Browse Allerton Park Institute by Title

  • Richardson, Selma K. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    The twenty-third institute was held at Allerton Park from Sunday, November 13 through Wednesday, November 16, 1977. In the secluded setting of Allerton House, some of the leaders in the field were gathered to focus attention ...

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  • Bradley, J.R. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992)
    This paper considers the generic activities involved in research and some issues that underlie whatever specific methodologies the investigator selects. A general definition of research (or empirical inquiry as it ...

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  • Downs, Robert B. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1960)
    In common with most readers, excepting the fanatical culture seekers, the concept of a list of "great books, " which every educated man or woman must read, strikes me as dreary and dull. Despite Robert Hutchins 1 and ...

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  • Rutzen, Ruth (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1959)
    Our library literature is replete with statements that indicate that the goals and functions of the public library are vitally concerned with the interests and needs of people in general. In fact our most recent statement, ...

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  • Howell, Isabel (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1959)
    A paper which is to be read before an audience of librarians and students at a conference held as one of the activities of a distinguished Graduate Library School should doubtless begin with a definition of terms. This ...

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  • Taube, Mortimer (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1959)
    The topic which has been assigned to me, "Classification Today- Shadow or Substance," might more appropriately have come at the end of the Institute, rather than the beginning. If I could convince you that our pursuit ...

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  • Henkle, Herman H. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1959)
    Very little is known about the effectiveness of library subject catalogues as tools of research. We know that they are indispensable from a theoretical point of view, and from general observation of their use and the ...

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  • Tyson, Christy (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    I do manage to find time to interact with school personnel, usually through monthly lunches, and to visit most of the youth-serving agencies in the city at least once a year. However, I am all too aware that there is ...

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  • Fox, Edith M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965)
    Cornell University was among the pioneers in the development of a university archives and a regional history collection. The physical results of that endeavor are at times so annoyingly apparent in expanding stacks and ...

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  • Jenkins, Frances B. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1960)
    The purpose of the I960 Institute was to assist college, public, and school librarians in building adequate science collections to meet the current needs of their clientele. The program began with a consideration of the ...

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  • Schlipf, Frederick A. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    The twentieth annual Allerton Park Institute, at which the papers in this book were originally presented, was designed to examine in an unemotional way the field of library unionization. Rather than to examine once again ...

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  • Chaplan, Margaret A. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    This bibliography was compiled for those who wish to pursue further the topics discussed in the papers included in this volume. From a great amount of material on collective bargaining by public employees and about labor ...

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  • Holman, Norman (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    Drawing mostly from the history of public sector collective bargaining in Ohio, laws and chronology are examined for insight into the importance of management rights and prerogatives. Special attention is given to dispute ...

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  • Wilhelm, Henry (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    The stability shortcomings of color photographs present special problems in library collections. With the exception of post- 1939 Kodachrome films that have been kept in the dark, most color photographs and non-Technicolor ...

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  • Block, Carl E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1971)
    This paper has two primary objectives. The first is to summarize the results of a study of the general informational search behavior of a sample of 350 low-income households in St. Louis in August 1968. 1 In this study ...

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  • Strieby, Irene M. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1960)
    Previous papers have discussed the various aspects of science literature for general reading so presumably all previous steps already have been taken into consideration when the basic ingredients of the collection- -or ...

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  • Sutton, Roger (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993)
    It is amazing, in a three-day conference devoted to the subject of evaluating books for children and young adults, that not one speaker has given much attention to the question, "What is a good book?" It reminds me of ...

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  • Jenkins, Christine A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998)

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  • Lancour, Harold (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1954)
    In summary, the papers bring out that the modern public school is becoming increasingly complex, not only in its services, but in its organizational pattern. This is a natural concomitant of the growth and complexity of ...

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  • Cohen, Lucy R. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    In order for any performance evaluation system to be effective, it should provide believable information about a staff member's job performance. A performance evaluation system based on performance goals and measures ...

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