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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  • Adler, Melissa (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Illinois School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020)
    It is a great privilege to contribute an afterword for “Strange Circulations.” Many thanks to Lisa Sloniowski and Kate Adler for the invitation. I especially appreciate the prompts and conversations provided by Kate, Lisa, ...

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  • Paton, David (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Illinois School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020)
    In 2005, the internationally renowned private collector of artists’ books Jack Ginsberg, his assistant Rosalind Cleaver, software developer Peter Dennis, and I began creating a database of every artist’s book produced in ...

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  • Prosser, Deborah (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Illinois School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020)
    Human beings, whether acquiring, preserving, or divesting themselves, imbue objects with strong feelings. Affect is at the core of human relationships with books. In almost any interaction with a book, affect takes over ...

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  • Mabee, Sarah H.; Fancher, Sarah E. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Illinois School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020)
    Prior research has examined the ways in which affect and poverty impact cognitive processing. In this article, we examine themes that emerged via directed conversations with focus groups of students enrolled at a large, ...

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  • Smith, Dolsy (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Illinois School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020)
    This essay explores the affects that circulate in and around libraries from a perspective informed by feminist cultural studies and Black feminist theory. I situate the library as an institution devoted to the cultivation ...

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