Browse Library Trends 62 (2) Fall 2013: Essays in Honor of W. Boyd Rayward: Part 1 by Subject "Rayward, W.Boyd"

  • Manfroid, Stephanie; Gillen, Jacques (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013)
    This paper outlines the life and work of Paul Otlet (1868–1944). Otlet was a founder of the scholarly disciplines of bibliography, documentation, and information science. As a result of the work he undertook with Henri La ...

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  • Buckland, Michael K.; Lund, Niels W. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013)
    W. Boyd Rayward is best known as the biographer of Paul Otlet and as a historian of documentation, but he has also always been concerned with contemporary services and with the nature of information science. Less well known ...

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  • Black, Alistair; van den Heuvel, Charles (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013)

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  • Cronin, Blaise; Sugimoto, Cassidy R. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013)
    In this paper we provide a bibliometric profile of Boyd Rayward. We begin by describing and categorizing his output over the course of his career. We identify all those whom he has cited in his published works and those ...

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  • Burke, Colin (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013)
    Information history is moving beyond listing the “what” and to answering how-and-why systems emerged, prospered, or died. This paper explores the nature of (and debates over) explanation in historical studies. The conclusion ...

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  • D'Arpa, Christine (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013)
    W. Boyd Rayward’s scholarship spans more than forty years. It is characterized by the pursuit of distinct and remarkably consistent themes: Paul Otlet, library professional education, internationalism, and history and ...

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