Browse Allerton Park Institute by Title

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  • Woods, Bill M. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1969)
    An important problem with serials is bibliographic control. What good does it do for libraries to select, acquire, record, catalog, and bind large holdings of serial publications if the contents of those serials remain ...

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  • King, Darlene (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1971)

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  • Henderson, William T. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1969)
    There are two valid reasons for binding serials: preservation and convenience. Other reasons may be given or may be apparent at times, such as the prestige derived from a complete bound run of a particular title, or ...

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  • Coffin, Lewis C. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1963)
    "Most of the great rarities in this huge treasure room are here because of the conquests of my country's armies over a period of several centuries," explained a European national librarian as he guided me through his ...

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  • O'Malley, Judith (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998)
    The need to know and the need to tell drives storytelling, drives learning and fuels understanding. Whether formal or informal, oral or written, stories tell children they are included in the community. Books share with ...

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  • Nesbitt, Elizabeth (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1956)
    Children's librarians, traditionally and actually, have always felt that an essential part of their work is to broaden a child's interests in reading and to deepen his appreciation of quality in books. In other words, ...

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  • Epstein, Louis (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1967)
    I am neither a librarian nor a publisher, and the topic originally assigned to me, "Main Distribution Agencies for Books," is so vast that I know of no single person qualified to deal with the whole of it. However, one ...

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  • Peterson, Theodore (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1969)
    On Friday, January 19, 1969, Martin S. Ackerman, who professedly had come to the presidency of the Curtis Publishing Company as savior, announced that the Saturday Evening Post would cease publication with its February ...

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  • Maehr, Martin L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    This article is concerned with how persons in leadership roles can elicit the motivation, commitment, and personal investment of members of an organization. Recent research on employee motivation is briefly summarized ...

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  • Rufsvold, Margaret I. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1954)
    A distinguished librarian in California believes that "books are basic" and that, "It's wicked to call a library a materials center. '* But another equally distinguished librarian from California says, "the soundest ...

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  • May, Gertrude D. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1954)
    The selection of printed materials is one of the most important tasks of a school librarian. It involves many factors - endeavoring to serve and satisfy the needs of many kinds of people, including the administration, ...

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  • Dowlin, Kenneth E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1973)
    Public libraries are going through a period of great change. Historically they have provided the majority of their services to educated people; have emphasized collection development in the area of literature and history; ...

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  • Rettig, James (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    To evaluate libraries' public services and public services personnel, the library profession as a whole must agree about the purpose and role of public services. The most problematic service is reference service, especially ...

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  • Thomassen, Cora E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1973)
    The nineteenth Allerton Park Institute was held November 11-14, 1973, at Allerton House, Allerton Park, Monticello, Illinois. The conference theme centered on the implications of cable television for libraries. The general ...

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  • Shank, Russell (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1973)
    The rise of cable television is only one of the technical manifestations of several major social changes taking place that involve the manner, the content, and the intensity of communication among people. The true ...

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  • Kenney, Brigitte L. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1973)
    While defining terms with which everyone is familiar may be boring, I will define information because I feel that some librarians do not believe in information, but only in the containers in which information comes; ...

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  • Bixler, Paul (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1956)
    At any given moment of time in any individual library the book collection is the payoff on the librarian's performance as selector (or as censor). The book collection is the basic evidence of the librarian's professional ...

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  • Lees, Gladys L. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1954)
    Censorship, as a problem, in the school library is increasing rather than decreasing. Attacks on the schools, which usually include criticism of materials, have increased in number during the last few years. The cases ...

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