Bibliography of Writings on the History of Libraries, Librarianship, and Book Culture

library history round table

 Fall 2007

Compiled by Ed Goedeken, Coordinator of Collections, Iowa State University.

Originally appeared in the Fall 2007 issue of the LHRT Newsletter. Entries are grouped by geographical area. As always, the author is grateful if ommissions or errors are brought to his attention.





“The First 100 Years,” American Libraries 38 (June/July 2007): 60-75.

Aikin, Jane.  “Preparing for a National Emergency: The Committee on Conservation of Cultural Resources, 1939-1944,” Library Quarterly 77 (July 2007): 257-85.

Albright, Margaret and the Reference Department. Rodman Public Library, A History: 1900-2000 (Alliance, OH: Rodman Public Library, 2000).

Ardizzone, Heidi.  An Illuminated Life: Belle da Costa Greene’s Journey from Prejudice to Privilege (New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2007) 580 pp. $35.00 ISBN 978-0-393-0510-4-9.

Arenson, Adam.  “Libraries in Public before the Age of Public Libraries: Interpreting the Furnishings and Design of Athenaeums and Other Social Libraries, 1800-1860,” Buschman and Leckie, eds. Library as Place: History, Community, and Culture (Libraries Unlimited, 2007): 41-60.

Armentrout, Mary Ellen.  Carnegie Libraries of Ohio: Our Cultural Heritage (Wellington, OH: Published by the author, 2003) 207 pp. ISBN 978-0-615122-53-3.

Barnard, Megan, ed.  Collecting the Imagination: The First Fifty Years of the Ransom Center (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2007) 132 pp.  $40.00 ISBN 978-0-29271-489-2.

Baumann, Roland M.  “Oberlin College and the Movement to Establish an Archives, 1920-1966,” Midwestern Archivist v. 13, no. 1 (1988): 27-38.

Boyd, Donald C.  “The Book Women of Kentucky: The WPA Pack Horse Library Project, 1936-1943,” Libraries & the Cultural Record v. 42, no. 2 (2007): 111-28.

Brinkman, Carol S.  “The Life, and Death, of a Library,” Kentucky Libraries 70 (Fall 2006): 24-30.

Burke, Cynthia, Stephen Greenberg, and Terry Ahmed.  “Serving our Colleagues: Reference and History of Medicine Services from the National Library of Medicine,” Medical Reference Services Quarterly 26 (Spring 2007): 73-80.

Buschman, John E. and Gloria J. Leckie, eds.  Library as Place: History, Community, and Culture (Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2007) 260 pp. $50.00 ISBN 1-59158-382-9.

Chen, Robin S. D.  “The Principle Library Buildings of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in Context,” (Master’s Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 2005, 67 pp.

Dalton, Margaret Stieg.  “The International Relations Office, 1956-1972,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 609-22.

Daugherty, Robert and Robert F. Moran, Jr.  “A Brief History and Timeline of the Library Administration and Management Association, 1957-2007,” Library Administration & Management 21 (Summer 2007): 109-23.

Davis, Melvin Duane.  “Collecting Hispania: Archer Huntington’s Quest to Develop Hispanic Collections in the United States,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Alabama), 2005, 246 pp. [Founded Hispanic Reading Room and Hispanic Foundation at the Library of Congress]

Deyrup, Marta Mestrovic.  “Change-Masters All: A Series on Librarians Who Steered a Clear Course toward the Twenty-First Century: An Interview with Marianne Gaunt,” Library Administration & Management 21 (Summer 2007): 124-28.

Fairies, Elizabeth. A Century of Service: History of the Dayton Public Library, Dayton, Ohio, 1847-1947 rev. ed. (Dayton, OH: Dayton Public Library, 1948.

Gabel, Gernot U.  “Wo Amerikas Elite Buffelt: Die Yale University Will Harvard auch Bibliothekarisch Konkurrenz Machen,” BuB-Journal 58 (November/December 2006): 756-59.

Galbi, Douglas A. “Book Circulation per U.S. Public Library User Since 1856,” (Unpublished draft manuscript, available at

Healey, Paul D.  “Go and Tell the World: Charles R. McCarthy and the Evolution of the Legislative Reference Movement, 1901-1917,” Law Library Journal 99 (Winter 2007): 33-53.

Hersberger, Julia A., Lou Sua, and Adam L. Murray.  “The Fruit and Root of the Community: The Greensboro Carnegie Negro Library, 1904-1964,” in Library as Place: History, Community, and Culture (Libraries Unlimited, 2007): 79-99.

Jorgensen, Jan.  “The Online Government Information Movement: Retracing the Route to DigiGov through the Federal Documents Collection,” The Reference Librarian no. 94 (2006): 139-62.

Joyner, Deborah W.  “100 Years of Advertising in Library Journal: 1876–1976, A Brief Survey,” (Master’s Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 2005, 51 pp.

Kelly, Marion H.  More than Just Books: A History of Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library (Cleveland Heights, Ohio: Friends of the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library, 1979) 92 pp.

Kimball, Melanie A.  “From Refugee to Risk: Public Libraries and Children in World War I,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 454-63.

Krause, Hildie V.  “A Cultural History of the Mechanics’ Institute of San Francisco, 1855-1920,” Library History 23 (June 2007): 115-28.

Leckie, Gloria J and John E. Buschman. “Space, Place, and Libraries: An Introduction,” in Buschman and Leckie, eds. in Library as Place: History, Community, and Culture (Libraries Unlimited, 2007): 3-25.

Lee, Mordecai.  “Clara M. Edmunds and the Library of the United States Information Service, 1934-1948,” Libraries & the Cultural Record v. 42, no. 3 (2007): 213-30.

Lukenbill, W. Bernard.  “Helping Youth at Risk: An Overview of Reformist Movements in American Public Library Services to Youth,” New Review of Children’s Literature and Librarianship 12 (November 2006): 197-213.

Luyt, Brendan.  “The ALA, Public Libraries and the Great Depression,” Library History 23 (June 2007): 85-96.

Maack, Mary Niles.  “I Cannot Get Along without the Books I Find Here: The American Library in Paris during the War: Occupation, and Liberation, 1939-1945,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 490-512.

Malone, Cheryl Knott.  “Unannounced and Unexpected: The Desegregation of Houston’s Public Library in the Early 1950s,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 665-74.

McCarthy, Malachy R. “From Reliquary to Relevance: Creating an American Catholic Union List of Newspapers and Serials,” Catholic Library World 77 (March 2007): 215-221.
McLinn, Claudette Shackelford.  “An Analysis of the Two African-American Women Presidents of the American Library Association: Demographics, Leadership Duties and Responsibilities, Leadership Styles, and Leadership Pathways,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Pepperdine University), 2006, 162 pp.

Paulus, Michael J., Jr.  “Beyond Pabulum for the Undergraduates: The Development of the Princeton Theological Seminary Library in the Nineteenth Century,” Libraries & the Cultural Record v. 42, no. 3 (2007): 231-67.

Pawley, Christine.  “Race, Reading, and the Book Lovers Club, Des Moines, Iowa, 1925-1941,” Annals of Iowa 65 (Winter 2006): 35-59.

Peiss, Kathy.  “Cultural Policy in a Time of War: The American Response to Endangered Books in World War II,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 370-86.

Pierce, Jennifer Burek. “Why Girls Go Wrong: Advising Female Teen Readers in the Early Twentieth Century,” Library Quarterly 77 (July 2007): 311-26.

Pollak, Oliver B.  “Reading Little Blue Books and Libraries: A Guide to Self-Improvement,” Nebraska Library Association Quarterly 38 (Spring 2007): 9-15.

Preer, Jean L.  “Man’s Right to Knowledge: Libraries and Columbia University’s 1954 Cold War Bicentennial,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 623-37.

Raber, Douglas.  “ACONDA and ANA-CONDA: Social Change, Social Responsibility, and Librarianship,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 675-97.

Rau, Erik P.  “Managing the Machine in the Stacks: Operations Research, Bibliographic Control and Library Computerization, 1950-2000,” Library History 23 (June 2007): 151-68.

Rayward, W. Boyd and Christine Jenkins, eds. “Libraries in Times of War, Revolution, and Social Change,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): entire issue. [Boyd and Jenkins have an introductory essay, pp. 361-69.

Robbins, Louise S.  “Publishing American Values: The Franklin Book Programs as Cold War Cultural Diplomacy,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 638-50.

St. Clair, Ann. "Building Up: A History of Montana Tech Library 1900-2006," The Montana Professor: A Journal of Education, Politics and Culture 16 (Spring 2006): 26-31.

Shales, Ezra.  “John Cotton Dana and the Business of Enlightening Newark: Applied Art at the Newark Public Library and Museum, 1902-1929,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture), 2007, 399 pp.

Shaw, Tamara.  “Doing Their Part: The Services of the San Diego Public Library during World War II,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 570-82.

Thorin, Suzanne E. and Robert Wedgeworth. “Librarians of Congress: A Look Back at a Century of Controversies and Triumphs Surrounding the National Library's Leaders,” American Libraries 38 (June/July 2007): 86-90.

von Merveldt, Nikola.  “Books Cannot Be Killed by Fire: The German Freedom Library and the American Library of Nazi-Banned Books as Agents of Cultural Memory,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 523-35.

Welburn, William C.  “To Keep the Past in Lively Memory: William Carl Bolivar’s Efforts to Preserve African American Cultural Heritage,” Libraries & the CulCultural Record v. 42, no. 2 (2007): 165-79.

Wendorf, Richard.  The Scholar-Librarian: Books, Libraries, and the Visual Arts (Boston, MA: The Boston Athenaeum; New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2005) 247 pp. $35.00 ISBN 1-58456-159-9. [Wendorf worked at Harvard and at the Boston Athenaeum]

Whisner, Mary.  “A Manual to Inform Every Citizen,” Law Library Journal 99 (Winter 2007): 159-65. [History of US Government Manual]

Wiegnad, Wayne A.  “Libraries and the Invention of Information,” in Eliot and Rose, eds. A Companion to the History of the Book (Blackwell, 2007), pp. 531-43.

Wiegand, Wayne A.  “The Rich Potential of American Public School Library History: Research Needs and Opportunities for Historians of Education and Librarianship,” Libraries & the Cultural Record v. 42, no. 1 (2007): 57-74.


Baldwin, Betsey.  “Stepping Off the Paper Trail? Rethinking the Mainframe Era at the Public Archives of Canada,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Ottawa, Canada), 2006, 284 pp.

Curry, Ann.  “A Grand Old Sandstone Lady: Vancouver’s Carnegie Library,” in Buschman and Leckie, eds. in Library as Place: History, Community, and Culture (Libraries Unlimited, 2007): 61-76.

Hanson, Elizabeth.  “The 1900 ALA Conference: Charles Gould’s Vision,” Feliciter v. 53 no. 3 (2007): 160-63.

Hill, Claudia.  “Early Days of the Central Library and the Book Van in Trinidad and Tobago,” Libraries & the Cultural Record v. 42, no. 2 (2007): 180-91.

Jones, Phillip.  “Indispensable in a Civilized Society: Manuel Payno’s Las Bibliotecas de México,” Libraries & the Cultural Record v. 42, no. 3 (2007): 268-90.

Lyons, Chris.  “Children Who Read Good Books Usually Behave Better, and Have Good Manners,”: The Founding of the Notre Dame de Grace Library for Boys and Girls, Montreal, 1943,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 597-608.

Peltier-Davis, Cheryl and Shamin Renwick, eds.  Caribbean Libraries in the 21st Century: Changes, Challenges, and Choices (Medford, NJ: Information Today, Inc., 2007) 416 pp. $50.00 ISBN 978-1-57387-301-7. [Contains several historically oriented essays]


Bezuglova, Irina F.  “National Library of Russia, St. Petersburg,” Fontis Artis Musicae 52 (July/September 2006): 111-18.

Black, Alistair.  “Arsenals of Scientific and Technical Information: Public Technical Libraries in Britain during and Immediately after World War I,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 474-89.

Black, Alistair, Dave Muddiman, and Helen Plant.  The Early Information Society: Information Management in Britain before the Computer (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007) 288 pp. $115.00 ISBN 978-0-7546-4279-4. [Collection of essays]

Breckbill, Anita and Carole Goebes. “Music Circulating Libraries in France: An Overview and a Preliminary List,” Notes 63 (June 2007): 761-97.

Clausen, Helge.  The Written Word is the Most Patient Missionary: Catholic Literature and Catholic Public Libraries in Denmark from the Reformation to Vatican II, 1536-1962 (Copenhagen: Catholic Publishers, 2006) 345 pp. ISBN 87-85213-80-2.

Cullen, Clara.  “Dublin is also in Great Need of a Library which Shall be at Once Accessible to the Public and Contain a Good Supply of Modern and Foreign Books: Dublin’s Nineteenth-Century Public Libraries,” Library History 23 (March 2007): 49-61.

Gabel, Gernot U.  “De la Deutsche Bucherei a la Deutsche Nationalbibliothek,” Bulletin des Bibliotheques de France v. 52, no. 1 (2007) : 106-109.

Gorbatov, Inna.  “From Paris to St. Petersburg: Voltaire’s Library in Russia,” Libraries & the Cultural Record v. 42, no. 3 (2007): 308-24.

Greenberg, Gerald S.  “The Paris Commune of 1871 and the Bibliothèque Nationale,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 442-53.

Intrator, Miriam.  “People Were Literally Starving for any Kind of Reading: The Theresienstadt Ghetto Central Library, 1942-1945,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 513-22.

Jay, Emma.  “Queen Caroline’s Library and its European Contexts,” Book History v. 9 (2006): 31-55.

Kerslake, Evelyn.  “They Have Had to Come Down to the Women for Help!: Numerical Feminization and the Characteristics of Women’s Library Employment in England, 1871-1974,” Library History 23 (March 2007): 17-40.

Knutson, Ellen.  “New Realities: Libraries in Post-Soviet Russia,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 716-29.

La Barre, Kathryn.  “The Heritage of Early FC in Document Reference Retrieval Systems, 1920-1969,” Library History 23 (June 2007): 129-49.

Mäkinen, Ilkka.  “Libraries and Reading in Finnish Military Hospitals during the Second World War,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 536-50.

Mitts-Smith, Debra.  “L’Heure Joyeuse: Educational and Social Reform in Post-World War I Brussels,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 464-73.

Nelsson, Richard.  “Credible and Credited: The Rise of the Media Librarians,” Library & Information Update 5 (December 2006): 38-41. [History of British newspaper libraries]

Oliver, Bette W.  “The Bibliothèque Nationale from 1792 to 1794: Becoming a National Institution during the French Revolution,” Libraries & the Cultural Record v. 42, no. 1 (2007): 48-56.

Rassina, Emilia B.  “The History of the Music Research Library Named after S.I. Taneyev of the Moscow Conservatoire,” Fontis Artis Musicae 53 (July/September 2006): 181-86.

Rukanci, Faith and Hakan Anameric.  “Libraries as Scientific, Educational and Cultural Institutions in the Ottoman Empire (XIVth-XVIIth Centuries)” Libri 56 (December 2006): 252-63.

Schidorksy, Dov.  “The Library of the Reich Security Main Office and its Looted Jewish Book Collection,” Libraries & the Cultural Record v. 42, no. 1 (2007); 21-47.

Sigmon, Rebecca A. “Reading like a Nun: The Composition of Convent Libraries in Renaissance Europe.” (Master’s Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 2005, 40 pp.

Sroka, Marek.  “The Music Collection of the Former Prussian State Library at the Jagiellonian Library in Kraków, Poland: Past, Present, and Future Developments,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 651-664.

Tetreault, Ronald.  “Beneficial Spaces: The Rise of Military Libraries in the British Empire,” in Buschman and Leckie, eds. in Library as Place: History, Community, and Culture (Libraries Unlimited, 2007): 29-39.

Vodosek, Peter.  “Innovation and Ideology: Walter Hofmann’s Library in Desden-Plauen and Leipzig,” Library History 23 (March 2007): 63-76.

Zwiep, Irene, et al., eds.  Omnia in Eo : Studies on Jewish Books and Libraries in Honour of Adri Offenberg, Celebrating the 125th Anniversary of the Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana in Amsterdam (Leuven: Peeters, 2006) 400 pp. $160.00 ISBN 978-0-42919-08-2.


Al-Tikriti, Nabil.  “Stuff Happens: A Brief Overview of the 2003 Destruction of Iraqi Manuscript Collections, Archives, and Libraries,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 730-45.

Dick, Archie L. “The Books Were Just the Props: Public Libraries and Contested Space in the Cape Flats Townships in the 1980s,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 698-715.

Domier, Sharon.  “From Reading Guidance to Thought Control: Wartime Japanese Libraries,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 551-69.

Huanwen, Cheng and Donald G. Davis, Jr.  “Loss of a Recorded Heritage: Destruction of Chinese Books in the Peking Siege of 1900,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 431-41.

Jiang, Shuyong.  “Into the Source and History of Chinese Culture: Knowledge Classification in Ancient China,” Libraries & the Cultural Record v. 42, no. 1 (2007): 1-20.

Jones, David J.  “State Librarians I Have Known since 1826,” Australian Library Journal 55 (November 2006): 343-59.

Radford, N.A.  “Arrogant Conceit and Impertinence: John Metcalf’s Secondment to the University of Sydney Library,” Australian Academic & Research Libraries 37 (December 2006): 273-81.

Situ, Ping.  “The Tianyige Library: A Symbol of the Continuity of Chinese Culture,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 421-30.

Swanepoel, Adriaan.  “A Technikon Library’s Struggle for Identity: A Historical Overview, 1979-2003,” Mousaion v. 24, no. 1 (2006): 1-22.  [History of a South African technical library in Pretoria]

Traue, J. E.  “The Public Library Explosion in Colonial New Zealand,” Libraries & the Cultural Record v. 42, no. 1 (2007): 151-64.

Traue, J. E.  “Reading as a Necessity of Life on the Tuapeka Goldfields in Nineteenth-Century New Zealand,” Library History 23 (March 2007): 41-48.

Wang, Chengzhi.  “Badly Wanted, but Not for Reading: The Unending Odyssey of The Complete Library of Four Treasures of the Wensu Library,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 387-403.

Weerdt, Hilde de.  “The Discourse of Loss in Song Dynasty Private and Imperial Book Collecting,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 404-20.


Alderson, Brian and Felix de Arez Oyens.  Be Merry and Wise: Origins of Children’s Book Publishing in England, 1650-1850 (London: British Library, 2006) 318 pp. $115.00 ISBN 1-58456-180-7.

Armstrong, Robert D.  “I Scornfully Rejected the Terms: Wyoming Territory’s Public Printing, 1870-74,” The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 101 (March 2007): 73-89.

Armstrong, Robert D.  “We Have Seen Many a Worse Job Done Further East,” The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 101 (June 2007): 149-65.

Cloonan, Michèle V.  “The Moral Imperative to Preserve,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 746-55.

Dodd, Robin.  From Gutenberg to Opentype: An Illustrated History of Type from the Earliest Letterforms to the Latest Digital Fonts (Vancouver: Hartley & Marks, 2006) 192 pp. $30.00 ISBN 0-88179-210-1.

Duncan, Jennifer Sweatman.  “The Éditrice in France since the MLF: Editions des Femmes and the Opening of the Publishing Industry to Women,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Oregon), 2006, 310 pp.

Eliot, Simon and Jonathan Rose, eds.  A Companion to the History of the Book (Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2007) 599 pp. $150.00 ISBN 978-1-4051-2765-3.

Emery, Robert A.  “Selling to the Legal Market: Advertisements in the Early Harvard Law Review,” Legal Reference Services Quarterly v. 25, nos. 2/3 (2006): 141-45.

Galbraith, Steven K.  “Edmund Spencer and the History of the Book, 1569-1669,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Ohio State University), 2006, 326 pp.

Grafton, Anthony and Megan Williams.  Christianity and the Transformation of the Book: Origen, Eusebius, and the Library of Caesarea (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2006) 367 pp. $30.00 ISBN 978-0-674-02314-7.

Green, James N. and Peter Stallybrass. Benjamin Franklin, Writer and Printer (Newcastle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2006) 179 pp. $50.00 ISBN 1-58456-187-4.

Hawkins, Ann R., ed.  Teaching Bibliography, Textual Criticism and Book History (London: Pickering and Chatto, 2007) 199 pp. $100.00 ISBN 1-85196-834-2.

Lacy, Tim.  “Making a Democratic Culture: The Great Books Idea, Mortimer J. Adler, and Twentieth-Century America,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Loyola University, Chicago), 2006, 475 pp.

Liddle, Kathleen.  “A Shop of One’s Own: The Culture and Contradictions of Feminist Bookstores,” Emory University, 2006 (SO), ISBN 978-0-542-87649-3, Mar. 2007.

Master, John Dennett, II.  “A Part of Our Liberation: ONE Magazine and the Cultivation of Gay Liberation, 1953-1963,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Riverside), 2006, 363 pp.

McNally, Peter F., Glenn Brown, and Nicolas Savard.  “Sir William Osler, the Bibliotheca Osleriana and the Creation of a History of Medicine Collection,” Library History 23 (June 2007): 97-114.

Myers, Robin, Michael Harris, and Giles Mandelbrote, eds.  Books on the Move: Tracking Copies through Collections and the Book Trade (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press and the British Library, 2007) 180 pp. $50.00 ISBN 978-1-58456-219-1.

Nathe, Margarite Annette.  “A Learned Congress: A Closer Look at Book and Manuscript Thieves,” (Master’s Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 2005, 103 pp.

Neavill, Gordon B.  “Publishing in Wartime: The Modern Library Series during the Second World War,” Library Trends 55 (Winter 2007): 583-96.

Owen, Lynette.  “Chinese Publishing and Copyright: How Much has Really Changed? An Historical Perspective, 1982-2007,” Logos v. 18, no.1. (2007): 5-14.

Pollak, Oliver B.  “The Decline and Fall of Bottom Notes, op. cit., loc. cit., and a Century of the Chicago Manual of Style,” Journal of Scholarly Publishing 38 (October 2006): 14-30.

Rust, Martha Dana.  Imaginary Worlds in Medieval Books: Exploring the Manuscript Matrix (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007) 290 pp. $70.00 ISBN 1-4039-722-22.

Silverman, Randy.  “Can’t Judge a Book without Its Binding,” Libraries & the Cultural Record v. 42, no. 3 (2007): 291-307.

Steele, Christopher J.  “Why don’t they read a good book instead?: Librarians and Comic Books, 1949-1955,” (Master’s Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 2005, 45 pp.

Walker, Christopher H. "Document Security in the Ancient World," in Marian Quigley, ed.  Encyclopedia of Information Ethics and Security (Hershey, PA: Idea Group Reference, 2007), pp. 150-56.

Weidman, Jeffrey. “Many Are Culled But Few Are Chosen: Janson's History of Art, Its Reception, Emulators, Legacy, and Current Demise,” Journal of Scholarly Publishing 38 (January 2007): 85-107.

Wendorf, Richard, ed.  America’s Membership Libraries (New Castle, De: Oak Knoll Press, 2007) 353 pp. $40.00 ISBN 978-1-58456-19-96.

Wiegand, Shirley A. and Wayne A. Wiegand.  Books on Trial: Red Scare in the Heartland (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2007) $25.00 ISBN 0-8061-386-8-8.

Williams, Megan Hale.  The Monk and the Book: Jerome and the Making of Christian Scholarship (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006) 315 pp. $45.00 ISBN 978-0-226-899-00-8.

Wright, Alex.  Glut: Mastering Information through the Ages (Washington, D.C.: Joseph Henry Press, 2007) 286 pp. $28.00 ISBN 978-0-309-10238-4.


Goody, Jack.  Theft of History (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006) 342 pp. $75.00 ISBN 978-052-1870-69-6.

Haider, Syed Jalauddin.  “Fifty Years of Library & Information Science Department, University of Karachi: Past, Present and Future,” Pakistan Library & Information Science Journal 37 (December 2006): 3-12.

Hardesty, William W.  “A Proper Function of Library Schools: T. R. Schellenberg’s Archives Institute at the University of Texas, 1960,” Libraries & the Cultural Record v. 42, no. 2 (2007): 129-50.

Hoare, Peter, P.S. Morrish, K.A. Manley, and Alistair Black.  “Forty Years of Library History: The Editors’ Testimony,” Library History 23 (March 2007): 3-15.

Mak, Bonnie.  “On the Myths of Libraries,” in Library as Place: History, Community, and Culture (Libraries Unlimited, 2007): 209-19.

Staley, David J.  History and Future: Using Historical Thinking to Imagine the Future (New York: Lexington Books, 2007) 175 pp. $55.00 ISBN 978-0-7391-1753-8.

Van Slyck, Abigail.  “Managing Pleasure: Library Architecture and the Erotics of Reading,” in Library as Place: History, Community, and Culture (Libraries Unlimited, 2007): 221-34. 


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