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Title:The Influence of F. W. Lancaster on Information Science and on Libraries: Notes on the scope of this Festschrift
Author(s):Haricombe, Lorraine J.; Russell, Keith W.
Subject(s):Lancaster, F. Wilfrid (Frederick Wilfrid), 1933-
Abstract: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 essay 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.
Issue Date:2008
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Citation Info:In Library Trends 56 (4) Winter 2008: 724-730
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Rights Information:Copyright 2008 Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
Date Available in IDEALS:2009-01-22

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