Browse Allerton Park Institute by Title

  • Bush, Margaret (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    Not long ago a friend and colleague who is the head of children's services in a public library serving a community of about 40,000 was reflecting on problems of assessing the background and skills of applicants for a ...

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  • Cluff, E. Dale (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)
    A comprehensive library preservation program would address all of these issues as well as disaster preparedness and appropriate binding, repair, and restoration practices. To do the job right would be too costly, right? ...

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  • Rolland-Thomas, Paule (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1975)
    It always seems befitting that the last speaker at a conference should gaze at a crystal ball and predict the future of the subject that has been discussed; I feel I should quote Confucius by saying that I do not ...

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  • Eaton, F. Thelma; Strout, Donald E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1959)
    This institute was addressed to those librarians who have a deep interest in the whole field of classification and the program was planned to present a broad picture of classification today.

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  • Orr, James; Anthony, William T.; Kettell, Leedom; Werling, Anita (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)
    I am here to represent library binders, a business that I have been in for over thirty-five years. Our industry is a small industry as industries go. It is about a 50-million-dollar industry which means that there are ...

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  • Melcher, Daniel (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1967)
    Several years ago, in 1963 to be exact, I drafted an advertisement in which Bowker announced that any of its book information could be had in any form, including punched cards, punched paper tape, magnetic tape, or any ...

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  • Austin, Derek (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1975)
    On first reading the list of speakers proposed for this institute, I became aware of being rather the "odd man out" for two reasons. Firstly, I was asked to present a paper on PRECIS which is very much a verbal indexing ...

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  • Bolt, Nancy (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1993)
    In a syndicated article by Tom Peters (1992), published in Denver's Rocky Mountain News, Tom Peters quotes Oliver Cromwell as saying, "No one rises so high as he who knows not whither he is going." Peters goes on to say ...

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  • Leigh, Carma Russell (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1966)
    We who administer, implement, or are affected by the federal legislation for libraries enacted in the last ten years are inclined to assume that the federal government's relation to libraries began in 1956 with the ...

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  • Brigham, Harold F. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1956)
    I. Introduction Specific examples of requests received by the Indiana State Library illustrate the important part that a state library plays in the development of local library collections . 1. A request from a small ...

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  • Dowell, David R. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979)
    My experience indicates that there are two key elements in getting work done through people. The first is to select the right person for each position and the second is to give each staff member the training needed to ...

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  • Busse, David (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1956)
    The past weeks have been full of campaign talk about the High Road and the Low Road. Although I am connected with one of the wholesalers, I expect to follow the High Road and stay away from competitive statements. ...

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  • Inch, Dennis (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    This discussion will advise in four areas of conservation: 1 . What are the responsibilities of an archival supplier? 2. What is the range of supplies needed to care for a photographic collection? 3. How does one company ...

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  • Johnson, Debra Wilcox (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992)
    Two groups practitioners and faculty/researchers top the list of key players in the research process, which also includes state and federal library agencies, associations, consultants, the business sector, and users. Key ...

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  • Harlan, Harold O. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1957)
    When you, and those associated with you in planning your library's program of service, have defined your objectives and identified the public you seek to serve, it is necessary to consider means of satisfying the needs ...

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  • Veysey, Laurence R. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965)
    While working on "The Emergence of the American University, 1865-1910," for my doctoral dissertation in American history at the University of California at Berkeley, I visited the archives of eleven leading universities. ...

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  • Bomar, Cora Paul (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1963)
    At this Institute we have been concerned with examining research and practical experience that support the concept of a school library materials center; we have teamed of new resources for the school library materials ...

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  • Fenwick, Sara Innis (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965)
    Change has become a constant, and the acceptance of this factor in all areas of our living has had the effect of continually challenging the assumptions that guide our personal and public relationships, and our productivity. ...

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  • Lohrer, Alice (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1963)
    In the relatively short history of school library development, each decade since 1920 could be characterized as centering attention on a particular phase of organization or service pattern. The school library profession ...

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  • Lancour, Harold (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1954)
    For three days early in October, 1954, forty-nine city, state, county, and regional school library supervisors met together at Allerton House, the attractive conference facility maintained by the University of Illinois at ...

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