Browse Allerton Park Institute by Title

  • Shimojima, Anne (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998)
    Storytelling is more than just entertainment, as we know. It is a powerful educational tool for the classroom or the library media center. Everyone loves a good story, and stories are the perfect vehicles for teaching and ...

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  • Bunge, Charles A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    This article provides information on organizational approaches to managing stress in the library workplace; defines stress as a person's psychological and physiological response to the perception of a demand or challenge; ...

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  • Downs, Robert B. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1954)
    The primary purpose of supervision is to accomplish certain ends. In order to achieve those objectives, one must, for better or worse, work through people. That is where the complexities begin, for as Charles Darwin discovered ...

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    Lancour, Harold (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1956)
    The Institute was soundly based on the belief that collection development is the central function of librarianship. A library by definition is a collection of materials. To bring together a collection which furthers the ...

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    Lancour, Harold (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1960)
    Three score and five hours ago we met together for the first time, more or less strangers to each other. Since that time we have talked, gossiped, mildly flirted, consumed 2, 000 cups of coffee, walked through the lovely ...

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    Phelps, Rose B. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1957)
    The institute speakers, and the ensuing discussions, looked at reference work from four different approaches: the nature and spirit of reference service; its extension through effective public relations; its strengthening ...

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    Lancour, Harold (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1961)
    It is customary at Allerton Park conferences for one of the members of the faculty or the staff to give a summary of what transpired, and this time this happened to be my job. You can well understand that this isn't a ...

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  • Summary 
    Goldhor, Herbert (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    This has been a very worthwhile institute, and it is now my task to summarize what has been said here. For a number of years I was a public librarian but never a children's librarian; I am greatly interested in children's ...

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    Strout, Donald E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1959)
    What we attempt here is in no sense a formal summary of content. We seek rather, in the tradition of the previous Allerton Park Institutes, to catch and record, through a series of informal observations and impressions, ...

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  • Goldhor, Herbert (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    There were fifteen speakers at this Institute, excluding chairpersons and makers of announcements. I was asked to summarize and bring out the highlights of their remarks. I shall leave aside the details and specifics ...

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  • Michael, Mary Ellen (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1975)
    ithin the last ten years, three studies have been performed dealing with the use of Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) outside the North American continent. To date, there has not been a similar survey aimed at assessing ...

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  • (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1954)
    The several discussion sessions served to underline points made by the Institute speakers, to bring forward some ideas not previously mentioned, and to describe practical applications found successful in situations ...

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  • Dodds, B.L. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1954)
    The concept of what is involved in supervision in the school has changed radically within recent decades. Typically it is often assumed that this change is entirely a result of a change in attitude or point of view ...

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  • Goldhor, Herbert; Stevens, Rolland E. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979)
    On November 12-15, 1978, the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library Science sponsored its twenty-fourth annual Allerton Park Institute at Allerton House, located about twenty-five miles southwest of Champaign. ...

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  • Thackery, John T., Jr. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1960)
    A comprehensive discussion of what adult readers read, and why they read, in the area of the sciences would take much more time than the limits of this portion of the symposium afford. This consideration therefore ...

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  • Rosen, Sidney (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1960)
    My interest in science was first stirred by reading the adventures of an extraordinary young man, who combined the ingenuity of an Edison with the moral integrity of a Plato and the get-up-and-go of a Horatio Alger hero. ...

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  • Zim, Herbert (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1960)
    In considering young people's interest in science, I intend to include people from the sixth grade level to senility. The matter of definition of children, young people, and adults is not too much of a problem because ...

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  • 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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