Allerton Park Institute

 

For more than 30 years the Allerton Park Institute conferences have explored areas of emerging or continuing interest to practicing librarians. The conferences are organized around general themes and speakers are recognized experts in the subject areas.

The Allerton Park Institute Proceedings have been digitized through the Open Content Alliance at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Included here will be all Allerton Park Institute proceedings except:

  • No. 2 (1955) Developing the Library's Personnel Program Not published
  • No. 5 (1958) Library Service to Young Adults Not published
  • No. 26 (1980) Published in the journal Library Trends, 30:3, Winter 1982.
  • No. 36 (1994) Published in the journal Cataloging and Classification Quarterly, 21:2, 1995

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  • White, Herbert S. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1993)
    My title requires at least some definition. I am not an advocate for authoritative decision-making just for the fun of it, or simply to fuel the manager's ego. Of the four ranges of management styles I identify - ...

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  • Rubin, Richard E. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1993)
    There is no doubt that human resources decisions are among the most difficult to make. Not only do they have the potential to affect significantly the productivity and morale of staff, they are fraught with legal pitfalls. ...

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  • Moran, Barbara B. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1993)
    It is commonly believed that we are suffering from a "leadership crisis" in our society. We are dissatisfied with our leaders and confused about the type of leadership we want. In sectors as diverse as the federal government, ...

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  • Marchant, Maurice P. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1993)
    During the 1950s and 1960s, research teams across the country searched for differences that explained why some organizations were highly successful while others were only marginally successful, if at all. Several of them ...

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  • Allen, Bryce L.; Weech, Terry L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1993)

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