July 2013: Summary of Features

Joe and Rika Mansueto Library, University of Chicago
About the Cover: Joseph Krauskopf Memorial Library, Delaware Valley College, Doylestown, PA. Peter Kupersmith, library director. Sarah Penniman, photographer. Mary Tipping, horticulturist.
 
Editorial: The Last Laugh. Managing Editor Francine Graf pays tribute to Editor and Publisher Irv Rockwood on the occasion of his retirement.
 
Bibliographic Essay: The Evolution of Computers: Key Resources, by Kyle D. Winward
The history of computer development is a chronicle of the work of brilliant scientists and of dramatic leaps in innovation that have had a profound impact on the way we work and live. Originally the exclusive domain of businesses, government, and the military, computer technology now reaches into all spheres of our daily activities, from communication, education, and politics, to commerce, recreation, and even dating. This essay focuses on works covering milestones in computer development, highlighting key print and online resources of value to undergraduate libraries.
 
Forthcoming Arts & Mass Media Titles, 2013-2014. This feature highlights print works scheduled for publication from July 2013 into 2014. The list includes almost 300 titles, selected for their potential relevance to library collections.