Library History Round Table

Bibliography of Writings on the History of Libraries, Librarianship, and Book Culture
Spring 2006

By Ed Goedeken

As always, the author is grateful if ommissions or errors are brought to his attention.

Table of Contents

  1. UNITED STATES
  2. NON-US WESTERN HEMISPHERE
  3. EUROPE
  4. ASIA, AFRICA, THE MIDDLE EAST, AND OTHER
  5. HISTORY OF BOOKS, READING, AND BOOK CULTURE
  6. GENERAL, HISTORIOGRAPHY, PHILOSOPHY, AND LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE EDUCATION
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A. UNITED STATES

Aiken, Jane. “Women and Intellectual Resources: Interpreting Print Culture at the Library of Congress,” in Danky and Wiegand, eds. Women in Print: Essays on the Print Culture of American Women from the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2006), pp. 179-207.

Ameen, Kanwal. “Developments in the Philosophy of Collection Management: A Historical Review,” Collection Building v. 24, no. 4 (2005): 112-16.

Bleyker, K. D. “Central Mississippi Library Council: Twenty-Nine Years of Service to Jackson Area Libraries,” Mississippi Libraries 69 (Summer 2005): 31-35.

Bloomberg, Kristin Mapel. “Cultural Critique and Consciousness Raising: Clara Bewick Colby’s Women’s Tribune and Late-Nineteenth Century Radical Feminism,” in Danky and Wiegand, eds. Women in Print: Essays on the Print Culture of American Women from the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2006), pp. 27-63.

Carmichael, James V., Jr. “Southern Librarianship and the Culture of Resentment,” Libraries & Culture 40 (Summer 2005): 324-52.

Castaneda, Terri. “Making News: Marie Potts and the Smoke Signal of the Federated Indians of California,” in Danky and Wiegand, eds. Women in Print: Essays on the Print Culture of American Women from the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2006), pp. 77-125.

“Chronology and Bibliography of Donald G. Davis, Jr.” Libraries & Culture 40 (Summer 2005): 475-91.

Chu, Felix T. There’s Another Way to Do it: Reflections on Librarianship (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2005) 115 pp. $25.00 ISBN 0-8108-5191-1.

Cloonan, Michele V. “Alice Millard and the Gospel of Beauty and Taste,” in Danky and Wiegand, eds. Women in Print: Essays on the Print Culture of American Women from the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2006), pp. 159-78.

Cole, John Y. “The Library of Congress Becomes a World Library, 1815-2005,” Libraries & Culture 40 (Summer 2005): 385-98.

Danky, James P. and Wayne A. Wiegand, eds. Women in Print: Essays on the Print Culture of American Women from the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2006) 308 pp. $29.95 ISBN 0-299-21784-1. [part of Print Culture in Modern America series] [available electronically at: http://parallelpress.library.wisc.edu/books/print-culture/wip/WomenInPri...

Davidsen, Susanna L. “The Internet Public Library and the History of Library Portals,” Journal of Library Administration v. 43, nos. 1/2 (2005): 5-18.

Davis, Donald G., Jr., comp. “Association for Library and Information Science Education (Association of American Library Schools) Officers and Meetings, 1991-2005,” Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 46 (Summer 2005): 271-74.

Davis, Donald G., Jr. “Ninety Years of Education for the Profession: Reflections on the Early Years,” Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 46 (Summer 2005): 266-70.

Finley, Elizabeth and David S. Mao. “Recollections of a Mid-Twentieth-Century Law Firm Librarian,” Law Library Journal 97 (Summer 2005): 565-74.

Fowler, David C. “Licensing: An Historical Perspective,” Journal of Library Administration v. 42, nos. 3/4 (2005): 177-97.

Glynn, Tom. “The New York Society Library: Books, Authority, and Publics in Colonial and Early Republican New York,” Libraries & Culture 40 (Fall 2005): 493-529.

Goedeken, Edward A. “Assessing What We Wrote: A Review of the Libraries & Culture Literature Reviews, 1967-2002,” Libraries & Culture 40 (Summer 2005): 251-66.

Hovde, David M. and John W. Fritch. “In Union There is Strength: The Farmers’ Institute and the Western Literary Union Library,” Libraries & Culture 40 (Summer 2005): 285-306.

Howard, June. “Her Very Handwriting Looks as if She Owned the Earth: Elizabeth Jordan and Editorial Power,” in Danky and Wiegand, eds. Women in Print: Essays on the Print Culture of American Women from the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2006), pp. 64-76.

Hufbauer, Benjamin. “Libraries,” in John W. Matviko, ed., The American President in Popular Culture (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2005), pp. 87-101.

Hufbauer, Benjamin. Presidential Temples: The Transformation of Presidential Commemoration since 1900 (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2006) 320 pp. $35.00 ISBN 0-700-614-22-2.

Krummel, Donald W. “Early American Imprint Bibliography and Its Stories: An Introductory Course in Bibliographical Civics,” Libraries & Culture 40 (Summer 2005): 239-50.

Landesman, Margaret. “Getting it Right: The Evolution of Reference Collections,” Reference Librarian nos. 91/92 (2005): 5-22.

Maack, Mary Niles. “American Bookwomen in Paris during the 1920s,” Libraries & Culture 40 (Summer 2005): 399-415.

Malone, Cheryl Knott, Hermina G.B. Anghelescu, and John Mark Tucker, eds. “Introduction: Donald G. Davis, Jr.: A Gentleman and a Scholar,” Libraries & Culture 40 (Summer 2005): 207-212.

Malone, Cheryl Knott, Hermina G.B. Anghelescu, and John Mark Tucker, eds. “Perceiving the Past: Essays Honoring the Legacy of Donald G. Davis, Jr.” Libraries & Culture 40 (Summer 2005): entire issue.

Manzo, Bettina Jean. “Calming Minds and Instilling Character: John Minson Galt II and the Patients’ Library at Eastern Asylum, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1843-1860,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, College of William and Mary), 2004, 450 pp.

McCrann, Grace-Ellen. “Contemporary Forces that Supported the Founding of the Boston Public Library,” Public Libraries 44 (July/August 2005): 223-28.

Morris, Lila M. “A Comparative and Descriptive Study of Public School Library Media Centers in South Dakota,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Disseration, University of South Dakota), 2005, 182 pp.

Passet, Joanne E. “Power Through Print: Lois Waisbrooker and Grassroots Feminism,” in Danky and Wiegand, eds. Women in Print: Essays on the Print Culture of American Women from the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2006), pp. 229-50.

Pawley, Christine. “A Bouncing Babe, a Little Bastard: Women, Print, and the Door-Kewaunee Regional Library, 1950-52,” in Danky and Wiegand, eds. Women in Print: Essays on the Print Culture of American Women from the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2006), pp. 208-225.

Primich, Tracy and Caroline Richardson. “The Integrated Library System: From Innovation to Relegation to Innovation Again,” Acquisitions Librarian nos. 35/36 (2006): 119-33.

Robbins, Louise S. “Changing the Geography of Reading in a Southern Border State: The Rosenwald Fund and the WPA in Oklahoma,” Libraries & Culture 40 (Summer 2005): 353-67.

Robbins, Sarah. “Woman’s Work for Woman: Gendered Print Culture in American Mission Movement Narratives,” in Danky and Wiegand, eds. Women in Print: Essays on the Print Culture of American Women from the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2006), pp. 251-80.

Samek, Toni. “Unbossed and Unbought: Booklegger Press, the First Woman-Owned American Library Publisher,” in Danky and Wiegand, eds. Women in Print: Essays on the Print Culture of American Women from the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2006), pp. 126-155.

Schonfeld, Roger C. "JSTOR: A Case Study in the Recent History of Scholarly Communications," Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems 39 (October 2005): 337-344.

Sicherman, Barbara. “Connecting Lives: Women and Reading, Then and Now,” in Danky and Wiegand, eds. Women in Print: Essays on the Print Culture of American Women from the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2006), pp. 3-24.

Tancheva, Kornelia. “Recasting the Debate: The Sign of the Library in Popular Culture,” Libraries & Culture 40 (Fall 2005): 530-46.

Treadway, Sandra G. “A Century of Partnership: LVA and VLA,” Virginia Libraries 51 (July/August/September 2005): 29-34.

Tucker, John Mark. “Fides et Historia: Christian Sources for the Professional Contributions of Donald G. Davis, Jr.” Libraries & Culture 40 (Summer 2005): 460-74.

Unger, Nancy C. “When Women Condemn the Whole Race: Belle Case La Folllette’s Women’s Column Attacks the Color Line,” in Danky and Wiegand, eds. Women in Print: Essays on the Print Culture of American Women from the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2006), pp. 281-96.

Wertheimer, Andrew B. “Quantifying the Goodness of Library History Research: A Bibliometric Study of the Journal of Library History/Libraries & Culture,” Libraries & Culture 40 (Summer 2005): 267-84.

Weiner, Sharon Gray. “The History of Academic Libraries in the United States: A Review of the Literature,” Library Philosophy and Practice 7 (Spring 2005): 1-12. [available only electronically at http://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/~mbolin/weiner.htm]

Wiegand, Wayne. “Collecting Contested Titles: The Experience of Five Small Public Libraries in the Rural Midwest, 1893-1956,” Libraries & Culture 40 (Summer 2005): 368-84.

Wilhite, Jeffrey M. “We Bind Ourselves Together: A History of the Oklahoma Student Librarians Association,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 83 (Fall 2005): 308-325.

Wilson, Richard Arave. “The Development of the Idaho State Library: Chronicles and Narratives, 1901 to 2004,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Idaho), 2005, 257 pp.

   

B. NON-US WESTERN HEMISPHERE

Gordon, Rose. “The Library of Parliament in the 19th Century: The French Collection,” Feliciter v. 51, no. 3 (2005): 112-16.

McGrath, Leslie Anne. “Service to Children in the Toronto Public Library: A Case Study, 1912-1949,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Disseration, University of Idaho, Canada), 2005, 473 pp.

   

C. EUROPE

Anghelescu, Hermina G.B. “European Integration: Are Romanian Libraries Ready?” Libraries & Culture 40 (Summer 2005): 435-54.

Black, Alistair. “The Library as Clinic: A Foucauldian Interpretation of British Public Library Attitudes to Social and Physical Disease, ca. 1850-1950,” Libraries & Culture 40 (Summer 2005): 416-34.

Bowman, J. H. “Classification in British Public Libraries: A Historical Perspective,” Library History 21 (November 2005): 143-73.

Choldin, M. T. “Libraries in Continental Europe: The 40s and the 90s,” Journal of Documentation v. 61, no. 3 (2005): 356-61.

Ebert-Schiffer, S. and G. Varley. “The Bibliotheca Hertziana in Rome,” Art Libraries Journal v. 30, no. 4 (2005): 16-19.

Hall, Murray G., Christina Kostner, and Margot Werner, eds. Geraubte Bücher: Die Österreichische Nationalbibliothek Stellt Sich Ihrer NS-Vergangenheit (Wien: Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, 2004) $50.00 ISBN 3-01000-035-9.

Kohn, Roger S. “A Treasured Legacy (II): Hebrew Manuscripts at Cambridge University Library,” Library History 21 (November 2005): 175-88.

Oliver, Bette W. “From Libraries & Culture to the Bibliothèque Nationale,” Libraries & Culture 40 (Summer 2005): 455-59.

Pateman, John. “Public Libraries and the Working Class,” Library History 21 (November 2005): 189-94.

Pond, Chris. “The House of Commons Library and the Transfer of Resources to Electronic Form for User Self-Service, 1979-2004,” Aslib Proceedings v. 57, no. 4 (2005): 318-32.

Sherriff, Clare. “But the Empire Cannot Live by Muscle Alone: An Architectural History of the Edwardian Public Library,” Library History 21 (November 2005): 195-211.

Simane, Jan. “The Library of the Kunsthistorisches Insitut in Florence,” Art Libraries Journalv. 30, no. 4 (2005): 5-9.

Tinerella, Vincent P. “The American Catholic Effort to Preserve European Manuscripts after World War II,” Catholic Library World 75 (March 2005): 189-97.

   

D. ASIA, AFRICA, THE MIDDLE EAST, AND OTHER

Flower, Derek Adie. The Shores of Wisdom: The Story of the Ancient Library of Alexandria (Ramsey, Isle of Man: Pharos Publications, 1999) 231 pp. ISBN 0-953094-22-7.

Jones, D. J. “Public Library Development in New South Wales,” Australian Library Journal 54 (May 2005): 130-37.

Keseroglu, Hasan S. “Mobile Library Service on Ass,” Bookmobile and Outreach Services v. 8, no. 1 (2005): 57-66.

Reddy, R. Madhusudhan. “History and Development of the City Central Library, Hyderabad,” Herald of Library Science 43 (January/April 2004): 127-30.

Verran, David. “New Zealand Mechanics’ Institutes and Their Effect on Public Library Development,” Australian Public Libraries and Information Services 18 (September 2005): 113-20.

   

E. HISTORY OF BOOKS, READING, AND BOOK CULTURE

Becnel, Kim E. “Strange Bedfellows: How the Confluence of Art and Big Business in the 1930s and 1940s Created New Opportunities for Authors,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of South Carolina), 2005, 205 pp.

Braddock, Kimberley. “The Medical Case Study as a Rhetorical Form for Nineteenth-Century Literature and Art [and] The Intimate Circle, Popular Words, and Collectible Books of A. Edward Newton, Early Twentieth-Century American Rare Bookcollector,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Idaho State University), 2005, 159 pp.

Breyer, John Stewart. “No Way In: The Public Domain, Personal Interest and the Evolution of Copyright,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Southern Mississippi), 2004, 220 pp.

Brokaw, Cynthia J. and Kai-Wing Chow, eds. Printing and Book Culture in Late Imperial China (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006) 539 pp. $75.00 ISBN 0-520-23126-0.

Edelman, Hendrik. “Frederick A. Praeger: Apostle of Anti-Communism Who Built Two Publishing Houses,” Logos v. 16, no. 2 (2005): 68-75.

Edzan, N. N. “Tracing Its Origins: The History of the Malaysian Journal of Library and Information Science,” Serials Librarian v. 49, nos. 1/2 (2005): 253-61.

Eisenstein, Elizabeth L. The Printing Revolution in Early Modern Europe 2nd ed. (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005) 384 pp. $20.00 ISBN 0-521-60774-4.

Frasca, Ralph. Benjamin Franklin’s Printing Network: Disseminating Virtue in Early America (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2006) 295 pp. $45.00 ISBN 0-82621-614-5.

Griffin, Clive. Journeymen-Printers, Heresy, and the Inquisition in Sixteenth-Century Spain (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005) 318 pp. $120.00 ISBN 0-19-92807-38.

Griffiths, Antony. Prints for Books: Book Illustration in France, 1760-1800 (The Panizzi Lectures, 2003) (London: British Library, 2004) 178 pp. $35.00 ISBN 0-7123-4874-3.

Howard, Nicole. The Book: The Life Story of a Technology (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2005) 171 pp. $45.00 ISBN 0-313-33028-X.

Monaghan, E. Jennifer. Learning to Read and Write in Colonial America (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2005) 491 pp. $50.00 ISBN 1-5584-948-63. [Part of series: Studies in Print Culture & the History of the Book]

Passet, Joanne E. “Reading Hilda’s Home: Gender, Print Culture, and the Dissemination of Utopian Thought in Late-Nineteenth-Century America,” Libraries & Culture 40 (Summer 2005): 307-323.

Rehberg Sedo, DeNel. “Badges of Wisdom, Spaces for Being: A Study of Contemporary Women’s Book Clubs,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Simon Fraser University, Canada), 2004, 318 pp.

   

F. GENERAL, HISTORIOGRAPHY, PHILOSOPHY, AND LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE EDUCATION

Ambacher, Bruce I., ed. Thirty Years of Electronic Records (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2003) 190 pp. $42.00 ISBN 0-8108-4769-8.

Black, Alistair. “Information History,” Annual Review of Information Science and Technology v. 40 (2006): 441-73.

Budd, John M. “Jesse Shera, Social Epistemology and Praxis,” Social Epistemology 16 (January 2002): 93-98.

Burbank, Richard D. “The Queen Mary 2 Library,” Libraries & Culture 40 (Fall 2005): 547-61.

Fallis, Don. “Social Epistemology and Information Science,” Annual Review of Information Science and Technology v. 40 (2006): 475-519.

Lucas, B. J. “Perception of Leadership in the Public Library: A Transnational Study,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University College, Cork), 2004.

Pawley, Christine. “History in the Library and Information Science Curriculum: Outline of a Debate,” Libraries & Culture 40 (Summer 2005): 223-38.

Simmons, Wendy A. “Three Decades of Challenges and Changes in US Embassy Libraries Around the World,” Advances in Librarianship v. 29 (2005): 99-132.