Library History Round Table

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

Fall 1999

By Ed Goedeken, Iowa State University.

As always, the author is grateful for omissions being brought to his attention.


A. United States
B. Non-U.S. Western Hemisphere
C. Europe
D. Asia, Africa, Middle East, Other
E. General, Historiography, Philosophy, and LIS Education


Abel, Richard. "The National Enquiry into Scholarly Communication&endash;Twenty Years After," Publishing Research Quarterly 15 (Spring 1999): 3-19.

Belding, Patricia W. Where the Books Are: The History and Architecture of Vermont's Public Libraries with Photos and Anecdotes (Barre, VT: Potash Brook, 1996) 170 pp. ISBN 0-965069-90-7.

Bell, Hazel. "Personalities in Publishing: Richard Abel," Journal of Scholarly Publishing 30 (January 1999): 98-104.

Boomhower, Ray E. Jacob Piatt Dunn, Jr.: A Life in History and Politics, 1855-1924 (Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society, 1997) [Dunn served as Indiana State Librarian from 1889-1993]

Bosley, Edward R. University of Pennsylvania Library: Frank Furness (London: Phaidon Press, 1996) 60 pp. $25.00 ISBN 0-7148-3389-4.

Branin, Joseph J. "Shifting Boundaries: Managing Research Library Collections at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century," Collection Management v. 23, no. 4 (1998): 1-17. [Contains useful historical summary of post-WWII collection development practices]

Brousseau, Frances Mary. "The Library of Congress, 1873-1897: The Building, its Architects, and the Politics of Nineteenth-Century Architectural Practice." Ph.D. diss., University of Delaware, 1998. [Dissertation Advisor: Damie Stillman]

Chapman, Bert. "The 1907 Admission of Land-Grant University Depository Libraries: A 90-Year Perspective," Journal of Government Information 26 (July/August 1999): 385-404.

Clifford, Susannah. Free to All: The Kellogg-Hubbard Library's First 100 Years (Montpelier, VT: Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 1996) 27 pp.

Connor, Jennifer J. "Medical Leaders and Medical Libraries," AB Bookman's Weekly 103 (May 3, 1999): 967-72.

Crawford, G. A. "The Adoption of Library Automation by Liberal Arts Colleges," College and Undergraduate Libraries v. 5, no. 2 (1998): 87-97.

Dain, Phyllis, Robert Sink, and B. Race, comp. "A Century of Leadership at the New York Public Library: A List of Principal Officers, 1895-1995," Biblion v. 3, no. 2 (1995): 176-78.

Duggar, D.C. et. al. "The Public Libraries of Louisiana: Part One," LLA Bulletin 61 (Fall 1998): 98-122.

Gilles, M. and C. Zlatos. "History of a Library Unit and the Evolution of its Culture from the Eyes of Two Participants: Holland Reference Services from the Merger 91977) to the New Organization (1997)" Reference Librarian no. 64 (1999): 31-43. [Examines history of reference services at Washington State University Libraries]

Gleaves, E. S. "Fewer Than a Thousand Days to Go: Advances in Public Library Services in Tennessee in the Last Decade of the Twentieth Century," Tennessee Librarian 50 (Fall 1998): 28-33.

Groen, F. "Fin-de-Siecle Philadelphia and the Founding of the Medical Library Association," Bulletin of the Medical Library Association 87 (July 1999): 337-42.

Holley, Robert P. "Cooperative Collection Development: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow," Collection Management (December 1998): 19-35.

Houdek, F.G. "Meet My Mentor: A Collection of Personal Reminiscences," Law Library Journal 91 (Winter 1999): 177-255.

Hoyt, Dolores J. A Strong Mind in a Strong Body: Libraries in the German-American Turner Movement (New German-American Studies; v. 12) (New York: Peter Lang, Publishing, Inc., 1999) 205 pp. $40.00 ISBN 0-8204-3348-9.

Jones, Reinette F. "African American Libraries in Kentucky," Kentucky Libraries 60 (Fall 1996): 4-9.

Krummel, Donald William. "Fiat Lux, Fiat Latebra: A Celebration of Historical Library Functions," Occasional Papers no. 209 (August 1999): entire issue.

Lawrence, Dierdre E. "The Evolution of a Library: The Brooklyn Museum of Art Libraries and Archives," Art Documentation 18 (Spring 1999) p. 10-13.

Lincove, David. "Charles Burleigh Galbreath," in John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes, eds. American National Biography (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999) 8: 627-28. [Galbreath was State Librarian at the State Library of Ohio from 1896-1911, 1915-1918, 1927-1928; and Secretary and Librarian at the Ohio Archaeological and Historical Society [now known as Ohio Historical Society from 1920-1934]

Martin, Linnea S. "Pin the Tales on the Donkay: The Life of Libraries by Don Krummel as Told to Linnea Martin," Library Trends 47 (Winter 1999): 375-94.

Malone, Cheryl Knott. "Autonomy and Accommodation: Houston's Colored Carnegie Library, 1907-1922," Libraries & Culture 34 (Spring 1999): 95-112.

Marx, Robert. "An Archive on Stage: A Brief History of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts," Biblion v. 3, no. 2 (1995): 76-93.

McCook, Kathleen de la Pe¡a, ed. Women of Color in Librarianship: An Oral History (Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1998) 173 pp. ISBN 0-8389-7993-9.

Molz, Redmond Kathleen and Phyllis Dain. Civic Space/Cyberspace: The American Public Library in the Information Age (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1999) 259 pp. $30.00 ISBN 0-262-13346-6.

Moore, Pauline H. (Gill). "The Premises of Literacy: Visual Representation; Imagetexts; and ALA's Promotion of Literacy, Reading and Libraries," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan Technological University), 1998, 296 pp.

Moothart, Tom. "Charles W. Bailey, Jr.: Editor, Publisher, Innovator," Serials Review (March 1997): 59-62. [Long-time editor of Public Access Computer Systems Review]

Nowick, Carole Elizabeth. "Not Built by Jack&endash;but by You and Me: The Schoolcraft Ladies' Library Association, 1879-1920. A Study of Women's Reading Culture in Rural Southwestern Michigan." Ph.D. diss., Indiana University, 1998. [Dissertation Advisor: Shirley A. Fitzgibbons]

Petroski, Henry. The Book on the Bookshelf (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999) 290 pp. $25.50 ISBN0-375-40649-2. [History of book shelving]

Raber, Douglas. "Everything Old is New Again," American Libraries 30 (September 1999): 52-54. [Observations on the Public Library Inquiry]

Raeff, Marc. "The Slavic and Baltic Division and Russian Studies in America: Memoirs of a Half-Century," Biblion: The Bulletin of the New York Public Library 7 (Spring 1999): 4-14. [ A short history of the Slavic and Baltic Division of NYPL on its 100th anniversary]

Rayward, W. Boyd. "The Noble Brow of History: The History and Heritage of Science Information Systems," Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science 25 (January 1999): 19-22.

Rohrer, James R. "The Connecticut Missionary Society and Book Distribution in the Early Republic," Libraries & Culture 34 (Winter 1999): 17-26.

Schuchard, Ronald and Stephen Enniss. "The Growth of Emory's Modern Irish Collection," the Gazette of the Grolier Club, new series, no. 50 (1999): 35-56. [History of Emory University's Irish collection]

Shavit, David. "The Greatest Morale Factor Next to the Red Army: Books and Libraries in American and British Prisoners of War Camps in Germany during World War II," Libraries & Culture 34 (Spring 1999): 113-34.

Singerman, Robert. "Books Weeping for Someone to Visit and Admire Them: Jewish Library Culture in the United States, 1850-1910," Studies in Bibliography and Booklore, v. 20 (1998): 99-144.

Smith, Curt. Windows on the White House: The Story of Presidential Libraries (South Bend, IN: Diamond Communications, 1997) 256 pp. $30.00 ISBN 1-888698-10-1.

Sorensen, Mark W. "The Illinois State Library: 1818-1870," Illinois Libraries 81 (Winter '99): 33-38.

Vogt, Siegfried .A. "From the Siegfried A. Vogt Archive: Selected Documents and Memoranda from the '70s in Honor of Pauline Lilje," Reference Librarian no. 64 (1999): 157-85.

Walters, Daniel L. and Mary E. Petty. "The Milestones of Science Collection: The Public Library and the Conservation of Buffalo's Cultural Heritage," Libraries & Culture 34 (Summer 1999): 262-77.

What the OCLC Interlibrary Loan Service Means to Me : A Collection of Essays (Dublin, Ohio: OCLC Online Computer Library Center, 1999) 273 pp. ISBN 1-55653-289-X.

Zlatos, Christy. "Coming of Age in Reference Services: A Case History of the Washington State University Libraries," Reference Librarian no.64 (1999): 1-185. [entire issue]


Basar, Ivan. "Directory Publishing in Canada: The Last Hundred Years," Serials Librarian v. 37, no. 1 (1999): 59-82.

Crepeau, Isabelle. "La Legislation des Bibliotheques Publiques de Quebec a Travers l'histoire: Essai de Synthese," Documentation & Bibliotheques 45 (Jan./Mar. 1999): 25-33.

Delisle, C. and R. Savard. "L'Ecole de Bibliothecaires (1937-1962): Discours et Formation," Documentation et Bibliotheques 44 (October-December 1998): 151-65.

Gallichan, G. "La Bibliothéque de Limoilou," Documentation & Bibliothéques 41 (January/March 1995): 31-37.

Gallichan, G. "Les Premier Pas de la Lecture Publique á Montréal," Documentation & Bibliothéques 41 (July/September 1995): 137-41.

Hampe Martínez, Teodoro. Bibliotecas Privadas en el Mundo Colonial: La Difusión de Libros e Ideas en el Virreinato del Perú (Frankfurt: Vervuert, 1996) 307 pp.

Hampe Martínez, Teodoro. "Fuentes y Perspectivas para la Historia del Libro en el Virreinato del Peru (siglos XVI-XVIII)" Boletín de la Academiia Nacional de la Historia v. 83 (320): 37-54.

Harvey, L.G. "La Lecture Publique au Québec de 1850 à 1900: Vers la Démocratisation du Livre," Documentation & Bibliothéques 41 (July/September 1995): 143-46.

Lafortune, N. and V. Viens. "L'Evolution du Discours des Bibliothecaires sur la Lecture Publique dans le Bulletin de l' ACBLF entre 1955 et 1972," Documentation et Bibliotheques 44 (October-December 1998): 167-74.

Lajeunesse, M. "La Lecture Publique à Montréal de 1900 à 1960 ou les Bonnes Lectures dans une Métropole Industrielle," Documentation & Bibliothéques 41 (July/September 1995): 147-51.

Luján Munos, Luis. "La Biblioteca Jridica de Don Jose C. del Valle," Anales de la Academia de Geografia e Historia de Guatemala v. 68 (1994): 99-117.

McKechnie, Lynne (E.F.) "Patricia Spereman and the Beginning of Canadian Public Library Work with Children," Libraries & Culture 34 (Spring 1999): 135-50.

Reyes Posada, Carlos José. "Las Edads del Libro," Boletin de Historia y Antigüedades v. 83(793) (1996): 519-43. [Historical overview of books, publishing, and libraries with emphasis on Latin America]

Savard, R. "Le Discours sur la lecture et l'Evolution des Bibliothèques Publiques au Québec de 1850 à 1950," Argus 26 (Autumn 1997): 19-27.

Stuart-Stubbs, Basil. "1925: CLA Launched in Seattle?" Feliciter 44 (May 1998): 20-25.

Stuart-Stubbs, Basil. "1925: CLA Launched in Seattle? Part 2," Feliciter 44 (June 1998): 26-31.

Stuart-Stubbs, Basil. "1927: CLA Born Again. . . in Toronto?" Feliciter 45 (June 1999): 98-105.



Amalvi, Christian. "Usages des Bibliotheques Populaires et Scolaries dans l"Herault, de la Fin du Second Empire a la Naissance de la Troisieme Republique," Sources: Travaux Historiques nos. 41-42 (1995): 113-20.

Barker, Nicolas. "Fontainebleau." The Book Collector 48 (Autumn 1999): 333-351. [Contains discussion of the history of the library at the French palace].

Barker, Nicolas. Treasures from the Libraries of National Trust Country Houses. (With a preface by HRH the Prince of Wales and an introductory essay by Simon Jervis). (New York: The Royal Oak Foundation & The Grolier Club, 1999) 179 pp. ISBN 0-91067- 225-3. [History of English country house libraries]

Beaver, Iain. "Secretary Thomas Reid and the Early Listing of His Manuscripts; or Did the Librarians Make Matters Worse?" Northern Scotland v. 16 (1996): 175-85.

Beddard, R.A. "A traitor's gift: Hugh Peter's donation to the Bodleian Library." The Bodleian Library Record 16 (April 1999) : 374-390.

Black, Alistair and Rodney Brunt. "Information Management in Business, Libraries and British Military Intelligence: Towards a History of Information Management," Journal of Documentation 35 (September 1999): 361-74.

Botte, Gerd.-J. "The University of Göttingen as Germany's National Library for the Eighteenth Century," Library History 15 (May 1999): 13-21.

Brock, Sebastian. "A Venerable Manuscript Collection," in Oriana Baddeley and Earleen Brunner, eds. The Monastery of St. Catherine (London: The Saint Catherine Foundation, 1996), pp. 85-98. [Deals with the history of the 1900-year-old library at St. Catherine's Monastery at Mt. Sinai in Egypt, possibly the oldest continously running library in the world.]

Brooker, T. Kimball. "Upright Works: The Emergence of the Verticle Library in the Sixteenth Century," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Chicago), 1996.

Charipova, Liudmila V. "The Library of Petro Mohyla," Ukranian Review v. 44, no. 4 (1997): 55-76. [Mohyla was the Metropolitan of Kiev (1596-1646)]

Clark, Mary, Yvonne Desmond, and Nodlaig P. Hardiman, eds. Sir John T. Gilbert, 1829-1898: Historian, Archivist and Librarian (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 1999) 157 pp. $22.50 ISBN 1-85182-437-5.

Coates, Alan. English Medieval Books: The Reading Abbey Collections from Foundation to Dispersal (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999) 211 pp. $70.00 ISBN 0-19-820756-5.

Colli, G. "Per Salir Degnamente la Cattedra," Bibliotecario no. 1 (1998): 97-196. [Traces history of Institute for the History of Italian Law Library since 1870]

Comerford, Kathleen M. "What Did Early Modern Priests Read? The Library of the Seminary of Fiesole, 1646-1721," Libraries & Culture 34 (Summer 1999): 203-21.

Coudert, Alllison P. et. al., eds. Judaeo-Christian Intellectual Culture in the Seventeenth Century: A Celebration of the Library of Narcissus Marsh (1638-1713) (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999) 260 pp. $75.00 ISBN 0-7923-5789-2.

Crinelli, Lorenzo. Treasures from Italy's Great Libraries (New York: The Vendome Press, 1997) 288 pp. $65.00 ISBN 0-86565-986-9.

Daniel, Emily L. "English Baroque Libraries," Yale University Library Gazette v. 62, nos. 3-4 (1998): 116-40.

Defrance, Corine. "Les Allies Occidentaux et la Reouverture des Bibliotheques Universitaires Allemandes apres 1945," Sources: Travaux Historiques nos. 41-42 (1995): 141-55.

Delatour, Jérôme. Une Bibliothèque Humaniste au Temps des Guerres de Religion: Les Livres de Claude Dupuy (Villeurbanne: Editions de l'ENSSIB, 1998) ISBN 2-910227-22-7.

Dumoulin, Olivier. "Les Premieres Annales et la Bibliotheque," Sources: Travaux Historiques nos. 41-42 (1995): 131-40.

Everitt, Jean. "Co-operative Society Libraries," Library History 15 (May 1999): 33-40.

Fletcher, John. "Public Libraries Legislation and Educational Provision in Nineteenth-Century England," Journal of Educational Administration and History v. 28, no. 2 (1996): 97-113.

Franzmeier, Günter. "Union Catalogs of Serials in Germany between 1945 and 1970," Serials Librarian v. 35, no. 4 (1999): 111-17.

Froeschlé, Michel. "Les Sciences et Arts chez les Religieux de Toulon et de Marseille," Revue d'Histoire de l'Englise de France v. 83(210) (1997): 81-96.

Froeschlé-Chopard, Marie-Hèléne. "Une Porte Ouverte sur les Lectures des Religieux: Les Catalogues de leurs Bibliotheques a l'Epoque Revolutionnaire," Revue d'Histoire de l'Englise de France v. 83(210) (1997): 15-24.

Froeschlé-Chopard, Marie-Hèléne, and Bernard Montagnes. "Les Bibliotheques des Maisons Religieuses de Toulon: Memorie et Identite des Couvents. Un Test, la Theologie," Revue d'Histoire de l'Englise de France v. 83(210) (1997): 25-43.

Front, D. "The Expurgation of the Books of Amatus Lusitanus: Censorshipt and the Bibliography of the Individual Book," Book Collector 47 (Winter 1998): 520-36.

Gmeiner, J. "Die Schlafkammerbibliothek Kaiser Leopolds I," Biblos v. 43, nos. 3-4 (1994): 199-211.

Grafinger, Christina Maria. "Studiosi nella Biblioteca Vaticana del Settecento," Archivum Historiae Pontificiae v. 35 (1997): 289-96. [Covers period before library closed in 1761]

Habitzel, Kurt and Günter Mühlberger. "Die Leihbibliotheksforschung in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz: Ergebnisse und Perspektiven," Internationales Archiv für Sozialgeshichte der Deutschen Literatur v. 22, no. 2 (1997): 66-108.

Hamby, P. and I. Najowitz. "The Public Libraries Act of 1850: Utilitarian Pragmatism and Idealist Humanitarianism in Action," Public & Access Services Quarterly v. 2, no. 4 (1998): 73-88.

hAodha, M.O. "Irish Rural Libraries: Glimpses of the Past," An Leabharlann v. 14, no. 1 (1998): 23-31. [Examines rural libraries in 1915 and 1917]

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

Hobson, Anthony. Renaissance Book Collecting: Jean Grolier and Diego Hurtado de Mendoza, Their Books and Bindings (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999) 275 pp. $125.00 ISBN 0-521-65129-8. [Compares two 16th century libraries]

Hoyt, Dolores J. Strong Mind in a Strong Body: Libraries in the German-American Turner Movement (New York: Peter Lang, 1999) 205 pp. $49.00 ISBN 0-8204-3348-9.

Hunter, Michael,, eds. Radical's Books: The Library and Catalogue of Samuel Jeake of Rye, 1623-90 (Woodbridge: D.S. Brewer, 1999) 364 pp. $135.00 ISBN 0-859914-71-2.

Hurel, Daniel-Odon. "Des Usages des Bibliotheques chez les Bendictins de la Congregation de Saint-Maur (XVII-XVIII Siecle)" Sources: Travaux Historiques nos. 41-42 (1995): 79-88.

Jast, L. Stanley. "Report on Luton Public Library (1908)" Library History 15 (May 1999): 61-69.

Jenkinson, Penelope. "Travelling Hopefully: Progress and the Nineteenth Century Public Library," Library History 15 (May 1999): 23-32.

Jurt, Joseph. "La Bibliotheque Warburg," Sources: Travaux Historiques nos. 41-42 (1995): 103-112.

Kanthake, G. "Die Druckschriftenerwerbungen der Deutschen Staatsbibliothek und der Staatsbibliothek Preussischer Kulturbesitz (1945-1991)" Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. Pruessischer Kulturbesitz. Mitteilungen N.F v. 7, no. 1 (1998): 1-17.

Kerslake, Evelyn. "Constructing Women in Library History: Responding to Julia Taylor's Left on the Shelf," Libraries & Culture 34 (Winter 1999): 52-63.

Komorova, Klara and Helena Saktorova. "Germanica des 16. Jahrhunderts in den Piaristischen Bibliotheken der Slowakei." Gutenberg Jahrbuch (1999): 231-240. [German books in Slovakian parish libraries in the 16th century].

Krause, F. "Von Mathurin Veyssiere de la Croze bis Adolf von Harnack: Mitglieder der Gelehrtensozietat als Leiter der Koniglichen Bibliothek zu Berlin," Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. Pruessischer Kulturbesitz. Mitteilungen N.F v. 7, no. 1 (1998): 45-58.

Krumeich, Gerd. "Die Bibliothek für Zeitgeschichte de Stuttgart," Sources: Travaux Historiques nos. 41-42 (1995): 121-30.

Langdon-Ford, Jean. "Prisoners of War as Library Users," Canadian Military History v. 6, no. 1 (1997): 92-96. [Discusses use of German prison camp libraries by Canadian POWs during World War I]

Lafitte, Marie-Pierre and Fabienne Le Bars. Reliures de la Renaissance: La Librairie de Fontainebleau 1544-1570 (Paris: Bibliotheque Nationale de France, 1999) 247 pp., ISBN 2-717720-66-9.

Lapelerie, Francois. "La Qualite Essentielle du Bibliothecaire," [The Essential Quality of the Librarian] Bulletin des Bibliotheques de France 43 (November 1998): 68-74.

Legaré, Anne-Marie. "Reassessing Women's Libraries in Late Medieval France: The Case of Jeanne de Laval," Renaissance Studies v. 10, no. 2 (1996): 209-36.

Lewandowski, Joseph D. "Unpacking: Walter Benjamin and His Library," Libraries & Culture 34 (Spring 1999): 151-57.

Manfron, Anna. La Biblioteca di un Medico del Quattrocento: Il Codici di Giovanni di Marco da Rimininella Biblioteca Malatestiana (Torino: U. Allemandi, 1998) 257 pp. ISBN 8-842208-14-0. [ Description & history of a private 14th-century Italian medical library now at Biblioteca Malatestiana near Turin]

Manley, Keith .A. "Rural Reading in Northwest England: The Sedbergh Book Club, 1728-1928." Book History Vol. 2 (1999): 78-95. [History of an early subscription library].

Müller, Uwe. Wissenschaft und Buch in der Frèuhen Neuzeit: Die Bibliothekdes Schweinfurter Stadtphysicus und Grunders der Leopoldina Johann Laurentius Bausch (1605-1665) (Schweinfurt: Bibliothek Otto Scha:fer & Stadtarchiv Schweinfurt, 1998) 220 pp. ISBN 3-92689-61-59. [Deals with the private medical and scientific library of Johann Laurentius Bausch (1605-1665), now housed at the Stadtarchiv Schweinfurt in Germany]

Myers, Robin. "Dr. Andrew Coltée Ducarel, Lambeth Librarian, Civilian, and Keeper of the Public Records," The Library 6th series 21 (September 1999): 199-222.

Najowitz, I. And P. Hamby. "British Public Library Development: Manchester and Glasgow, 1850-1914," Public & Access Services Quarterly v. 2, no. 4 (1998): 1-16.

Newton, Francis. Scriptorium and Library at Monte Cassino, 1058-1105 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999) 421 pp. $175.00 ISBN 0-521-5839-50.

Obhof, Ute. "Aristoteles-Studien an der Universität Freiberg im Breisgau im 16. Jahrhundert. Studientexte aus der Offizin von Maternus Cholinus in Köln." Gutenberg Jahrbuch (1999): 225-229. [Use of Artistotle texts in libraries in Freiberg and Cologne in the 16th century].

Ollé, James G. "Portsmouth Public Libraries: The Last Forty Years, 1935-1974," Library History 15 (May 1999): 49-59.

Orera, L.O. "El Sistema Bibliotecario Español," Scire 2 (July-December 1996): 99-120. [Surveys developments since the 19th century]

Pugliese, Stanislao G. "Bloodless Torture: The Books of the Roman Ghetto under the Nazi Occupation," Libraries & Culture 34 (Summer 1999): 241-53.

Purcell, Mark. "Useful Weapons for the Defence of That Cause: Richard Allestree, John Fell and the Foundation of the Allestree Library," The Library 6th series 21 (June 1999): 124-47.

Russell, Beth M. "Hidden Wisdom and Unseen Treasure: Revisiting Cataloging in Medieval Libraries," Cataloging & Classification Quarterly v. 26, no. 3 (1998): 21-30.

Russell, Dale C. "Promotion of Public Libraries in the Second World War," Library History 15 (May 1999): 41-48.

Schochow, W. "Zur Bucherverlagerung der Preussischen Staatsbibliothek im Zweiten Weltkrieg," Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. Preussischer Kulturbesitz. Mitteilungen N.F. v. 7, no. 2 (1998): 165-229.

Skelton-Foord, Christopher. "Surveying the Circulating-Library Scene: Popular British Fiction, 1770-1830," in Vodosek, Peter and Graham Jefcoate, eds. Bibliotheken in der Literarischen Darstellung / Libraries in Literature , Wolfenbütteler Schriften zur Geschichte des Buchwesens, no. 33 (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1999), pp. 89-113.

Sordet, Yann. "Une Approche des Catalogues Domestiques de Bibliotheques Privees (XVIIe-XVIIIe Siece), Instruments et Miroirs de Collections Particulieres," Bulletin du Bibliophile no. 1 (1997): 92-123. [Discussion of private library catalogs in France, 17th-18th centuries]

Sroka, Marek. "The University of Cracow Library under Nazi Occupation: 1939-1945," Libraries & Culture 34 (Winter 1999): 1-16.

Steiner, J. "Die Hofbibliothek 1859 im Reisebericht des Russischen Bibliothekars Vasilij Ivanovic Sobol'sckikov," Biblos v. 43, nos. 3-4 (1994): 217-25.

Stuart, Mary. "The Ennobling Illusion: The Public Library Movement in Late Imperial Russia," Slavonic and East European Review 76 (July 1998): 401-40.

Tacheau, O. "Bibliothèques Municipales et Genèse des Politiques Culturelles au XIXe Siecle: Dijon et Besançon entre 1816 et 1914," Bulletin de Bibliotheqes de France v. 40, no. 4 (1995): 44-51.

Trombetta, Vincenzo. Storia della Biblioteca Universitaria di Napoli: Dal Viceregno Spagnolo all'Unita d'Italia (Napoli: Instituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici, 1995) ISBN 88-85239-22-6.

Trombetta, Vincenzo. "Viaggiatori Stranieri nelle Biblioteche Napoletane del Settecento," [Foreign travelers in Neapolitan libraries in the 18th century] Rivista Italiana di Studi Napoleonici v. 31, no. 2 (1994): 143-68.

van Gend, C. "St. Gallen Abbey Library: Healing Place of the Soul," Cape Librarian 43 (January/February 1999): 41-43. [In Switzerland]

Vodesek, Peter and Konrad Marwinski, eds. Geschichte des Bibliothekswesents in der DDR (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 1999) 196 pp. $45.00 ISBN 3-447-04150-1.

Vodesek, Peter. "Die Öffentliche Bibliothek is die Notwendige Ergänzung der Öffentlichen Schule: Die Freie Bibliothek & Lesehalle in Frankfurt am Main, die Bücherhallenbewegung und die Volksbildung am Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts," Buch und Bibliothek 47 (February 1995): 143-49.

Walravens, H. "The Beginnings of Serials Union Listing in Germany," Serials Librarian v. 35, no. 3 (1999): 131-40.

Walravens, H. "Palastrevolution in der Staatsbibliothek?: Die Kontroverse um Generaldkirektor Georg Reismuller," Bibliotheksforum Bayern v. 26, no. 3 (1998): 256-70. [Reismuller was appointed in 1926 and dismissed in 1935]

Warkentin, Germaine. "The World and the Book at Penshurst: The Second Earl of Leicester (1595-1677) and His Library," The Library 6th series 20 (December 1998): 325-46.

Wenzel, Sarah G. "From Revolution to Evolution: The Transformation of the Bibliothèque Nationale into the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, through the Lens of Popular and Professional Reports," Library Quarterly 69 (July 1999): 324-38.

Whatmore, G. "Background for Broadcasters: The BBC Libraries in the 1970s," Library Review v. 48, nos. 1&2 (1999): 25-30.

Wirrmann, H. "Wir sind ein Einzigues Labor; oder, Wie Man aus einer Bibliothek einene Bauchlanden Macht," Buch und Bibliothek 46 (January 1994): 41-47.

Wright, C.J. ed. The British Library Journal: Panizzi Bicentenary Issue v. 23, no. 2 (Autumn 1997. [Issue devoted to presentations given at a bicentenary commemoration of Panizzi in September 1997]

Würtenberger, Thomas. "L'Histoire des Bibliotheques des Juristes comme Element d'une Histoire du Droit et du Savior," Sources: Travaux Historiques nos. 41-42 (1995): 89-101.

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

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Carriker, Andrew James. "The Library of Eusebius of Caesarea," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Columbia University), 1999, 360 pp.

Chou, N. O.-L. And E. C. -H. Lin. "The Library Automation and Network Development and Prospect in Taiwan Area," Bulletin of Library and Information Science no. 27 (November 1998): 1-16. [Discusses evolution of automation in Taiwan from 1960-1990]

Ellis, Richard D. "Trade Union Libraries in the People's Republic of China," Library Quarterly 69 (October 1999): 446-75.

Griffith, Penny, Ross Harvey, and Keith Maslen. Book and Print in New Zealand: A Guide to Print Culture in Aotearoa (Wellington: Victoria University Press, 1997) 352 pp. $40.00 ISBN 0-86473-3313.

Hernández, Vincent S. "The Spanish Colonial Library Institutions," Philippine Studies v. 44, no. 3 (1996): 321-48.

Jochum, Uwe. "The Alexandrian Library and its Aftermath," Library History 15 (May 1999): 5-12.

Kgosiemang, Rose Tiny. "Libraries and Library Services in Botswana," Information Development 15 (June 1999): 83-95.

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

Lee, H.W. "American Contributions to Modern Library Development in China: A Historic Review," Journal of Information, Communication, and Library Science 4 (Summer 1998): 10-20.

Northey, Glenda. "Accessible to All? Libraies in the Auckland Regional Area, 1842-1919, " (Master's Thesis, University of Auckland, 1998). [Text available at:]

Northey, Glenda. "Merely Boxes of Books? The Management and Administration of Auckland's Nineteenth Century Libraries User," New Zealand Libraries v. 49, no. 1 (1999)18-23.

Odi, Amusi. "The Igbo in Diaspora: The Binding Force of Information," Libraries & Culture 34 (Spring 1999): 158-67.

Rochester, Maxine K. "The Carnegie Corporation and South Africa: Non-European Library Services," Libraries & Culture 34 (Winter 1999): 27-51.

Schidorsky, D. "Germany in the Holy Land: Its Development and Impact on Library Development in Palestine and Israel," Libri 49 (March 1999): 26-42.

Talbot, M. "The Library Association of Australasia: A Centenary Assessment," Australian Library Journal 47 (November 1998): 367-95.

Tiew, W.S. "Some Scholarly English Periodicals in Pre-Independent Malaysia: An Historical Overview," Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science 4 (July 1999); 27-40.

Ward, Dane M. "The Changing Role of Mobile Libraries in Africa," International Information & Library Review v. 28, no. 2 (1996): 121-33. [Traces history since 1944]

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Abbate, Janet. Inventing the Internet (Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1999) 264 pp. $50.00 ISBN 0-262-01172-7.

Adams, T.R. "George Parker Winship and Rare Book Collections," Book Collector 48 (Spring 1999): 86-100. [Winship was director of John Carter Brown Library from 1904-1914]

Alston, R.C., ed. Order and Connexion: Studies in Bibliography and Book History (Cambridge: Brewer, 1997) 202 pp. $50.00 ISBN 0-85991-506-9.

Anghelescu, Hermina G.B. "Libraries Without Walls or Architectural Fantasies: A Turn-of-the-Millennum Dilemma," Libraries & Culture 34 (Spring 1999): 168-74.

Armstrong, Robert D. "Clothed with the Authority: A Dispute over Public Printing in Colorado Territory," Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 93 (September 1999): 359-77.

Bailkin, Jordanna. "Liberal Arts: Museums, Cultural Property, and the British Nation, 1876-1914," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Stanford University), 1998, 188 pp. [Looks at ideology behind museum-building during the period]

Bartram, Alan. Making Books: Designs in British Publishing since 1945 (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1999) 160 pp. $39.95 ISBN 1-884718-93-0.

Bates, Marcia J., ed. "Special Topic Issue: The 50th Anniversary of the Journal of the American Society for Information Science: Part 1: The Journal, its Society, and the Future of Print," JASIS: Journal of the American Society for Information Science 50 (September 1999): entire issue. [contains historical essays by Buckland, Nisonger, Brooks, and others]

Blasselle, Bruno. Histoire du Livre: A Pleines Pages Vol. 1 (Paris: Gallimard, 1997) 160 pp. 77 Ffr ISBN 2-07-053363-8.

Blasselle, Bruno and Laurent Portes, eds. Mélanges autour de l'Histoire des Livres Imprimés et Périodiques (Paris: Bibliothéque Nationale de France, 1998) 369 pp. ISBN 2-7177-2063-4.

Boris, Eileen, ed. Voices of Women Historians: The Personal, the Political, the Professional (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1999) 295 pp. $20.00 ISBN 0-253-21275-8.

Bowles, Mark Donald. "Crisis in the Information Age: How the Information Explosion Threatened Science, Democracy, the Library, and the Human Body, 1945-1999," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Case Western Reserve University), 1999, 531 pp.

Boyd, Kelly, ed. Encylopedia of Historians and Historical Writing 2 vols. (London: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1999) $150.00 ISBN 1-884964-33-8.

Brannon, Barbara A. "The Bookshop as Arsenal of Democracy: Marion Dodd and the Hampshire Bookshop during World War II," The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 92 (March 1998): 5-31.

Budd, John M. "Semantic and Epistemological Elements of the Teaching of Research in LIS," Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 40 (Winter 1999): 2-9.

Carruth, Hayden. Beside the Shadblow Tree: A Memoir of James Laughlin (Port Townsend, Washington: Copper Canyon Press, 1999) 151 pp. $14.00 ISBN 1-55659-099-7. [Biography of Laughlin, who founded New Directions Press]

Cheng, Huan Wen. The Father of Chinese Library Science Education (Taiwan, Taipei: Student Book Co., 1997) 430 pp. ISBN 957-15-0837-3.

Chick, Arthur. Towards Today's Book: Progress in 19th Century Britain (London: Farrand Press, 1997) 233 pp. $40.00 ISBN 1-85083-042-8.

Classen, Albrecht, ed. Book and the Magic of Reading in the Middle Ages (New York: Garland, 1999) 308 pp. $75.00 ISBN 0-8153-3230-0.

Click, Arthur. Toward's Today's Book: Progress in 19th Century Britain (London: Farrand Press, 1997) 233 pp. $40.00 ISBN 185083-042-8.

Coleman, Eric. "The First English Medical Journal: Medicina Curiosa," Lancet 354 (July 24, 1999): 324-26.

Collins, Samuel Gerald. "Knowledge Will Forever Govern Ignorance: Power, and Ideas of Information Society at the Library of Congress," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, American University), 1998, 430 pp.

Cooper, Margaret. The Worcester Book Trade in the Eighteenth Century (Worcester Historical Society Occasional Publications, no. 8) (Brentwood, Essex: Worcester Historical Society, 1997) 48 pp. $8.00.

The Darnton debate : Books and Revolution in the Eighteenth Century (Oxford : Voltaire Foundation, 1998) 305 pp. $80.00 ISBN 0-7294-0566-4.

Delgadillo, Roberto and Beverly P. Lynch. "Future Historians: Their Quest for Information," College & Research Libraries 60 (May 1999): 245-59.

Delisle, C. and R. Savard. "L'École de Bibliothécaires (1937-1962): Discours et Formation," Documentation & Bibliothéques 44 (October/December 1998): 151-65.

Dick, Archie L. "Epistemological Positions and Library and Information Science," Library Quarterly 69 (July 1999): 305-23.

Fahy, Conor. "Roberto Ridolfi, Italian Bibliographical Scholar," Studies in Bibliography v. 51 (1998): 26-47.

Foot, Mirjam H. The History of Bookbinding as a Mirror of Society (London: British Library Marketing Publication, 1998) 112 pp. $30.00 ISBN 0-7123-45973.

Fouché, Pascal, ed. L'Edition Française depuis 1945 (Paris: Editions du Cercle de la Librairie, 1998) 936 pp. 990 Ffr ISBN 2-7654-0708-8.

Fox-Genovese, Elizabeth, ed. Reconstructing History: The Emergence of a New Historical Society (New York: Routledge, 1999) 377 pp. $85.00 ISBN 0-415092278-X.

Frank, P.R. "Buchwesen in Osterreich&endash;ein Unbekannter Kontinent," Mitteilungen der Vereinigung Osterreichischer Bibliothekarinnen und Bibliothekare v. 51, nos. 3/4 (1998): 71-79.

Garvey, Ellen Gruber. "What Happened to the Ads in Turn-of-the-Century Bound Magazines, and Why," Serials Librarian v. 37, no. 1 (1999): 83-91.

Gehl, Paul F. "Mancha uno Alfabeto Intero: Recording Defective Book Shipments in Counter-Reformation Florence," Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 93 (September 1999): 316-58.

Geuns, A.J. and B. Wolf-Dahm. "Theological Libraries: An Overview on History and Present Activities of the International Council of Associations of Theological Libraries," Inspel v. 32, no. 3 (1998): 139-58.

Gitler, Robert L. Robert Gitler and the Japan Library School: An Autobiographical Narrative ed. by Michael Buckland (Blue Ridge Summit, PA: Scarecrow Press, 1999) 192 pp. $50.00 ISBN 0-8108-3632-7.

Green, Anna and Kathleen Troup, comp. The Houses of History: A Critical Reader in Twentieth-Century History and Theory (Washington Square: New York University Press, 1999) 338 pp. $45.00 ISBN 0-8147-3126-0.

Greetham, David C. Theories of the Text (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999) 580 pp. $75.00 ISBN 0-19-811993-3. [Sophisticated survey of textual criticism and the history of text]

Gutjahr, Paul C. American Bible: A History of the Good Book in the United States, 1777-1880 (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1999) 256 pp. $40.00 ISBN 0-8047-3425-9.

Hellmans, F. "Napoleon and Internet: A History and Anthropological View on the Culture of Punctuality and Instantaneity," Telematics and Informatics 15 (August 1998): 127-33.

Hibbetts, Bernard. "Critical Years: An Opinionated History of the Law Review," Serials Review v. 24, nos. 3/4 (1998): 1-11.

Hill, Jonathan E. "From Provisional to Permanent: Books in Boards, 1790-1840," The Library 6th series 21 (September 1999): 247-73.

Howsam, Leslie. Kegan Paul: A Victorian Imprint: Publishers, Books and Cultural History (London: University of Toronto Press, 1998) 218 pp. $45.00 ISBN 0-8020-4126-4.

Hubert, Renée Riese and Judd D. Hubert. The Cutting Edge of Reading: Artists' Books (New York: Granary Books, Inc., 1999) 265 pp. $55.00 ISBN 1-887123-21-0.

Hunt, P. "The Complete History and Theory of Children's Books and Reading in the 20th and 21st Centuries," School Librarian 46 (Winter 1998): 172-3, 185.

Isaac, Peter and Barry McKay, eds. The Human Face of the Book Trade: Print Culture and its Creators (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1999) 226 pp. $39.95 ISBN 1-58456-003-7.

Jagodzinski, Cecile M. Privacy and Print; Reading and Writing in Seventeenth-Century England (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1999) 218 pp. $50.00 ISBN 0-8139-1839-1.

Jenkins, Emily Lockhart. "The Reading Public and the Illustrated Novel, 1890-1914," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Columbia University), 1998, 355 pp.

Jones, Philip Henry and Eiluned Rees, eds. A Nation and its Books: A History of the Book in Wales (Aberystwyth: National Library of Wales, 1998) 432 pp. $55.00 ISBN 1-86225-0009-X.

Kaima, Sam. "Education and Training for Archivists and Record Keepers in the Pacific," Information Development 15 (March 1999): 51-55.

Kane, Laura Townsend. "Access versus Ownership," Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science v. 64 (1999): 1-21. [Treats historical aspects of this topic]

Kasinec, Edward, with Robert H. Davis, Jr. "The Rise and Decline of Book Studies in the Soviet Union," Book History v. 2 (1999): 254-65.

Kismaric, Carole and Marvin Heiferman. The Mysterious Case of Nancy Drew & the Hardy Boys (New York: Fireside, 1998) 133 pp. $20.00 ISBN 0-684-84689-6. [Overview of popular mystery series]

Krieger, Michael. "African American Catholic Serial Literature prior to 1960: Titles and Sources," Serials Librarian v. 35, no. 3 (1999): 55-75.

Liebaers, H. "IFLA Thirty Years Ago: The Dramatic 34th Council and General Conference in Frankfurt am Main in 1968," IFLA Journal v. 24, nos. 5/6 (1998): 320-23.

Luey, Beth. "Leading the Public Gently: Popular Science Books in the 1950s," Book History v. 2 (1999): 218-53.

Manley, Keith A. "Rural Reading in Northwest England: The Sedbergh Book Club, 1728-1928," Book History vol. 2 (1999): 78-95.

Maymí-Sugrañes, Héctor J. "Latin American Archival Theory and Practice during the 1970s and 1980s," Libraries & Culture 34 (Summer 1999): 224-40.

McConnell, Melissa Ann. "The Presence of Stereotypes about Librarians: A Content Analysis of Children's Picture Books," (Master's Thesis, Central Missouri State University, 1998), 58 pp. [Looks at trends in illustrations over past 40 years]

McKitterick, David. "Institutional Management of Book Stocks," Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America v. 91, no. 4 (1997): 477-83.

Moen, William Eugene. "The Development of ANSI/NISO Z39.50: A Case Study in Standards Evolution," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Syracuse University), 1998, 454 pp.

Mollier, J.-Y. Louis Hachette (Paris: Fayard, 1999) 554 pp. 150 Fr. [Biography of prominent French publisher]

Murphy, Priscilla Coit. "Down with Fiction and Up with Fact: Publishers Weekly and the Postwar Shift to Nonfiction," Publishing Research Quarterly 14 (Fall 1998): 29-52.

Nuovo, Angela. Il Commercio Librario nell'Italia del Rinascimento (Milano: Franco Angeli, 1998) 287 pp. 44,000 lire ISBN 88-464-0493-9. [History of book trade during Renaissance]

Ostroff, Harriet. "The National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections," Historical Research Supp. 13 (1995): 99-103. [Historical treatment]

Parenti, Michael. History as Mystery (San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1999) 273 pp. $27.00 ISBN 0-87286-364-6.

Pearson, David. Provenance Research in Book History: A Handbook Expanded Reprint (London: British Library Marketing Publication, 1998) 326 pp. $30.00 ISBN 0-7123-45981.

Pearson, Jacqueline. Women's Reading in Britain, 1750-1835: A Dangerous Recreation (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999) 300 pp. $60.00 ISBN 0-521-58439-6.

Peucker, Paul. "Was Las der Graf von Zinzendorf? Eine Unbekannte Bücherliste aus dem Jahre 1758," Unitas Fratrum v. 38 (1995): 31-49.

Rawson, David Andrew. "Guardians of Their Own Liberty: A Contextual History of Print Culture in Virginia Society, 1750 to 1820," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, College of William and Mary), 1998, 579 pp.

Rayward, W. Boyd. "H.G. Wells's Idea of a World Brain: A Critical Reassessment," Journal of the American Society for Information Science 50 (May 15, 1999): 557-73.

Rhodes, Barbara J. Before Photocopying: The Art & History of Mechanical Copying, 1780- 1938; a Book in Two Parts (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1998) 495 pp. $75.00 ISBN 1-884718-61-2.

Richardson, Brian. Printing, Writers and Readers in Renaissance Italy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999) 220 pp. $60.00 ISBN 0-521-5716-18. [History of book trade and printing]

Richter, Giles Martial. "Marketing the Word: Publishing Entrepreneurs in Meiji Japan, 1870-1912," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Columbia University), 1999, 355 pp.

Rochester, Maxine K. Education for Librarianship in Australia (London: Mansell, 1997) 253 pp. $75.00 ISBN 0-7201-2216-3.

Rota, Anthony. Apart from the Text (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1998) 253 pp. $30.00 ISBN 1-88471-852-3. [examines physical characteristics of 19th century books]

Saracevic, Tefko. "Information Science," JASIS: Journal of the American Society for Information Science 50 (October 1999): 1051-1063. [Part of a "Special Topic Issue: The 50th Anniversary of The Journal of the American Society for Information Science: Part 2: Paradigms, Models, and Methods of Information Science," guest edited by Marcia J. Bates]

Schiller, D. "Social Movement in Telecommunications: Rethinking the Public Service History of US Telecommunications, 1894-1919," Telecommunications Policy v. 22, nos. 4-5 (May/June 1998): 397-408.

Silver, Joel. "William Bradford, New York's First Printer," AB Bookman's Weekly 103 (April 5, 1999): 734-46.

Singh, Sukhdev and M.P. Satija. "Indian Classification Systems: An Analysis," Library Science with a Slant to Documentation and Information Studies 35 (September 1998): 165-78. [Extends discussion back to ancient period]

St.-Louis, C. "Des Livres Racontent: Surovl Statistique d'un Siècle d'Edition Littérataire au Québec (1820-1920)" Documentation & Bibliothèques 44 (January/March 1998): 5-13.

Streeter, William and Barbara Rhodes. Before Photocopying: The Art and History of Mechanical Copying, 1780-1938 (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1999) 498 pp. $75.00 ISBN 1-884718-61-2.

Szirmai, J. A. The Archaeology of Medieval Bookbinding (Aldershot: Ashgate, 1999) 352 pp. $65.00 ISBN 0-85967-904-7.

Tanselle, G. Thomas. Literature and Artifacts (Charlottesville: The Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 1998) 356 pp. $50.00 ISBN 1-883631-06-8.

Taylor, Jane H.M. and Lesley Smith, eds. Women and the Book: Assessing the Visual Evidence (London: The British Library, 1996) 287 pp. $75.00 ISBN 0-7123-0498-3.

Tillman, Lynne. Bookstore: The Life and Times of Jeannette Watson and Books & Co. (New York: Harcourt Brace, 1999) 337 pp. $25.00 ISBN 0-151-00425-0.

Titus, Elizabeth A. "A Recommended Methodology for Determining the Disparity between Women's Salary Levels and Those of Men in the Librarian Professorate in an Academic Library Setting," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Northern Illinois University), 1998, 102 pp.

Traister, Daniel. "You Must Remember This . . .: or, Libraries as a Locus of Cultural Memories," in Dan Ben-Amos and Liliane Weissberg, eds. Cultural Memory and the Construction of Identity (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1999), pp. 202-230.

Travis, Patricia Ann. "Reading Matters: Book Men, Serious Readers, and the Rise of Mass Culture, 1930-1965," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Yale University), 1998, 209 pp.

Twyman, Michael. The British Library Guide to Printing: History and Techniques (Turpin: British Library Marketing Publishing, 1998) 88 pp. $10.00 ISBN 0-7123-4588-4.

Verdu, Sergio. "Fifty Years of Shannon Theory, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory (October 1998): 2057-78. [Part of "Information Theory: 1948-1998: Special Commemorative Issue devoted to examining Shannon's 1948 "A Mathematical Theory of Communication."]

Vodosek, Peter and Konrad Marwinski, eds. Geschichte des Bibliothekswesens in der DDR (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz in Kommission, 1999) 196 pp. 98 DM ISBN 3-447-04150-1. [Vortrage der 9 Jahrestagung des Wolfenbütteler Arbeitskreises für Bibliotheksgeschichte vom 6 vom 8 Mai 1996]

Wade, William. "The Compass, Printing, and Gunpowder Weapons: The Transmission of Three Key Technologies from China to Latin Christendom in the Late Medieval Period," (Master's Thesis, University of Nevada, Reno), 1998, 88 pp.

Waldstreicher, David. "Reading the Runaways: Self-Fashioning, Print Culture, and Confidence in Slavery in the Eighteenth-Century Mid-Atlantic," Willliam and Mary Quarterly 56 (April 1999): 243-72.

Walters, John Spencer. "Whose Vision Fulfilled? Toward a Rightful Ideological Progenitor for the U.S. Federal Depository Library Program," Journal of Government Information 26 (July/August 1999): 347-59. [Examines Madison's political writings and its influence on idea of an informed citizenry]

Wertheim, Margaret. The Pearly Gates of Cyberspace: A History of Space from Dante to the Internet (New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1999) 336 pp. $25.00 ISBN 0-393-04694-X.

Wiegand, K. "Liberales Zwischenspiel: Die Universitäts-Lehranstalt für Buch- und Bibliothekswesen in Jena 1946 bis 1951 und Joseph Caspar Witsch," Buch und Bibliothek 46 (January 1994): 35-40.

Wilcox, Annie Tremmel. A Degree of Mastery: A Journey Through Book Arts Apprenticeship (Minneapolis: New Rivers Press, 1999) 192 pp. $18.00 ISBN 0-898231-88-4.

Williams, Julie Hedgepeth. Significance of the Printed Word in Early America: Colonists' Thoughts on the Role of the Press (Westport: Greenwood Press, 1999) 298 pp. $65.00 ISBN 0-313-30923-X.

Willison, Ian R. "Legal Deposit: A Provisional Perspective," Publishing History, v. 45 (1999): 5-34. [History of 'legal deposit', the practice of governments requiring publishers to deposit one or more copies of all books published in national libraries]

Windle, John. Thomas Frognall Dibdin, 1776-1847: A Bibliography (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1999) 284 pp. $85.00 ISBN 1-8847-1866-3. [Librarian to Earl of Spencer at Althorp and author of Bibliomania (1806)]

Wright, C.J. Robert Cotton as Collector (London: The British Library, 1997) 470 pp. $60.00.

Zachs, Willliam. First John Murray and the Late Eighteenth-Century London Book Trade: With a Checklist of His Publications (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998) 433 pp. $65.00 ISBN 0-19-72619-14.

Zoe, Lucinda Rhea. "The Development of International Women's Information and Documentation Centres: A Study of Selected Cases," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Columbia University) 1999, 343 pp.

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