Browse Allerton Park Institute by Title

  • Kimmel, Margaret Mary (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    All occupations are worthy of study, a fact documented by many since Robert Park's classic research on the hobo, the taxi-dance-hall girl, and the professional thief. Librarianship, too, has been subjected to in-depth analysis ...

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  • Albright, Elaine M. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979)
    The most effective means of handling employee problems is to recognize and eliminate their probable cause before they arise. The authors of other papers included in these proceedings have provided guidance for avoiding ...

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  • Fretwell, E.K. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965)
    Other papers prepared for this significant conference on the "Changing Environment for Library Services in Metropolitan Areas" do an admirable job of describing the population characteristics of our large urban centers, ...

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  • Comaromi, John P. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1975)
    Melvil Dewey was born on December 10, 1851 on the tenth day of the tenth month.* To this fact I attribute the reason why Dewey conceived his idea of using Arabic numerals decimally to mark the subjects of books. I call ...

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  • Holmes, Oliver W. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965)
    Knowledge exists in two forms: (1) "active knowledge," meaning that to be found in the brains of living human individuals and therefore available to them at any given moment as bases for actions, and (2) "passive (or ...

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  • Bishop, Ann Peterson (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1995)
    [These proceedings were captured from the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine; as such, outgoing links may retain the original structure captured by the Internet Archive. E-mail addresses may no longer be active. In ...

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  • Heim, Kathleen M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    Ethics relating to human resources management in the library and information services profession must be viewed from a more comprehensive ethical stance at the outset. Since this conference is devoted to a wide range ...

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  • McCormick, Peter J. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1957)
    A community has been described as "a constellation of institutions, organizations, and associations held together by their relationship with each other." To that, should be added "for the purposes of affording opportunities ...

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  • Monroe, Margaret E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1966)
    Almost all discussion of federal legislation for libraries ends, if indeed it does not begin, with the problem of support versus control. If support is desirable, is control inevitable ? Library education has long taken ...

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  • Low, Edmon (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1966)
    Federal aid to libraries is a fairly recent phenomenon in the library field. Librarians began their first serious bid for some funds to help extend library services to rural areas just after World War II and, after about ...

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  • Skipper, James E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1966)
    It has become increasingly obvious that libraries today cannot provide adequate service under conditions of local self-sufficiency. A variety of programs are required on the national level which cannot be provided by ...

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  • Kee, S. Janice (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1966)
    The Problems In studying the origin of the word, "impact," and successive definitions from Oxford to Webster, I found that it was first used in the sense of binding; later in the more forceful sense of striking or hitting. ...

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  • Bomar, Cora Paul (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1966)
    Not too many years ago a dream was born in the Hotel Congressional in Washington when the ALA Committee on Legislation invited a few public, school, and college librarians, and consultants from the Library Services ...

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  • Briley, Dorothy (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993)
    In the almost 30 years that I've been involved in publishing children's books, my work has been focused on preparing 25 to 30 books for publication each spring and fall. Each of those 60-odd books a year was begun with ...

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  • Strout, Donald E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1961)
    In the belief that the Library Services Act is perhaps the most unique and far-reaching development to have occurred in librarianship in recent decades, the Graduate School of Library Science at the University of Illinois ...

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  • Stern, James L. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    Before examining the various alternatives used to resolve public sector labor disputes, it seems sensible to set forth explicitly some of the underlying value judgments that, in effect, provide the framework within which ...

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  • Downs, Robert B. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1963)
    The development of a great research library has a certain mirage quality, something like approaching infinity or attempting to state the exact value of the mathematical symbol pi. We may come closer and closer to our ...

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  • Adkinson, Burton W. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1966)
    What some of you may be hoping for is a blueprint for getting federal support for library programs. I should warn you that there is no such blueprint, for the simple reason that there is no universal proposal. Every ...

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  • Beckman, Margaret (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    This paper may present a more restricted view of the academic library interface with collective bargaining than might have been anticipated, primarily for three reasons. First, I am more familiar with the Canadian ...

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  • Byam, Milton S. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    There is evidence of unionization in the field of public librarianship as early as 1917, according to Library Literature. One attempt occurred in New York and another in Detroit. Given the infancy of public librarianship ...

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