Library History Round Table

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

By Ed Goedeken
Fall 2000

A. United States
B. Non-US Western Hemisphere
C. Europe
D. Asia, Africa, The Middle East, and Other
E. History of Books, Reading, and Book Culture
F. General, Historiography, Philosophy, and Library and Information Science Education


A. United States

Alexander, Marian. "The True University: A History of the Western Washington University Library, 1899-1998," (Unpublished manuscript, available at 59 leaves.

Baker, John P. "Rescuing the Record: A Centennial History of Preservation at The New York Public Library," Biblion: The Bulletin of the New York Public Library 4 (Fall 1995): 36-63.

Basbanes, Nicholas A., and Robert Buckeye. A History of the Library at Middlebury College: 1800-2000: With essays by Nicholas Basbanes and Robert Buckeye; And an index of names, collections, and programs (Middlebury, Vt. :Starr Library, Middlebury College, 2000) 54 pp.

Bobinski, George S. "Is the Library Profession Over-Organized?" American Libraries 31 (October 2000): 58-61.

Cohen, Donna K. "Andrew Carnegie and Academic Library Philanthropy: The Case of Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida," Libraries & Culture 35 (Summer 2000): 389-413.

Cummins, Julie. " Let Her Sound Her Trumpet: NYPL Children's Librarians and Their Impact on the World of Publishing," Biblion: The Bulletin of the New York Public Library 4 (Fall 1995): 83-114.

Dain, Phyllis. " A Coral Island: A Century of Collection Development in the Research Libraries of the New York Public Library," Biblion: The Bulletin of the New York Public Library 3 (Spring 1995): 76-93.

Davis, Donald G., Jr. "An Odyssey in Scholarly Library History: JLH / L&C at 35." Conference Papers for IFLA 65th General Conference, Bangkok, 20-28 August, 1999. Booklet 7, Continuing and Professional Education. Bangkok: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, 1999, pp. 113-120. [Also available at http://www/]

Dean, Roberta A. "Development of the Avalon and Stone Harbor School Library Media Programs: A Case Study." (Unpublished Master's thesis, Rowan University), 2000. [Thesis Advisor: Holly G. Willett]

Dickinson, Donald C. "Robert O. Schad: A Treasure of a Bookman," Southern California Quarterly v. 81, no. 2 (1999): 221-46. [Schad served as an important figure in the develop-ment of the Huntington Library]

Dugan, Catherine E. "School-Housed Community Libraries: A Case Study." (Unpublished Master's thesis, Rowan University), 1999. [Thesis Advisor: Holly G. Willett]

Furgeson, Chris D., ed. From Past-Present to Future-Perfect: A Tribute to Charles A. Bunge and the Challenges of Contemporary Reference Service (New York: Haworth Information Press, 1999) 227 pp. $45.00 ISBN 0-7890-0767-3. [Appeared also as Reference Librarian no. 66 (1999)]

German, Lisa and Karen Schmidt. "Acquisitions," Advances in Librarianship 24 (2000): 139-55. [Includes reference to historical developments]

Goedeken, Edward A. "The Literature of American Library History, 1997-1998," Libraries & Culture 35 (Spring 2000): 311-53.

Gorman, Michael. "Seymour Lubetzky: Man of Prin-ciples," in Tschera Harkness Connell and Robert L. Maxwell, eds. The Future of Cataloging: Insights from the Lubetzky Symposium, April 18, 1998, University of California, Los Angeles (Chicago: American Library Association, 2000), pp. 12-21.

Harwell, June. Alamogordo Public Library: A Community Treasure, 1900-2000 (Alamogordo, N.M.: Tularosa Basin Historical Society, 2000) 41 pp.

Hayes, Kevin J. Library of John Montgomerie, Colonial Governor of New York and New Jersey (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2000) 215 pp. $35.00 ISBN 0-87413-711-X.

Jankowska, Maria Anna and Nancy J. Young. "Blurred Lines, Clear Future: Personal Perspectives on the Reference and Cataloger Partnership," Journal of Library Administration v. 29, no. 2 (1999): 7-20. [examines historical aspects]

Josey, E.J. and Marva L. LeLoach, eds. Handbook of Black Librarianship 2nd ed. (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2000) 816 pp. $70.00 ISBN 0-8108-3720-X.

Kruger, Betsy and Catherine A. Larson, eds. On Account of Sex: An Annotated Bibliography on the Status of Women in Librarianship, 1993-1997 (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2000) 304 pp. $45.00 ISBN 0-8108-3725-0. [Has a chapter on library history]

Lawson, Shirley Beatrice. "Virginia Dare Young Lee and the Gainsboro Library." (Unpublished Master's Thesis, Hollins University), 2000, 33 pp.

Lederberg, Joshua. "How the Science Citation Index Got Started," in in Blaise Cronin and Helen B. Atkins, eds. The Web of Knowledge: A Festschrift in Honor of Eugene Garfield (Medford, NJ: ASIS, 2000), pp. 25-64.

Lescure, Susan D. "The History of the George J. Mitchell Elementary School Library Media Center, Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey." (Unpublished Master's thesis, Rowan University), 2000. [Thesis Advisor: Holly G. Willett]

Malone, Cheryl Knott. "Books for Black Children: Public Library Collections in Louisville and Nashville, 1915-1925," Library Quarterly 70 (April 2000): 179-200.

Marx, Robert. "An Archive on Stage: A Brief History of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts," Biblion: The Bulletin of the New York Public Library 3 (Spring 1995): 76-93.

McMullen, Haynes. American Libraries before 1876 (Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2000) 179 pp. $62.50 ISBN 0-3133-127-7-X.

Miller, Ruth H. "Electronic Resources and Academic Libraries, 1980-2000: A Historical Perspective," Library Trends 48 (Spring 2000): 645-70.

Neuhofer, M. Dorothy. In the Benedictine Tradition: The Origins and Early Development of Two College Libraries (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1999) 260 pp. $48.00 ISBN 0-7618-1463-9.

Ostrowski, Carl. "James Alfred Pearce and the Question of a National Library in Antebellum America," Libraries & Culture 35 (Spring 2000): 255-77.

Pawley, Christine. "Advocate for Access: Lutie Stearns and the Traveling Libraries of the Wisconsin Free Library Commission, 1895-1914," Libraries & Culture 35 (Summer 2000): 434-58.

Platt, Warren C. "A Hundred Years of Historical and Biographical Writing about the New York Public Library: A Centennial Bibliography," Biblion: The Bulletin of the New York Public Library 3 (Spring 1995): 148-75.

Raeff, Marc. "Our First Reader: David Shub and His Times," Biblion: The Bulletin of the New York Public Library 3 (Spring 1995): 108-125.

Ramsden, George, comp. Edith Wharton's Library: A Catalogue (Settrington: Stone Trough Books, 1999) 153 pp. $40.00 ISBN 0-9529534-5-5.

Richmond, Robert W. Shining the Light: A Centennial History of the Kansas Library Association (Hutchinson: Kansas Kansas Library Association, 2000) 64 pp.

Robbins, Louise S. The Dismissal of Miss Ruth Brown: Civil Rights, Censorship, and the American Library (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2000) 237 pp. $30.00 ISBN 0-8061-3163-2.

Roggia, Sally Cruz. "William James Barrow: A Bio-graphical Study of His Formative Years and His Role in the History of Library and Ar-chives Con-servation from 1931 to 1941," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Columbia University), 1999, 212 pp. [Advisor: Paul N. Banks]

Sager, Don. "Before the Memory Fades: Public Libraries in the Twentieth Century," Public Libraries 39 (March/April 2000): 73-77.

Samek, Toni. Intellectual Freedom and Social Responsibility in American Librarianship, 1967-1974 (Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2000) $35.00 IBN: 0-7864-0916-9.

Schulz, Constance B. and Steven W. Plattner. Witness to the Fifties: The Pittsburgh Photographic Library, 1950-1953 (Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh University Press, 1999) 186 pp. $38.00 ISBN 0-8229-4111-2.

Shiflett, Lee. "Sense-Making and Library History," Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 41 (Summer 2000): 254-59.

Smith, Rita J. "Life is Short, Art is Long: Randolph Caldecott, 1846-1886," The Newberry and Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books 2000 ed. (Chicago: ALA, 2000): 11-17.

Stone, Alva T., ed. "The LCSH Century: One Hundred Years with the Library of Congress Subject Headings System," Cataloging & Classification Quarterly v. 29, no, 1/2 (2000): entire issue. Also published as Alva T. Stone, ed. The LCSH Century: One Hundred Years with the Library of Congress Subject Headings System (Binghamton, NY: Haworth Information Press, 2000) 234 pp. $35.00 ISBN 0-7890-1169-7.

Tarter, Brent. "We Are Stifled for Lack of Space: Finding a Home for the Library of Virginia," Virginia Cavalcade v. 46, no. 4 (1997): 162-171.

Thackery, Arnold and David C. Brock. "Eugene Garfield: History, Scientific Information, and Chemical Endeavor," in Blaise Cronin and Helen B. Atkins, eds. The Web of Knowledge: A Festschrift in Honor of Eugene Garfield (Medford, NJ: ASIS, 2000), pp. 11-23.

Tolson, Nancy. "Making Books Available: The Role of Early Libraries, Librarians, and Booksellers in the Promotion of African American Children's Literature," African American Review v. 32, no. 1 (1998): 9-16.

Vogel, Sophie B. "Branching of the Fairfax Library: A Regional Endeavor," Arlington Historical Magazine v. 10, no. 4 (1996): 43-47.

Wagstaff, John. "The International Association of Music Libraries (IAML): Past, Present, and Future," Advances in Librarianship 24 (2000): 189-207.

Wasserman, Paul. Best of Times: A Personal and Occupational Odyssey (Detroit: Ominigraphics, 2000) 458 pp. $35.00 ISBN 0-7808-0433-3.

Wiegand, Wayne A. "The Politics of Cultural Authority," American Libraries 29 (January 1998): 80-82.

Wiegand, Wayne A. "The Structure of Librarianship: Essay on an Information Profession," Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science 24 (April 1, 1999): 17-37.

Wilkinson, Fran and Sever Bordeianu. "The History of Automated Serials Control Systems in ARL Libraries: Results of a Survey," Serials Review 25, no. 4 (1999):55-62.

Winther, Barbara, et al. They Like Noble Causes: How a Community Built a Library : A Drama in Five Acts: The Past, the Present, and the Future of the Bainbridge Public Library (Bainbridge Island, WA : Winslow Group, 2000) 114 pp. ISBN 0-615115-28-4.


B. Non-US Western Hemisphere

Antunes, Cristina. "Uma Livraria do Outro Lado do Atlantico: A Biblioteca Jose Mindlin." Revista Portuguesa de Historia do Livro Ano II, no. 4 (1998): 155-84. [History of the Biblioteca Jose Mindlin in Sao Paolo, Brazil]

Les Bibliothèques québécoises d'hier à aujourd'hui (Montréal: ASTED, 1998) 187 p. ISBN :2-921548-43-7.

Dagenais, Michèle. "Political Dimensions to Leisure and Cultural Activities in Canadian cities, 1880-1940," Urban History v. 26, no.1 (1999): 55-70.

Dwyer, M. J. "Fine Arts Libraries in British Columbia: Culture on the West Coast of Canada," Art Libraries Journal v. 24, no. 3 (1999): 5-7.


C. Europe

Abramowicz, D. "Guardians of a Tragic Heritage: Reminiscences and Observations of an Eyewitness," in Barbara Y. Leff and Laurel S. Wolfson, comps. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Convention of the Assocation of Jewish Libraries (New York: Association of Jewish Libraries, 1999), pp. 11-19.

Bays, Barbara Jean. "The Piccolomini Library in the Cathedral of Siena," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Indiana University), 1999, 525 pp.

Black, Alistair. The Public Library in Britain, 1914-2000 (London: British Library, 2000) 180 pp. $45.00 ISBN 0-712346-85-6.

Black, Alistair. "Skeleton in the Cupboard: Social Class and the Public Library in Britain through 150 Years," Library History 16 (May 2000): 3-12.

Black, Alistair and Dave Muddiman. Understanding Community Librarianship: The Public Library in Post-Modern Britain (Brookfield, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 1997) 173 pp. $60.00 ISBN 1-85972-243-1.

Cernia Slovin, Francesca. "La Vita per una Biblio-teca, una Biblioteca oltre la Vita: Genesi e Sviluppo della Biblioteca Warburg," Bibliofilia v. 99, no. 1 (1997): 47-75.

Ceru, Francesca. "La Biblioteca Cathariana di Pisa." Rare Volumina v.1 (1999): 93-98. [History of a convent library in Pisa founded in the early 13th century].

Charipova, L.V. "The Library of the Kiev Mohyla Academy (1632-1780) in its Historical Context," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Cambridge Uni-versity), 1999.

Clapinson, Mary. "The Upper Reading Room of the Old Bodleian Library," Bodleian Library Record v. 16, no. 2 (1997): 188-91.

Favier, Jean. "The History of the French National Library," Daedalus v. 125, no. 4 (1996): 283-91.

Finkelstein, Andrea. "Gerald de Malynes and Edward Misselden: The Learned Library of the Seventeenth-Century Merchant," Book History, v. 3 (2000): 1-21.

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

Glasgow, Eric. "An Anglo-Greek Library," Library Review v. 49, no. 2 (2000): 83-86. [Private library of Frederick North, Earl of Guilford]

Glasgow, Eric. "Gladstone and Public Libraries," Library History 16 (May 2000): 57-63.

Gray, Sarah and Chris Baggs. "The English Parish Library: A Celebration of Diversity," Libraries & Culture 35 (Summer 2000): 414-33.

Grimes, Brendan. Irish Carnegie Libraries: A Catalogue and Architectural History (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1998) 278 pp. $50.00 ISBN 0-7165-2618-2.

Hall, J.J. "The Guard-Book Catalogue of Cambridge University Library," Library History v. 13 (1997): 39-56.

Holden, Hilda. "Mr. Maltby at War," Library History 16 (May 2000): 65-69.

Kinane, Vincent, ed. Essays on the History of Trinity College Library, Dublin (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2000) 206 pp. $45.00 ISBN 1-8518-2467-7.

Klim, Irina. "The Impact of American Librarianship on Libraries of Communist and Postcommunist Russia," Advances in Librarianship v. 24 (2000): 209-24.

Knapen, Luc. La Bibliothèque de l'Abbaye de Saint-Hubert en Ardenne au Dix-Septième Siècle 2 vols. (Leuven: Bibliotheek van de Faculteit der Godgeleerdheid, 1999). [History of the monastic library of St. Hubert in the Ardenne region of Bel-gium in the 17th century.]

Kühn-Ludewig, Maria. Johannes Pohl (1904-1960): Judaist und Bibliothekar im Dienste Rosenbergs: Eine Biographische Dokumentation (Hannover: Laurentius, 2000) 334 p. 72 DM ISBN 3-931614-10-7.

Leonov, Valerii. The Library Syndrome (Munich: K.G. Saur, 1999) 295 pp. $50.00 ISBN 3-598-11407-9. [History of Russian research libraries]

Lorenz, Bernd. "Humanistische Bildung und Fachliches Wissen: Privatbibliotheken Deutscher Arzte, Vierter Teil," Philobiblon, Jahrgang 44, Heft 2 (Juni 2000): 105-137. [Regarding private libraries of German physicians, particularly of the 20th century]

Ó. hAodha, Micheal. "Irish Rural Libraries: Glimpses of the Past," Library History 16 (May 2000): 49-56.

Pedersén, Olof. Archives and Libraries in the Ancient Near East, 1500-300 B.C. (Bethesda, MD: CDL Press, 1998) 291 pp. ISBN 1-8830533-9-0.

Reid, P.H. "The Development of a National Heritage Policy for Libraries and Book Collections of Country Houses," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Robert Gordon University, United Kingdom), 1999.

Reissmann, Dorothee, ed. Geschichte, Gegenwart und Zukunft der Bibliothek: Festschrift fur Konrad Marwinksi zum 65. Gerburtstag (Munich: K.G. Saur, 1999) 197 pp. DM 148 ISBN 3-598-11438-9.

Roberts, Lewis Charles, III. "Regulating the Floods of Literature: Literate and Material Practices in Valuing the Victorian Novel," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Indiana University), 1999, 313 pp. [Contains discussion of British Free Libraries Movement]

Schipke, Renate. Scriptorium und Bibliothek des Benediktinerklosters Bosau bei Zeitz: Die Bosauer Handschriften in Schulpforte (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2000) 143 pp. 116 DM ISBN 3-447-04207-9.

Schlusemann, Rita, Jos. M. M. Hermans, and Margriet Hoogvliet, eds. Sources for the History of Medieval books and libraries (Groningen: Forsten, 2000 (c1999) 428 pp. ISBN 9-06980-113-2. [Proceedings of Groningse Codicologendagen, 9-11 October, 1996.]

Smith, D. F. "The Library of Doctor John Dee as it Relates to Libraries in the English and European Renaissances," (Master's Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 1999, 32 pp.

Spohrer, James Henry. "An American Tribute to Otto Harrassowitz, Antiquariat und Ver-lagsbuchhandlung," Harvard Library Bulletin new ser. V. 9, no. 4 (1998): 5-14.

Staikos, K., David A. Hardy, and Marina Lambrake-Plaka. Libraries: From Antiquity to the Renaissance and Major Humanist and Monastery Libraries (3000 B.C.-A.D. 1600) (Athens : [s.n.] ; New Rochelle, N.Y. : Distributed by Aristide D. Caratzas, 1997) 273 pp. ISBN 9-6090253-2-3.

Volodin, Boris F. "History of Librarianship, Library History, or Information History: A View from Russia," Library Quarterly 70 (October 2000): 446-67.

Waring, J.S. "Byzantine Monastic Libraries in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Queen's University, Belfast), 1999.

Willems, P.J. M. Bibliotheca Fletcheriana: Or, The Extraordinary Library of Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun, Reconstructed and Systematically Arranged (Wassenaar: Privately Published, 1999) 235 pp. 85 Fr ISBN 90-9013108-6.


D. Asia, Africa, The Middle East, and Other

Armstrong, Gordon. "The Culture and History of South African Public Libraries: The Experiences of Durban Library," Library History 16 (May 2000): 35-47.

"Freemantle City Library, 1949 to 1999: 50 Years of Free Library Service to the City of Freemantle," Australasian Public Libraries and Information Services 13 (March 2000): 41-44.

Galligan, Anne. "Cultural In-Sites: A History of the National Library of Australia," Australian Library Journal 49 (May 2000): 99-111.

Isaak, Aissa. Public Libraries in Africa: A Report and Annotated Bibliography (Oxford: International Network of the Availability of Scientific Publications, 2000) 199 pp. ISBN 1-902928-00-8.

Iwe, Josephine I. "Automating Library Processes in the University of Calabar," Information Development 16 (March 2000): 29-33. [Has historical aspects]

Kalley, Jacqueline A. Apartheid in South African Libraries: The Transvaal Experience (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2000) 256 pp. $45.00 ISBN 0-8108-3605-X.

Sturges, Paul and Richard Neill. The Quiet Struggle: Information and Libraries for the People of Africa 2nd ed. (London: Mansell, 1998) 244 pp. $75.00 ISBN 0-7201-2293-7.

Traue, J. E. "Sordid Duplicity or Cross-Cultural Mis-understanding?: The Fate of Andrew Carnegie's Gifts for Free Public Libraries in New Zealand," Library History 16 (May 2000): 13-34.

Tsay, Ming-yueh. "The Influence of the American Library Association on Modern Chinese Librarianship, 1924 to 1949," Asian Libraries v. 8 (1999): 146-59.

Yitai, Gong and G. E. Gorman. Libraries and Information Services in China (Blue Ridge Summit, PA: Scarecrow Press, 2000) 336 pp. $65.00 ISBN 0-8108-3782-X.

Yeoh, Joe. Books to Bytes: Journeying with the National Library (Singapore : National Library Board, 2000) 31 pp. ISBN 9-971887-52-5.


E. History of Books, Reading, and Book Culture

Armstrong, Adrian. Technique and Technology: Script, Print and Poetics in France, 1470-1550 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000) 246 pp. $75.00 ISBN 0-19-815989-7.

Armstrong, Robert D. "Favoritism Has Been Practiced: New Capital, Old Printer in Dakota Territory," The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 94 (June 2000): 235-54.

Attwood, Lynne. Creating the New Soviet Woman: Women's Magazines as Engineers of Female Identity, 1922-53 (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999) 213 pp. $65.00 ISBN 0-312-22544-X.

Baker, Cathleen A. By His Own Labor : The Biography of Dard Hunter (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Books, 2000) 360 pp. $50.00 ISBN 1-58456-020-7.

Baker, Nicholson. "Deadline," New Yorker 76 (July 24, 2000): 42-61. [Criticizes libraries for discarding newspapers]

Black, F.A. "Book Availability in Canada, 1752-1820, and the Scottish Contribution," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Loughborough University, United Kingdom), 1999.

Bright, Betty Taylor. "No Longer Innocent: The Book Arts in America, 1960 to 1980," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Minnesota), 2000, 476 pp.

Dethloff, Henry C. A Bookmark: Texas A&M University Press (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1999) 161 pp. $35.00 ISBN 0-89096-878-0.

Flanagan, Clare. Study of German Political-Cultural Periodicals from the Years of Allied Occupation, 1945-1949 (Lewiston, PA: Edwin Mellen, 2000) 279 pp. $90.00 ISBN 0-7734-7781-0.

Flood, John L. "On Gutenberg's 600th Anniversary: Towards a History of Jubilees of Printing," Journal of the Printing Historical Society new series no.1 (Summer 2000): 5-36.

Garrioch, David, ed. Culture of the Book: Essays from Two Hemispheres in Honour of Wallace Kirsop (Melbourne: Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand, 1999) 474 pp. $75.00 ISBN 0-95982-717-X.

Gertzman, Jay A. Bookleggers and Smuthounds: The Trade in Erotica, 1920-1940 (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999) 418 pp. $35.00 ISBN 0-8122-3493-6.

Golden, Catherine J., ed. Book Illustrated: Text, Image, and Culture, 1770-1930 (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll, 2000) 320 pp. $40.00 ISBN 1-58456-023-1.

Hamblin, P. "Alexandria's Ashes: War and the Loss of Libraries," (Master's Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 1999, 66 pp.

Hamilton, John Maxwell. Casanova was a Book Lover: And Other Naked Truths and Provocative Curiosities about the Writing, Selling, and Reading of Books (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2000) 351 pp. $25.00 ISBN 0-8071-2554-7.

Henkin, David M. City Reading. Written Words and Public Spaces in Antebellum New York (New York: Columbia University Press, 1998) 242 pp. $45.00 ISBN 0-231-10744-7.

Jaeger, Roland. New Weimar on the Pacific: The Pazifische Presse and German Exile Publishing in Los Angeles, 1942-1958 trans. By Marion Philadelphia and edited by Victoria Dailey (Los Angeles, CA: Victoria Dailey Publisher, 2000) 88 pp. $45.00 ISBN 0-9657858-2-3.

Keen, Paul. The Crisis of Literature in the 1790s: Print Culture and the Public Sphere (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999) 314 pp. $60.00 ISBN 0-521-65325-8.

Knapp, Ulrich, ed. Buch und Bild im Mittelalter (Hildesheim: Gerstenberg, 1999) 128 pp. DM 32 ISBN 3-8067-8583-X.

Konkola, Kari. "People of the Book: The Production of Theological Texts in Early Modern England," The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 94 (March 2000): 5-33.

Larsen, Svend. " Libri: The Early Years," Libri 50 (June 2000): 69-74. [Bibliometric study of early years of this important library science journal]

Lehuu, Isabelle. Carnival on the Page: Popular Print Media in Antebellum America (Chapel Hill: Univer-sity of North Carolina Press, 2000) 244 pp. $40.00 ISBN 0-8078-2521-2.

Lincoln, Evelyn. The Invention of the Italian Renaissance Printmaker (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000) 224 pp. $65.00 ISBN 0-300-08041-7.

Lovell, Stephen. Russian Reading Revolution: Print Culture in the Soviet and Post-Soviet Era (New York; St. Martin's/Scholarly, 2000) 215 pp. $70.00 ISBN 0-312-22601-2.

Martin, Henri-Jean. Livres, Pouvoirs et Société at Paris au XVIIe Siècle (1598-1701) 3rd ed. 2vols. (Geneva: Droz, 1999) ISBN 2-600-00384-3 (set) 70 Fr.

Martin, Henri-Jean. La Naissance du Livre Modern (XIVe-XVIIe Siècles) (Paris: Editions du Cercle de la Librairie, 2000) 491 pp. ISBN 2-7654-0776-2.

Mathes, W. M. "The European Book in Sixteenth Century Colonial Mexico," California State Library Foundation Bulletin no. 66 (Summer 1999): 7-13.

McCrossan, John A. Books and Reading in the Lives of Notable Americans: A Biographical Sourcebook (Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing, 2000) 267 pp. $50.00 ISBN0-313-30376-2.

Middleton, Bernard C. Recollections: A Life in Bookbinding (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2000) 126 pp. $40.00 ISBN 1-58456-016-9.

Myers, Robin and Michael Harris, eds. Journeys through the Market: Travel, Travelers and the Book Trade (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1999) 238 pp. $40.00 ISBN 1-873040-56-3.

Nelson, James G. Publisher to the Decadents: Leonard Smithers in the Careers of Beardsley, Wilde, Dowson (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000) 429 pp. $60.00 ISBN 0-271-01974-3.

O'Sullivan, Orlaith and Ellen N. Herron, eds. The Bible As Book : The Reformation (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Books, 2000) 188 pp. $55.00 ISBN 1-58456-025-8.

Passet, Joanne Ellen. "Grassroots Feminists: Women, Free Love, and the Power of Print in the United States, 1853-1910," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Madison), 1999, 334 pp.

Pendergast, Tom. Creating the Modern Man: American Magazines and Consumer Culture, 1900-1950 (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2000) 289 pp. $35.00 ISBN 0-8262-1280-8.

Pickwoad, Nicholas. "Museums of the Book," Advances in Librarianship v. 24 (2000): 81-101.

Potter, Esther. "The Development of Publisher's Bookbinding in the Nineteenth Century," Journal of the Printing Historical Society no. 28 (1999): 71-93.

Pryce, Huw. "Lawbooks and Literacy in Medieval Wales," Speculum 75 (January 2000): 29-67.

Rabinowitz, Harold and Rob Kaplan. A Passion for Books (New York: Times Books, 1999) 353 pp. $40.00.

Reed, David. "Rise and Shine!: The Birth of the Glossy Magazine," The British Library Journal 24 (Autumn 1998): 256-68.

Rouse, R. H. and M. A. Rouse. Manuscripts and their Makers : Commercial Book Producers in Medieval Paris 1200-1500 2 vols. (London: Archetype Books, 2000) $225.00.

Schacker-Mill, Jennifer. "National Dreams: Folktale Collections and the English Mass Reading Public, 1820-1860," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Indiana University), 1999, 235 pp.

Sedgwick, Ellery. "Magazines and the Profession of Authorship in the United States, 1840-1900," Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 94 (September 2000): 399-425.

Sharpe, Kevin M. Reading Revolutions: The Politics of Reading in Early Modern England (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000) 358 pp. $40.00 ISBN 0-300-08152-9.

Smith, David Francis. "The Library of Doctor John Dee as it Relates to Libraries in the English and European Renaissances," (Master's Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 1999, 32 pp.

Smith, Erin. "How the Other Half Read: Advertising, Working-Class Readers, and Pulp Magazines," Book History v. 3 (2000): 204-230.

Smith, Margaret M. The Title Page: Its Early Development, 1460-1510 (London: British Library, 2000) 176 pp. $45.00 ISBN 0-7123-4687-2.

Streiten, Kees van. "Thomas Hollis and his donation to Leiden University Library, 1759-70," Quaerendo 30 (Winter 2000): 3-34.

Szirmai, J. A. The Archaeology of Medieval Bookbinding (Brookfield, VT: Ashgate, 1999) 368 pp. $165.00 ISBN 0-85967-904-7.

Thornton, John Leonard. Thornton and Tully's Scientific Books, Libraries, and Collectors: A Study of Bibliography and the Book Trade in Relation to the History of Science 4th ed. (London: Ashgate, 1999) 405 pp. $100.00 ISBN 1-85928-233-4.

Travis, Trysh. "Books as Weapons and The Smart Man's Peace: The Work of the Council on Books in Wartime," Princeton Library Chronicle v. 60, no. 3 (1999): 353-99.

Visicato, Giuseppe. Power and the Writing: The Early Scribes of Mesopotamia (Bethesda, MD: CDL Press, 2000) 298 pp. $50.00 ISBN 1-8830-5347-1.

Winn, M.B. "Printing and Reading the Book of Hours: Lessons from the Borders," John Rylands University Library of Manchester Bulletin 81 (Autumn 1999): 177-204.

Woodfield, I. "John Bland: London Retailer of the Music of Hayden and Mozart," Music and Letters 81 (May 2000): 210-44.

Zboray, Ronald J. and Mary Saracino Zboray. A Handbook for the Study of Book History in the United States (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2000) 158 pp. $15.00 ISBN 0-8444-1015-2.


F. General, Historiography, Philosophy, and Library and Information Science Education

Adams, Katherine C. "Loveless Frump as Hip and Sexy Party Girl: A Reevaluation of the Old-Maid Stereotype," Library Quarterly 70 (July 2000): 287-301.

Anderson, Dorothy Pauline. "IFLA's Programme of Universal Bibliographic Control: Origins and Early Years," IFLA Journal v. 26 no3 (2000): 209-14.

Arnold, John H. History: A Very Short Introduction (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000) 134 pp. $25.00 ISBN 0-19-285352-X.

Black, Alistair and Rodney Brunt. "MI5, 1909-1945: An Information Management Perspective," Journal of Information Science v. 26, no. 3 (2000): 185-97.

Black, Barbara. On Exhibit: Victorians and Their Museums (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2000) 242 pp. $37.50 ISBN 0-8139-1897-9. [History of the museums as crucial to Victorian imperialism]

Bothma, Theo J.D. and Hannes J. Britz. "Library and Information Science Education at the Univer-sity of Pretoria, South Africa: Restructuring and Curriculum Development," Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 41 (Summer 2000): 233-43.

Carneiro, Robert L. Muse of History and the Science of Culture (New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum, 2000) 307 pp. $85.00 ISBN 0-306-46272-9.

Carney, Karen Marie. "Coming to Terms: Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers and their Publishers," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), 1999, 299 pp.

Cochrane, Lynn Scott. "The Presidential Library System: A Quiescent Policy Sub-System," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Virginia Polytechnical Institute), 1999, 234 pp.

Davis, Donald G., Jr. "With Malice toward None: IFLA and the Cold War," IFLA Journal v. 26, no. 1 (2000): 13-20.

Flood, Barbara. "Drexel's Information Science M.S. Degree Program, 1963-1971: An Insider's Recollections," Journal of the American Society for Information Science (October 2000): 1137-1148.

Frické, Martin, Kay Mathiesen, and Don Fallis. "The Ethical Presuppositions behind the Library Bill of Rights," Library Quarterly 70 (October 2000): 468-91.

Gardiner, Juliet. "Recuperating the Author: Consuming Fictions of the 1990s," The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 94 (June 2000): 255-74. [Interesting theoretical essay on the nature of authorship from a book history standpoint]

Goldman, Alvin I. Knowledge in a Social World (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999) 407 pp. $70.00 ISBN 0-19-823777-4.

Goldstein, Robert Justin, ed. War for the Public Mind: Political Censorship in Nineteenth-Century Europe (Westport, CT: Praeger, 2000) 277 pp. $65.00 ISBN 0-275-96461-2.

Harbo, Ole. "Towards a Danish LIS University," Journal of Documentation 56 (January 1, 2000): 5-11. [Historical overview of LIS in Denmark]

Heitzman, James and A.Y. Asundi. "Evaluation of Public Libraries in India: The Case of Karnataka," Information Development 16 (September 2000): 142-54.

Hughes-Warrington, Marnie. Fifty Key Thinkers on History (London: Routledge, 2000) 363 pp. $65.00 ISBN 0-415-16981-X.

Jefferson, Malvice E. "Ghanian Volunteer Librarians: Transformative Participation in Communities of Practice," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Columbia University Teachers College), 1999, 230 pp.

Jordanova, Ludmilla. History in Practice (London: Arnold, 2000) 224 pp. $40.00 ISBN 0-340-66331-6.

Kinnell, Margaret. "From Autonomy to Systems: Education for the Information and Library Professions, 1986-1999," Journal of Documentation 56 (July 2000): 399-411.

Lass, Andrew and Richard E. Quandt, eds. Library Automation in Transitional Societies: Lessons from Eastern Europe (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000) 451 pp. $65.00 ISBN 0-19-513262-9.

Liu, Yan Quan. "Analytical Comparison of Usefulness of the National Public Library Statistics in the United States and People's Republic of China," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation), 1999, 443 pp.

Powell, Evelyn Constance. "A History of Chemical Abstracts Service, 1907-1998," Science & Technology Libraries v. 18, no. 4 (2000): 93-110.

Olsen-Smith, Steven Scott. "Herman Melville's Books: A Biographical and Thematic Obsession," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Delaware), 2000, 257 pp.

Orom, Anders. "Information science, Historical Changes and Social Aspects: A Nordic Outlook," Journal of Documentation 56 (January 2000): 12-26.

Powell, Ronald R. and Joseph J. Mika, eds. "JELIS Anniversary Issue," Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 41 (Winter 2000): entire issue. [Contains essays by Margaret Monroe, Guy Garrison, Anne Prentice, and Evelyn Daniel summarizing major ideas and trends of four decades since 1960 as well as reprinted significant articles from each decade]

Rehman, Sajjad Ur. Preparing the Information Professional: An Agenda for the Future (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000) 177 pp. $58.00 ISBN 0-313-30673-7.

Richardson, John V. "The Origin of Soviet Education for Librarianship: The Role of Nadezhda Konstantinovna Krupskaya, Lyubov' Borisovna Khavkina-Hamburger, and Genrietta K. Abele-Derman," Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 41 (Spring 2000): 106-28.

Rothenberg, Jerome and Steven Clay, eds. A Book of the Book: Some Works & Projections about the Book & Writing (New York: Granary Books, 2000) 537 pp. $45.00 ISBN 1-887123-29-6.

Svenonius, Elaine. The Intellectual Foundation of Information Organization (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000) 255pp. $60.00 ISBN 0-262-19433-3.

Thomas, Caroline. "Library Education in the United Kingdom: Past History, Current Trends, Future Possibilities and Implications for Library Education in the United States," (Master's Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 1999, 30 pp.

Thompsen, K. "Consumer Health Information Reference Services in Public Libraries, 1980-1998 and Beyond," (Master's Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 1998, 18 pp.

Vickery, Brian C. Scientific Communication in History (Landham, MD: Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2000) 255 pp. $55.00 ISBN 0-8108-3598-3.

Walters, John Spencer. "Informing the Nation Jacksonian Style: The Ideological Impetus for, and Impediments to, the U.S. Government's Informing Function during the Antebellum Period," Journal of Government Information 27 (March/April 2000): 157-72.

Ward, Patricia Layzell. "Professional Education in Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States in the 20th Century," Advances in Librarianship 24 (2000): 103-37. [Comparative essay set in historical context]

Webster, Frank. "Information: A Sceptical Account," Advances in Librarianship v. 24 (2000): 1-23.

Wisner, William H. Whither the Postmodern Library?: Libraries, Technology, and Education in the Information Age (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., Inc., Pubs., 2000) 133 pp. $23.00 ISBN 0-7864-0795-6.

Yake, Elizabeth. "Museums, Management, Media, and Memory: Lessons from the Enola Gay Exhibition," Libraries & Culture 35 (Spring 2000): 278-310.