Bibliography of Writings on the History of Libraries, Librarianship, Information, and Book Culture Fall 2016

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

By Ed Goedeken

Fall 2016



Addison, David.  “One County, Two Libraries: Watsonville and the Organizing of the Santa Cruz County Library System, 1900-1930,” (Master’s Thesis, San Jose State University), 2015, 181 pp. [Advisor: Debra G. Hansen]

Arnold, Jonathan.  “Please Bring Me Tess of the Dr. Rbyvilles (Harding): The Reading Preferences of American Soldiers during the First World War,” in Shafquat Towheed and Edmund G. C. King, eds, Reading and the First World War: Readers, Texts, Archives (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), pp. 99-114.

Bausman, Margaret.  A Case Study of the Progressive Era Librarian Edith Guerrier: The Public Library, Social Reform, New Women, and Urban Immigrant Girls,” Library & Information History 32 (November 2016): 272-92.

Baye, Michael R., Babur De los Santos, and Matthijs R. Wildenbeest.  “Searching for Physical and Digital Media: The Evolution of Platforms for Finding Books,” in Avi Goldfarb, Shane M. Greenstein, and Catherine E. Tucker, eds. Economic Analysis of the Digital Economy (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015), pp. 137-67.

Bivens-Tatum, Wayne.  Academic Libraries and Librarianship: A History (Sacramento, CA: Library Juice Press, Litwin Books, 2018 forthcoming)

Black, Alistair and Henry Gabb. “The Value Proposition of the Corporate Library, Past and Present,” Information & Culture v. 51, no. 2 (2016): 192-225.

Boyles, Denis.  Everything Explained That is Explainable: On the Creation of the Encyclopaedia Britannica’s Celebrated Eleventh Edition, 1910-1911 (New York: Knopf, 2016) 464 pp. $30.00 ISBN 978-0-307-2691-71.

Bray, Robert.  “What Abraham Lincoln Read: An Evaluative and Annotated List,” Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association 28 (Summer 2007): 28-81.

Claridge, Laura.  The Lady with the Borzoi: Blanche Knopf, Literary Tastemaker Extraordinaire (New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016) 352 pp. $27.00 ISBN 978-0-374-11425-1.

Chung, Su Kim. “We Seek to Be Patient: Jeanne Wier and the Nevada Historical Society, 1904-1950,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles), 2015, 410 pp.  [Advisor: Mary Niles Maack]

Crawford, Susan J.  “The Evolution of Biomedical Communication as Reflected by the National Library of Medicine,” Journal of the Medical Library Association 104 (January 2016): 67-71.

Dickerson, Shirley H.  “The Emotional Memories of Selected Veteran Academic Librarians: Their Lived Experiences in the 20th Century Academic Library,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Sam Houston State University), 2015, 233 pp. [Advisor: Rebecca Bustamante]

Dubcovsky, Alejandra.  Informed Power: Communication in the Early American South (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2016) 287 pp. $40.00   ISBN 978-0-674-66018-2.

Epstein, Barbara A.  “In Their Own Words: Oral Histories of Medical Library Association Past Presidents,” Journal of the Medical Library Association 104 (January 2016): 3-14.

Fons, Ted. “Tradition of Library Catalogs,” Library Technology Reports 52 (July 2016): 15-19.

Garcia, Kathryn R. and Brett Spencer.  “The Race to Stop the Apocalypse,” Progressive Librarian issue 44 (Spring 2016): 40-67. [history of librarian anti-nuclear movement]

Garcia-Vicente, Florencia, Daniel D. Garcia-Swartz, and Martin Campbell-Kelly.  “The History, Geography, and Economics of America’s Early Computer Clusters, Part 1: Patterns,” Information & Culture v. 51, no. 3 (2016): 299-320.

Goedeken, Edward A.  “The Literature of American Library History, 2012-2013,” Information & Culture v. 51, no. 2 (2016): 267-98.

Gracy, David B, II.  “Cowman’s-Eye View of the Information Ecology of the Texas Cattle Industry from the Civil War to World War I,” Information & Culture v. 51, no. 2 (2016): 164-91.

Griswold, Wendy.  American Guides: The Federal Writers’ Project and the Casting of American Culture (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2016) 361 pp. $105.00 ISBN 978-0-226-357-66-9.

Gross, Andrew and Emeric Solymossy.  “Generations of Business Information, 1937-2012: Moving from Data Bits to Intelligence,” Information & Culture v. 51, no. 2 (2012): 226-48.

Hagar, Amit.  “Ed Fredkin and the Physics of Information: An Inside Story of an Outsider Scientist,” Information & Culture v. 51, no. 3 (2016): 419-43.

Harger, Elaine. Which Side Are You On?: Seven Social Responsibility Debates in American Librarianship, 1990-2015 (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2016) 225 pp. $25.00 ISBN 978-0-7864-9455-2.

Helton, Laura E.  “Remaking the Past: Collecting, Collectivity, and the Emergence of Black Archival Publics, 1915-1950,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, New York University), 2015, 323 pp. [Advisor:  Michele Mitchell and Nikhil Pal Singh]

Hill, Brad Sabin.  “A Century of Hebraica at the Library of Congress,” Jewish Quarterly Review v.106 (2016): 101-129.

Johnson, Alsha Montae.  “Developing Southern Libraries to Influence the Life of the African-American User: An Exploratory, Archival Analysis,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Florida State University), 2015, 125 pp. [Advisor: Paul Marty]

Johnston, Matt.  Narrating the Landscape: Print Culture and American Expansion in the Nineteenth Century (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016) 242 pp. $35.00 ISBN 978-0-806-152-23-3.

Kagan, Al.  “ALA/IFLA and Israel/Palestine,” Progressive Librarian issue 44 (Spring 2016): 68-92.

Kanter, Jodi.  Presidential Libraries as Performance: Curating American Character from Herbert Hoover to George W. Bush (Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2016) 179 pp. $35.00 ISBN 978-0-809-335-20-6.

Keeping America Informed, the U.S. Government Publishing Office: A Legacy of Service to the Nation, 1861-2016 Rev. ed. (Washington, D.C.: United States Publishing Office, 2016) 164 pp. ISBN 978-0-1609-331-96.

Kluger, Richard.  Indelible Ink: The Trials of John Peter Zenger and the Birth of America’s Free Press (New York: W. W. Norton, 2016) 346 pp. $28.00 ISBN 978-0-393-245-46-2.

Knowlton, Steven A.  “Memphis Public Library Service to African Americans, 1903-1961: A History of its Inauguration, Progress, and Desegregation,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Memphis), 2015, 190 pp. [Advisor: Aram Goudsouzian]

Matheny, Alissa F.  “Unresolved Boundaries: The Definitional History of Special Libraries,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Alabama), 2015, 107 pp. [Advisor: Danny P. Wallace]

McAllister, William B., Joshua Botts, Peter Cozzens, and Aaron W. Marrs. Toward ‘Thorough, Accurate, and Reliable’: A History of the Foreign Relations of the United States Series (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, 2015) 382 pp. [Freely available online at:]

Meyer, Katie Pierce.  “Technology in Architectural Practice: Transforming Work with Practice, 1960s-1990s,” Information & Culture v. 51, no. 2 (2016): 249-66.

Naldrett, Alan. “Have Books, Will Travel.” Michigan History 100 (September/October 2016): 40-43.

Nappo, Caroline Marie.  “Libraries and the System of Information Provision in the 1930s’ United States: The Transformation of Technology, Access, and Policy,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), 2015, 247 pp. [Advisor: Dan Schiller]

Parrett, Aaron.  “One Page at a Time: Early Printing in Territorial Montana,” Montana: The Magazine of Western History 66 (Summer 2016): 25-38.

Pierce, Jennifer Burek.  “The Reign of Children: The Role of Games and Toys in American Public Libraries, 1876-1925,” Information & Culture v. 51, no. 3 (2016): 373-98.

Ramdsden, Randi Julia.  “Shaping Identity: The History of German-Language Newspapers in Wisconsin,” Wisconsin Magazine of History 100 (Autumn 2016): 28-43.

Rock, Paul.  “A Brief History of Record Management at the National Archives,” Legal Information Management 16 (June 2016): 60-64.

Saumarez Smith, John.  “China, Diplomacy and Espionage: The Books of David and Evangeline Bruce,” The Book Collector, v. 64 (2015): 429-34.

Skinner, Julia.  “Ernestine Rose and the Harlem Public Library: Theory Testing Using Historical Sources,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Florida State University), 2015, 215 pp. [Advisor: Melissa Gross]

Stauffer, Suzanne M.  “Supplanting the Saloon Evil and Other Loafing Habits: Utah’s Library-Gymnasium Movement, 1907–1912,” Library Quarterly 86 (October 2016): 434-48.

Stoddard, Roger E.  “How I Found the Poets and How I Left Them: A Librarian’s Apology for Bibliography,” Harvard Library Bulletin 25 (Summer 2014): 20-36.

Supino, David J.  “Henry James’s Fiction: A Comparison of Some Publishing Practices of Macmillan and Houghton, Mifflin,” Harvard Library Bulletin 25 (Summer 2014): 1-19.

Tansey, Eira. “Branches from the Baron: Cincinnati’s Carnegie Libraries,” Ohio Valley History 16 (Spring 2016): 45-66.

Tanselle, G. Thomas.  Portraits & Reviews (Charlottesville, VA: The Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 2015) 485 pp. $55.00 ISBN 978-1-883631-16-1.

Van Dongen, Jeroen, ed.  Cold War Science and the Transatlantic Circulation of Knowledge (Leiden: Brill, 2015) 293 pp. $150.00 ISBN 978-90-04-26421-2.

Watson, Amanda.  “Shared Reading at a Distance: The Commonplace Books of the Stockton Family, 1812-40,” Book History v. 18 (2015: 1030133.

Whitmire, Ethelene. Regina Anderson Andrews: Harlem Renaissance Librarian (Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2014) 147 pp. $57.00 ISBN 978-0-252-038-50-1.

Wiegand, Wayne A.  “ALA’s Proudest Moments,” American Libraries 47 (June 2016): 32-39.

Wilson, Thomas D.  “The Library of James Edward Oglethorpe,” Georgia Historical Quarterly v. 99 (2015): 323-47.





Blair, Louisa.  Iron Bars & Bookshelves: A History of the Morrin Center (Montreal: Baraka Books, 2016) 259 pp, $35.00 ISBN 978-1-77186-08-02.

Kochkina, Svetlana.  “Listening to the Dead With Our Eyes: François Olivier-Martin's Library, a Mirror Image of a Legal Historian,” Library & Information History 32 (August 2016): 203-18.






Carley, James.  “The Libraries of King Henry VIII: An Update of the Westminster Inventory of 1542,” The Library 7th ser. 16 (2015): 282-303.

Chappell, Duncan.  “The Early History and Collections of Glasgow School of Art Library, 1845–1945,” Library & Information History 32 (August 2016): 161-78.

Connor, Francis X.  Literary Folios and Ideas of the Book in Early Modern England (History of Text Technologies series) (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2014) 236 pp. $90.00 ISBN 978-1-137-43834-8.

Cumming, Laura.  The Vanishing Velázquez: A 19th-Century Bookseller’s Obsession with a Lost Masterpiece (New York: Scribner, 2016) 296 pp. $28.00 ISBN 978-1-4767-6215-9.

Dupre, Sven.  Embattled Territory: The Circulation of Knowledge in the Spanish Netherlands (Gent: Academia Press, 2016) 455 pp. $67.00 ISBN 978-90-38225-68-5.

Evans, Lucy M.  The Almost Mythical Andrea Crestadoro: Crystal Palace Exhibitor and Chief Librarian of Manchester (London: Crystal Palace Foundation, 2016) 373 pp. $15.00 ISBN 978-1-897754-20-7.

Evenden, Elizabeth.  “The Real Rape of York: Dr. Rosenbach’s Acquisition of Books from York Minster Library: A Reconsideration,” The Book Collector v. 65 (2016): 45-59.


Ford, Christy, “An Honour to the Place: Reading Associations and Improvement,”

Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies v. 38 (2015): 555-68.

Glickman, Mark.  Stolen Words: The Nazi Plunder of Jewish Books (Philadelphia, PA: The Jewish Publication Society, University of Nebraska Press, 2016) 327 pp. $30.00 ISBN 978-0-8276-1208-2.

Hernández, Alfonso Rubio La Historia del Libro y de la Lectura en Colombia,” Informacion, Cultura y Sociedad; issue 34 (June 2016): 11-26.

Hughes, M. E. J.  The Pepys Library and the Historical Collections of Magdalene College, Cambridge (London: Scala, 2016) 88 pp. $22.50 ISBN 978-1-85759-953-4.

Imhof, Dirk. “Three Future Cologne Publishers as Apprentices in Antwerp: Bernhard Wolters, Johann Kinckius and Cornelis van Egmont,” The Library 17 (March 2016): 3-27.

Isherwood, Ian.  “The British Publishing Industry and Commercial Memories of the First World War," War in History 23 (July 2016): 323-40.

Kuhns, Matt.  Cotton’s Library: The Many Perils of Preserving History (Lakewood, OH: Lyon Hall Press, 2014) 266 pp. $35.00 ISBN 978-0-9882505-3-6.

Lester, Valerie.  Giambattista Bodoni: His Life and His World (Boston: David R. Godine, 2016) 255 pp. $40.00 ISBN 978-1-56792-528-9. [Eighteenth Century type designer]

Loveman, Kate.  Samuel Pepys and His Books: Readings, Newsgathering, and Sociability, 1660-1703 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2015) 308 pp. $100.00 ISBN 978-0-19-873268-6.

Maher, Michael.  “184 Years Not Out: A Brief History of the Library of the Law Society of England and Wales,” Legal Information Management 16 (March 2016): 40-43.

Mahrer, Stefanie, “Much More Than Just Another Private Collection: The Schocken Library and its Rescue from Nazi Germany in 1935,” Naharaim v. 9 (2015): 4-24.

Marr, Alexander.  “Shakespeare, Sidney, and Spenser in an Early Continental Library,” The Library 17 (March 2016): 40-55.

Mathias, Julie. “Summer Schools in Library Service at Aberystwyth (1917-1928)”

Library Review, v. 64 (2015): 489-502.

Mee, Jon, and Jennifer Wilkes. “Transpennine Enlightenment: The Literary and Philosophical Societies and Knowledge Networks in the North, 1781-1830,” Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies v. 38 (2015): 599-612.

Milhous, Judith and Robert D. Hume.  The Publication of Plays in London, 1660-1800: Playwrights, Publishers and the Market (London: British Library, 2015) 484 pp. $85.00 ISBN 978-0-7123-5773-9.

Millstone, Noah.  Manuscript Circulation and the Invention of Politics in Early Stuart England (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016) 358 pp. $120.00 ISBN 978-1-107-107-23.

O’Brien, Bruce, and Barbara Bombi, eds. Textus Roffensis: Law, Language, and

Libraries in Early Medieval England, (Studies in the Early Middle Ages, no. 30) (Turnhout: Brepols, 2015).

Parkes, M. B.  “Thomas Hunt and the Oxford Book-Business in the Late Fifteenth Century,” The Library 17 (March 2016): 28-39.

Paul, Sandy. “The Wren Library at Trinity College,” Bulletin of the Association of British Theological and Philosophical Libraries v. 22 (2015): 15-17.

Payne, M. T. W.  “Caxton the Businessman: A New Glimpse,” The Library v. 17, no. 2 (2016): 103-114.

Piesse, Jude.  British Settler Emigration in Print, 1832-1877 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016) 219 pp. $75.00 ISBN 978-0-19-875296-7.

Pietsch, Tamson.  Empire of Scholars: Universities, Networks and the British Academic World, 1850-1939 (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016) 242 pp. $100.00 ISBN 978-0-7190-8502-4.

Pooley, Julian. “A Laborious and Truly Useful Gentleman: Mapping the Networks of John Nichols (1745-1826): Printer, Antiquary and Biographer,” Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies v. 38 (2015): 497-509.

Potten, Ed. “The Rest of the Iceberg: Reassessing Private Book Ownership in the Nineteenth Century,” Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society v. 15 (2015): 85-201.

Purcell, Mark.  “The Library at Sheringham Park: National Trust Libraries 7,” The Book Collector v. 65 (2016): 71-83.

Shepherd, Rob.  The Cinderella of the Arts: A Short History of Sangorski & Sutcliffe (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2016) 199 pp. $50.00 ISBN 978-1-58456-340-2.

Simpson, Murray C. T.  “Brodick Castle Library: Unfamiliar Libraries XXXIX,” The Book Collector v. 64 (2015): 533-52.

Thomson, Rodney M., ed. The University and College Libraries of Oxford (Corpus of British Medieval Library Catalogues, 16). 2 vols. (London: British Library in association with the British Academy. 2015) $250.00 ISBN: 978-0-712-35-760-9.

Towsey, Mark.  “Store their Minds with Much Valuable Knowledge”: Agricultural

    Improvement at the Selkirk Subscription Library, 1799-1814,” Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies v. 38 (2015): 569-84.

Van Woudenberg, Maximilian.  “The Göttingen Library Borrowings of English Matriculants, 1798–1801,” The Library 17 (September 2016): 239-86.


Wagner, Bettina, ed.  Worlds of Learning: The Library and World Chronicle of the Nuremberg Physician Hartmann Schedel (1440-1514) (Munich: Allitera Verlag, 2016) 168 pp. $40.00 ISBN 978-3-86906-757-5.

Yale, Elizabeth.  Sociable Knowledge: Natural History and the Nation in Early Modern Britain (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016) 346 pp. $70.00 ISBN 978-0-8122-4781-7.  [Examines written communication of 17th century scientists]




Franks, Rachel, “There’s a Dead Body in My Library: Crime Fiction Texts and the History of Libraries,” The Australian Library Journal v.64 (2015): 288-300.

Golvers, Noël.  Libraries of Western Learning for China: Circulation of Western Books between Europe and China in the Jesuit Mission (ca. 1650-1750), Part 2: Formation of Jesuit Libraries (Louvain: Ferdinand Verbiest Institute K.U. Leuven, 2013) 559 pp. ISBN 978-90-8209-09-01.

Hammer, Joshua.   The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu and Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2016) 256 pp. $26.00 ISBN 978-1-476-7774-05.

Han, Lim Peng.  “The Leadership and Advocacy Roles of Hedwig Aroozoo and Her Sisters in Promoting School Librarianship in an Emerging Multilingual School System in Post-Colonial Singapore, 1960 – 1985,” School Libraries Worldwide 22 (January 2016): 32-48.

Kerr, Donald Jackson.  Hocken: Prince of Collectors (Dunedin, NZ: Otago University Press, 2016) 424 pp. $60.00 ISBN 978-1-877578-66-3.

Luo, Yang.  “The Genesis of Youth Services in Public Libraries in China, 1912-1937,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), 2015, 205 pp. [Advisor: Carol Tilley]

Macrae, Duncan.  Legible Religion: Books, Gods, and Rituals in Roman Culture (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2016) 259 pp. $50.00 ISBN 978-0-674-08871-9.

McCallum, Ian.  “We’re on at Mission. Libraries for the Nation. We Can Do This,” Australian Library Journal 65 (May 2016): 107-20.

Staikos, Kanstantinos Sp.  Greek Editions of Aldus Manutius and His Greek Collaborators (c. 1494-1515) trans. by Katerina Spathi (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2016) 293 pp. $65.00 ISBN 978-1-5845-634-26.

Staikos, Konstantinos Sp.  Library of Aristotle: The Most Important Collection of Books Ever Formed trans. by Alexandra Doumas (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2016) 360 pp. $65.00 ISBN 978-1-5845-634-19.





Baldwin, Melinda.  Making Nature: The History of a Scientific Journal (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2015) 309 pp. $45.00 ISBN 978-0-226-26145-4.

Beaton, Brian.  “How to Respond to Data Science: Early Data Criticism by Lionel Trilling,” Information & Culture v. 51, no. 3 (2016): 351-72.

Breay, Claire and Bernard Meehan, eds.  The St. Cuthbert Gospel: Studies on the Insular Manuscript of the Gospel of John (BL, Additional MS 89000) (London: The British Library, 2015) 207 pp. $75.00 ISBN 978-0-7123-5765-4.

Cave, Roderick and Sara Ayad.  The History of the Book in 100 Books: The Complete Story, from Egypt to the E-Book (Buffalo, NY: Firefly Books, 2014) 288 pp. $35.00 ISBN 978-1-77085-406-2.

Cortada, James W.  “New Approaches to the History of Information: Ecosystems, Infrastructures, and Graphical Representations of Information,” Library & Information History 32 (August 2016): 179-202.

De Hamel, Christopher.  Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts (London: Allen Lane, 2016) 632 pp. $30.00 ISBN 978-0-241-003-0-46.

Ensmenger, Nathan.  “The Multiple Meanings of a Flowchart,” Information & Culture v. 51, no. 3 (2016): 321-51.

Hill, Lawrence.  Dear Sir, I Intend to Burn Your Book: An Anatomy of a Book Burning (Edmonton, Alberta: University of Alberta Press, 2013) 33 pp. $20.00 ISBN 978-0-888-646-79-8.

Houston, Keith.  The Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time (New York: W. W. Norton, 2016) 428 pp. $30.00 ISBN 978-0-393-244-79-3.

Jones, Edward, ed.  A Concise Companion to the Study of Manuscripts, Printed Books, and the Production of Early Modern Texts: A Festschrift for Gordon Campbell (New York: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016) 366 pp. $110.00 ISBN 978-1-118-63529-2.

Keller, Vera.  Knowledge and the Public Interest, 1575-1725 (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015) 350 pp. $100.00 ISBN978-1-107-11013-7.

Kells, Stuart.  Penguin and the Lane Brothers: The Untold Story of a Publishing Revolution (Collingwood, Victoria, Australia: Black Inc., 2015) 336 pp. $40.00 ISBN 978-1-8639-5757-1.

Kirschenbaum, Matthew G.  Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2016) 344 pp. $30.00 ISBN 978-0-674-4170-76,

Kurlansky, Mark.  Paper: Paging through History (New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 2016) 416 pp. $27.95 ISBN 978-0-393-239-61-4.

Luck, Sarah Elizabeth, et al. “The Book: Production and Participation,” Library Review v. 65, nos. 1-2 (2016): 2-19.

Lundblad, Kristina.  Bound to be Modern: Publishers’ Cloth Bindings and the Material Culture of the Book, 1840-1914 (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2015) 336 pp. $50.00 ISBN 978-1-58456-313-6.

Markert, John.  Publishing Romance: The History of an Industry, 1940s to the Present (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2016) 334 pp. $40.00 ISBN978-0-7864-9490-3.

Rumsey, Abby Smith.  When We Are No More: How Digital Memory is Shaping Our Future (New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2016) 229 pp. $28.00 ISBN 978-1-62040-802-5.

Squires, David. “Archives Unbound: Modern Literature and the Rise of Information Science,” (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, State University of New York at Buffalo), 2015, 249 pp. [Advisor: Ramon Soto-Crespo]

Thomson, Ellen Mazur. Aesthetic Tracts: Innovation in Late-Nineteenth-Century Book Design (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2016) 192 pp. $55.00 ISBN 978-1-58456-336-5.

Tigay, Chanan.  The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World’s Oldest Bible (New York: Ecco, 2016) $28.00 ISBN 978-0-06-22064-11.


Barry, Rebecca Rego.  Rare Books Uncovered: True Stories of Fantastic Finds in Unlikely Places (Minneapolis, MN: Voyageur Press, 2015) 248 pp. $25.00 ISBN 978-0-7603-4861-1.

Burrows, Simon, et al.  “Mapping Print, Connecting Cultures,” Library & Information History 32 (November 2016): 259-71.

Cortada, James W.  “A Framework for Understanding Information Ecosystems in Firms and Industries,” Information & Culture v. 51, no. 2 (2016): 133-63.

Graham, Shawn, Ian Milligan, and Scott Weingart.  Exploring Big Historical Data: The Historian’s Macroscope (London: Imperial College Press, 2016) 282 pp. $98.00 ISBN 978-1-78326-608-1.

Martin, Kim and Anabel Quan-Haase.  “The Role of Agency in Historians’ Experiences of Serendipity in Physical and Digital Information Environments,” Journal of Documentation v. 72 no. 76 (2016): 1008-1026.

McIlwaine, John.  “A History of Modern Librarianship: Constructing the Heritage of Western Cultures,” Alexandria v. 26, no. 1 (2016): 67-70.

Pyne, Lydia.  Bookshelf (New York: Bloomsbury, 2016) 136 pp. $17.00 ISBN 978-1-5013-0732-4.

Rieff, David.  In Praise of Forgetting: Historical Memory and its Ironies (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2016) 145 pp. $25.00 ISBN 978-0-300-18279-8.

Simmons, John E.  Museums: A History (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016) 308 pp. $85.00 ISBN 978-1-4422-6362-8.

Trubek, Anne.  The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting (New York: Bloomsbury, 2016) 272 pp. $30.00 ISBN 978-1-6204-021-53.

Witkowski, Terrence H. and D. G. Brian Jones.  “Historical Research in Marketing: Literature, Knowledge, and Disciplinary Status,” Information & Culture v. 51, no. 3 (2016): 399-418.