Browse Library Trends 56 (3) Winter 2008: Alternative Print Culture: Social History and Libraries by Title

  • Dilevko, Juris (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2008)
    The work of James P. Danky, longtime librarian at the Wisconsin Historical Society, is situated within the intellectual context of collection- development practices. Danky’s belief in the value of alternative periodicals ...

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  • Dodge, Chris (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2008)
    Newspapers/periodicals librarian James Danky does collection building wherever he goes and with whomever he communicates, it seems. Thanks to his efforts, the Madison-based Wisconsin Historical Society collects materials ...

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  • Harzig, Christiane; Hoerder, Dirk (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2008)
    In this essay the communication practices of labor migrants and their evolution from nineteenth-century print media to late twentieth-century electronic media provide the frame for a discussion of the limitations of ...

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  • Wiegand, Wayne A. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2008)

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  • Burkett, Randall K. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2008)
    This essay examines the seminal reference tool, African-American Newspapers and Periodicals: A National Bibliography (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1998), edited by James P. Danky. It provides background on the ...

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  • Wiegand, Wayne A. (editor); Pawley, Christine (editor) (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2008)
    Any collection of information materials preserved through the generations will inevitably influence how we interpret the past. Conversely, the absence of information material silences historical voices, which are then lost ...

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  • Littlefield, Daniel F., Jr.; Parins, James W. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2008)
    In late April 1982, James P. Danky organized a conference titled “Native American Press in Wisconsin and the Nation,” an extension of the work Danky had been engaged in as newspapers and periodicals librarian at the ...

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  • Sachs, Honor R. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2008)
    The field of women’s history emerged and developed through the joint efforts of scholars, librarians, and archivists. When the field emerged in the early 1970s, the combined labor of individuals in these academic ...

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  • Pawley, Christine (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2008)
    In 1992 James Danky, Wayne Wiegand, and Carl Kaestle founded the Center for the History of Print Culture in Modern America at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The study of print culture was then a new field represented ...

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  • Berlet, Chip (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2008)
    Insufficient scholarly attention has been devoted to alternative or "oppositional" serials from the political right, even though a number of scholars have used these materials as primary sources for studies in several ...

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