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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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  • Krummel, Donald W. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)
    Johannes Kepler ends the preface to his Harmonice mundi of 1619 with these sentiments: "The die is cast; my book is written, to be read either now or posterity, I don't care. It may wait a century for a reader, much as ...

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  • Croneberger, Robert B., Jr. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1971)
    Francis Bacon said ''knowledge is power' 1 and hundreds of libraries have these immortal words inscribed over their entrances. Perhaps T. S. Eliot was closer to the truth when he wrote: All our knowledge brings us ...

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  • Thompson, Kenneth W.; Shera, Jesse H. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1978)
    Includes a response by Jesse H. Shera. Because most of us are "little conservatives" or "little liberals," we are baffled, divided and troubled by change. Most of our judgments about change reflect in some measure our ...

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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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  • Sager, Donald J. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979)
    While most people have a fair idea of what leadership is, there is some disagreement about the meaning of motivation. For many, motivation is the method used to get people to work. For others it represents higher salaries, ...

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  • Horwitz, Tem (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980)
    IVather than attempt to lay down hard and fast rules or to set up models for the administration of a library friends group, I would like to share some observations about the structure, functions, and organizational ...

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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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  • Kramer, Andrew M. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    The legal environment surrounding the unionization of library personnel must be discussed from several different standpoints. At the outset, one must differentiate among library personnel on the basis of whom they work ...

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  • Castagna, Edwin (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1967)
    How does, and how should, a librarian look at publishing in 1967? As a minor customer buying a small part of the output of a large industry? As a fellow member of the nation's communications apparatus ? As one of the ...

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  • Schneiderman, Michael (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    Librarians are sometimes thought to be classic passive resources-seen and not heard peacefully waiting for their clientele to approach. Incentive is supposed to come from users while librarians wait to serve. Therefore ...

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  • Mullally, Donald P. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1973)
    I have been trying to decide what it is that librarians do, and I see that the traditional role of librarians has changed greatly. They are no longer merely the custodians of shelves of dusty books, the shushers of small ...

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  • Kronus, Carol L.; Crowe, Linda (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1971)
    The public library in the past few years has been looking for innovative approaches to inner-city service. Traditional library service is no longer adequate for serving the urban people. When librarians finally realized ...

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  • Bishop, Ann Peterson; Levy, David M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    [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 addition, ...

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  • Holley, Edward G. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980)
    As cultural and educational institutions, libraries have, from the very beginning of their existence in this country, enjoyed the encouragement and support of a host of friends. This has been true no less for public ...

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  • Phelps, Rose B.; Phillips, Janet (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1957)
    The papers herewith presented were given at the Institute on the Library as a Community Information Center held at Allerton House, Monticello, Illinois on September 29-October 2, 1957, under the auspices of the University ...

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  • Orr, James (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1969)
    In analyzing and evaluating binding methods today, as well as projecting and forcasting for the future, let us first focus our attention on some of the significant changes and developments taking place in the industry. ...

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  • Batty, David (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1975)
    For one hundred years in claim and counterclaim we have developed what have seemed at times to be highly diverse and divergent lines of thought in the theory of library classification. However, I believe not only that ...

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  • Downs, Robert B. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1956)
    In all of nature, change is the most constant factor. Throughout manmade civilizations, likewise, change from era to era is continual and inevitable. How amazing it is, therefore, to realize that the product with which ...

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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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