Library History Round Table

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

By Ed Goedeken

Fall 2001

A. United States
B. Non-Western U. S. Hemisphere (no entries)
C. Europe
D. Asia, Africa, Middle East, other
E. History of Books, Reading, and Book Culture
F. General, Historiography, Philosophy, and Library and Information Science Education


Anghelescu, Hermina G.B. and Martine Poulain, ed. "Books, Libraries, Reading, and Publishing in the Cold War: Proceedings of an International Conference, 11-12 June 1998, Centre Sèvres, Paris," Libraries & Culture 36 (Winter 2001): entire issue.

Bauer, Siegfried. "Franz Leopold Ranke, the Ranke Library at Syracuse, and the Open Future of Scientific History," Syracuse University Library Associates Courier v. 33 (1998-2001): 7-41.

Bisbort, Alan and Linda Barrett Osborne. The Nation's Library: The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress in Association with Scala Publishers, 2000) 160 pp. ISBN 1-85759-235-2.

Block, Marylaine, ed. The Quintessential Searcher: The Wit and Wisdom of Barbara Quint (Medford, NJ: Information Today, Inc., 2001) 213 pp. $20.00 ISBN 1-57387-114-1.

Bostick, Sharon L. "The History and Development of Academic Library Consortia in the United States: An Overview," Journal of Academic Librarianship 27 (March 2001): 128-30.

Boyd, Lisa M. "Quest for Equality: Louise Kerr versus the Enoch Pratt Free Library of Baltimore, Maryland," in Culture Keepers III; Making Global Connections: Conference Proceedings of the BCALA National Conference of African American Librarians, Winston-Salem, NC, July 31-August 3, 1997 (Chicago, IL: Black Caucus of the American Library Association, 2000), pp. 379-83.

Briscoe, Georgia. "Cataloging@2000: Over 100 Years of Change at the University of Colorado Law Library," Cataloging & Classification Quarterly v. 30, nos. 2/3 (2000): 177-95.

Chao, Sheau-yueh J. "Library Cooperation on Overseas Chinese Studies: From Resource Sharing to the Development of Library Collections," Collection Building v. 20, no. 3 (2001): 123-30.

Clemmons, Nancy W. "Lucretia's View: An Interview with Lucretia W. McClure about Medical Reference through the Years," Medical Reference Services Quarterly 20 (Spring 2001): 1-10. [McClure discusses her 35-year career in medical librarianship]

Correia, K. and Gonzales, J. "State Librarians, 1850-Present," California State Library Foundation Bulletin no. 68 (Spring/Summer 2000): 1-18. [This article is followed by an historical chronology of the California State Library, pp. 19-36.

Davis, Donald G., Jr. assisted by Nathaniel Feis. "With Malice toward None: IFLA and the Cold War," Libraries & Culture 36 (Winter 2001): 1-15.

Davis, Robert H. Slavic and Baltic Library Resources at the New York Public Library : A First History and Practical Guide (New York: New York Public Library, 1994) 166 pp. ISBN 0-8710443-8-2.

Duignan, Peter. "The Library of the Hoover Institution. On War, Revolution and Peace: Part 2: The Campbell Years," Library History 17 (July 2001): 107-118.

Fathauer, Elizabeth and Michael Rogalla. "Celebrating a Century of Service to Children: A History of Children's Services at the Champaign Public Library, 1899-1999," Illinois Libraries 82 (Winter 2000): 9-11.

Gunselman, Cheryl. "Illumino for All: Opening the Library Association of Portland to the Public, 1900-1903," Libraries & Culture 36 (Summer 2001): 432-64.

Jenkins, Christine. "International Harmony: Threat or Menace? U.S. Youth Services Librarians and Cold War Censorship, 1946-1955," Libraries & Culture 36 (Winter 2001): 116-30.

Kerslake, Evelyn and Nickianne Moody, eds. Gendering Library History (Liverpool: Media Critical and Creative Arts, Liverpool John Moores University Association for Research in Popular Fictions, 2000) 242 pp. ISBN 0-952797-80-5.

Kranich, Nancy, ed. Libraries & Democracy: The Cornerstone of Liberty (Chicago: American Library Association, 2001) 208 pp. $32.00 ISBN 0-8389-0808-X.

Larson, Kate Clifford. "The Saturday Evening Girls: A Progressive Era Library Club and the Intellectual Life of Working Class and Immigrant Girls in Turn-of-the-Century Boston," Library Quarterly 71 (April 2001): 195-230.

Lavigne, Jonathan. "The Evolution of Ariel," Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery, and Information v. 10, no. 4 (2000): 3-7.

Leonard, Angela Michele, ed. Daniel J. Boorstin: A Comprehensive and Selectively Annotated Bibliography (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2001) 247 pp. $80.00 ISBN 0-313-30324-X.

Lipscomb, C. E. "The Library as Laboratory," Bulletin of the Medical Library Assocation 89 (January 2001): 79-80.

Loraine Public Library. Loraine Public Library Chronology (Lorain, OH: Lorain Public Library, 2001).

McKiel, Allen William. "The Transition of the Ivy Tech State College Library System from Traditional to Electronic," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Indiana State University), 2001, 242 pp.

Mediavilla, Cynthia Lou. "Carma Russell (Zimmerman) Leigh: An Historical Look at a Woman of Vision and Influence." (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles), 2000, 414 pp. [Advisor: Mary Niles Maack]

Nardini, Robert F. "A Search for Meaning: American Library Metaphors, 1876-1926," Library Quarterly 71 (April 2001): 111-40.

O'Donnell, S. W. "Equal Opportunities for Both: Julius Rosenwald, Jim Crow and the Charleston Free Library's Record of Service to Blacks, 1931-1960," (Master's Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 2000, 56 pp.

Richards, Pamela Spence. "Cold War Librarianship: Soviet and American Library Activities in Support of National Foreign Policy, 1946-1991," Libraries & Culture 36 (Winter 2001): 193-203.

Reynolds, Maryan E. with Joel Davis. The Dynamics of Change: A History of the Washington State Library (Pullman, WA: Washington State University Press, 2001) ISBN 0-8742-22-48-6.

Ring, Daniel F. "Men of Energy and Snap: The Origins and Early Years of the Billings Public Library," Libraries & Culture 36 (Summer 2001): 397-412.

Robbins, Louise S. "The Overseas Libraries Controversy and the Freedom to Read: U.S. Librarians and Publishers Confront Joseph McCarthy," Libraries & Culture 36 (Winter 2001): 27-39.

Sandhu, Tahir S. "Beyond American Memory: Technologies of Library and Office Automation and Their Impact on Multimedia Computing for Public Education in the United States, 1963-Present," (Unpublished D.A. Dissertation, Illinois State University), 2001, 402 pp.

Seaver, Barry W. "Rebecca Browning Rankin Uses Radio to Promote the Municipal Reference Library of the City of New York and the Civic Education of its Citizens," Libraries & Culture 36 (Spring 2001): 289-328.

Smith, Abby. The Future of the Past: Preservation in American Research Libraries (Washington, D.C.: Council on Library and Information Resources, 1999) 16 pp. $15.00 ISBN 1-88733-467-X.
[Also available at]

Stielow, Frederick. "Reconsidering Arsenals of a Democratic Culture," in Nancy Kranich, ed. Libraries & Democracy: The Cornerstone of Liberty (Chicago: American Library Association, 2001), pp. 3-14.

Thompson, Joseph Downing, Jr. "African Americans and Education: A Study of Arna Bontemps," Syracuse University Library Associates Courier v. 33 (1998-2001): 77-99.

Wagner, Ralph Dinsmore. "A History of the Farmington Plan," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), 2000, 393 pp. [Advisor: Donald W. Krummel]



Alexandre, Jean-Louis et al. Bibliothèque Municipale de Vendôme (Turnhout: Brepols, 2000) ISBN 2-503-51014-0.

Anghelescu, Hermina G. B. "Public Libraries in Modern and Contemporary Romania: Legacy of French Patterns and Soviet Influences, 1830-1990," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Texas at Austin), 2000, 520 pp. [Advisor: Donald G. Davis, Jr.]

Anghelescu, Hermina G. B. "Romanian Libraries Recover after the Cold War: The Communist Legacy and the Road Ahead," Libraries & Culture 36 (Winter 2001): 233-52.

Berger, Shlomo. "Codices Gentium: Rabbi Isaac Aboab's Collection of Classical Literature," Studia Rosenthaliana v. 29, no. 1 (1995): 5-13.

Bieri, Susanne. Building for Books: Traditions and Visions=Bibliotheken Bauen: Tradition und Vision (Basel: Birkhauser VA, 2001) 527 pp. $65.00 ISBN 3-76436-429-7.

Black, Alistair. "The Victorian Information Society: Surveillance, Bureaucracy, and Public Librarianship in 19th Century Britain," Information Society 17 (January-March 2001): 63-80.

Black, Alistair and John Crawford. "The Identity of Library and Information History: An Audit of Library and Information History Teaching and Research in Departments and Schools of Library and Information Studies in Britain and Ireland," Library History 17 (July 2001): 127-31.

Bocking, Ronald. "Geoffrey Nuttall: Librarian," Journal of the United Reformed Church History Society v. 5, no. 9 (1996): 525-29. [Nuttall was chief librarian of New College London]

Boitano, John F. "Naude's Avis pour Dresser une Bibliotheque: A Window into the Past," Seventeenth Century French Studies v. 18 (1996): 5-19.

Braun, Karl. "Die Bibliothek in Theresienstadt 1942-1945: Zur Rolle einer Leseinstitution in der Enlösung der Judenfrage," Bohemia v. 40, no. 2 (1999): 367-86.

Bridges, D. "Libraries in Halifax from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century," Transactions of the Halifax Antiquarian Society n.s. 7 (1999).

Coppens, Christian, ed. Leuven in Books, Books in Leuven: The Oldest University of the Low Countries and its Library (Louvain, Belgium: Louvain University Press, 1999) 324 pp. 1700 BEF ISBN 90-6186-951-X.

Cornish, Graham P. "Many Titles, One Editor: A History of Interlending & Document Supply," Interlending & Document Supply v. 29, no. 2 (2001): 86-91.

Ekholm, Kai. "Political Censorship in Finnish Libraries from 1944 to 1946," Libraries & Culture 36 (Winter 2001): 51-57.

Erunsal, Ismail E. "A Brief Survey of the Development of Turkish Library Catalogues," Libri 51 (March 2001): 1-7.

Gabel, G.U. "Die Wiener Library in London, 1939-1999," Buch und Bibliothek 52 (January 2000): 45-49.

Garberson, Eric. Eighteenth-Century Monastic Libraries in Southern Germany and Austria: Architecture and Decoration (Baden-Baden: Verlag Valentin Koerner, 1998) 264 pp. DM 240 ISBN 3-87320-437-1.

Gassert, Philipp and Daniel S. Mattern. The Hitler Library: A Bibliography (Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2001) 584 pp. $100.00 ISBN 0-313-31495-0. [Bibliography of books in Rare Book Reading Room of Library of Congress]

Glasgow, Eric. "The Origins of the Home University Library," Library Review v. 50, no. 1 (2001): 95-98.

Glasgow, Eric. "Panizzi and His Allies," Library History 17 (July 2001): 133-42.

Gleyze, Alain. "Savoirs, Techniques et Pouvoirs: Le Passe des Bibliotheques Universitaires de Province," Bulletin des Bibliotheques de France v. 46 no1 (2001): 4-12.

Goggioli, Maria Mannelli. La Biblioteca Magliabechiana: Libri, Uomini, Idee per la Prima Biblioteca a Firenze (Firenze: Olschki, 2000) 222 pp. 44,000 lire ISBN 88-222-4858-9.

Grimsted, Patricia Kennedy. "The Odyssey of the Petliura Library and the Records of the Ukrainian National Republic during World War II," Harvard Ukrainian Studies v. 22, nos. 1-4 (1998): 181-207.

Harbo, Ole. "The Development of Public Libraries in Denmark since 1964," Advances in Librarianship v. 25 (2001): 209-19.

Horton, Charles. "It was All a Great Adventure: Alfred Chester Beatty and the Formation of His Library," History Ireland v. 8, no. 2 (2000): 37-42.

Kaefer, K. "Die Stadtbibliothek Waldkirch-Eine Lange Geschichte," Buch und Bibliothek 49 (January 1997): 32-35.

Kasinec, Edward. "A Soviet Research Library Remembered," Libraries & Culture 36 (Winter 2001): 16-26.

Kenny, Neal. "Books in Space and Time: Bibliomania and Early Modern Histories of Learning and Literature in France," Modern Language Quarterly 61 (July 2000): 253-86.

Kerslake, Evelyn and Janine Liladhar. "Angry Sentinels and Businesslike Women: Identity and Marital Status in 1950s English Library Career Novels," Library History 17 (July 2001): 83-90.

Király, István. "Library Secret Fonds and the Competition of Societies," Libraries & Culture 36 (Winter 2001): 185-92.

Maack, Mary Niles. "Books and Libraries as Instruments of Cultural Diplomacy in Francophone Africa during the Cold War," Libraries & Culture 36 (Winter 2001): 58-86.

Mäkinen, Ilkka. "Finland Pays its Debts and Gets Books in Return: ASLA Grants to the Finnish Academic Libraries, 1950-1967," Libraries & Culture 36 (Winter 2001): 211-32.

Masson, Francine. "Per Piacer di Porle in Lista, or Random Thoughts on some Catalogues of Scientific Libraries in the 19th Century," Bulletin des Bibliotheques de France v. 46, no. 1 (2001): 33-36.

McCarty, Muriel. "Public Libraries in Ireland, I: Archbishop Narcissus Marsh and the Foundation of the First Public Library," Art Libraries Journal v. 25, no. 3 (2000): 37-40.

Moore, Lara Jennifer. "Restoring Order: The Ecole des Chartes and the Organization of Archives and Libraries in France, 1820-1870," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Stanford University), 2001, 359 pp.

Nourgaliev, V. "Der Kalte Krieg im Buch- und Bibliothekswesen der Sowjetunion," Bibliothek v. 24, no 2 (2000): 182-88.

Olivero, Isabelle. L'Invention de la Collection: De la Diffusion de la Litérature et des Savoirs à la Formaqtion du Citoyen au XIXe Siècle (Paris: Editions de la Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, 1999) 334 pp.

Panzio Santos, Juan Ignacio. "Education and Navarrese Bibliographical Patrimony in the Political Joint of XIXth Century and First Third of the XXth: The Library of the Secondary Education Institute of Pamplona," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Universidad Pública de Navarra), 1999, 1673 pp.

Poynder, Richard. "Monty Hyams: Father of the Patent Family," Information World Review no. 163 (November 2000): 48-49.

Purcell, Mark. "Books and Readers in Eighteenth-Century Westmoreland: The Brownes of Townend," Library History 17 (July 2001): 91-106. [Unusual example of a yeoman's library]

Reid, Peter H. "The Decline and Fall of the British Country House Library," Libraries & Culture 36 (Spring 2001): 345-66.

Rue, Martine de. "De Geschiedenis en de Rijkdommen van de Bibliothecae Dominicanae," Handelingen der Maatschappij voor Geschiedenis en Oudheidkunde te Gent v. 50 (1996): 189-215.

Ruppelt, G. "Freihand, Sparzwang und die Emanzipation des Lesers: 100 Jahre Hamburger Öffentliche Bücherhallen; Ein Besonderes Buch zum Jubiläum," Buch und Bibliothek 51 (October/November 1999): 640-42.

Smith, Kathleen A. "A Select Annotated Bibliography of Library History in the Germanic Language Areas of Continental Western Europe (excluding Germany) Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Belgium," Library History 17 (July 2001): 143-64.

Smith, Kathleen A. "Collection Development in Public and University Libraries of the Former German Democratic Republic since German Unification," Libraries & Culture 36 (Summer 2001): 413-31.

Tigler, P. and J. Simane. "Die Geschichte des institutes ist die seiner Bibliothek: Über die Biliothek des Kunsthistorischen Instituts in Florenz," Zeitschrift für Bibliothekswesen und Bibliographie 45 (September/October 1998): 495-508.

Volodin, Boris. "Foreign Libraries in the Mirror of Soviet Library Science during the Cold War," Libraries & Culture 36 (Winter 2001): 204-210.

Vodosek, Peter. "Library History in Germany: A Progress Report," Library History 17 (July 2001): 119-26.


Agboola, A.T. "Five Decades of Nigerian University Libraries: A Review," Libri 50
(December 2000): 280-89.

Çelik, Ahmet. "University Libraries in Turkey: A State of the Art Review," Information Development 17 (June 2001): 85-92.

Chang, Durk Hyun. "Knowledge, Culture, and Identity: American Influence on the Development of Library and Information Science in South Korea since 1945," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Texas at Austin), 2000, 224 pp.

Cheng, Huanwen. "The Effect of theCold War on Librarianship in China," Library Review v. 50, nos. 3-4 (2001): 132-37.

Dudbridge, Glen. Lost Books of Medieval China (London: British Library, 2000) 79 pp. $32.00 ISBN 0-7123-4688-0.

Erünsal, I.E.A. "A Brief Survey of the Development of Turkish Llibrary Catalogues," Libri 51 (March 2001): 1-7.

Haffajee, G.H. "University Libraries in South Africa: Transition and Transformation," in Culture Keepers III; Making Global Connections: Conference Proceedings of the BCALA National Conference of African American Librarians, Winston-Salem, NC, July 31-August 3, 1997 (Chicago, IL: Black Caucus of the American Library Association, 2000), pp. 61-69.

Hernández, Vicente S. "Trends in Philippine Library History," Libraries & Culture 36 (Spring 2001): 329-44.

Huanwen, Cheng. "The Effect of the Cold War on Librarianship in China," Libraries & Culture 36 (Winter 2001): 40-50.

Kannappanavar, B.U. and C.G. Mathad. "Profile of First Grade College Libraries in Karnataka," Annals of Library Science and Documentation (December 2000): 131-40.

Patel, Jashu and Krishan Kumar. Libraries and Librarianship in India (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2001) 270 pp. $75.00 ISBN 0-313-29423-2.

Raghavaiah, A. et al. "Centenary Celebration of Kumudavalli Library," Herald of Library Science 39 (July/October 2000): 231-35.

Yu, Priscilla C. "Leaning to One Side: The Impact of the Cold War on Chinese Library Collections," Libraries & Culture 36 (Winter 2001): 253-66.


Adams, Peter W. "Faces in the Mirror: Five Decades of Research and Comment on the Book Trade, 1931-2001," Publishing Research Quarterly 17 (Spring 2001): 43-50.

Amtower, Laurel. Engaging Words: The Culture of Reading in the Later Middle Ages (New York: Palgrave, 2000) 243 pp. $45.00 ISBN 0-312-23383-3.

Baker, William and Kenneth Womack, comp. Twentieth-Century Bibliography and Textual Criticism: An Annotated Bibliography (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000) (Bibliographies and Indexes in Library and Information Science, no. 13) 262 pp. $45.00 ISBN 0-313-30537-4. [Has a chapter on historical bibliography]

Basbanes, Nicholas. Patience & Fortitude : A Roving Chronicle of Book People, Book Places, and Book Culture (New York: Harpercollins, 2001) $35.00 ISBN: 0-06-0196-95-5.

Becker, Gerhardt, comp. A Bibliography and List of Library Holdings of Milwaukee Publisher George Brumder (1839-1910) (Milwaukee, WI: Golda Meir Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2000) 83 pp. ISBN 1-879281-20-1.

Benedict, B.M. "The Eighteenth-Century Anthology and the Construction of the Expert Reader," Poetics 28 (March 2001): 377-97.

Berland, Kevin, Jan Kirsten Gilliam and Kenneth A. Lockridge, eds. The Commonplace Book of William Byrd II of Westover (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2001) 319 pp. $40.00 ISBN 0-8078-2612-X.

Bettley, James, ed. Art of the Book: From Medieval Manuscript to Graphic Novel (London: V & A Publications, 2001) 208 pp. $50.00 ISBN 0-81096-572-0.

Black, Michael. A Short History of Cambridge University Press 2nd ed. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000) 84 pp. $18.00 ISBN 0-521-77572-8.

Bobrick, Benson. Wide as the Waters: The Story of the English Bible and the Revolution it Inspired (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001) 379 pp. $26.00 ISBN 0-684-84747-7.

Bond, J. Arthur. "Elevating American Culture: Realism, Refined Taste, and the Print Artifact in the Century Magazine during the 1880s," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Indiana University), 1999, 261 pp.

Bottéro, Jean, Clarisse Herrenschmidt, and Jean-Pierre Vernant. Ancestor of the West: Writing, Reasoning, and Religion in Mesopotamia, Elam, and Greece (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000) 192 pp. $25.00 ISBN 0-226-06715-7.

Brake, Laurel. Print in Transition, 1850-1910: Studies in Media and Book History (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2001) 341 pp. $70.00 ISBN 0-33377-047-1. [Focuses on British publishers]

Briggs, Charles F. "Literacy, Reading, and Writing in the Medieval West," Journal of Medieval History 26 (December 2000): 397-420.

Brown, Candy Gunther. "Salt to the World: A Cultural History of Evangelical Reading, Writing, and Publishing Practices in Mid-Nineteenth-Century America," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Harvard University), 2000, 274 pp. [Advisor: David D. Hull]

Burnett, F. "Post-War British Journal Publishing and the Social Condition for Copyright," Publishing History no. 48 (2000): 67-84

Candee, Richard M. "Illustrating Invention: Nineteenth-Century Machine Advertising
for the Aikens of Franklin, New Hampshire," Printing History v. 20, no2 (2000): 13-25.

Chartier, Roger. Publishing Drama in Early Modern Europe (London: British Library, 1999) 73 pp. $22.00 ISBN 0-7123-4635-X. [Panizzi Lectures, 1998]

Cibbarelli, William R. "Libraries of the Mind: A Study of the Reading Histories of Mercy Warren, Abigail Adams and Judith Sargent Murray (1728-1820)" (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, State University of New York at Stony Brook), 2000, 209 pp.

Clay, Steven. When Will the Book Be Done? (New York: Granary's Books, 2001) 207 pp. $40.00 ISBN 1-887123-43-1.

Cochran, Terry. Twilight of the Literary: Figures of Thought in the Age of Print (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001) 288 pp. $50.00 ISBN 0-674-00454-X.

Crépin, Thierry. "Le Comité de Défense de la Littérature et de la Presse pour la Jeunesse: The Communists and the Press for Children during the Cold War," Libraries & Culture 36 (Winter 2001): 131-42.

Crown, Alan D. Samaritan Scribes and Manuscripts (Tubingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2001) 555 pp. $75.00 ISBN 3-161474-90-2.

Czarnik, Oskar Stanislaw. "Control of Literary Communication in the 1945-1956 Period in Poland," Libraries & Culture 36 (Winter 2001): 104-115.

Darnton, Robert. "History of Reading," in Peter Burke, ed. New Perspectives on Historical Writing 2nd ed. (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2001), pp. 157-86. [Burke provides an update to Darnton's original 1992 essay]

De Kruif, Jose. "Classes of Readers: Owners of Books in 18th-Century The Hague," Poetics (March 2001): 423-53.

Dixon, David Norman. "Inventing the African Nation: The Influence of Missionary Publishing on Language, Literacy and Identity in Colonial Kenya, 1895-1963," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Indiana University), 2000, 244 pp.

Dugas, Don-John. "The London Book Trade in 1709 (Part 2)" The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 95 (June 2001): 157-72.

Ennals, Judith. "The Human Face of Robert Maxwell: His Contributions to the 20th Century," Against the Grain 12 (December 2000-January 2001): 1, 18-24.

Ezell, Margaret J.M. Social Authorship and the Advent of Print (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999) 182 pp. $40.00 ISBN 0-8018-6139-X.

Ferdinand, C. Y. "The Economics of the Eighteenth-Century Provincial Book Trade: The Case of War and Chandler," in Maureen Bell, et al. eds. Re-Constructing the Book: Literary Texts in Transmission (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2001), pp. 42-56.

Garfield, Eugene. "From Laboratory to Information Explosions . . . the Evolution of é
Chemical Information Services at ISI," Journal of Information Science v. 27, no. 2 (2001): 119-25.

Gassert, I. "C. W. Daniel: Maverick Pacifist Publisher in the First World War," Publishing History no. 48 (2000): 5-40.

Gemmett, Robert J., ed. The Consummate Collector: William Beckford's Letters to His Bookseller (London: Michael Russell, 2001) 336 pp. $60.00 ISBN 0-85955-252-7.

Glaze, Florence Eliza. "The Perforated Wall: The Ownership and Circulation of Medical Books in Medieval Europe, ca. 800-1200," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Duke University), 2000, 365 pp.

Glen, Duncan. Printing Type Designs: A New History from Gutenberg to 2000 (Kirkcaldy, Scotland: Akros Publications, 2001) 296 pp. $50.00 ISBN 0-86142-110-8.

Golden, Catherine J., ed. Book Illustrated: Text, Image, and Culture, 1770-1930 (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Books, 2000) 344 pp. $40.00 ISBN 1-58456-023-1.

Gontarski, S. E. Modernism, Censorship, and the Politics of Publishing: The Grove Press Legacy (Chapel Hill, NC: Hanes Foundation, Rare Book Collection, University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000) 38 pp.

Gregory, Patricia Lehan. "Women's Experience of Reading in St. Louis Book Clubs," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Saint Louis University), 2001, 263 pp.

Gunness, Cheryl Beth. "Circles of Learning: Encyclopedias and Novels in Eighteenth-Century Britain," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Ohio State University), 2001, 231 pp.

Hafertepe, Kenneth, ed. American Architects and Their Books to 1848 (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2001) 231 pp. $30.00 ISBN 1-558492-82-8.

Hamilton, Sharon. "The Smart Set Magazine and the Popularization of American Modernism, 1908-1920," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Dalhousie University, Canada), 1999, 307 pp.

Hartley, Sarah. Mrs. P's Journey: The Remarkable Story of the Woman Who Created the A-Z (London: Simon & Schuster, 2001) 288 pp. $22.00 ISBN 0-7432-0801-3.

Hejnová, Miroslava, Julius Húlek, and Zdeník Uhlír. Under the Torch of the Modern Era: The First Two Centuries of Book-Printing in Bohemia (Prague: National Library of the Czech Republic, 2000).

Holmes, Heather and David Finklestein, eds. Thomas Nelson and Sons: Memories of an Edinburgh Publishing House (East Linton: Tuckwell Press, 2001) 130 pp. $15.00 ISBN 1-86232-187-6.

Hunter, Lynette, et al., eds. Re-Constructing the Book: Literary Texts in Transmission (London: Ashgate Publishing Co., 2001) 244 pp. $60.00 ISBN 0-7546-0360-1.

Huntley-Smith, Jen A. "Publishing the Sealed Book: James Mason Hutchings and the Landscapes of California Print Culture, 1853-1886," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Nevada, Reno), 2000, 282 pp.

Ingram, Randall. First Words and Second Thoughts: Margaret Cavendish, Humphrey Moseley, and the Book," Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 30 (Winter 2000): 101-24.

Isaacs, Peter and Barry McKay, eds. The Moving Market: Continuity and Change in the Book Trade (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2001) 206 pp. $40.00 ISBN 1-58456-052-5.

Jackson, H.J. Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001) 324 pp. $40.00 ISBN 0-300-08816-7.

Johnston, Alastair. Alphabets to Order: The Literature of Nineteenth-Century Typefounders' Specimens (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2000) 213 pp. $35.00 ISBN 1-58456-009-6.

Kahan, Basil. Ottmar Mergenthaler: The Man and His Machine (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2000) 264 pp. $55.00 ISBN 1-58456-007-X. [Mergenthaler invented the Linotype machine]

Kaplan, Rob, ed. Speaking of Books: The Best Things Ever Said about Books and Book Collecting (New York: Crown, 2001) 251 pp. $18.00 ISBN 0-609-60852-5.

Kassof, Brian Evan. "The Knowledge Front: Politics, Ideology, and Economics in the Soviet Book Publishing Industry, 1925-1935," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Berkeley), 2000, 598 pp.

Katz, Bill, ed. Readers, Reading and Librarians (New York: Haworth Information Press, 2001) 219 pp. $50.00 ISBN 0-7890-0699-5. [Also appeared in The Acquisitions Librarian, no. 25 (2001)]

Kenndy, M. "Spreading the Word in the Irish Midlands: Bookselling and Printing in the Late Eighteenth Century," Long Room no. 43 (1998): 29-37.

King, John N. "The Light of Printing: William Tyndale, John Foxe, John Day, and Early Modern Print Culture," Renaissance Quarterly 54 (Spring 2001): 52-85.

Kirsop, Wallace. "Booksellers and Their Customers: Some Reflections on Recent Research," Book History v. 1 (1998): 283-303.

Landau, Sidney I. Dictionaries: The Art and Craft of Lexicography 2nd ed. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001) 477 pp. $60.00 ISBN 0-521-78040-3.

Loughran, Trish. "Virtual Nation: Local and National Cultures of Print in the Early United States," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Chicago), 2000, 332 pp.

Luborsky, Ruth Samson and Elizabeth M. Ingram. A Guide to English Illustrated Books, 1536-1603 2 vols. (Tempe, AZ: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1998) 754 pp. $75.00 ISBN 0-86698-207-8.

Makotsi, Ruth and Flora Musonda. Expanding the Book Trade across Africa: A Study of Current Barriers and Future Potential exp. Ed. (Oxford: African Books Collective Ltd., 2000) 117 pp. $20.00 ISBN 1-9018-3019-5.

Man, John. Alpha Beta: How 26 Letters Shaped the Western World (New York: John Wiley, 2000) 312 pp. $25.00 ISBN 0-471-41574-X.

Mann, Alastair J. The Scottish Book Trade, 1500-1720 : Print Commerce and Print Control in Early Modern Scotland : An Historiographical Survey of the Early Modern Book in Scotland (East Linton: Tuckwell Press, 2000) 308 pp. $30.00 ISBN 1-86232-115-9.

McGrath, Alister E. In the Beginning: The Story of the King James Bible and How it Changed a Nation, a Language, and Culture (New York: Doubleday, 2001) 320 pp. $25.00 ISBN 0-385-4989-0-X.

McLean, Ruari. How Typography Happens (London: The British Library, 2000) 96 pp. $22.00 ISBN 1-884718-90-6.

Meyer, Martin. "American Literature in Cold War Germany," Libraries & Culture 36 (Winter 2001): 162-71.

Murphy, Priscilla Coit. "What a Book Can Do: Silent Spring and Media-Borne Public Debate," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 2000, 421 pp.

O'Brien, Patrick, et al. eds. Urban Achievement in Early Modern Europe (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001): Part 5-Books and Publishing. [Contains essays on book publishing in Antwerp, Amsterdam, and London in the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries]

Olich, Jacqueline Marie. "Competing Ideologies and Children's Books: The Making of a Soviet Children's Literature, 1918-1935," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 2000, 380 pp.
O'Neill, Robert Keating, Jörn-Uwe Günther, Axel Bender, and Lorenz Reibling. The Art of the Book from the Early Middle Ages to the Renaissance: A Journey through a Thousand Years (Boston: John J. Burns Library; Hamburg: Dr. Jörn Günther - Antiquariat, 2000) 228 pp. ISBN 0-9625934-5.

Pearson, David. For the Love of the Binding: Studies in Historical Bookbinding Presented to Mirjam Foot (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2001) 392 pp. $135.00 ISBN 1-58456-035-5.

Pearson, David. Oxford Bookbinding, 1500-1640 (Oxford: Oxford Bibliographical Society, 2000) 226 pp. $75.00 ISBN 0-901420-54-9.

Peters, Julie Stone. Theatre of the Book, 1480-1880: Print, Text, and Performance in Europe (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000) 494 pp. $100.00 ISBN 0-19-81871-49.

Pollard, M. Dictionary of Members of the Dublin Book Trade 1550-1800: Based on the Records of the Guild of St. Luke the Evangelist (London: Bibliographical Society, 2000) 675 pp. $145.00 ISBN 0-94817-011-5.

Poulain, Martine. "A Cold War Best-Seller: The Reaction to Arthur Koestler's Darkness at Noon in France from 1945 to1950," Libraries & Culture 36 (Winter 2001): 172-84.

Pudal, Bernard. "Symbolic Censorship and Control of Appropriations: The French Communist Party Facing Heretical Texts during the Cold War," Libraries & Culture 36 (Winter 2001): 152-61.

Rogerson, John, ed. Oxford Illustrated History of the Bible (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001) 395 pp. $40.00 ISBN 0-19-8601-18-2.

Rose, Jonathan. The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001) 544 pp. $40.00 ISBN 0-300-08886-8.

Rust, Martha Dana. "Odd Texts and Marginal Subjects: Towards a Hermeneutics of the Book in Late Medieval English Manuscript Culture," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Berkeley), 2000, 376 pp.

Saunders, Richard L. Printing in Deseret: Mormons, Economy, Politics & Utah's Incunabula, 1849-1851: A History and Descriptive Bibliography (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2000) 213 pp. $35.00 ISBN 0-8748-0663-1.

Spevack, Marvin. James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps: The Life and Works of the Shakespearean Scholar and Bookman (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2001) 624 pp. $50.00 ISBN 1-58456-051-7. [Halliwell-Phillips was also a bibliographer and lexicographer]

Šmejkalová, Jirina. "Censors and Their Readers: Selling, Silencing, and Reading Czech Books," Libraries & Culture 36 (Winter 2001): 87-103.

Stelmakh, Valeria D. "Reading in the Context of Censorship in the Soviet Union," Libraries & Culture 36 (Winter 2001): 143-51.

Sterne, Harold E. A Catalogue of Nineteenth Century Printing Presses (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2001) 272 pp. $75.00 ISBN 1-58456-047-9.

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto. Book History and Print Culture: An Exhibition Celebrating the Collaborative Program at the University of Toronto (Toronto: The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, 2001) 99 pp. Can $20.00 ISBN 0-7727-6036-5.

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto. The Culture of the Book in Scottish Enlightenment; An Exhibition with Essays by Roger Emerson, Richard Sher, Stephen Brown, and Paul Wood, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, 28 September - 22 December 2000 (Toronto: University of Toronto Library, 2000) 160 pp. Can $20.00 ISBN 0-7727-6035-7.

Turner, J.R. "J. W. Arrowsmith's Royalty Ledger," Publishing History no. 48 (2000): 85-110.

Van Rees, Kees and Gillis Dorleijn. "The Eighteenth-Century Literary Field in Western Europe: The Interdependence of Material and Symbolic Production and Consumption," Poetics 28 (March 2001): 331-48. [Part of a special issue devoted to this topic]

Wetzel, Richard D. Oh! Sing No More that Gentle Song: The Musical Life and Times of William Cumming Peters (1805-66) (Warren, MI: Harmonie Park Press, 2000) 616 pp. $65.00 ISBN 0-8999009-41.

Wilson, Robert. Seeing Shelley Plain: Memories of New York's Legendary Phoenix Book Shop (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Books, 2001) 256 pp. $40.00 ISBN 1-58456-050-9.

Yeo, Richard R. Encyclopaedic Visions: Scientific Dictionaries and Enlightenment Culture (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001) 336 pp. $60.00 ISBN 0-521-65191-3.


Adam, Frederic and Brian Fitzgerald. "The Status of the IS Field: Historical Perspective and Practical Orientation," Information Research 5 (July 4, 2000). Can be accessed at [There is no print equivalent]

Alfino, Mark and Linda Pierce. "The Social Nature of Information," Library Trends 49 (Winter 2001): 471-85.

Allen, Louise Anderson. Bluestocking in Charleston: The Life and Career of Laura Bragg (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2001) 303 pp. $35.00 ISBN 1-5700-337-06.

Anghelescu, Hermina G.B. "A Bit of History in the Library Attic: Challenges of Ephemera Research," Collection Management v. 25, no. 4 (2001): 61-75.

Bieri, Susan and Walther Fuchs, eds. Bibliotheken Bauen: Tradition und Vision= Building for Books : Traditions and Visions (Basel: Birkhauser, 2001) 527 pp. $70.00 ISBN 3-7643-6429-7.
Bleier, Carol. Tradition in Transition: A History of the School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 100th Anniversary, 1901-2001 (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2001) 196 pp. $25.00 ISBN 0-8108-4088-X.

Budd, John. Knowledge and Knowing in Library and Information Science: A Philosophical Framework (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2001) 368 pp. $70.00 ISBN 0-8108-4041-4.

Cox, Richard J., et al. "Archival Education in North American Library and Information Science Schools," Library Quarterly 71 (April 2001): 141-94. See also a similar version of this article in Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 42 (Summer 2001): 228-40.

Cox, Richard J. Closing an Era: Historical Perspectives on Modern Archives and Records Management (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000) 252 pp. $65.00 ISBN 0-313-31331-8.

Crook, Elizabeth M. Politics, Archaeology and the Creation of a National Museum in Ireland: An Expression of National Life (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2000) 211 pp. $50.00 ISBN 0-7165-2729-4.

Darnton, Robert. "An Early Information Society: News and the Media in Eighteenth-Century Paris," American Historical Review (February 2000): 1-35.

Day, Ronald E. "Totality and Representation: A History of Knowledge Management through European Documentation, Critical Modernity, and Post-Fordism," Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 52 (July 2001): 725-35.

Glassberg, David. Sense of History: The Place of the Past in American Life (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2001) $50.00 ISBN 1-55849-280-1.

Gorman, Michael. "Technostress and Library Values," Library Journal 126 (April 15, 2001): 48-50.

Heins, Marjorie. Not in Front of the Children: Indecency, Censorship, and the Innocence of Youth (New York: Hill and Wang, 2001. 402 pp. $45.00 ISBN 0-374-17545-4.

Kannappanavar, B. "Fifty Years of LIS Research in India: Trends and Developments," SRELS: Journal of Information Management 47 (December 2000): 267-300.

Kremer, J.M. "Cronologia da Escola de Bibliotececonomia da UFMG-1950/2000," Perspectivas em Ciênca da Informação v. 5, special number (January/June 2000): 17-23.

Kunze, Horst, at al. Bibliothekswissenschaft in Berlin (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 1999) 147 pp. DM 78,00 ISBN 3-447-04210-9.

McCabe, Ronald B. Civic Librarianship: Renewing the Social Mission of the Public Library (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2001) 171 pp. $35.00 ISBN 0-8108-3905-9.

Radford, Gary P. and Marie L. Radford. "Libraries, Librarians, and the Discourse of Fear," Library Quarterly 71 (July 2001): 299-329.

Richardson, R. C. Study of History: A Bibliographical Guide (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2000) 140 pp. $70.00 ISBN 0-7190-5899-6.

Roberts, Geoffrey, ed. History and Narrative Reader (London: Routledge, 2001) 452 pp. $95.00 ISBN 0-415-23248-1.

Roehl, Richard and Hal R. Varian. "Circulating Libraries and Video Rental Stores," First Monday, 6 (May 2001) [Electronic only, URL:

Rojas, Raúl and Ulf Hashagen, eds. The First Computers: History and Architecture (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000) 457 pp. $40.00 ISBN 0-262-18197-5.

Rutland, Robert Allen, ed. Clio's Favorites: Leading Historians of the United States, 1945-2000 (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2000) 191 pp. $30.00 ISBN 0-8262-1316-2.

Sally, Dana M. "Prostitution, Simony, and Fees for Service: Walzer's Theory of Justice and a Defense of Communally Funded Information against the Tyranny of the Marketplace," Library Quarterly 71 (July 2001): 330-59.

Schubert, Karsten. The Curator's Egg: The Evolution of the Museum Concept from the French Revolution to the Present Day (London: One-Off Press, 2000) 159 pp. $35.00 ISBN 1-873542-04-6.

Smiraglia, Richard P. The Nature of A Work: Implications for the Organization of Knowledge (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2001) 216 pp. $50.00 ISBN 0-8108-4037-5.

Stoker, David. "Persistence and Change: Issues for LIS Educators in the First Decade of the Twenty-First Century," Education for Information 18 (October 2000): 115-22.

Tolzmann, Don. The Memory of Mankind: The Story of Libraries since the Dawn of History (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2001) 210 pp. $39.95 ISBN 1-58456-049-5. [Update of Alfred Hessel's The History of Libraries (1925)]

Trosow, Samuel E. "Standpoint Epistemology as an Alternative Methodology for Library and Information Science," Library Quarterly (July 2001): 360-82.

White, Emilie C. "Carol Kennicott of Main Street: Utopian Reformer or Trained Librarian?" Collection Management v. 25, no. 4 (2001): 25-36.

Wijetunge, Pradeepa. "Training and Education of Paraprofessionals in Sri Lankan University Libraries," Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 42 (Spring 2001): 149-60.

Woolf, D. R. Reading History in Early Modern England (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000) 360 pp. $70.00 ISBN 0-521-78046-2.

Xiangxing, Shen, Xu Lifang, and Xie Hai. "Library and Information Science Education and Laboratory Construction in China," Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 42 (Winter 2001): 63-68.

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