Browse Allerton Park Institute by Title

  • Frase, Robert W. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1967)
    Some fifteen years ago I gave a paper, "Economic Trends in Trade Book Publishing," under the auspices of the University of Illinois, as part of the 1952 Windsor Lectures. The over- all subject was Books and the Mass ...

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  • Spodek, Bernard (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    I will begin with a disclaimer: I am not a librarian. I cannot provide authoritative information about library services to children, of either a descriptive or prescriptive nature. I am not a child development specialist. I ...

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  • Hansen, Carl F. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965)
    More than 25 percent of the nation's children are educated in the school systems of 52 cities of 300,000 or greater population. An analysis of the special educational problems in the large cities is the purpose of this ...

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  • Shane, Harold G.; Bailey, Crystal M. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1978)
    Includes a response from Crystal M. Bailey. I am very pleased and very happy to be with this group because of my long-standing respect and appreciation for librarians. You cannot begin to work on hundreds of publications ...

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  • Regenstreif, Harry (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1963)
    In 1961 the University of Michigan published in the Language Laboratory Technical Report #12 an article by this author entitled "The Electronic Study Center." Outlined in this article were the reasons and methodology ...

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  • Davies, Ruth A. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1963)
    An instructional materials program is an integral part of a quality educational program. The educational goal of our free society is to provide a quality education for every citizen and an optimum education for each ...

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  • Martin, Lowell A. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1969)
    Cooperation among libraries is by no means a fresh and new idea. I need only mention interlibrary loan, centralized cataloging, personal use of reference, bibliographic records of holdings among groups of libraries, and ...

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  • Kleingartner, Archie; Kennelly, Jean R. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    In the 1970s we are observing another period of intense interest in collective bargaining. The fact that the 20th Annual Allerton Park Institute is devoted entirely to the question of collective bargaining in libraries ...

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  • Neal, James G. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    Employee turnover is an important measure of the health of an organization. All libraries should implement a three-step program of turnover management: the collection and analysis of data on turnover patterns, the ...

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  • Young, Heartsill H. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1959)
    It has been many years since Melvil Dewey's Decimal Classification has been discussed before a group such as this. In the nineteenth century, book classification was a controversial subject, and all librarians were eager ...

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  • Brodine, Virginia (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    Stephen Quigley's paper following this one deals with the professional and technical societies and their publications as sources of information on the environmental sciences; while my subject is the other organizations. ...

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  • Griffen, Agnes M. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979)
    The purpose of this paper is to share information I have gathered through experience and reading which I hope will illustrate why affirmative action can be sound management. This information should enable the reader ...

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  • Goehner, Donna (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    If one of the aims of ethics is to define and clarify the perceptions of what constitutes the Tightness or reasonableness of conduct, an obvious question is, who defines reasonable or right behavior? Individuals ...

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  • Lancaster, F.W. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation was the catalyst that established the theme for the Twenty-First Allerton Institute, held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Allerton House, October 29-31, 1989. The ...

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  • Bunge, Charles A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    The intent of this paper is to help reference librarians and others answer the question, "What is ethical reference practice?" or "How should the librarian act or behave in providing reference service?" The emphasis will ...

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  • Morrison, Samuel F. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    Ethics is a system of moral principles and of values relating to the Tightness and wrongness of certain actions. When two diametrically opposed obligations conflict with one another, an ethical dilemma occurs. It is ...

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  • Hearne, Elizabeth G.; Sutton, Roger (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993)
    Juvenile publishing is in an unprecedented success cycle, which causes, ironically, unprecedented problems for creators, reviewers, and consumers of children's books. A popularized market has dictated more quantity and ...

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  • Harris, Violet J. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993)
    Whole language is a philosophy, perspective, world view, or stance; it is not a program of hierarchical components or methods. It is a grass roots movement spearheaded by teachers with empowerment of teachers and students ...

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  • Hayes, Margaret (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1954)
    The primary purpose of instructional supervision is to facilitate the learning of students by improving the conditions that affect it. Since sound planning for improvement requires an accurate appraisal of the strengths ...

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  • Robinson, Carrie C. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1954)
    Services of the school library are intangible and qualitative in nature and thus do not lend themselves readily to instruments of measurement. There is recognition, too, of the impossibility of evaluating services of the ...

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