Library History Rounndtable

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

Spring 1999

Compiled by Ed Goedeken
Bibliographer, Iowa State University
As always, the author is grateful for omissions being brought to his attention.



Table of Contents

A. United States
B. Non-U.S. Western Hemisphere
C. Europe
D. Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and other
E. General, Historiography, Philosophy, and Library and Information Science Education


A. UNITED STATES

Arnold, Stephen E. and Eric S. Arnold. "Vectors of Change: Electronic Information from 1977 to 2007,"
Online 21 (July/August 1997): 18-22+

Baaske, Ian. "How Northern Chicago Suburbs without Library Service Created Their Own,"
Illinois Libraries 80 (Summer 1998): 149-52.

Blake, Virgil L.P. "A Brief Encounter: Part ThreeBMeanwhile in the Executive Branch," Public Library Quarterly
v. 17, no. 1 (1998): 5-25.

Brandel, Emily. "A History of Adult Education in the Public Library from 1900 to the Present,"
(Master's Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 1997.

Dahlgren, John C. "Twenty-Five Years Ago in Hoosier School Libraries," Indiana Media Journal 19
(Winter 1997): 19-22.

Danky, James P. and Wayne A. Wiegand, eds. Print Culture in a Diverse America (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1998)
291 pp. $50.00 (hardcover), $27.95 (softcover) ISBN 0-252-06699-5.

Fink, Leon. "The People's Expert: Charles McCarthy and the Perils of Public Service," in Fink, Progressive Intellectuals and the Dilemmas
of Democratic Commitment (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1997),
pp. 80-113. [McCarthy transformed Wisconsin's Legislative Library into the country's first research and bill-drafting service]

Gadski, Mary Ellen. Historical Assessment of Central Library: Including Construction History and Outline of Alterations: A Report to the
Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library (S.l.; s.n., 1998) 61 pp.

Goedeken, Edward A. "The Literature of American Library History, 1995-1996," Libraries & Culture 33 (Fall 1998): 407-45.

Greene, Martha. A history of the Bushnell-Sage Library (Sheffield, Mass.?: Friends of the Bushnell-Sage Library,1998) 16 pp.

Holley, Edward G. The Library, Philanthropy, Publications, and the UNC's Emergence as a Major American University (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
Hanes Foundation, Rare Book Collection/Academic Affairs Library, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,1998. 28 pp.
(Art of the Hanes Lecture Series, no. 12).

Jones, Phillip J. "Academic Graduate Work in Academic Librarianship: Historicizing ACRL's Terminal Degree Statement"
Journal of Academic Librarianship 24 (November 1998): 437-43.

Jones, Plummer Alston, Jr. Libraries, Immigrants, and the American Experience (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999) 236 pp.
$60.00 ISBN 0-313-30769-5. [Part of Contributions in Librarianship and Information Science, no. 92]

Jones, Reinette F. "The Early Kinship: Kentucky Negro Public Education, Libraries, and Librarians," Kentucky Libraries 61
(Summer 1997): 12-16.

Kirk, Andrew Glenn. "That fearful brightness: The Conservation Library and the American Environmental Movement, 1950-1980,"
(Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of New Mexico), 1998, 340 pp.

Knutson, Betty Lorraine. "Carl Martin Luck Memorial Library, San Juan Bautista, California: A Case Study," (Master's Thesis, San Jose State
University), 1998, 99 pp.

"Library Histories," [special Section] The Georgia Librarian 34 (Fall 1997): 6-23.

Loveland, G.W. "The Highlander Library: Educating for a Peoples' Democracy [in Monteagle, Tennessee]"
Virginia Libraries 44 (January/February/March 1998): 12-14.

Malone, Cheryl Knott. "Reconstituting the Public Library Users of the Past: An Exploration of Nominal Record Linkage Methodology,"
Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 39 (Fall 1998): 282-90.

Naru, Linda A. "The Role of the Center for Research Libraries in the History and Future of Cooperative Collection Development,"
Collection Development v. 23, no. 4 (1998): 47-58.

Pawley, Christine. "Better than Billiards: Reading and the Public Library in Osage, Iowa, 1890-95," in Danky, James P. and
Wayne A. Wiegand, eds. Print Culture in a Diverse America, pp. 173-99.

Rankin, Rebecca Browning. "History of the Social Science Division," SLA Social Science Division Bulletin 40 (September 1998): 1-2+

Richards, Pamela Spence. "Soviet-American Library Relations in the 1920s and 1930s: A Study in Mutual Fascination and Distrust,"
Library Quarterly 68 (October 1998): 390-405.

Robbins, Louise. "Fighting McCarthyism through Film: A Library Censorship Case Becomes a Storm Center," Journal of Education for
Library and Information Science 39 (Fall 1998): 291-311.

Rockefeller-MacArthur, Elizabeth, with Ruth Rockefeller and Philip MacArthur. American Indian Library Services in Perspective
(Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, Inc., 1998) 156 pp. $40.00 ISBN 0-7864-0308-X.

Rohrer, Sarah. "LSCA: A History of Innovation and Cooperation in Illinois Library Services," Illinois Libraries 80 (Summer 1998): 177-79.

Samek, Antonia. "Intellectual Freedom and Social Responsibility: An Ethos of American Librarianship,
1967-1973," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Madison), 1998, 293 pp.
[Dissertation Advisor: Wayne A. Wiegand]

Schlachter, Gail A. "What's in a Name?" Reference & User Services Quarterly 37 (Fall 1997): 12-14.
[History of RQ]

Stoddard, Roger E. "Oh Mr. Jefferson-After All These Years, Why Do We Know so Little about the Books of Your Time?" Printing History
v. 18, no. 1 (1997): 3-8.

Ulmer, Erma D. "ASU Library Celebrates 35th Anniversary," Arkansas Libraries 55 (June 1998): 23-25.

Walker, Thomas D. " Journal of Documentary Reproduction, 1938-1942: Domain as Reflected in Characteristics of Authorship and Citation,"
Journal of the American Society for Information Science 48 (April 1997): 361-68.

Walters, John S. "Applied Science Publishing in the U.S. Government: Failure of Congressional Policy," Journal of Government Information 25
(March/April 1998):95-116.

Walters, John S. "The Republic of Federal Scientific Publication: The Not-So-Public Domain," Journal of Government Information 25
(July/August 1998): 331-51.

Weston, Jack. "The Legacy of the Golden Dream," California State Library Foundation Bulletin no 60(July 1997): 22-32

Wiegand, Wayne A. "Tunnel Vision and Blind Spots: What the Past Tells Us about the Present; Reflections on the Twentieth-Century History
of American Librarianship," Library Quarterly 69 (January 1999): 1-32.

Wilson, A.M. and R. Hermanson. "Educating and Training Library Practitioners, a Comparative History with Trends and Recommendations,"
Library Trends 46 (Winter 1998): 467-504.

Wright, L. Christopher. "From Barter to Business: A Moral History of Charging for Interlibrary Loans," Interlending & Document Supply
v. 25, no. 2 (1997): 51-56.

Yu, Priscilla C. and Donald G. Davis, Jr. "Arthur E. Bostwick and Chinese Library Development: A Chapter in International Cooperation,"
Libraries & Culture 33 (Fall 1998): 389-406.

B. NON-US WESTERN HEMISPHERE

Les Bibliotheques Quebecoises d'Hier a Aujourd'hui: Actes du Colloque de l'ASTED et de l'AQEI, Trois-Rivieres, 27 Octobre 1997.
(Montreal: Editions ASTED, 1998). 187 pp. $40.00 ISBN 2-921548-43-7.

Paulino Ramos, Alejandro. Historia de la Primera Biblioteca Universitaria de Santo Domingo. (Santo Domingo, Republica Dominicana:
Editora Universitaria-UASD, 1997) 62 pp.

Perez Gomez, Gonzalo. Historia de las Bibliotecas en el Estado de Mexico. (Mexico : Direccion General de Bibliotecas : Consejo
Nacional para la
Cutura y las Artes, 1992) 129 pp. ISBN 9-68291-747-6.

C. EUROPE

Barber, Giles. "The Taylor Institution Library: Unfamiliar Libraries XXIX." The Book Collector v. 47, no. 3 (1998): 319-41.

Colvin, Peter. "Muhammad Ali Pasha, the Great Exhibition of 1851, and the School of Oriental and African Studies Library,"
Libraries & Culture 33 (Summer 1998): 249-59.

Dearden, James S. "The library of the Guild of St. George (Unfamiliar Libraries XVIII)" The Book Collector 47 (Summer 1998):161-175.
(Concerns an English library in Sheffield founded in part by John Ruskin)

De Franceschi, L. "Giuseppe Prezzolini e le Bibliotheche Popolari di Fronte al Fascismo," Bollettino AIB 35 (September 1995): 369-76.

Durack, K.T. "Gender, Technology, and the History of Technical Communication," Technical Communication Quarterly 6
(Summer 1997): 249-60.

Dyer, Carolyn Ann. Readex United Nations Documents and Publications: A History of International Documentation Partnership 2nd ed.
(Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 1997).

Gerard, D. "An Interview with Thomas Kelly (1909-1992)" Library History 14 (May 1998): 31-37. [1976 interview with Kelly,
who wrote 1973 History of Public Libraries in Great Britain from 1845 to 1975]

Grimes, Brendan. Irish Carnegie Libraries: A Catalogue and Architectural History (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1998) 278 pp.
$48.00 ISBN 0-7165-2618-2.

Harris, Philip R. History of the British Museum Library, 1753-1973 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998) 833 pp.
$100.00 ISBN 0-7123-4562-0.

Jefcoate, Graham. "Asiatick Researches: English Sources for Oriental Studies in Göttingen University Library, 1735-1800," Libraries & Culture 33
(Summer 1998): 283-93.

Jefcoate, Graham. "Christian Gottlob Heyne and the University Library at Göttingen as Universalbibliothek of the Eighteenth Century,"
Library History 14 (November 1998):111-16

Kiraly, I. "Fonds Secerts ou Fonds Interdits? Une Esquisse d'Histoire des Fonds Secrets des Bibliothèques de Roumanie," Bulletin des
Bibliothèques de France v. 39, no.6 (1994): 77-80.

Knoblich, Isabel. Die Bibliothek des Klosters St. Maximin bei Trier bis zum 12th Jahrhundert (Trier: WVT, 1996) 239 pp.
60 DM ISBN 3-884762-235-4.

Krause, F. "Zu einer Freudestat Schwedischer Bibliothekare fur Deutsche Kollegen in Berlin zur Zeit der Inflation 1992 und 1923,"
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. Preussischer Kulturbesitz. Mitteilunen N.F. v. 6, no. 2 (1997): 148-61.

Krosta, Frank. Die Geschichte der Stadtbibliothek Minden von 1906 bis 1945 : Ein Beitrag zur Entwicklung der Literaturversorgung seit
dem 18. Jahrhundert. (Marburg :Tectum Verlag, 1998) 109 pp. ISBN 3-82889-005-9.

Leerintveld, Ad. "Magnificent paper: the library of Contantijn Huygens," Quaerendo 28(Summer 1998): 165-184. [A 17th century Dutch
private library]

Library of Alexandria [videorecording] (New York : A&E Television Networks/A&E Home Video :Distributed in the U.S. by New Video
Group, 1997) 1 videocassette (50 min.): sd., col. with b&w sequences; ‡ in. [A history of the Library of Alexandria, the civilizations that
contributed to its stored knowledge and possible scenarios of its demise]

Line, Maurice B. "National Libraries: Hub, Apex, Base or What?" Alexandria v. 10, no. 2 (1998): 89-91. [Argues that 1970s were Golden
Age of national library development]

Line, Maurice B. "World Libraries in Conclave: IFLA's Long Pursuit of Common Causes," Logos v. 8, no. 3 (1997): 153-58.

Mahlke, R. "Buchandel und Bibliotheken in der Grunderzeit," Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. Preussischer Kulturbesitz. Mitteilunen N.F. v. 6, no. 2
(1997): 242-54.

Manfredi, Antonio. "The Vatican Library of Pope Nicholas V: the Project of a Universal Libraryin the Age of Humanism," Library History 14
(November 1998):103-10.

Müller, Hildegard. "German Librarians in Exile in Turkey, 1933-1945," Libraries & Culture 33 (Summer 1998): 294-305.

Neveu, Val'erie. "La Biblioth`eque de Richard Simon." Bulletin du Bibliophile v. 1 (1998): 62-126

Paisey, David. "Selective Universality?: the Development of the British Museum Library's Collections of German Printed Books in the Nineteenth
Century," Library History 14 November 1998): 133-41.

Palmer, Nigel F. Zisterzienser und Ihre Bücher: Die Mittelalterliche Bibliotheksgeschichte von Kloster Eberbach im Rheingau unter bes.
Berücksichtigung der in Oxford und London Aufbewahrten Handschriften (Regensburg: Schnell & Steiner, 1998) 356 pp.
65 DM ISBN 3-795411-89-0.

Pollock, M.J. "The Library of the Royal Asiatic Society and its Collections Relating to Southeast Asia," Libraries & Culture 33 (Summer 1998):
306-16.

Poulain, M. "Les Bibliothèques Françaises au XXe Siecle," Documentation & Bibliothèques 40 (January/March 1994): 5-14.

Roper, Geoffrey. "Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq and the Libraries of Europe and the Ottoman Empire," Libraries & Culture 33 (Summer 1998): 233-48.

Schidorsky, Dov. " Confiscation of Libraries and Assignments to Forced Labor: Two Documents of the Holocaust, Libraries & Culture 33
(Fall 1998): 347-88.

Schidorsky, Dov. "Libraries in Late Ottoman Palestine between the Orient and the Occident," Libraries & Culture 33
(Summer 1998): 260-76.

Schmidt, G. " Do I dare Disturb the Universe?: ReflectioJns on the Library at Ciudámuerta," Library History 14
(November 1998): 151-58.

Scragg, Brenda. "Mrs. Gray's Circulating Library, Manchester," Quadrat Issue 8 (November 1998): 13-15.

Skelton-Foord, Christopher, "To Buy or to Borrow? Circulating Libraries and Novel Reading in Britain, 1778-1828", Library Review
v. 47, no. 7 (1998): 348-354.

Skelton-Foord, Christopher. "'Universalbibliothek der Trivialliteratur', 1800-1830: Castle Corvey and the Distribution of Circulating-Library
Fiction in English," Library History 14(November 1998):117-132.

Sternberg, Ilse. "Oh! to have been a Fly on the Wall: Panizzi, his Precursors and Contemporaries," Library History 14 (November 1998): 143-50.

Stipcevic, Aleksandar. "Oriental Books and Libraries in Bosnia during the War, 1992-1994," Libraries & Culture 33 (Summer 1998): 277-82.

St. John Wilson, Colin. The Design and Construction of the British Library (London: The British Library, 1998) 95 pp.
$35.00 ISBN 0-7123-0658-7.

Traniello, P. "Un Istituto dell' Autonomia Locale: la Biblioteca Pubblica Contemporanea nell sua Genesi Storica," Bollettina AIB 36
(September 1996): 275-89.

A Treasure House of Books : The Library of Duke August of Brunswick -Wolfenbuttel (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1998)
270 pp.ISBN 3-44704-119-6.

Trim, D.J.B. "Sir Thomas Bodley and the International Protestant Cause," The Bodleian Library Record 16 (October 1998): 314-40.

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

Alison, Jennifer Mary Ellen. "Angus and Robertson as Publishers, 1888-1900: A Business History," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation,
University of New South Wales, Australia), 1998.

Durrani, S. "Independence in Kenya and the Lost Opportunity to Build a People Oriented Library Service," Library Review v. 47, nos. 7/8
(1998): 388-94.

Ilyas, Muhammad. "Librarianship in Pakistan into the 21st Century," Information Development 14 (September 1998): 127-32.

Kilpatrick, James. "Axel Lodewycks and the Baillieu Library 1959-73," Australian Academic & Research Libraries 29 (March 1998): 51-6.

Lal, Chhotey. "Growth of Agricultural Libraries in India in the Post-Independence Era," DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology 18
(March 1998): 13-20.

Madden, S.C. "The Library at Qumran: A Librarian's Perspective," (Master's Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 1998, 48 pp.

Mangala, P.B. "National Policy on Libraries, Information Systems and Services in India: An Overview," New Review of Information and
Library Research v. 3 (1997): 155-74. [Overview of Indian libraries since 1947]

Marshall, J. "Dietrich as I Knew Him [Dietrich Borchardt]" Australian Academic & Research Libraries29 (June 1998): 112-15.

Msiska, Augustine W.C. "Libraries and National Development in Malawi," Information Development 14 (December 1998): 193-97.

Oakshott, Stephen Craig. "The Association of Libraries in Colleges of Advanced Education and the Committee of Australian University
Librarians: The Evolution of Two Higher Education Library Groups, 1958-1997," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of New
South Wales, Australia), 1997.

Pedersen, Olof. Archives and Libraries in the Ancient Near East: 1500-300 B.C. (Bethesda, MD: CDL Press, 1998) 291 pp.
$42.00 ISBN 1-883053-39-0.

Radford, Neil A. "For the Interchange of Views and Information: The Council of Australian University Librarians, 1928-1998,"
Australian Academic & Research Libraries 29 (September 1998): 1-41.

Tully, B. "John Metcalfe: Librarian by Accident, Eccentric by Nature, Democratic by Instinct," Australian Academic & Research Libraries 29
(March 1998): 42-50.

Williamson, William L. "Library Consultant in Indonesia: The Work of A.G.W. Dunningham," Library Quarterly 69 (January 1999): 57-85.

Zichun, L. "The Development of Chinese Cataloguing Tools and Standards," Cataloguing Australia 24 (March/June 1998): 13-20.
[surveys nearly 2000 years of Chinese classification theory]

E. GENERAL, HISTORIOGRAPHY, PHILOSOPHY,
AND LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE EDUCATION

Alsereihy, Hassan A. "The Status of LIS Education in Saudi Arabia," Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 39
(Fall 1998): 334-38.

Apostle, Richard and Boris Raymond. Librarianship and the Information Paradigm (Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1997) 192 pp.
$32.00 ISBN 0-8108-3273-9.

Atkinson, Dwight. Scientific Discourse in Sociohistorical Context: The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 1675-1975
(Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc. Pubs., 1999) 208 pp. $50.00 ISBN 0-8058-2085-X.

Aupperle, Eric M. "Merit: who, what, and why," Library Hi Tech v.16, No. 1 (1998): 15-36. [History of Michigan's pioneering Internet provider]

Baker, William and Kenneth Womack, eds. Twentieth-Century British Book Collectors and Bibliographers (Detroit: Gale Research, 1999)
[This is vol. 201 of the Dictionary of Literary Biography]

Beal, Peter. In Praise of Scribes: Manuscripts and Their Makers in Seventeenth-Century England (Oxford: Clarendon / Oxford University Press,
1998) 313 pp. $130.00 ISBN 0-19-81847-19.

Bernstein, Jane A. Music Printing in Renaissance Venice: The Scotto Press, (1539-1572) (New York: Oxford University Press, 1998) 1175 pp.
$175.00 ISBN 0-19-51023-12.

Boone, Elaine Adele. " Holding the Key to the Hall of Democracy: Professional Education for Librarianship in Toronto, 1882-1936,"
(Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Toronto, Canada), 1997, 190 pp.

Brannon, Barbara Ann. " No Frigate Like a Book: The Hampshire Bookshop of Northampton, 1916-1971," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation,
University of South Carolina), 1998, 507 pp. [History of Northampton, Mass. Bookshop set within context of the history of twentieth
century book trade]

Burke, Frank G. Research and the Manuscript Tradition (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1997)310 pp. $45.00 ISBN 0-8108-3348-4.

Burke, Jackson. John S. Fass & the Hammer Creek Press (Boston: David R. Godine, 1998) 36 pp. $35.00 ISBN 1-5679208-61.

Connolly, Margaret. John Shirley: Book Production and the Noble Household in Fifteenth-Century England (Aldershot: Ashgate, 1998) 247 pp.
$70.00 ISBN 1-85928-4620.

Diethart, J. and C. Gastgeber. "Zur Lesekultur in Byzanz," Biblos v. 43, nos. 1-2 (1994): 7-16.

Duff, Alistair S. "Some Post-War Models of the Information Chain," Journal of Librarianship and Information Science 29 (December 1997): 179-87.

Fay, Brian, ed. History and Theory: Contemporary Readings (Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1998) 406 pp. $65.00 ISBN 0-631-20952-2.

Feather, John, ed. Transforming Libraries and Educating Librarians: Essays in Memory of Peter Havard-Williams (Los Angeles: Taylor Graham
Publishing, 1997) 155 pp.$46.00 ISBN 0-947568-72-7.

Gamm, Gerald and Robert D. Putnam. "The Growth of Voluntary Associations in America, 1840-1940," Journal of Interdisciplinary History 29
(Spring 1999): 511-557. [Excellent historical overview of rise of associations]

Garfield, Eugene. "From Citation Indexes to Informetrics: Is the Tail now Wagging the Dog?" Libri 48 (June 1998): 67-80.
[Provides a history of citation indexes and their evolution]

Graf zu Waldburg Wolffegg, Christoph. Venus and Mars: The World of the Medieval Housebook (Munich: Prestel, 1998) 115 pp.
$40.00 ISBN 3-7913-1991-4.

Grafton, Anthony. The Footnote: A Curious History (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1997) 241 pp. $23.00 ISBN 0-674-90214-7.

Gregg, Steven Eugene. "Making American Books: Competing Poetics in National Poetry Anthologies, 1793-1848,"
(Unpublished Ph.d. Dissertation, Washington State University), 1997, 329 pp.

Gupta, Sushma and Davendra K. Gupta. "Development of Library and Information Science Education in Africa," International Information &
Library Review 29 (March 1997): 95-107.

Hapke, Thomas. "History of Scholarly Information and Communication: A Review of Selected German Literature," Journal of the American
Society for Information Science 50 (March 1999): 229-32.

Hermans, Joseph M.M. and Robert Peters, eds. Humanitische Buchkultur: Deutsche-Niederländische Kontakte im Spätmittelalter (1450-1520)
(Münster, 1997) 208 pp. 69 DM ISBN 3-825822-77-X.

Hiner, Amanda Paetz. "Women, Publicity, and Print Culture in England, 1670-1770," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Washington University),
1998, 365 pp.

Hunter, Michael, ed. Archives of the Scientific Revolution: The Formation and Exchange of Ideas in Seventeenth-Century Europe (Rochester, NY:
Boydell Press, 1998) 216 pp. $65.00 ISBN 0-85115-553-7.

Hurley, Cheryl. "Rescuing America's Literary Heritage: The Story of the Library of America," Publishing Research Quarterly 12
(December 1996): 36-49.

Ingelhart, Louis edward, comp. Press and Speech Freedoms in the World, From Antiquity until 1998 (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1998)
307 pp. $65.00 ISBN 0-313-30851-9.

Kerslake, Evelyn and Margaret Kinnell. "Public Libraries, Public Interest and the Information Society: Theoretical Issues in the Social Impact of
Public Libraries," Journal of Librarianship and Information Science 30 (September 1998): 159-67.

Kinney, R.M. "Techniques Used in Nineteenth Century Papermaking and Their Effect on Book Preservation," Current Studies in Librarianship 22
(Spring/Fall 1998): 46-55.

Kuskin, William. "William Caxton and the English Canon: Print Production and Ideological Transformation and Ideological Transformation in the
Late Fifteenth Century," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Madison), 1997, 344 pp.

Lee, Earl. Libraries in the Age of Mediocrity (Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, Inc., Pubs., 1998) 151 pp. $40.00 ISBN 0-7864-0548-1.

Libscombe, Trevor. "The First Science Best Seller? What a Thirteenth-Century Manuscript Can Teach Science Publishers Today,"
Journal of Scholarly Publishing 29 (April 1998): 167-73.

Manion, Margaret M. and Bernard J. Muir, eds. The Art of the Book: Its Place in Medieval Worship (Exeter: Exeter University Press, 1998)
337 pp. $60.00 ISBN 0-85989-5661.

Meyriat, J. "Un Siècle de Documentation: La Chose et le Mot," Documentaliste 30 (July/October 1993): 192-98.

Miller, Laura Jean. "Merchandising to the Mind: The Cultural and Economic Context of Book Retailing and Wholesaling in the United States,"
(Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, San Diego), 1998, 545 pp.
[Examines history of chain bookstores and the evolution of the wholesaler]

Moses, Richard P. "A Tapestry of Change: Printing Technology and Publishing in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries," (Unpublished Ph.D.
Dissertation, Temple University), 1998, 138 pp.

Muddiman, Dave. "The Universal Library as Modern Utopia: the Information Society of H. G. Wells," Library History 14 (November 1998):85-101.

Myers, Robin and Michael Harris, eds. Medicine, Mortality and the Book Trade (Winchester: St. Paul's Bibliographies, 1998) 158 pp.
$35.00 ISBN 1-873040-50-4.

Parker, Alison M. Women, Cultural Reform, and Pro-Censorship Activism, 1873-1933 (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997) 286 pp.
$17.00 ISBN 0-252-06625-1.

Pre-Victorian Book Illustration in Britain and Europe 8 vols. (Bristol: Nico Editions, 1998) $1000 ISBN 1-85506-5940.

Powell, Susan. "Lady Margaret Beaufort and Her Books," The Library 6th series v. 20 (September 1998): 197-240.
[Beaufort (1443-1509) was the mother of Henry VII]

Raven, James. "New Reading Histories, Print Culture and the Identification of Change: The Case of Eighteenth-Century England," Social History 23
(October 1998): 268-87.

Rosenzweig, Roy. "Wizards, Bureaucrats, Warriors, and Hackers: Writing the History of the Internet [Review Essay]" The American Historical
Review 103 (December 1998): 1530-52. [Good survey of recent literature on the history of the Internet]

Ross, Richard Jeffrey. "The Commoning of the Common Law: Print, Memory, and the Intellectual History of Legal Communications, 1520-1640,"
(Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Yale University), 1998, 357 pp.

Schaer, Roland, ed. Tous les Savoirs du Monde: Encyclopédies det Bibliothéques, de Sumer au XXIe Siécle (Paris: Bibliotheque Nationale de
France/Flammarion, 1996) 496 pp. 450 FF ISBN 2-7177-1977-6.

Segaller, Stephen. Nerds 2.0.1: A Brief History of the Internet (New York: TV Books, 1998) 399 pp. $27.50 ISBN 1-57500-106-3.

Simpson, Thomas K. "Abode of the Modern Muse: The Science Museum," The Great Ideas Today (1998): 2-66. [Historical overview of the
development of science museums]

Singh, Sewa. "Library Science in India," in Allen Kent and Carolyn M. Hall, eds. Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science v. 63
(New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1998), pp. 171-97.

Standage, Tom. Victorian Internet: The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century's On-Line Pioneers (New York: Walker and
Company, 1998) 227 p. $22.00 ISBN 0-8027-1342-4.

Taher, M. "Library Historiography: Methodological Issues," Herald of Library Science 37 (January-April 1998): 52-56.

Thornton, Dora. The Scholar in His Study: Ownership and Experience in Renaissance Italy (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997) 214 pp.
$50.00 ISBN 0-300-07389-5. [Examines private libraries of the period]

Unger, Harlow Giles. Noah Webster: The Life and Times of an American Patriot (New York: John Wiley, 1998) 386 pp.
$30.00 ISBN 0-471-18455-1.

Voss, Paul J. "Books or Sale: Advertising and Patronage in Late Elizabethan England," Sixteenth Century Journal 29 (Fall 1998): 733-56.

Whittaker, Martha Ellen. "Jesuit Printing in Bourbon Mexico City: The Press of the Colegio de San Ildefonso, 1748-1767," (Unpublished Ph.D.
Dissertation, University of California, Berkeley), 1998, 242 pp.

Wilson, Norman J. History in Crisis?: Recent Directions in Historiography (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1999) 159 pp.
$ 21.00 ISBN 0-13-903205-3. [Short survey of current historiographical issues]

Woolf, D.R., ed. A Global Encyclopedia of Historical Writing 2 vols. (New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1998)

Yax, M. "Arthur Agarde, Elizabethan Archivist: His Contributions to the Evolution of Archival Practice," American Archivist 61
(Spring 1998): 56-69.

Zoltai, S. "Information Transmission and the Translation of Medieval Islamic Science," Libri 48 (March 1998): 35-48.



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