here are:
- Metropolitan Population: Prospect And Change, 1960-1980 - Jerome D. Fellmann
- Government In The Metropolis - Charles Press
- Metropolitan Processes: An Overview - Philip H. Ennis
- Problems Of Planning In The Metropolitan Environment - Matthew L. Rockwell
- The Public Library In The Metropolitan Environment - Ralph Blasingame
- The Education Crisis In The Nation's Large Cities - Carl F. Hansen
- The School Library In The Changing Metropolitan School Environment - Sara Innis Fenwick
- Higher Education In The Metropolitan Environment - E. K. Fretwell
- Academic Libraries Amidst Changing Institutional Directions - William H. Carlson
- Industrial Research And Development In Metropolitan Areas-The Library Environment - George L. Royer
- Special Libraries, Their Supporting Institutions, And Metropolitan Problems - Bill M. Woods
Appendix: A Brief To The Royal Commission On Metropolitan Toronto From The Toronto Public Library Board - H. C. Campbell
The Proceedings of the Allerton Park Institute have been digitized through the Open Content Alliance at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
(Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965)The research laboratory in most companies has grown out of the technical operation. In the chemical industry with which I am best acquainted, the technical activities centered on the production, control and testing of ...
(Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965)In this brief review of some of the major social developments in the metropolis, two important difficulties should be noted at the outset. First, the subject is so vast and has been studied by so many different kinds ...
(Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965)The Public Libraries Act of Ontario, which applies to libraries in cities, towns and villages throughout the Province, provides the general management, regulation and control of Public Libraries in cities through a ...
(Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965)ot long ago Ervin J. Gaines* took Ralph Blasingame^ to task over an implicit assumption in an article he had written, an assumption which made everything seem so simple: that reading is vital to life, and if the idea ...
(Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965)The one word in the title of this Institute about which there can be no argument is "change.* The environment in which our libraries function and the ends and purposes for which we as librarians, exist are altering ...