Browse Allerton Park Institute by Title

  • Henderson, Kathryn Luther (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1975)
    One hundred years ago, in 1876, Melvil Dewey anonymously published the first edition of his classification system. Forest Press, publisher of the Dewey Decimal Classification since 1931, could think of no more suitable ...

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  • Lacy, Dan (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1967)
    Two principal forces have produced the rather dramatic changes in the character of American book publishing that have taken place in the last fifteen years. One has been the very large increase in the number of children ...

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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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  • Wedel, Cynthia (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980)
    V olunteers can and should be an important part of every nonprofit organization. This is not only to save money though it can do that but because it is a right of people to have an active share in those institutions ...

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  • Minudri, Regina (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    It is interesting to note the order in which these implications are presented. Five years ago we might have seen the fiscal side head the list. Ten years ago there was a fascination with social implications and ...

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  • Edmonds, M. Leslie (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    Four focus areas were the basis of the presentations. The papers that follow were written and presented by nationally-known leaders and are meant to provide a summary of activity in the field. The four focus areas are: ...

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  • Baker, Sharon L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    While some resistance to change is inevitable, this article suggests that inept management strategies can often cause the normal unease associated with a change to accelerate into more severe problems. Reasons for ...

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  • Green, Sara Wolf (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    A discussion of the care of textiles in a proceedings concerned primarily with library and archive collections may seem somewhat out of place. However, experience and observation show us that few collecting institutions have ...

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  • Hippenhammer, Creighton (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    Library services to youth are in crisis. New library school graduates information managers all are refusing to enter the field in the numbers they used to and library directors often cannot fill positions they have ...

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  • Sander, Harold (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1963)
    The tasks which the ordering agency of a library performs and the methods used in performing these tasks are determined by the functions and responsibilities assigned to that agency, the place of the agency in the ...

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  • Chitwood, Jack (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1963)
    There is not a large mass of literature dealing with the mechanics of book selection. Most references to this or related topics are concerned either with the broader aspects of policy, with the "why" of selection, or ...

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  • Fellmann, Jerome D. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965)
    I have been asked to discuss some aspects of the changing character of the metropolitan population as projected to 1980. This is a tough assignment, and for reasons that I will detail later I am going to try to avoid ...

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  • Ennis, Philip H. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965)
    In this brief review of some of the major social developments in the metropolis, two important difficulties should be noted at the outset. First, the subject is so vast and has been studied by so many different kinds ...

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  • Hearne, Betsy (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998)
    The story, its procreation; the literature, its practice: these are integrated, interactive processes. Let's not throw away the box of recipes. Although still suspect (for example, see Ritter's newspaper reports, ...

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  • Goulding, Mary (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    In 1986, the Suburban Library System (SLS) adopted minimum reference standards for their eighty public libraries. Four years later, similar standards are in place for over 100 academic, school and special SLS members. ...

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  • Luce, Robert J. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1971)
    In accord with the times, the Free Library of Philadelphia has for the past several years been actively seeking and implementing new ways to serve the inner city. As affluent America moves to the suburbs and invisible ...

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  • Dalton, Susan (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    October 6, 1993 will mark the 100th anniversary of the first U.S. copyright registration of a motion picture. It was registered under the title Edison Kinetoscopic Records, but there is no known copy of the film, nor ...

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  • Stevenson, Deborah (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998)
    In this sense picture books resemble other combinative art forms, such as opera or musical theater, films, and ballet; older examples include the courtly masque and the emblem book. This resemblance is good for me, since ...

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  • Veyette Jr., John H. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    It is with some apprehension that I attempt to write a paper on this subject, mainly because the tremendous breadth of the subject defies adequate coverage. In addition, I am sure that even now another "information ...

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  • Morrow, Carolyn Clark (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)
    I would like to present a chronology of national preservation planning, describe some notable developments in the area of regional cooperative conservation efforts, and suggest the types of activities that are feasible ...

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