Browse Allerton Park Institute by Title

  • Morgan, Karen (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998)
    For storytellers, story listeners, and lovers of stories, becoming tangled in the Web involves as many opportunities and ensnarements as there are interested individuals. The Internet has locations which provide ...

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  • Canney, George F. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    Teaching children to read has been a central focus of our educational system for over 350 years. Despite the variety of subjects treated in school, reading usually has been viewed as the most prominent of "the three ...

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  • White, Herbert S. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    This is not a paper on historical developments of ethics, better left to individuals far better qualified than the author. Suffice to say that the confusion and difficulty surrounding the topic continues to this day. ...

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  • Schomberg, Janie (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993)
    How many times might you peer into a school library media center in a school building in the United States and see this picture? A school library media specialist sits at a library table in a darkened building late in ...

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  • Welbourne, James (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1971)
    This paper is about the training of urban information specialists , especially as it happened at the University of Maryland. There are many stories on that whole procedure and I have chosen to talk from one vantage ...

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  • Henderson, Kathryn Luther (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1967)
    The publishing industry is experiencing great growth and major changes. Books and periodicals, the familiar tools of the world of learning, have been joined in recent years by a variety of new media and new forms of ...

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  • Wasserman, Don (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    During the past decade a rapid change has been taking place in public employment: public sector employees of all types are joining employee organizations. Unlike the employee organizations of the past, these are being formed ...

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  • Buckley, Carper W. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1963)
    There has never been a time in the history of this country when United States Government publications have been in as much demand or were being used as extensively as they are today. The fact that requests made to our ...

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  • Stevens, Rolland E. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1965)
    Archival administration has been paid scant attention by librarians and by teachers of library science. In spite of its resemblance, at least in externals, to the management of libraries, it has been the historians who ...

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  • Lance, Keith Curry; Sherlock, Katy (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992)
    In using statistics in decision making, library managers can draw on five types of available data: library statistics, library salaries, employment outlook statistics, indexes of inflation and living costs, and ...

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  • Dalrymple, Prudence W. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    This paper briefly summarizes the history of evaluation in information retrieval and describes both the strengths and limitations of traditional criteria for retrieval effectiveness such as precision, recall, cost, ...

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  • Esteves, Roberto (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1973)
    Probably the greatest obstacle to librarians becoming involved with cable technology is their own inertia and natural hesitancy to pioneer in a new field. There are many good reasons why librarians would rather wait for ...

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  • Kiefer, Barbara (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993)
    The long tradition of the picture book, then, grows out of some essential human characteristic that over the centuries has been the result of a cultural need to represent some basic aspect of the individual and the race ...

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  • McClure, Gail D. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992)
    Human resource development in information science is an "emerging program priority area" for the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, and hence a potential area for funding by the Foundation. By understanding how foundations like ...

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  • Drescher, Judith A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    As a former children's services librarian and a library administrator in several public libraries, I've spoken on this topic numerous times over the last twelve years. In general, the audience expects to hear words of ...

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  • Pretlow, Delores Zachary (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    After eighteen years of professional commitment to library media services for youth, I found myself perplexed by the question, What do schools need? Perplexed because my personal perceptions were so clear or so I ...

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  • Snoke, Helen Lloyd (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    When asked to speak at this conference on the topic, "What Library Schools Offer that School Library Media Specialists and Youth Services Librarians Need," it was decided that personal experience needed to be supplemented ...

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  • Shera, Jesse H. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1959)
    Of all the modes of human intellectual activity prognostication is probably the most treacherous. It may not influence people, but certainly it will alienate one's friends. No one paid much heed to the warnings of the ...

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  • Keller, James S. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1973)
    The topic assigned to me was "What the Industry Can Offer" an impossible topic to discuss because the industry is currently made up of such diverse viewpoints. My own company, which is the fourth largest cable television ...

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  • Cronin, Blaise (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992)
    Various definitions of and approaches to research and research problems are explored with numerous examples given. Guiding criteria for applied research are also discussed, along with potential pitfalls, the role ...

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