Library Trends 56 (4) Spring 2008: Essays Honoring the Legacy of F. W. Lancaster

 

Library Trends 56 (4) Spring 2008: The Evaluation and Transformation of Information Systems: Essays Honoring the Legacy of F. W. Lancaster. Edited by Lorraine J. Haricombe and Keith Russell

Over a period of four decades F. W. Lancaster has continuously emerged as a visionary leader in the field of library and information science. His research, writings, and teachings have earned him the highest honors in the profession. Lancaster excelled at many fronts: as scholar, educator, mentor, and writer. This issue of Library Trends summarizes the personalized contributions of Lancaster’s friends, family, students, colleagues, and scholars in the field to celebrate and pay homage to him for his life’s work.


Library Trends (ISSN 0024-2594) is an essential tool for librarians and educators alike. Each issue thoroughly explores a current topic of interest in professional librarianship and includes practical applications, thorough analyses, and literature reviews. The journal is published quarterly for the Graduate School of Library and Information Science by The Johns Hopkins University Press. For subscription information, call 800-548-1784 (410-516-6987 outside the U.S. and Canada), email jlorder [at] jhupress.jhu.edu, or visit www.press.jhu.edu/journals.


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  • Kelsch, Susan (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008)
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  • (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008)
    The editors have made slight changes to Professor Lancaster’s official curriculum vitae, with his permission. Sections such as those on academic background, employment, and publications are unedited. Sections such as ...
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  • Estabrook, Leigh S.; Lancaster, F. Wilfrid (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008)
    This article is an interview with F. W. Lancaster that explores his recollections of his life and career, including his accomplishments and the individuals who had significant influence on him.
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  • Qin, Jian (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008)
    F. W. Lancaster, as the most cited author during the 1970s to early 1990s, has broad intellectual influence in many fields of research in library and information science. This bibliometric study collected citation data ...
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  • Lynch, Beverly P. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008)
    This paper traces the history of library education primarily as it developed in the United States. The issues pertaining to curriculum, students, and faculty are presented as are the current questions of whether the ...
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