Browse Allerton Park Institute by Title

  • 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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  • Cooper, Ilene; Hearne, Betsy; Jones, Trevelyn; Long, Joanna Rudge; Silvey, Anita (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993)
    Panel discussion on book reviewing in children's literature at Evaluating children’s books : a critical look : aesthetic, social, and political aspects of analyzing and using children’s books (Papers presented at the ...

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  • Ritzenthaler, Mary Lynn (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    The field of archival preservation is increasingly recognized as an area of specialization within the broader discipline of preservation of artistic and cultural works. Archival preservation is akin to both fine art ...

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  • Lopata, Helena Z.; Shields, Gerald R. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1978)
    Includes a response by Gerald R. Shields. American society is in the early stages of a very dramatic revolution in the world of work and in its relation to the rest of human life. The foundation for this revolution lies ...

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  • Goldstein, Harold (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965)
    The Twelfth Allerton Park Institute, October 31-November 3, 1965, on The Changing Environment for Library Service in the Metropolitan Area, analyzed and projected the problems of librarians serving in the four major types ...

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  • Miller, Marilyn L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    This paper is an attempt to present some issues and concerns that will have to be addressed as continued plans are made for library programs for young people that will serve them effectively in the coming decade. This ...

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  • Bonn, George S.; Faibisoff, Sylvia (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1978)
    For the past twenty-three years, the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library Science has held annual 3-day institutes on a variety of topics of interest to librarians. In this bicentennial year it seemed appropriate ...

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  • Hektoen, Faith H. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    Who are the adults using, wanting and interested in public library services to children? What proportion of users do they represent today in library children's rooms? Do librarians perceive the effects of present-day stresses, ...

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  • Rogers, Norma L. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    In an attempt to find out what children, i.e., patrons, think of librarians, three different techniques were utilized in the Urbana Free Library to elicit responses. The first was a brief survey, involving a one-line ...

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  • Field, Carolyn W. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    "Only the rarest kind of best in anything can be good enough for the young." These words are engraved on the Regina Medal, awarded annually by the Catholic Library Association for excellence in service to children by ...

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  • Chait, William (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    What does an administrator expect of a children's librarian? Everything! Experienced administrators in public libraries look upon children's librarians as among the most professional of the various specialist librarians ...

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  • Shaw, Spencer G. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    The triad is a combination of a group of elements that may be studied by scholars in different disciplines. A scientist may probe the secrets which are contained within its chemical compounds; a musician may extricate from ...

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  • Anderson, Mary Jane (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    Who is a children's librarian? Who are wel We have a multiplicity of job titles depending on where and at which level we work. In public libraries, we may serve as branch or regional children's specialists; heads of central ...

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  • Harrington, Janice N. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993)
    In the 1990s, libraries are beginning to face the new demands of demographic and technological change. In this evolving context, a discussion of book reviewing and collection development can begin by examining the ...

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