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Supplement To The Dictionary Of American Library Biography

Author : Wayne A. Wiegand
ISBN : 0872875865
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 70.63 MB
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This work records the accomplishments of the leaders of library science with 51 thoroughly researched biographies of individuals whose contributions have profoundly influenced the profession's history. The biographical sketches, ranging in length from 1,400 to 4,000 words, were researched, written, and reviewed by noted authorities in the library and information science community.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Dictionary Of American Library Biography

Author : Donald G. Davis
ISBN : 1563088681
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 64.16 MB
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Presents profiles of librarians noted for their work in public libraries, academic libraries, and archives.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Biographical Dictionary Of Modern American Educators

Author : Frederik Ohles
ISBN : 0313291330
Genre : Education
File Size : 23.82 MB
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An examination of escalating conflicts between Blacks and Koreans in American cities. It focuses on the Flatbush Boycott of 1990, led by Black and Haitian activists against Korean-owned produce stores in Brooklyn. Claire Jean Kim rejects conventional wisdom that Black-Korean conflict constitutes racial scapegoating and argues instead that it is a response to white dominance in American society.
Category: Education

Historical Studies In Information Science

Author : Trudi Bellardo Hahn
ISBN : 1573870625
Genre : Computers
File Size : 32.84 MB
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The field of information science has a broad history spanning nearly a century. "Historical Studies in Information Science focuses on the progression of this dynamic and evolving industry by looking at some of its pioneers. This informative volume concentrates on the following areas: Historiography of Information Science; Paul Otlet and His Successors; Techniques, Tools, and Systems; People and Organizations; Theoretical Topics; and Literature.
Category: Computers

The American Public Library Handbook

Author : Guy A. Marco
ISBN : 9781591589112
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 26.84 MB
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A detailed reference work that documents every aspect of the American public library experience through topical entries, statistics, biographies, and profiles. • Profiles of individual libraries and biographies of important public librarians
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Libraries Culture

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ISBN : UCAL:B4341953
Genre : Libraries
File Size : 41.69 MB
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Category: Libraries

American National Biography

Author : John Arthur Garraty
ISBN : UOM:39076002054844
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 80.4 MB
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"AIDS has made a huge impact on our society medically, socially, politically, legally, and psychologically. Sarah Watstein encapsulates this interdisciplinary issue into approximately 4,000 terms and explains them objectively, clearly, and readably for high school students, adults, and medical professionals. The terms include related diseases such as Kaposi's Sarcoma, treatments such as interleukin, jargon-"no code"- and slang-"bareback sex." The appendixes list statistics, toll-free telephone numbers, Web sites, nonprofit and government organizations, clinical trials, databases, and payment assistance programs. Highly recommended for all libraries."--"Outstanding Reference Sources: the 1999 Selection of New Titles," American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Distinguished Classics Of Reference Publishing

Author : James Rettig
ISBN : UOM:39015024962923
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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An examination of how and why certain books have become the most widely used reference works in American libraries. From Who's Who and World Book to Turabian's Manual, it explores the origins, influence and possible future for each of these works.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Biographical Dictionary Of American Sports

Author : David L. Porter
ISBN : 0313284318
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 51.12 MB
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The sixth volume of the Biographical Dictionary of American Sports, this supplement includes entries on 616 major figures in baseball, football, basketball, and other sports.
Category: Biography & Autobiography