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  • Henderson, William T. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)
    For a period of years, I have been aware that the decisions regarding preservation which I have made, which I have shared in making, or which have been made by others have not all been of the same nature. The level ...

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  • Gibson, Gerald D. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    On the basis of directly related scientific study, comparatively little is known about the preservation, conservation, aging problems, or properties of sound recordings. With the exception of work now being carried out ...

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  • Neavill, Gordon B. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    The advent of the computer is comparable in its revolutionary implications to the advent of the printing press. Like printing from movable type, electronic digital communication offers significant advantages over previous ...

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  • Gibson, Gerald D. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)
    To give a reasonably thorough report on the present research and development of the preservation of any single format with which we as librarians must work would barely be possible in this one session. To broaden ...

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  • Harris, Carolyn (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)
    When I was first asked to update my 1979 Library Journal paper on mass deacidification processes, I thought it would be simple. I could just write "nothing's happened," and go on my way, or just say "there's not yet ...

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  • Lundeen, Gerald W. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)
    While we still have much to learn, and there is room for further progress, it is not only possible, but it is in the papermaker's own economic interests to produce permanent/durable paper. Such paper can reasonably be ...

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  • Montori, Carla J. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    Concern over the preservation of cultural materials is not a new phenomenon, but wide-ranging institutional action to ensure that such preservation occurs is new. For years, institutions have employed conservators and ...

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  • Hendriks, Klaus B. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    The subject of this article is the preservation of processed blackand- white photographic records in libraries. Since silver gelatin photographic films and papers have been around for about a century, and since by far ...

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  • Swartzburg, Susan Garrison (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    Historians have always turned to newspapers to see how events were interpreted at the time that they occurred. Now, more than ever, with an increased interest in social history and in the daily life of the common person, ...

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  • Rockwell, Matthew L. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965)
    We have been asked to consider the problems of planning in the metropolitan environment. If we were to confine our remarks merely to those problems with which the planner must wrestle, then perhaps our task could be ...

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  • Budington, William S. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1960)
    Identifying the problems of selection in science has something in common with trying to decide how to vote for the next president. You can go just by the picture on your television screen, or you can review his existence ...

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  • Sager, Donald J. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1971)
    Project Aurora was designed to test library service by caseload. Caseload is a word that has social work connotations, but the intent was only to employ a social work technique, not a social work philosophy, to library ...

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  • Carroll, R. Lynn; McDonald, John P. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1978)
    Includes a response by John P. McDonald. rroject: Knowledge 2000, a conference organized by the National Science Foundation, was a unique event as well as an experiment. This was the first time that the foundation, ...

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  • Crosland, Dorothy M. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1966)
    When Mrs. Ladley's letter came last winter inviting me to participate in this conference concerning federal legislation for libraries, I had just returned from Washington, which had been covered with a heavy snow. Her ...

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  • Goldman, Abe A. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1967)
    It is common for writers and speakers on copyright to begin by quoting the clause in the Federal Constitution on which our copyright law is founded. This has become a cliche because it has the merit of compressing some ...

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  • Smith, Ralph E.; Cooney, Jane (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1978)
    Includes a response by Jane Cooney. The sharp rise in the number of women working outside the home is one of the most dramatic and important economic developments of the twentieth century. Its impact goes far beyond its ...

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  • Mariano, Bobby (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1973)
    A public access workshop is a video-cable facility open and available for use to everyone in the community. The following is a description of the essential workings of such a facility based on the experiences of the ...

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  • Blasingame, Ralph (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965)
    If it was not clear before that the term "metropolitan area* is a very broad one, encompassing circumstances both complex and widely differing, it certainly is now. The forces, problems and opportunities in any large ...

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  • Bruder, Mildred (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1957)
    In the first chapter of Public Library Service, A Guide to Evaluation, with Minimum Standards, the services provided by the modern library are grouped into six divisions. Under the sixth and last division heading are ...

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  • Shipman, Joseph C. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1960)
    The book in one form or another has always played an essential role in the development of the sciences, and only a slightly less significant part in the story of technology. Scientific knowledge and accomplishment are ...

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