Browse 1977: Children's Services of Public Libraries by Title

  • Sullivan, Peggy (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    Some years ago, Lowell Martin wrote an article on cooperation between school and public libraries which he subtitled: "Or, Why Don't We Have Any?" It was not only eye-catching and provocative , but a very reasonable question ...
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  • Miller, Barbara S. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
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  • Broderick, Dorothy M. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
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  • Kingsbury, Mary E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    The nineteenth-century humorist, Artemus Ward, once said: "It ain't the things we don't know that get us in trouble. It's the things we know that ain't so." That pithy statement sums up the value of research to the library ...
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  • Bush, Margaret (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    How do you like your facilities? What would you like to change? What other things do you wish you had?" If these questions were asked of children's librarians and media specialists, chances are that a few would be ...
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  • Carlson, Dudley B.; Kimmel, Margaret Mary (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    Library materials for children cannot be considered alone, because the term library has long implied more than a collection of books. It is fitting that this topic follows papers discussing goals, facilities, staff, ...
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  • Todd, Alexander W., Jr. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    I must confess that I came to this institute expecting dry dissertations on the ivory-tower level that would have a sedative effect on me in short, an opportunity to rest my weary director bones and catch up on a little ...
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  • Fowler, Bonnie S. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    For some of you it has probably been quite a few years since you began as professional librarians, for others it may have been only a few years, but for me it has been exactly ten months and five days since I began work ...
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  • Batchelder, Mildred L. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    From the viewpoint of a beginning librarian who is ten months into a promising career to that of a retired librarian more than ten years beyond a professional lifetime's involvement with library services to children ...
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  • Fuller, Carol N. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    It may appear strange to a group of public library children's librarians to have a school librarian in their midst; however, elementary school librarians are children's librarians, too, and I am delighted that the ...
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  • Rollock, Barbara (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    This paper is intended to trace the influences that affect children's services and to indicate what is and might be included in services to children in large metropolitan libraries. Children are defined here not as a ...
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  • Kellman, Amy (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    According to Althea Warren in a 1939 report, a "medium-sized" public library is a library in a town with a population of 35,000 to 100,000.* A more contemporary statistical definition by Leon Carnovsky and Howard Winger, ...
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  • Lamont, Bridget L. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    The purpose of this paper is to discuss both state library agency services and children's services in small public libraries. I will present my perspective on some of the realities of these two institutions today and ...
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  • Rollock, Barbara (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    It was remembrance of childhood experiences in the library that prompted author Bel Kaufman to write in defense of libraries: "It seems to me that especially now, when there are so many people in our city [New York] whose ...
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  • Kellman, Amy (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    6 'Children in the library/ stand no longer by your knee./ Children turning page on page/ are not children, have no age./ Have no heed, no hand to take;/ go at will, with whom they like." These lines from Norma Farber's poem ...
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  • Summary 
    Goldhor, Herbert (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    This has been a very worthwhile institute, and it is now my task to summarize what has been said here. For a number of years I was a public librarian but never a children's librarian; I am greatly interested in children's ...
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  • Canney, George F. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    Teaching children to read has been a central focus of our educational system for over 350 years. Despite the variety of subjects treated in school, reading usually has been viewed as the most prominent of "the three ...
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