Library History Round Table

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

Fall 1997

Compiled by Ed Goedeken


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



Barnello, Inga H. "The Changing Face of Reference: A History of the Future," in Lynn M. Stuart and Dena Holiman Hutto, eds. The Changing Face of Reference (Foundations in Library and Information Science, v. 37) (Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, Inc., 1996): 3-17.

Beckerman, Edwin, ed. A History of New Jersey Libraries, 1750- 1996 (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1997) 336 pp. $58.00 ISBN 0-8108-3272-0.

Boone, A. L. "Readers' Advisory Service in the Public Library: Past, Present, and Future," (Master's Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 1996, 32 pp.

Borgman, Christine L. "From Acting Locally to Thinking Globally: A Brief History of Library Automation," Library Quarterly 67 (July 1997): 215-49.

Braude, Robert M. "On the Origin of a Species: Evolution of Health Sciences Librarianship," Bulletin of the Medical Library Association 85 (January 1997): 1-11.

Breisch, Kenneth A. Henry Hobson Richardson and the Small Public Library in America: A Study in Typology (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1997) 354 pp. $50.00 ISBN 0-262-02416-0.

Cardman, Elizabeth R. "Interior Landscapes: Personal Perspectives on Professional Lives: The First Generation of Librarians at the Illinois Library School, 1893-1907," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), 1996, 359 pp. [Dissertation Advisor: Christine A. Jenkins]

Carmichael, James V., Jr. "A Gauntlet for All Reasons: The Importance of Lesbigay Library History," in Norman G. Kester, ed. Liberating Minds: The Stories and Professional Lives of Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Librarians and Their Advocates (Jefferson, N C: McFarland & Company, Inc., Pubs., 1997), pp. 9-22.

Cole, John Y. "The World's Largest Library: The Library of Congress; A Brief History of the Giant Library," Herald of Library Science 33 (July/October 1994): 155-63.

Davis, Donald G. Davis, Jr. "Bread Upon the Waters: The Printed Word in Sunday Schools in 19th Century England and the United States," in Donald G. Davis, Jr., David M. Hovde, and John Mark Tucker. Reading for Moral Purposes: Papers from the Conference on Faith and History, Messiah College, Grantham, Penn., October 7-8, 1994 University of Illinois, GSLIS Occassional Papers no. 207 (Feb. 1997), pp. 5-18.

Dickson, Katherine Murphy. Sexism and Reentry: Job Realities for Women Librarians (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1997) 274 pp. $32.50 ISBN 0-7618-0747-0. [Contains chapter on women in librarianship 1876-1983]

Frohmann, Bernd. "Best Books and Excited Readers: Discursive Tensions in the Writings of Melvil Dewey," Libraries & Culture 32 (Summer 1997): 349-71.

Frohmann, Bernd. "The Social Construction of Knowledge Organization: The Case of Melvil Dewey," in hanne Albrechtsen and Susanne Oernager, eds. Knowledge Organization and Quality Management (Proceedings of the Third International Conference of the Inte rnational Society for Knowledge Organisation, Copenhagen, Denmark) (Frankfurt/Main; Indeks Verlag, 1994).

Garrigus, Carle E., Jr. "The Reading Habits of Maryland's Planter Gentry, 1718-1747," Maryland Historical Magazine 92 (Spring 1997): 37-53. [Author examines private libraries and probate inventories]

Goodman, Roy and Pierre Swiggers. "John Vaughan (1756-1841) and the Linguistic Collection in the Library of the American Philosophical Society, "Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 138 (June 1994): 251-72.

Halloran, D.P. "Revival of Old Visions in Library Materials Vending, "Library Acquisitions: Practice and Theory 21 (Summer 1997): 129-34. [Contains historical overview of bookselling]

Haney, Sarah Davis. "The Origin and Development of the Oklahoma Library Association: 1907 to 1994," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas Women's University), 1996, 421 pp. [Dissertation Advisor: Frances Dowd]

Hay, Charles C., III. "History of the Eastern Kentucky University Libraries," Kentucky Libraries 60 (Fall 1996): 12-14.

Houdek, Frank G., comp. "A Day in the Law Library Life, Circa 1910-1920, "Law Library Journal 89 (Spring 1997): 239-44.

Hovde, David M. " The Library is a Valuable Hygienic Appliance," in Donald G. Davis, Jr., David M. Hovde, and John Mark Tucker. Reading for Moral Purposes: Papers from the Conference on Faith and History, Messiah College, Grantham, Penn., October 7-8, 1994 University of Illinois, GSLIS Occasional Papers no. 207 (Feb. 1997), pp. 19-42.

Hubbard, Elizabeth Ryan. "A Conflict of Values: An Inquiry into the Impact of Local Political Decision-Making on the Funding of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in Three Selected Decades," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Pittsburgh), 1 996, 354 pp.

Hudson, Alice C. "The New York Public Library's Map Division Goes to War, 1941-1945," Bulletin--Special Libraries Association, Geography and Map Division no. 182 (Spring 1996): 2-25.

Kaser, David. The Evolution of the American Academic Library Building (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1997) 152 pp. $36.00 ISBN 0-8108-3219-4.

Kurutz, G.F. "It's a Long Trip from Headquarters: A Photographic Essay on Early County Library Service in California," California State Library Foundation Bulletin 58 (January 1997): 11-19.

Kurutz, G.F. "Pioneer State Revenue Generation and the Building of the California State Library," California State Library Foundation Bulletin 58 (January 1997): 8-10.

Martin, Lowell A. Enrichment: A History of the Public Library in the United States in the Twentieth Century (Blue Ridge Summit, PA: Scarecrow Press, 1988) 224 pp. $35.00 ISBN 0-8108-3403-0.

Maturi, M. B. and R.J. Maturi. Cultural Gems: An Eclectic Look at Unique United States Libraries (New York: 21st Century Pubs., 1996) 200 pp. $29.95 ISBN 0-9607298-1-X.

Silver, Joel. "Cecil K. Byrd, Librarian, Historian, and Bibliographer," AB Bookman's Weekly 99 (May 12, 1997): 1542-48. [Byrd spent much of his career as Rare Books librarian at Indiana University]

Soter, Bernadette Dominique. The Light of Learning: An Illustrated History of the Los Angeles Public Library (Los Angeles, CA. : Library Foundation of Los Angeles, 1993) 115 pp.

Studwell, W.E. "Half a Lifetime in the Cataloger's Chair: A Perspective from a Career Cataloger," Cataloging & Classification Quarterly v. 23, no. 1 (1996): 49-52.

Thomas, Mary Faith. The Development of Literary Activities and Library Services in Yorkville, Illinois from 1864-1915," Illinois Libraries 79 (Winter 1997): 36-43.

Tucker, John Mark. "Wide Awakening: Political and Theological Impulses for Reading and Libraries at Oberlin College, 1883-1908," in Donald G. Davis, Jr., David M. Hovde, and John Mark Tucker. Reading for Moral Purposes: Papers from the Conference on Fa ith and History, Messiah College, Grantham, Penn., October 7-8, 1994 University of Illinois, GSLIS Occassional Papers no. 207 (Feb. 1997), pp. 43-70.

Van Slyck, Abigail A. "The Lady and the Library Loafer: Gender and Public Space in Victorian America," Winterthur Portfolio 31 (Winter 1996): 221-41.

Wiley, Peter Booth. A Free Library in This City: The Illustrated History of the San Francisco Public Library (San Francisco: Weldon Owen, 1996) 240 pp. ISBN 1-875137-05-X.

Williams, Robert V., Laird Whitmire, and Colleen Bradley. "Bibliography of the History of Information Science in North America, 1900-1995," Journal of the American Society for Information Science 48 (April 1997): 373-79.

Wosh, Peter J. and Lorraine A. Coons. "A Special Collection in Nineteenth-Century New York: The American Bible Society and Its Library," Libraries & Culture 32 ( Summer 1997): 324-36.


Hulse, Elizabeth. The Morton Years: The Canadian Library Association,1946-1971 (Ottawa, Ontario: Canadian Library Association, 1995) $19.00 ISBN 0-9699645-0-1.

McNally, Peter F. Readings in Canadian Library History 2 (Ottawa, Ontario: Canadian Library Association, 1996) 407 pp. ISBN 0-88802-2269-7.

Seal, Robert A. "Mexican and U.S. Library Relations," Advances in Librarianship 20 (1996): 69-121.

Stuart-Stubbs, Basil. "1912: The ALA Meets in Ottawa, Part I" Epilogue 43 (June 1997): 46-51. [Part two appears in the July/August 1997 issue]


Afanasev, M. "Soziale Dynamik und Bibliothekarische Tradition: Die Russischen Bibliotheken in den Jahren Grossen Historischen Wandels: 1905, 1917 und 1989," Bibliothek Forschung und Praxis v. 21, no. 1 (1997): 59-63.

Baggs, C.M. "The Miner's Libraries of South Wales from the 1860s to 1939," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Wales, Aberystwyth), 1995.

Betrie, Maria Luisa. "Associazionismo Laico e Pubblica Lettura dall' Unita al Fascismo," Risorgimento v. 46, nos. 2-3 (1994): 355-66.

Clark, William, et. al. The History and Founders of Celebrated British Libraries 8 vols. (Bristol: Nico Editions, 1997) $1000 ISBN 1-85506-526-6.

Fernandez, F’lix Sagredo and Antonia Garc¡a Moreno. "History of Information Science in Spain: A Selected Bibliography," Journal of the American Society for Information Science 97 (April 1997): 369-72.

Ferret, C. "Les Bibliothecaires de Republique Democratitique Allemande: Entre Compromis et Resistance," Bulletin des Bibliotheques de France v. 42, no. 4 (1997): 59-66.

Freytag, Jorgen. "Development Trends in Librarianship and Schools of Library and Information Science in the Neue Bundesl“nder of the Federal Republic of Germany," Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science v. 59 (1997): 84-110.

Gabel, G.U. "French Rural Services," Public Library Journal 11 (September/October 1996): 134-36. [Historical overview]

Glasgow, E. "The Origins of the Liverpool Public Libraries," Library Review v. 46, nos. 3&4 (1997): 262-67.

Glasgow, E. "St. Deiniol's Library, Hawarden," Library Review v. 46, nos. 1&2 (1997): 113-21. [A private library established by William Gladstone in the 1890's]

Gutwirth, E. and Motis Dolader, M.A. "Twenty-Six Jewish Libraries from Fifteenth-Century Spain," The Library 6th ser. 18 (March 1996): 27-53.

Hirschegger, M. "Geschichte der Grazer Universitatsbibliothek bis zum Jahre 1918," Biblos v,. 44, no. 2 (1995): 297-324.

Kajberg, L.M. "Library and Information Science in Denmark, 1957-86: A Study of the Major Issues, Development and Influences within the Discipline and Profession during the Period," (Master's Thesis, University of Wales, Aberystwyth), 1995.

Kelly, W.A. The Library of Lord George Douglas(ca.1667/8?- ca.1693?): An Early Donation to the Advocates Library (Cambridge: LP Publications, 1997) 166 pp. $28.00 ISBN 0-9518811-40.

Laboratory of the Social Sciences: A Virtual Future: A Celebration of the First One Hundred Years of the British Library of Political and Economic Science at the London School of Economics (London: London School of Economics and Political Science, 1996 ) $20.00 140 pp. ISBN 0-7530-0999-4.

LeCoutour, Chantal. "La Bibliotheque Municipale de Cherbourg et son Public au XIX Siecle," Annales de Normandie v. 45, no. 3 (1995): 353-68.

Legare, Anne-Marie. "Reassessing Women's Libraries in Late Medieval France: The Case of Jeanne de Laval," Renaissance Studies 10 (June 1996): 209-36. [Laval was a fifteenth century aristocrat]

Lorkovic, Tatjana and Eric A. Johnson. "Serial and Book Exchanges with the Former Soviet Union," Serials Librarian v. 31, no. 4 (1997): 59-87. [contains historical section]

Manley, K.A., ed. Careering Along with Books: Studies in the History of British Public Libraries and Librarianship in Honour of the 85th Birthday of Dr. William A. Munford (London: The Library Group of the Library Association, 1996) 298 pp. $50.00 ISBN 0-9527919-0-0. [Excellent collection of essays devoted to British library history. Munford is a prominent British library historian. Also published as Vol. 12 of Library History]

Matteson, R.S. "Archbishop William King, Basireana & Lanaeana," Library 6th ser. (December 1995): 327-41.

Munthe, G. "Klosterbiblioteket," Bok og Bibliotek 60 (April 1993): 13-19. [Monastic library history]

Palombo, Sandra. "Le Biblioteche Private di Napoleone," Rivista Italiana di Studi Napoleonici v. 30, no. 1 (1993): 103-115.

Rhodes, D.E. "The Strange Problems of William Ireland and His Library," Library 6th ser. (September 1996): 171-79.

Sharpe, R., et al. English Benedictine Libraries: The Shorter Catalogues (London: British Library, 1997) 931 pp. $150.00 ISBN 0-7123-0336-7.

Silver, Joel. "The British Library: Its History and Its Librarians," AB Bookman's Weekly 99 (June 16, 1997): 1961-64.

Sollis, A.J. "The Development of the Public Library Service in Burnley, 1890-1930," (Master's Thesis, University of Manchester), 1995.

Tabah, D. "Le Role Social et Culturel des Bibliotheques vu deBobigny," Bulletin des Bibliotheques de France v. 42, no. 1 (1996): 41-50.

Varry, Dominique. "Aperýu sur les Bibliotheques Privees de l'Eure Confisquees sous la Revolution," Annales de Normandie v. 45, no. 3 (1995): 327-51.

Wall, D.C. "The Liverpool Libraries of Thomas Shelmerdine Built c.1890-1913," (Master's Thesis, Open University, United Kingdom), 1990.

Willison, Ian. "The Development of the British National Library to 1837 in its European Context: an Essay in Retrospect," Library History v. 12 (1996): 31-48.



Atasoy, N. "Early Art Libraries in Turkey," Art Libraries Journal v. 21, no.2 (1996): 15-18.

Davis, Donald G. Davis, Jr. and Cheng Huanwen. "The Destruction of a Great Library: China's Loss Belongs to the World," American Libraries 28 (October 1997): 60-62.

Gooijer, J.d. "The Significance of Gender: A History of the Status of Women in Librarianship Special Interest Group, 1983-1990," Australian Academic and Research Libraries 28 (March 1997): 44-53.

Graham, R. "The Adaptation of pre-1850 British Library Models in Colonial New Zealand: The Early History of the Karori Library, 1844-1902," New Zealand Libraries 48 (September 1996): 133-40.

Horton, W.M. "Most Important for the People: Australian Libraries and the Profession," Australian Library Journal 45 (November 1996): 256-73.

Jones, David J. "Advance and Retreat: Aspects of Public Library Services in New South Wales during World War II," Libraries & Culture 32 (Summer 1997): 337-48.

Kalley, J.A. "Libraries and Apartheid, with Particular Reference to the Transvaal, 1948-1992," Third World Libraries 6 (Spring 1996): 54-71.

Liu, Cary Y. "The Ch'ing Dynasty Wen-yuan-ko Imperial Library: Architecture and the Ordering of Knowledge," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Princeton University), 1997, 522 pp.

Olden, A. "An African Pioneer," Library Association Record 99 (February 1997): 96-7. [Biographical essay on Ethel Fagan]

Sabzwari, G.A. "Library Promotion Bureau," Pakistan Library Bulletin 26 (September/December 1995): 41-47.

Yu, Priscilla C. Chinese Academic and Research Libraries: Acquisitions, Collections, and Organizations (Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, Inc., 1996) 177 pp. $50.00 ISBN 0-7623-0171-6. [Contains historical information on libraries at Peking University, Fudan U niversity, Nanjing University, and the National Library of China]


Aina, L.O. and I.M. Mabawonku. "The Literature of the Information Profession in Anglophone Africa: Characteristics, Trends, and Future Directions, "Journal of Information Science v. 23, no. 4 (1997): 321-26.

Alston, R. C., ed. Order and Connexion: Studies in Bibliography and Book History (Woodridge: Boydell and Brewer, Pubs., 1997) 202 pp. $63.00 ISBN 0-85991-506-9.

Altick, Richard Daniel. Punch: The Lively Youth of a British Institution, 1841-1851 (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1997) 776 pp. $60.00 ISBN 0-8142-0710-3

Armstrong, Robert D. "This Nice Little Stealage Game: Printing, Politics and Patronage in Territorial Idaho," Idaho Yesterdays 38 (Spring 1994): 21-31.

Aronson, Amy Beth. "Understanding Equals: Audience and Articulation in the Early American Women's Magazine," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Columbia University), 1996, 358 pp.

Augst, Thomas Edward. "Making Society Out of Books: Character, Self-Fashioning, and the Rhetoric Market Culture in Nineteenth-Century America," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Harvard University), 1996, 266 pp.

Baille, William M. "Printing Bibles in the Interregnum: The Case of William Bentley and A Short Answer," The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 91 (March 1997): 65-91.

Barkow, Ben. Alfred Wiener and the Making of the Holocaust Library (Ilford: Vallentine Mitch, 1997) 211 pp. $40.00 ISBN 0-85303-329-3.

Bell, Hazel K. "History of Indexing Societies: Part I: SI: The First Ten Years," The Indexer 20 (April 1997): 160-64. [Recounts early years of British Society of Indexers]

Benton, Megan. "Too Many Books: Book Ownership and Cultural Identity in the 1920s," American Quarterly 49 (June 1997): 268-97.

Buckland, Michael and Trudi Bellardo Hahn. "History of Documentation and Information Science: Part I (Special Issue)" Journal of the American Society for Information Science 48 (April 1997): 285-379. [Essays on Paul Otlet, the development of the DDC, a nd other topics]

Burgos Rinc¢n, Francisco Javier. "Imprenta y Cultura del Libro en la Barcelona del Setecientos (1680-1808)" (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Universitat Aut¢noma de Barcelona, Spain), 1993, 2,000 pp.

Cacaly, Serge, et. al., eds. Dictionnaire Encyclop’dique de l'Information et de la Documentation (Paris: Editions Nathan, 1997) 634 pp. ISBN 2-09-190528-3. [Contains brief biographical and historical essays]

Carley, James P., ed. Books and Collectors, 1200-1700: Essays Presented to Andrew Watson (Boston Spa: British Library, 1997) 501 pp. $150.00 ISBN 0-71234-506-X.

Casper, Scott E. "Defining the National Pantheon: The Making of Houghton Mifflin's Biographicall Series, 1880-1900," in Michele Moylan and Lane Stiles, eds. Reading Books: Essays on the Material Text and Literature in America (Amherst: University of Ma ssachusetts Press, 1996), pp. 179-222.

Choi, Jae Hwang. "Education for Information Science in the Republic of Korea (South Korea) and the United States: A Comprehensive Study," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Florida State University), 1997, 294 pp.

Clark, Rhonda Lebedev. "Forgotten Voices: Women in Periodical Publishing of Late Imperial Russia, 1860-1905," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Minnesota), 1996, 208 pp.

Clement, Richard W. "The Beginnings of Printing in Anglo-Saxon, 1565-1630, " The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 91 (June 1997): 192-244.

Corey, Mary Frances. "The World through a Monocle: The New Yorker Magazine and Postwar American Culture, 1945-1953," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles), 1996, 570 pp.

Cushing, John D., ed. Catalogue of Books in the Massachusetts Historical Library: An Annotated Edition of the 1796 Catalogue of the Massachusetts Historical Society (Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1997) 598 pp.$85.00 ISBN 0-9349-0969-5.

Day, Ron. "Paul Otlet's Book and the Writing of Social Space," Journal of the American Society for Information Science 97 (April 1997): 310-17.

Dennis, Everette E., Craig L. LaMay, and Edward C. Pease, eds. Publishing Books (New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1997) 167 pp. $20.00 ISBN 1-56000-905-5. [Contains useful collection of essays on aspects of book publishing]

DeWitt, Donald L., comp. Articles Describing Archives and Manuscript Collections in the United States: An Annotated Bibliography (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1997) 458 pp. $75.00 ISBN 0-313-29598-0. [Companion volume to DeWitt's Guides to Archives a nd Manuscript Collections in the United States: An Annotated Bibliography (Greenwood, 1994).

Duranti, Luciana. "Archival Science," Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science v. 59 (1997): 1-19. [Includes historical overview]

Elkin, Judith and Tom Wilson, eds. The Education of Library and Information Professionals in the United Kingdom (London: Mansell, 1977) 289 pp. $85.00 ISBN 0-7201-2233-3. [Contains chapter by Kate Wood on history of LIS education in the UK, pp. 1-30]

Endres, Kathleen L. and Therese L. Leuck, eds. Women's Periodicals in the United States: Social and Political Issues (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1996) 529 pp. $60.00 ISBN 0-313-28632-9. [Provides historical sketches of individual titles]

Evans, John. "Libraries in Papua New Guinea," Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science v. 60 (1997): 272-324.

Fallon, Peter Kevin. "Empowerment and Impotence: The Clash of Cultures and Media of Communication in Eighteenth Century Ireland," (Unpublished Ph.D.Dissertation, New York University), 1996, 241 pp.

Forde, Janet Lynch. "A Study of Reading and Library Use among Nobel Laureates," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Florida State University), 1996, 272 pp. [Dissertation Advisor: F. William Summers]

Gallichan, G. "La Bibliotheque du Pouvoir de la Bibliotheque: A Propose de'un Essai de Robert Damien," Docementation et Bibliotheques 42 (October-December 1996): 165-73.

Galvez, V.M. "Desarrollo Historico de la Escuela de Bibliotecologia y Ciencias de la Informacion de la Universidad de Costa Rica," Revista AIBDA 16 (July-December 1996): 184-96.

Garvey, Ellen Gruber. The Adman in the Parlor: Magazines and the Gendering of Consumer Culture (New York: Oxford University Press, 1996) 230 pp. $40.00.

Geiger, B.K. "Quakers and Their Printers in the Seventeenth Century: A Study of Limited Press Freedom and Control," (Master's Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 1996, 41 pp.

Gere, Anne Ruggles. Intimate Practices: Literacy and Cultural Work in U.S. Women's Clubs, 1880-1920 (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997) 367 pp. $42.50 ISBN 0-252-02301-3. [Contains references to women's clubs and their relationship to the development of libraries]

Gneuss, Helmut. Books and Libraries in Early England (Aldershot: Variorum/Ashgate, 1996) 424 pp. $95.00 ISBN 0-8607-8602-1. [Collected articles with new addenda]

Graham, Gordon and Richard Abel, eds. The Book in the United States Today (New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1997) 269 pp. $22.00 ISBN 1-56000-972-1.

Grossman, Elizabeth Greenwell. The Civic Architecture of Paul Cret (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996) 274 pp. $45.00 ISBN0-521-49601-2. [Cret designed the Indianapolis Public Library and the Folger Shakespeare Library]

Groves, Jeffrey D. "Judging Literary Books by Their Covers: House Styles, Ticknor and Fields, and Literary Promotion," in Michele Moylan and Lane Stiles, eds. Reading Books: Essays on the Material Text and Literature in America (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1996), pp. 75-100.

Halasz, Alexandra. The Marketplace of Print: Pamphlets and the Public Sphere in Early Modern England (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997) 240 pp. $50.00 ISBN 0-521-58209-1.

Hayes, Kevin J. Folklore and Book Culture (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1997) 167 pp. $32.00 ISBN 0-87049-978-5.

Hernon, Peter and Harold C. Relyea. "Government Publishing: Past to Present," Government Information Quarterly v. 12, no. 3 (1995): 309-330.

Himmelfarb, Gertrude. "Revolution in the Library," American Scholar 66 (Spring 1997): 197-204. [Prominent historian reflects on future of libraries]

Hunt, Arnold, Giles Mandelbrote and Alison Shell, eds. The Book Trade and Its Customers, 1450-1900: Historical Essays for Robin Meyers (Winchester: St. Paul's Bibliographies, 1997) 877 pp. $75.00 ISBN 1-873040-37-7.

Isaac, Peter and Barry McKay, eds. Images and Texts: Their Production and Distribution in the 18th and 19th Centuries: Proceedings of the Seminar on the Provincial Book Trade (Winchester: St. Paul's Bibliographies, 1997) 188 pp. $35.00 ISBN 1-873040-48 2.

Katz, William A. Cuneiform to Computer: A History of Reference Services (The History of the Book no. 4)(Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1997) 416 pp. $46.00 ISBN 0-8108-3290-9. [The History of the Book no. 4]

Kleinberg, Ira. "For Want of an Alphabetical Index: Some Notes toward a History of the Back-of-the-Book Index in Nineteenth Century America,' The Indexer 20 (April 1997): 156-59.

Leneman, N.K. "A Chronological Perspective of the United Nations Office at Geneva Library (1919-1995)" IFLA Journal v. 22, no. 2 (1996): 106-109.

Long, Gerard, ed. Books Beyond the Pale: Aspects of the Provincial Book Trade in Ireland (Proceedings of the Rare Books Group Seminar, 1994) (Dublin: Library Association of Ireland, 1996) 154 pp. $16.00 ISBN 0-946037-310.

Lopez-Madrazo, maria Emilia. "History of Library Education in Guatemala," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Indiana University), 1996, 120 pp.

Mahmood, Khalid. "Information Technology Education in Pakistani Library Schools," Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 38 (Summer 1997): 200-210.

McCormack, Constance S. "Four Eighteenth Century Women Printers: Catharine Zenger, Sarah Goddard, Margaret Draper, and Hannah Watson," (Master's Thesis, Southern Connecticut State University), 1996, 170 pp.

McDonald, Peter D. "Pierre Bourdieu and the History of the Book," The Library 6th ser. 19 (June 1997): 105-121.

McDonnell, Joseph. Five Hundred years of the Art of the Book in Ireland: 1500 to the Present Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1997) 175 pp. $125.00 ISBN 0-9031-62989-9.

McIlwaine, Bella Haas. "The Universal Decimal Classification: Some Factors Concerning its Origins, Development, and Influence," Journal of the American Society for Information Science 97 (April 1997): 331-39.

Nieland, Ruth A. and George F. Thuronyi. Answering the Call: Telephone Pioneer Talking-Book Machine-Repair Program, 1960-1993 (Washington, D.C.: National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 1994) 85 pp. 0-8444 -0839-5.

Nord, David Paul. "Religious Reading and Readers in Antebellum America, "Journal of the Early Republic v. 15, no. 2 (1995): 241-72.

O'Leary, M. "Online," Online 21 (January/February 1997): 10-14. [Traces development of online industry from early 1970s onward]

Olsen, Margaret S. "The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: East-West Exchanges, 1960-1993," Library Resources & Technical Services 39 (January 1995): 5-21.

"Publishers Weekly 1872 to 1997," Publishers Weekly 244 (July 1997): special 125th anniversary issue. [contains collection of brief historical pieces on various aspects of 20th century magazine publishing]

Radford, Marie L. and Gary P. Radford. "Power, Knowledge, and Fear: Feminism, Foucault, and the Stereotype of the Female Librarian," Library Quarterly 67 (July 1997): 250-66.

Radway, Janice. A Feeling for Books: The Book-of-the-Month Club, Literary Taste, & Middle-Class Desire (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997) 496 pp. $30.00 ISBN 0-8078-2357-0.

Rayward, W. Boyd. "The Origins of Informaition Science and the International Institute of Bibliography/International Federation for Information and Documentation (FID)" Journal of the American Society for Information Science 97 (April 1997): 289-300.

Reed, Christopher Alexander. "Gutenberg in Shanghai: Mechanized Printing, Modern Publishing, and Their Effects on the City, 1876-1937," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Berkeley), 1996, 577 pp.

Reed, David. The Popular Magazine in Britain and the United States, 1880-1960 (London: British Library, 1997) 287 pp. $70.00 ISBN 0-7123-0417-7.

Rieusset-Lemari’, Isabelle. "P. Otlet's Mundaneum and the International Perspective in the History of Documentation and Information Science, "Journal of the American Society for Information Science 97 (April 1997): 301-309.

Robinson, P.R., ed. Of the Making of Books: Medieval Manuscripts, Their Scribes and Readers: Essays Presented to M.B. Parkes (Aldershot: Scolar/Ashgate, 1997) 324 pp. $110.00 ISBN 1-8592-8079-X.

Scotto di Luzio, Adolfo. "Gli Editori sono Figliuoli di Famiglia: Fascismo e Circolazione del Libro negli Anni Trenta," Studi Storici v. 36, no. 3 (1995): 761-810.

Silver, Joel. "Thomas Jefferson as a Book Collector," AB Bookman's Weekly 100 (September 15, 1997): 586-94.

Singh, A.K. "A Review of the Universal Decimal Classification: International Medium Edition: English Text (BS 1000M:1993)" Annals of Library Science and Documentation 42 (September 1995): 101-105. [Presents history of the UCD]

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