Browse 1961: The impact of the Library services act : progress and potential by Issue Date

  • McDonough, Roger H. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1961)
    To know where our state libraries are going, it is important first to know where they have been and where they are now. Without going into this exhaustively, let me develop with you for a few moments some of the things ...
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  • Lorenz, John G. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1961)
    It is difficult to overestimate the effect of the Library Services Act in improving the status and support of the library services unit in the Office of Education. A brief look at the past will serve to support this ...
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  • Summary 
    Lancour, Harold (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1961)
    It is customary at Allerton Park conferences for one of the members of the faculty or the staff to give a summary of what transpired, and this time this happened to be my job. You can well understand that this isn't a ...
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  • Blasingame, Ralph (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1961)
    To attempt some guess as to the futurewhatever the context requires that one pay some service to the past. The strength of the position which the public library occupies today and upon which its future will be based is ...
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  • Monypenny, Phillip (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1961)
    In my career with state libraries, I begin to feel rather like James B. Conant in his empyrean reviews of education in the United States. I would imagine that Conant is one of the most disliked men in America. He is ...
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  • Strout, Donald E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1961)
    In the belief that the Library Services Act is perhaps the most unique and far-reaching development to have occurred in librarianship in recent decades, the Graduate School of Library Science at the University of Illinois ...
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  • Martin, Lowell A. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1961)
    We all know that the Library Services Act and new national standards for public libraries came on the scene about the same time. In a sense the standards established goals, and LSA provided fresh, new means to achieve ...
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  • Krettek, Germaine (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1961)
    Preparing this paper has been a delightful task but also a frustrating experience. In reading background material on federal aid for libraries, in talking to Ralph Dunbar and Paul Howard, who were deeply involved in all ...
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  • Prentiss, S. Gilbert (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1961)
    "Research" is rapidly becoming one of the hardestworking words in our contemporary vocabulary. In our daily references to research we may mean anything from the assignment a second grader carries home from school to a ...
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  • Smith, Hannis S. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1961)
    n approaching this subject, there is a strong temptation to deal at length with library budgets and budget management. The literature of this subject is extensive, and, while it is of uneven quality, there is a considerable ...
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  • Leigh, Carma Russell (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1961)
    I was asked (and how could I have thought last summer I could do it?) to analyze and forecast the different directions library system development resulting from the Library Services Act has taken and is likely to take ...
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