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The School of Information Sciences has a distinguished tradition of publishing high-quality publications for the field of library and information sciences and actively produces Library Trends and The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books. Our fifty-year publishing history includes scholarly and practical publications that address current issues and also serve as historical archives. Here you can find quality books, journals, papers, and conference proceedings for teaching, scholarly reading, and daily application.

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  • For more than 30 years the Allerton Park Institute conferences have explored areas of emerging or continuing interest to practicing librarians.
  • The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books is devoted to the review of current books for children. Providing concise summaries and critical evaluations, this invaluable resource assists readers with questions regarding ...
  • Each conference exposes librarians, information scientists, and others interested in the technology which surrounds information, to new trends and approaches.
  • The Katharine Sharp Review was published between 1995-1999 by students at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science
  • Library Trends explores critical trends in professional librarianship, including practical applications, thorough analyses, and literature reviews.

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  • Sheffield, Rebecka T. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2016)
    Recognized among the American Library Association’s “Core Values of Librarianship” (2004), Preservation is traditionally used to describe the passive protection of cultural property to ensure that it survives in its ...

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  • Seale, Maura (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2016)
    This paper will consider the Core Values of The Public Good and Democracy as articulated in the American Library Association’s “Core Values of Librarianship” (2004) and its affiliated documents in conjunction with the ...

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  • Roberts, Sarah T.; Noble, Safiya Umoja (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2016)
    Social Responsibility and Diversity are two principal tenets of the field of library and information science (LIS) as defined by the American Library Association’s “Core Values of Librarianship” but that often remain ...

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  • Pun, Raymond (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2016)
    Abstract The American Library Association’s (ALA) “Core Values of Librarianship” (2004) serves as an important vehicle in introducing and creating cross-cultural dialogues on values such as intellectual freedom with ...

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  • Kumbier,Alana; Starkey, Julia (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2016)
    In this paper we advocate for an understanding of access that both responds to the pragmatic needs of the American Library Association’s “Core Values of Librarianship” (to guide professional practice and education) and ...

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