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A history of modern librarianship : constructing the heritage of western cultures, Pamela Spence Richards, Wayne A. Wiegand, and Marija Dalbello, Editors

Label
A history of modern librarianship : constructing the heritage of western cultures
Title
A history of modern librarianship
Title remainder
constructing the heritage of western cultures
Statement of responsibility
Pamela Spence Richards, Wayne A. Wiegand, and Marija Dalbello, Editors
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A broad, comparative history of librarianship, this intriguing work goes beyond the standard focus on institutions and collections to help you explore the part modern librarianship played--and continues to play--in forming Western cultures"
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
020.9
Index
index present
LC call number
Z665
LC item number
.H576 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1941-1999
  • 1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Richards, Pamela Spence
  • Wiegand, Wayne A.
  • Dalbello, Marija
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Library science
  • Libraries and society
  • Libraries
  • Academic libraries
  • Public libraries
  • National libraries
  • Research libraries
Label
A history of modern librarianship : constructing the heritage of western cultures, Pamela Spence Richards, Wayne A. Wiegand, and Marija Dalbello, Editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction / Wayne A. Wiegand and Marija Dalbello -- 1. Europe / Peter Hoare -- Historiography -- The background to modern european librarianship, libraries and librarianship of different types -- National libraries -- Academic and research libraries -- Public library -- 2. United States and Canada / Wayne A. Weigand -- Colonial America to 1776 -- Canada to Confederation -- United States, 1776-1876 -- U.S. and Canadian Librarianships 1876-1893 -- U.S. and Canadian Libarianships, 1893-1914 -- Bridging the wars, 1914-1945 -- Consolidating Gains, 1945-1970 -- After 1970: "The Information Age" -- 3. Africa / Anthony Olden -- War and peace -- Language matters -- Education and literacy -- Missionaries, foreign rule, and the struggle for education -- Publishing -- Subscription libraries -- Public library service -- The academic library -- The librarians -- Professional education and training -- Libraries and political change: the case -- 4. Australasia / Ross Harvey -- British roots and emerging national identities -- 1788-1900: first encounters to Federation -- Australia to 1900 -- New Zealand to 1900 -- 1901-1945: Federation to World War II -- The Munn-Pitt report -- Evolution of public libraries: Australia -- Evolution of public libraries: New Zealand -- 1945 to date: Australia since World War II -- "Tremendous strides": transforming Australian libraries -- National Cooperation -- Education for librarianship -- 1945 to date: New Zealand since World War II -- Accommodating ethnic diversity and Indigenous peoples -- 5. Digital convergence: the past in the present / Marija Dalbello -- Origins and prototypes: 1890 to 1960s -- Online catalogs and the world wide web: 1970s into the 1990s -- Digital libraries: mid -1990s to 2005 -- The "Sematic Web" and social media from 2005 -- The rise of the commons and peer-production -- Scholarly digital libraries and digital humanities -- Large-scale collaborations -- "Semantic web" and data sharing -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgment -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the editors and contributors
Control code
000054282208
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xix, 248 pages
Isbn
9781610690997
Isbn Type
(paperback : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2015002077
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)881400772
Label
A history of modern librarianship : constructing the heritage of western cultures, Pamela Spence Richards, Wayne A. Wiegand, and Marija Dalbello, Editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction / Wayne A. Wiegand and Marija Dalbello -- 1. Europe / Peter Hoare -- Historiography -- The background to modern european librarianship, libraries and librarianship of different types -- National libraries -- Academic and research libraries -- Public library -- 2. United States and Canada / Wayne A. Weigand -- Colonial America to 1776 -- Canada to Confederation -- United States, 1776-1876 -- U.S. and Canadian Librarianships 1876-1893 -- U.S. and Canadian Libarianships, 1893-1914 -- Bridging the wars, 1914-1945 -- Consolidating Gains, 1945-1970 -- After 1970: "The Information Age" -- 3. Africa / Anthony Olden -- War and peace -- Language matters -- Education and literacy -- Missionaries, foreign rule, and the struggle for education -- Publishing -- Subscription libraries -- Public library service -- The academic library -- The librarians -- Professional education and training -- Libraries and political change: the case -- 4. Australasia / Ross Harvey -- British roots and emerging national identities -- 1788-1900: first encounters to Federation -- Australia to 1900 -- New Zealand to 1900 -- 1901-1945: Federation to World War II -- The Munn-Pitt report -- Evolution of public libraries: Australia -- Evolution of public libraries: New Zealand -- 1945 to date: Australia since World War II -- "Tremendous strides": transforming Australian libraries -- National Cooperation -- Education for librarianship -- 1945 to date: New Zealand since World War II -- Accommodating ethnic diversity and Indigenous peoples -- 5. Digital convergence: the past in the present / Marija Dalbello -- Origins and prototypes: 1890 to 1960s -- Online catalogs and the world wide web: 1970s into the 1990s -- Digital libraries: mid -1990s to 2005 -- The "Sematic Web" and social media from 2005 -- The rise of the commons and peer-production -- Scholarly digital libraries and digital humanities -- Large-scale collaborations -- "Semantic web" and data sharing -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgment -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the editors and contributors
Control code
000054282208
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xix, 248 pages
Isbn
9781610690997
Isbn Type
(paperback : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2015002077
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)881400772

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