Publications - Graduate School of Library and Information Science

 

The Graduate School of Library and Information Science has a distinguished tradition of publishing high-quality publications for the field of LIS and actively produces Library Trends and The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books. Our 50-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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  • Tinerella, Vincent P. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1999)
    Spiraling costs and stagnant library budgets have made the acquisition of scholarly publications unsustainable for most academic institutions. Costs for subscription journals, in particular, have risen dramatically over ...

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  • Platzner, Rebecca (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1999)
    This article provides a close examination of Margaret Wise Brown and Remy Charlip's The Dead Bird, a picture book intended for young children which addresses the subject of death in a straightforward manner. Detailed visual ...

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  • Butts, Aaron (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1998)
    This article examines organizational theory's concept of loose coupling in relation to a university archives. The situations which would lead to an archives being tightly coupled to the organization it serves and why ...

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  • Estrin, Jonathan W. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1998)
    Library instruction is an important function of academic library services. However, there is an increasing need to discover new strategies for reaching out to the academic community to promote, develop, and implement quality ...

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  • Main, Eron (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1998)
    Organizations are increasingly using electronic mail (email) for internal communications. Such communication may be replacing more formal written systems which supported filing and records management. While there is a body ...

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