Browse 1962: Selection and acquisition procedures in medium-sized and large libraries by Issue Date

  • Chitwood, Jack (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1963)
    There is not a large mass of literature dealing with the mechanics of book selection. Most references to this or related topics are concerned either with the broader aspects of policy, with the "why" of selection, or ...

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  • Downs, Robert B. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1963)
    The development of a great research library has a certain mirage quality, something like approaching infinity or attempting to state the exact value of the mathematical symbol pi. We may come closer and closer to our ...

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  • Goldhor, Herbert (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1963)
    We present here the papers which were given at the ninth annual Institute sponsored by the Faculty of the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library Science and held from Sunday, November 11, to Wednesday, November ...

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  • Buckley, Carper W. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1963)
    There has never been a time in the history of this country when United States Government publications have been in as much demand or were being used as extensively as they are today. The fact that requests made to our ...

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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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  • Drennan, Henry T. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1963)
    Here we will consider cooperative book selection and cooperative book ordering. These topics commonly related by function are also related in this paper by mode of organization cooperation.

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  • Kee, Walter A. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1963)
    An attempt to present a thorough discussion of the selection and acquisition of research reports reminds me of a slogan printed on my teen-age daughter's jacket: "Do you have a minute? Tell me all you know. " I am ...

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  • Orr, Robert W. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1963)
    In agreeing to discuss the selection, ordering, and handling of serials up to the point of cataloging or other forms of processing for use, I accepted an assignment to talk about the category of publications which has ...

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  • Parker, John (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1963)
    I hope that no one will read a defensive tone into these remarks, for the rare book librarian is at first startled at the thought of bringing a discussion of the rare book trade into a symposium on "the practical operations ...

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  • Sander, Harold (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1963)
    The tasks which the ordering agency of a library performs and the methods used in performing these tasks are determined by the functions and responsibilities assigned to that agency, the place of the agency in the ...

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  • Stevens, Rolland E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1963)
    I suggest that a more fruitful approach to administrative planning is the use of an individual function, or group of related functions, as the unit of organization instead of a department with its traditional set of ...

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  • Welch, Helen M. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1963)
    The special problems and prospects of the selection and acquisition of foreign publications deal with no trivial portion of world publication. UNESCO's book production figures for 1960 assign less than five per cent of ...

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