Browse 1967: Trends in American publishing by Title

  • Schossberger, Emily (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1967)
    Fifteen years ago the conveners of a symposium on "Trends in American Publishing" would probably not have invited a representative of the then rather esoteric and little known field of the university presses. For until ...
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  • Epstein, Louis (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1967)
    I am neither a librarian nor a publisher, and the topic originally assigned to me, "Main Distribution Agencies for Books," is so vast that I know of no single person qualified to deal with the whole of it. However, one ...
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  • Madison, Charles (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1967)
    Not a few people, in and out of publishing, have recently come to fear that book publishing has been turned into a crass business by Wall Street manipulators and electronics corporations. To a certain extent they are ...
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  • Follett, Robert J. R. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1967)
    Perhaps the most distinctive characteristic of our times is the rapid increase in the rate of change. In whatever field one cares to look, the pace of change is accelerating. This is certainly true of education. Because ...
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  • Frase, Robert W. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1967)
    Some fifteen years ago I gave a paper, "Economic Trends in Trade Book Publishing," under the auspices of the University of Illinois, as part of the 1952 Windsor Lectures. The over- all subject was Books and the Mass ...
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  • Castagna, Edwin (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1967)
    How does, and how should, a librarian look at publishing in 1967? As a minor customer buying a small part of the output of a large industry? As a fellow member of the nation's communications apparatus ? As one of the ...
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  • Lacy, Dan (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1967)
    Two principal forces have produced the rather dramatic changes in the character of American book publishing that have taken place in the last fifteen years. One has been the very large increase in the number of children ...
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  • Goldman, Abe A. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1967)
    It is common for writers and speakers on copyright to begin by quoting the clause in the Federal Constitution on which our copyright law is founded. This has become a cliche because it has the merit of compressing some ...
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  • Melcher, Daniel (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1967)
    Several years ago, in 1963 to be exact, I drafted an advertisement in which Bowker announced that any of its book information could be had in any form, including punched cards, punched paper tape, magnetic tape, or any ...
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  • Henderson, Kathryn Luther (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1967)
    The publishing industry is experiencing great growth and major changes. Books and periodicals, the familiar tools of the world of learning, have been joined in recent years by a variety of new media and new forms of ...
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