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

By Ed Goedeken Spring 2004

A.United States
B.Non-US Western Hemisphere
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


Anderson, Sarah A. "The Place to Go: The 135th Street Branch Library and the Harlem Renaissance," Library Quarterly 73 (October 2003): 383-421.

Appel, Elinor. "Seattle's Municipal Reference Library (1913-1992)" Alki 19 (December 2003): 13-16.

Baule, Steven Michael. "One Hundred Years of School Library and Educational Technology Development: A Case Study of the New Trier Township High School District," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Loyola University of Chicago), 2002, 346 pp.

Bjorner, Susanne, and Stephanie C. Ardito. "Online Before the Internet: Early Pioneers Tell Their Stories: parts 3 and 4: Carlos Cuadra and Roger Summit," Searcher 11 (October 2003): 20-24.

Black, Robert E. "History of Public Library Cooperation in Arkansas," Arkansas Libraries 60 (October 2003): 6-11.

Byrd, Gary D. and James Shedlock. "The Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries "Annual Statistics": An Exploratory Twenty-Five-Year Trend Analysis," Journal of the Medical Library Association 91 (April 2003): 186-202.

Carlyon, Jonathan Earl. "The Americanist Andrés González de Barcia Carballido y Zúniga (1673-1743) and the Creation of the Colonial Spanish American Library," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Connecticut), 2003, 278 pp.

Davis, Donald G., Jr. "Eric Moon as the Twentieth-Century Embodiment of Melvil Dewey? A Review Essay," Libraries & Culture 38 (Fall 2003): 389-97.

Davis, Donald G. Jr., Olga Diakonova, and Ludmila Kozlova. "Strengthening Links between Library Associations and Their Members: The 25th Anniversary of the IFLA Section of Library and Information Science Journals," IFLA Journal v. 29, no. 3 (2003): 235-44.

Gabel, G.U. "Vom Wassertank zum Bibliotheksgiganten 130 Jahre Chicago Public Library," BuB-Journal 55 (October/November 2003): 600-603.

Geary, Mike. "Trends in Prison Library Service," Bookmobiles and Outreach Services v. 6, no. 1 (2003): 79-91.

Genieva, Ekaterina. "The Role of Displaced Book Collections in Culture,"
Library Trends 52 (Summer 2003) p. 151-56.

Glasgow, Eric. "Eric Moon and the American Library Association," Library History 20 (March 2004): 65-69.

Glasgow, Eric. "The Huntington Library," Library History 20 (March 2004): 69-74.

Harness, Gregory C. "Library of Congress Collection: 1800-1814," DttP 31 (Summer 2003): 8-11.

Harris, Steven R. "Civil Rights and the Louisiana Library Association: Stumbling toward Integration," Li-braries & Culture 38 (Fall 2003): 322-50.

Hill, Melinda F. Best in the nation: The First Two Hundred Years of Ohio Libraries (Wooster, Ohio: Wooster Book Co, 2003) 143 p. ISBN 1 590986 60 1.

Imholtz, August A., Jr. "The Printing and Distribution of the Serial Set: A Preliminary Contribution to 19th Century Congressional Publishing," DttP 31 (Spring 2003): 8-17.

Jacobson, Susan and Gary D. Byrd. "The Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries: Twenty-Five Years of Excellence. Special section," Journal of the Medical Library Association 91 (April 2003): 148-202.

Jacobson, Susan. "Present at the creation: the founding and formative years of the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries," Journal of the Medical Library Association 91 (April 2003): 149-54.

Jeffrey, Jonathan. "Looking Back: Rules and Regulations for School Libraries, 1910," Kentucky Libraries 67 (Summer 2003): 25-27.

Joachim, Martin D., ed. Historical Aspects of Cataloging and Classification (New York: Haworth Informa-tion Press, 2003) 604 pp. ISBN 0 789 019 80 9. [Earlier published as Cataloging and Classification Quarterly v35, nos. 1/2, 2002 and v35, nos. 3/4, 2003]

Kelly, Melody Specht. "Revisiting C.H. Milam's What Libraries Learned from the War and Rediscovering the Library Faith," Libraries & Culture 38 (Fall 2003): 378-88.

Laugesen, Amanda. "Keeper of Histories: The State Historical Society of Wisconsin Library and its Cultural Work, 1860-1910," Libraries & Culture 39 (Winter 2004): 13-35.

Lingo, Marci. "Forbidden Fruit: The Banning of The Grapes of Wrath in the Kern County Free Library," Libraries & Culture 38 (Fall 2003): 351-77.

Lundy, Mack. " Changing Roles of the Systems Librarian at the College of William and Mary: The Explo-sion of Technology and Position of the Systems Li-brarian," Library Hi Tech v. 21, no. 3 (2003): 333-39.

Mattern, Shannon Christine. "Building Ideologies: A Case Study of the Seattle Public Library Building and its Embodied Ideas, Ideals, and Values," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, New York University), 2002, 455 pp.

Meyerhoff, Erich. "Death in the family: The Medical Library Center of New York, 1960-2003," Journal of the Medical Library Association 92 (Jan. 2004): 4-5.

Miller, Christopher. "All New Subject Access to Fiction: How a Cultural Zeitgeist with Gray Hair Informed ALA's Guidelines . . ." Cataloging & Classicification Quarterly v. 36, no. 2 (2003): 89-98.

Ostrowski, Carl. Books, Maps, and Politics: A Cultural History of the Library of Congress, 1783-1861 (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2004) 261 pp. $40.00 ISBN 1 55849 433 2.

Paque, Diana Reimer. "The California Library Networking Project: Decision-Making and Stakeholder Participation and Satisfaction," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dis-sertation, University of Southern California), 2001, 376 pp.

Parks, Stephen, ed. Beinecke Library of Yale University (New Haven, CT: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 2003) 237 pp. $50.00 ISBN 0 8457 3150 5. [In celebration of 40th anniversary of Beinecke Library]

Quinn, Aimee C. "Keeping the Citizenry Informed: Early Congressional Printing and 21st Century Information Policy," Government Information Quarterly v. 20, no. 3 (2003): 281-93.

Rosbrook, F. E. "A History of the Appellate Division Law Library, Rochester, New York," Law Library Journal 95 (Fall 2003): 561-68.

Shaw, Robert G. The History of Marinette's Stephen-son Public Library: As Reported by the Newspapers of Marinette, Wi. (Marinette, WI,: s.n., 2003) 62 pp.

Shedlock, James and Gary D. Byrd. "The Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries Annual Statistics: A Thematic history," Journal of the Medical Li-brary Association 91 (April 2003): 178-85.

Solberg, Winton U. "Edmund Janes James Builds a Library: The University of Illinois Library, 1904-1920," Libraries & Culture 39 (Winter 2004): 36-75.

"Spotlight: Thomas Fountain Blue," Kentucky Libraries 67 (Fall 2003): 6-7.

Townsend, Allen. "125 Years and Still Waiting: A Museum Library History," Art Documentation 20 (Spring 2001): 4-7. [Philadelphia Museum of Art]

Wedgeworth, Robert. "The Seeds of Prosperity: ALA in the 1970s," American Libraries 34 (February 2003): 47-51.

Wiegand, Wayne A. "To Reposition a Research Agenda: What American Studies Can Teach the LIS Community about the Library in the Life of the User," Library Quarterly73 (October 2003): 369-82.

Witt, John M. The Carnegie Libraries of Iowa (Washington, MO: Robidoux Books, 2003) 309 pp. ISBN 0 9729219 0 7.

Worel, Sunny Lynn, and Melissa Lyle Rethlefsen. "1927 reference in the new millennium: where is the Automat?" Journal of the Medical Library Association 91 (Apr. 2003): 222-30.

Ziarnik, Natalie Reif. School & Public Libraries: Developing the Natural Alliance (Chicago: American Library Association, 2003) 123 pp. ISBN: 0 8389 0841 1.

Zyzik, Ursula. "Saint Xavier University Library: A Brief History. Catholic Library World 74 (Sept. 2003): 23-29.


Stuart-Stubbs, Basil. "1934: CLA Redux... Almost," Feliciter v. 49, no. 3 (2003): 161-4.


Armstrong, Gordon. "Libraries in Burnley, 1900, and the Absence of a Public Library," Library History 19 (November 2003): 211-25.

Campioni, Giuliano, ed. Nietzsches Personliche Biblio-thek (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2003) 736 pp. $192.00 ISBN 3 1101 5858 2.

Choldin, Marianna T. Walls and Windows, Islands and Bridges: Libraries Along the Road to Civil Society (Urbana, IL: Produced by University of Illinois Office of Publications and Marketing for the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs, 2003) 20 pp.

Clausen, Helge. "Two Catholic Libraries in Copenhagen, 1648-1962: St. Andrew's Library and Niels Steensen's Library," Library History 20 (March 2004): 19-32.

Clayton, Ruth. "Masses or Classes?: The Question of Community in the Foundation of Gladstone's Li-brary," Library History 19 (November 2003): 163-72.

Dawson, Robert L. "The National Library of France: A Patron Reflects," Libraries & Culture 39 (Winter 2004): 76-91. [Review essay]

Dijkgraaf, Hendrik. The Library of a Jesuit community at Holbeck, Nottinghamshire (1679) (Cambridge: LP Publications, 2003) 370 pp. ISBN: 0 9518811 7 5.

Duckett, Bob. "From Village Hall to Global Village: Community Libraries in England's Largest County," Library History 19 (November 2003): 195-209.

Gicquel, Florence. "De la Creation a la Professionnalisation de l'ADBS Le Temps des Pionniers: 1963-1983," Documentaliste v. 40 (April 2003): 94-101.

Hoare, Peter. "The Operatives' Libraries of Nottingham: A Radical Community's Own Initiative," Library History 19 (November 2003): 173-84.

Intrator, Miriam. "Avenues of Intellectual Resistance in the Ghetto Theresienstadt: Escape through the Ghetto Central Library, Reading, Storytelling and Lecturing," (Masters' Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003) 97 pp.

Kinane, Vincent and Anne Walsh, eds. Essays on the History of Trinity College Library, Dublin (Portland, OR: Four Courts Press, 2000) 206 pp. ISBN 1 85182 467 7.

Manley, K. A. "Scottish Circulating and Subscription Libraries as Community Libraries," Library History 19 (November 2003): 185-94.

Nemerkenyi, Elod. "Cathedral Libraries in Medieval Hungary," Library History 20 (March 2004): 7-17.

Peatling, G. K. "Public Libraries and National Identity in Britain, 1850-1919," Library History 20 (March 2004): 33-47.

Plant, Helen. "Women's Employment in Industrial Libraries and Information Bureaux in Britain, ca. 1918-1960," Library History 20 (March 2004): 49-63.

Rousse-Lacordaire, Jerome. "La Bibliotheque du Saulchoir," Bulletin des Bibliotheques de France v. 48, no. 6 (2003): 48-51.

Seefeldt, Jurgen, Syre, Ludger, and Georg Ruppelt. Portals to the Past and to the Future: Libraries in Germany (Hildesheim, Germany: G. Olms, 2003) 112 pp. ISBN 3 487117 13 4.

Staikos, Konstantinos. The History of the Library in Western Civilization v.1: From Minos to Cleopatra trans. By Timothy Cullen (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2004-) $80.00 v. 1 ISBN 1 584561 14 9. [Five volumes projected]

Tite, Colin G. C. Early Records of Sir Robert Cotton's Library: Formation, Cataloguing, Use (London: British Library, 2004) 297 pp. $120.00 ISBN 0 7123 4824 7.


Boadle, Don. "Academic or Community Resource? Stakeholder Interests and Collection Management at Charles Sturt University Regional Archives, 1973-2003," Australian Library Journal 52 (August 2003): 273-86.

Conference IATUL Libraries and Education in the Net-worked Information Environment. Ancient libraries in Anatolia: Hattusha, Pergamon, Ephesus Nysa (24th: 2003: Ankara, Turkey) (Ankara, Turkey: ODTÜ, 2003) 55 pp. ISBN 9 7580706 4 9.

Flora, Nirmolini V. "The Library of the Himalayan Club, a Unique Cultural Institution in Simla, 1928-1946," Libraries & Culture 38 (Fall 2003): 289-321.

Goetzfridt, Nicholas J. "Life in the Round and the History of Libraries in Micronesia," (Masters' Thesis, University of Hawaii, 2003) 53 pp.

Jilovsky, Cathie. "Systems Librarianship in Australia: A Historical Perspective," Library Hi Tech v. 21, no. 3 (2003) p. 297-308.

Levey, Lisbeth A. and Stacey Young, eds. Rowing Upstream: Snapshots of Pioneers of the Information Age in Africa (Johannesburg, South Africa: Sharp Sharp Media, 2002) 126 pp. Free ISBN 0 620289 13 9.

MacKay, Camilla. "Classification of a Classical Studies Library in Greece and the Changing Nature of Classical Scholarship in the Twentieth Century," Catalog-ing & Classification Quarterly v. 36, no.2 (2003): 31-43.

Northey, Glenda. "Colonial Helpmates: The Non-Fiction Collections in Auckland's Early Libraries," New Zealand Libraries 49 (September 2003): 314-19. [Bibliographic essay]

Singleton, Brent D. "African Bibliophiles: Books and Libraries in Medieval Timbuktu," Libraries & Culture 39 (Winter 2004): 1-12.

Wu, Jianzhong. "The Academic Library Development in China," Journal of Academic Librarianship 29 (July 2003): 249-53. [Overview of past 100 years of Chinese librarianship]


Barker, Nicolas. Form and Meaning in the History of the Book (London: The British Library, 2003) 514 pp. $70.00 ISBN 0 7123 4777 1.

Barker, Nicolas. "Notes on the Origins of the Second-Hand Book Trade," Book Collector 52 (Autumn 2003): 356-70.

Basbanes, Nicholas A. A Splendor of Letters: The Permanance of Books in an Impermanent World (New York: HarperCollins, 2003) 444 pp. $30.00 ISBN 0 06 008287 9.

Brown, Candy Gunther. Word in the World: Evangelical Writing, Publishing and Reading in America, 1789-1880 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004) 336 pp. $60.00 ISBN 0 807 8283 86.

Cachin, Marie-Francoise, and Sylvie Ducas-Spaes. "The Goncourt and the Booker: A Tale of Two Prizes" Logos v. 14, no. 2 (2003): 85-94.

Carpenter, Walter Duane. "Values, Leaders and My Weekly Reader: An Historical Study," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Nebraska-Lincoln), 2003, 153 pp.

Clement, Richard W. Books on the Frontier: Print Culture in the American West, 1763-1875 (Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 2003) 139 pp. $30.00 ISBN 0 8444 1080 2.

Davidson, Russ. "Adolph Sutro as Book Collector: A New Look," California State Library Foundation Bulletin no. 75 (Spring/Summer 2003): 2-27.

Edwards, A.S.G., ed. The Pleasures of Bibliophily: Fifty Years of The Book Collector (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2003) 310 pp. $50.00 ISBN 1 58456 097 5.

Egleston, Charles. The House of Boni & Liveright, 1917-1933: A Documentary Volume (Detroit, MI: Thomson/Gale, 2004) [This is v. 288 of the Dictionary of Literary Biography]

Genieva, Ekaterina. "The Role of Displaced Book Collections in Culture," Library Trends 52 (Summer 2003): 151-56.

Gunter, Gail. Enchanting Ex-Libris: A Brief History of Bookplates," Mississippi Libraries 67 (Fall 2003): 71-73.

Karasik, Vladimir. "From Odessa to Odessa: Russian-Jewish Periodicals of Ukraine, 1860-2000," Slavic & East European Information Resources v. 4, nos. 2/3 (2003): 119-50.

Keiger, Dale. "Pressing On: The 125th Anniversary of the Johns Hopkins University Press," Publishing Research Quarterly 19 (Fall 2003): 26-33.

King, Andrew. The London Journal, 1845-83: Periodicals, Production and Gender (London: Ashgate, 2004) 272 pp. $75.00 ISBN 0 7546 3343 8.

Lind, Douglas W. "An Economic Analysis of Early Casebook Publishing," Law Library Journal 96 (Win-ter 2004): 95-126.

Mondlin, Marvin. Book Row: An Anecdotal and Pictorial History of the Antiquarian Book Trade (New York: Carroll & Graf, 2004) 405 pp. $28.00 ISBN 0 7867 1305 4.

Popa, Opritsa D. Bibliophiles and Bibliothieves: The Search for the Hildegrandslied and the Willehalm Codex (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2003) 265 pp. $70.00 ISBN 3 11 017730 7.

Rockwood, Irving E. and Francine Graf. "40 Years of Choice: The Journey Continues," Choice 41 (March 2004): 1182-89.

Schrader, Richard J., ed. The Hoosier House: Bobbs-Merrill and Its Predecessors, 1850-1985: A Documentary Volume (Detroit: Gale, 2004) [Part of Dic-tionary of Literary Biography, v. 291]

Wang, Jian. "Chinese Serials: History, Characteristics, and Cataloging Considerations," Cataloging & Classification Quarterly v. 36, no.1 (2003): 41-54.


Bender, Thomas. Education of Historians for the Twenty-First Century (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2004) 222 pp. $35.00 ISBN 0 252 02898 8.

Berger, Stefan, et al., eds. Writing History: Theory & Practice (London: Hodder Arnold, 2003) 338 pp. $74.00 ISBN 0 340 76177 6.

Black, Alistair. "Information History and the Information Professional," Library History 20 (March 2004): 3-6.

Buschman, John E. Dismantling the Public Sphere: Situating and Sustaining Librarianship in the Age of the New Age Philosophy (Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2003) 218 pp. $45.00 ISBN 0 313 32199 X.

Dionne, Mimi. "Marketing the Archivist: The History of the Society of American Archivists' Task Force on Archives and Society," Acquisitions Librarian no. 28 (2002): 175-96.

Garrett, Jeffrey. "The Legacy of the Baroque in Virtual Representations of Library Space," Library Quarterly 74 (January 2004): 42-62.

Gicquel, Florence. "De la Creation a la Professionnalisation de l'ADBS Le Temps des Pionniers: 1963-1983," Documentaliste 40 (April 2003): 94-101

Jochum, Uwe. "The Gnosis of Media," Library Quar-terly 74 (January 2004): 21-41.

Laubier, Guillaume de, and Jacques Bosser. Biblio-thèques du Monde (Paris: Martinière, 2003) 247 pp. ISBN: 2 7324 274 54.

May, Christopher, ed. Key Thinkers for the Information Society (New York: Routledge, 2003) 194 pp. $45.00 ISBN 0 415 2967 22.

Milligan, Jennifer Susan. "Making a Modern Archive: The Archives Nationales of France, 1850-1887," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Rutgers University), 2002, 337 pp.

Pavlovsky, Lilia. "Values in Library Design," (Unpub-lished Ph.D. Dissertation, Rutgers University), 2003, 258 pp. [Philosophical approach]

Pawley, Christine. "Information Literacy: A Contradictory Coupling," Library Quarterly 73 (October 2003): 422-52.

Sheue-Fang, Song and Shu Shr-Ying. "Save the Memory: The Study of Oral History in the Library," Journal of Educational Media & Library Sciences 40 (June 2003): 497-511.

Striphas, Theodore George. "A Constellation of Books: Communication, Technology, and Popular Culture in the Late Age of Print," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 2002, 348 pp. [Examines period from 1965-2002]

Weller, T.D. "The Social and Technological Origins of the Information Society: An Analysis of the Crisis of Control in England, 1830-1900," (Masters' Thesis, City University, London, 2002)

Young, Timothy G. "Evidence: Toward a Library Definition of Ephemera," RBM 4 (Spring 2003): 11-26.

Zhou, Joe. "A History of Web Portals and Their Development in Libraries," Information Technology and Libraries 22 (September 2003): 119-28.