Publications - School of Information Sciences

 

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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  • Lawrence, Emily (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017)
    Is contemporary Reader's Advisory (RA) a purely populist service? In an effort to answer that question, this paper begins with a brief account of the ideological tension between populism and elitism in the library profession. ...

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  • Black, Alistair; Knox, Emily J.M. (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017)

    It is a sad fact that far fewer people survive to celebrate a platinum wedding anniversary (seventy years) than they do a diamond anniversary (sixty years). No doubt that is the main reason why the former is much less ...

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  • Buck, Margaret H.; Magee, Rachel M. (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017)
    Young Researchers is a multiyear research project that works with Illinois teenagers to collaboratively develop research and informal learning materials. The project examines how teens interact with science, technology, ...

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  • Witt, Steve (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017)
    From fears of anarchist terrorists in the early twentieth century through cold war conflict and contemporary fears of extremist religious terrorists, the American library community responded to the use of libraries as a ...

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  • Şerbănuṭă, Claudia (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017)
    The Romanian communist state constructed a public library system as one of its national propaganda instruments. Within the context that encouraged the development of a public library national system, this paper presents ...

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