Library History Round Table

Bibliography of Writings on the History of Libraries,
Librarianship, and Books

By Ed Goedeken
Spring 2000

A. United States
B. Non-US Western Hemisphere
C. Europe
D. Asia, Africa, Middle East and other
E. History of Books, Reading, and Book Culture
F. General, Historiography, Philosophy, and Library and Information Science Education


Aho, Jon Arvid and Donald G. Davis, Jr. "Advancing the Scholarship of Library History: The Role of the Journal of Library History and Libraries & Culture," Libraries & Culture 35 (Winter 2000): 173-91.

Bier, Lisa. "Atomic Wives and the Secret Library at Los Alamos," American Libraries 30 (December 1999): 53-56.

Boissè, Joseph. "Remarks by the University Librarian," Soundings v. 24 (1993): 7-15. [Discusses career of Donald C. Davidson, head librarian from 1947-1977].

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Age: How the Information Explosion Threatened Science, Democracy, the Library, and the Human Body, 1945-1999," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Case Western Reserve University), 1999, 521 pp.

Carmichael, James V., Jr. "They Sure Got to Prove it on Me: Millennial Thoughts on Gay Archives, Gay Biography, and Gay Library History," Libraries & Culture 35 (Winter 2000): 88-102.

Conaway, James. America's Library: The Story of the Library of Congress, 1800-2000 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000) 256 pp. $40.00 ISBN 0-300-0830-84.

Connor, Jennifer. Guardians of Medical Knowledge: The Genesis of the Medical Library Assocation ed. by Beryl Glitz (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2000) 248 pp. $65.00 ISBN 0-8108-3470-7.

Cox, Richard J. "The Failure or Future of American Archival History: A Somewhat Unorthodox View," Libraries & Culture 35 (Winter 2000): 141-54.

Dain, Phyllis. "The Historical Sensibility," Libraries & Culture 35 (Winter 2000): 240-43.

Dickinson, Donald C. "Robert O. Schad: A Treasure of a Bookman," Southern California Quarterly 81 (Summer 1999): 221-246.

Elkington, Nancy E. and Dennis Massie. "The Changing Nature of International Resource Sharing: Risks and Benefits of Collaboration," Interlending & Document Supply 27 (December 1999): 148-53. [has historical aspects]

Gaymon, N.E. "The Tedious but Rewarding Professional Journey of a Negro, Colored, Black and African American Male Librarian," Journal of Educational Media & Library Sciences 36 (March 1999): 305-18.

George Parker Winship As Librarian, Typophile, and Teacher : Talks by Thomas R. Adams, Martin W. Hutner, and Michael B. Winship....(Cambridge: The Harvard College Library, 1999) 54 pp. $15.00 ISBN 0-914630-20-2. [Winship was founding librarian of the John Carter Brown Library]

Glynn, Tom. "Books for a Reformed Republic: The Apprentices' Library of New York City, 1820-1865," Libraries & Culture 34 (Fall 1999): 347-72.

Goedeken, Edward A. "The Library Historian's Field of Dreams: A Profile of the First Nine Seminars," Libraries & Culture 35 (Winter 2000): 161-72.

Goldberg, Martin. "Books, Billiards, and Bowling: Joint-Use According to Carnegie," American Libraries 30 (December 1999): 50-53.

Hanna, Robert C. "Censorship of Written Curricular Materials in Public Schools: A Historical Investigation of Legal Parameters," Journal of the Midwest History of Education Society v. 21 (1994): 229-46. [Reviews censorship of curricular and library materials in American public school system between from 1942-1990]

Hansen, Debra Gold, Karen F. Gracy, and Sheri D. Irvin. "At the Pleasure of the Board: Women Librarians and the Los Angeles Public Library, 1880-1905," Libraries & Culture 34 (Fall 1999): 311-46.

Hardesty, Larry. "Reflections on 25 Years of Library Instruction: Have We Made Progress?" Reference Services Review 27 (September 1999): 242-46.

Hildenbrand, Suzanne. "Library Feminism and Library Women's History: Activism and Scholarship, Equity and Culture," Libraries & Culture 35 (Winter 2000): 51-65.

Hollingsworth, R. "The Origins of the North Carolina State Library, 1700-1840," (Master's Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 1999, 22 pp.

Howland, J.S. "Diversity Deferred," Law Library Journal 90 (Fall 1998): 561-75. [History of racism in Librarianship]

Jackson, Mildred Louise. "Do What You Can: Creating an Institution, the Ladies' Library Associations in Michigan, 1852-1900," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University), 1998, 328 pp.

Jenkins, Christine A. "The History of Youth Services Librarianship: A Review of the Research Literature," Libraries & Culture 35 (Winter 2000): 103-140.

Krummel, D. W. "Historical Bibliography and Library History," Libraries & Culture 35 (Winter 2000): 155-60.

Latrobe, Kathy Howard, ed. The Emerging School Library Media Center: Historical Issues and Perspectives (Englewood, Colo.: Libraries Unlimited, 1998) 288 pp. ISBN 1-563-0838-92. [Contains several essays devoted to history of library media centers in the 20th century]

Lorenzen, M. "Deconstructing the Carnegie Libraries: The Sociological Reasons behind Carnegie's Millions to Public Libraries," Illinois Libraries 81 (Spring 1999): 75-78.

Maack, Mary Niles. "International Dimensions of Library History: Leadership and Scholarship, 1978-1998," Libraries & Culture 35 (Winter 2000): 66-76.

Maack, Mary Niles. "No Philosophy Carries So Much Conviction as the Personal Life: Mary Wright Plummer as an Independent Woman," Library Quarterly 70 (January 2000): 1-46.

Malone, Cheryl Knott. "Toward a Multicultural American Public Library History," Libraries & Culture 35 (Winter 2000): 77-87.

Marshall, John David. "The Library History Round Table's First Twenty-five Years: Reminiscences and Remarks on Recent Research," Libraries & Culture 35 (Winter 2000): 41-50.

Martin, Dana. "The American Baptist-Samuel Colgate Historical Library: Preservation and Transition," American Baptist Quarterly v. 18, no. 1 (1999): 63-73.

Meister, Maureen, ed. H.H. Richardson: The Architect, His Peers, and Their Era (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1999) 153 pp. $30.00 ISBN 0-262-13356-3. [Richardson was a prominent library architect of the late 19th century]

Neuhofer, M.D. "Cataloging and Classification in Catholic College Libraries of the 19th and 20th Centuries: A Case Study," Catholic Library World 69 (June 1999): 22-33. [Based on library at St. Johnís College in Minnesota]

Robbins, Louise S. "Liu Guojun's American Studies," American Libraries 30 (December 1999): 61-64.

Sherry, Peggy Meyer. "Firestone at Fifty: History with a Human Face," Princeton University Library Chronicle v. 60, no. 1 (1998): 8-37.

Shiflett, Lee. "Louis Shores and Library History," Libraries & Culture 35 (Winter 2000): 35-40.

Sorensen, M.W. "The Illinois State Library: Extension, Reorganzation and Experimentation, 1921-1955," Illinois Libraries 81 (Summer 1999): 131-38.

Tucker, John Mark. "Clio's Workshop: Resources for Historical Studies in American Librarianship," Libraries & Culture 35 (Winter 2000): 192-214.

Walsh, James E. "Forming Harvard's Collection of Incunabula," Harvard Library Bulletin 8 (Fall 1997): entire issue.

Wertheimer, Andrew B. and Donald G. Davis, Jr., eds. "Library History Research in America: Essays Commemorating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Library History Round Table," Libraries & Culture 35 (Winter 2000): entire issue.

Wertheimer, Andrew B. and John David Marshall. "Fifty Years of Promoting Library History: A Chronology of the ALA (American) Library History Round Table, 1947-1997," Libraries & Culture 35 (Winter 2000): 215-39.

Wiegand, Wayne A. "American Library History Literature, 1947-1997: Theoretical Perspectives?" Libraries & Culture 35 (Winter 2000): 4-34.

Wiist, Stephen R. "Library Service at the United States Merchant Marine Academy: Origins and Development, 1942-1949" Long Island Historical Journal v. 9, no. 2 (1997): 234-44.



Buxton, William J. and Charles R. Acland. American Philanthropy and Canadian Libraries: The Politics of Knowledge and Information, Accompanied by Report on Canadian Libraries Submitted to the Rockefeller Foundation in 1941 by Charles F. McCombs (Montreal: Graduate School of Library and Information Studies and The Centre for Research on Canadian Cultural Industries & Institutions, McGill University, 1998) 172 pp. ISBN 0-771705-19-0.

Crépau, I. "La Législation des Bibliothèques Publiques de Québec à Travers l'Histoire: Essai de Synthèse," Documentation & Bibliothèques 45 (January/March 1999): 25-33.

Curran, Mary and Kewal Krishan. "The Canadian Library Association Serials Interest Group, 1980-1999," Serials Librarian v. 37, no. 3 (2000): 17-39.

Hanson, Elizabeth Ida. A Jewel in the Park: Westmont Public, 1897-1918. (Montreal: Vehicule Press, 1997) 153 pp. $18.00 ISBN 1-55065-087-4.

Langdon-Ford, Jean. "Prisoners of War as Library Users," Canadian Military History v. 6, no. 1 (1997): 92-96.




Afanas'ev, M.D. "Soziale Dynamik und Bibliothekarische Tradition: die Russischen Bibliotheken in den Jahren Grossen Historischen Wandels: 1905, 1917 und 1989," Bibliothek v. 21, no. 1 (1997): 59-63.

Affolter, Barbara Maria. "Vincenzo Maria Borghini: Monaco e Bibliofilo," Archivio Storico Italiano v. 152, no. 4 (1994): 767-86.

Biblioteche d'Italia. Le Biblioteche pubbliche statali 3rd ed. (Roma: Ministero per i beni culturali, Ufficio centrale per i beni librari, le istituzioni culturali d l'editoria, 1996) 395 pp. [Histories of Italy's 46 state-owned research libraries]

Brown, Yu-Ying. "Origins and Characteristics of the Japanese Collection in the British Library," British Library Journal 24 (Spring 1998): 144-57.

Bunke, C. "Die Berliner Stadtbibliothek: Tradition und Perspektive," Buch und Bibliothek 47 (January 1995): 32-39.

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

Catedra, Pedro M., Augustin Redondo, and Maria Luis Lopez-Vidriero, eds. El Escrito en el Siglo de Oro: Practicas y Representaciones (Salamanca: Universidad de Salamanca; Patrimonio Nacional; & Sociedad Española de Historia del Libro, 1999) ISBN 8-47481-928-8. [A collection of essays about writing, publishing, libraries and book collecting in Spain in the 16th century]

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

Daniel, Emily L. "English Baroque Libraries," Yale University Library Gazette v. 72, nos. 3-4 (1998): 116-140.

Davis, Leonard. Chingford Libraries before 1965 (Chingford: Chingford Historical Society, 1997) 49 pp. $5.00.

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

DeGregori, Giorgio. "Le Biblioteche Italiane durante la Guerra, 1940-1945," Bibliofila [Italy] v. 100, no. 1 (1998): 27-42.

De Rosa, Giuseppe. "La biblioteca Valentiniana di Camerino." Rara Volumina no. 2 (1998): 71-76.

Dyson, Brian. "In the Line of Fire: The Library of University College Hull during World War II," Library History 15 (November 1999): 113-23.

Eaton, Deborah Hayward. "Information in the Stones, A Library Building as History: St. Peter-in-the-East, St. Edmund Hall, Oxford," Library History 15 (November 1999): 137-47.

Fayet-Scribe, S. "L'Apparition d'une Maîtrise Concertée de l'Information en France: Étude de Trois Associations Professionnelles Français dan l'Entre-Deux-Guerres," Documentaliste 35 (July/October 1998): 216-28.

Festanti, Maurizio, ed. La Biblioteca Panizzi di Reggio Emilia. (Reggio Emilia: Commune, 1997) 223 pp.

Fligge, J. "Die Bibliothek ist um des Publikums Willen da: Zur Bedeutung von Willy Pieth für Lübeck," Buch und Bibliothek 48 (January 1996): 32-42.

Gabel, G.U. "Die Literaturversorgung der Ländlichen Bevölkrung Frankreichs, 1945-1995," Bibliothek v. 20, no. 3 (1996): 365-70.

Gonzalo Sanchez-Molero, Jose Luis. La 'Libreria Rica' de Felipe II: Estudio Historico y Catalogacion (Madrid: R.C.U. Escorial-M. Cristina, 1998) ISBN 8-4899-4205-6. [Description of the library of Philip II of Spain (1527-1598)]

Grimes, Brendan. "Carnegie Libraries in Ireland," History Ireland v. 6. No. 4 (1998): 26-30.

Hellinga, Lotte and J.B. Trapp. The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999). [Multivolume set of which volume 3 (1400-1557) has now appeared]

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

Hoepfner, Wolfram. On Greek Libraries and Bookcases (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1996) 19 pp.

Hunter, Michael, et. al. A Radical's Books: The Library Catalogue of Samuel Jeake of Rye, 1623-90 (Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell and Brewer, 1999) 364 pp. $135.00 ISBN 0-85991-471-2.

Hurel, Daniel-Odon. "Des Usages des Bibliothèques chez les Benedictins de la Congregation de Saint-Maur (17th-18th Siècle)" Sources: Travaux Historiques nos. 41-42 (1995): 79-88.

Jaspers, Gerard. The Sixteenth century in the Stadsbibliotheek Haarlem (De Buitenkant/[Haarlem]: Stadsbibliotheek Haarlem, 1997). 351 pp. ISBN 9-07038-682-8. [A history of the Stadsbibliotheek Haarlem, founded in 1596]

Jefcoate, Graham. "Democracy at Work: The Library Association's Centenary Assessment of 1950," Library History 15 (November 1999): 99-111.

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

Jochum, Uwe. "Die Bibliothek als Locus Communis," Deutsche Vierteljahrsschrift fürft und Geistesgeschichte v. 72 (1998) (Special Issue): 14-30.

Kully, Rolf Max. "Die Ruckegabe der Klosterbibliothek Mariastein durch die Zentralbibliothek Solothurn," Librarium, vol. 42 (September 1999): p. 120-132. [History of the Benedictine library of Beinwil-Mariastein of Switzerland, founded about the year 1100]

Lang, P. Odo. "Das Kloster Einsiedeln und Seine Bibliothek," Librarium 42 (Mai 1999): 2-17. [History of a Swiss monastic library]

Lapèlerie, F. "La Qualité Essentielle du Bibliothécaire," Bulletin des Bibliothèques de France v. 43, no. 6 (1998): 68-74.

Lopez-Vidriero, Maria and Pedro Catedra. Colleccionismo y bibliotecas (siglos XV-XVIII) (Salamanca: Universidad de Salamanca; Patrimonio Nacional; & Sociedad Espanola de Historia del Libro, 1998) ISBN: 8-47120-190-9. [A collection of essays on libraries and book collecting in Spain from the 15th to the 18th centuries]

Lorenz, Bernd. "Humanistische Bildung und Fachliches Wissen. Privatbibliotheken Deutscher Ärzte. Dritter Teil : Ärztliche Privatbibliotheken des 19. Jahrhunderts." Philobiblon 43 (Dezember 1999): 294-314. [Private medical libraries in 19th-century Germany]

Macleod, Roy, ed. Library of Alexandria: Centre of Learning in the Ancient World (London: I.B. Tauris, 2000) 196 pp. $55.00 ISBN 1-86064-428-7.

Mellot, Jean-Dominique. "Au Coeur de la Vie (Erudite) du Livre: Emery Bigot (1626-1689) et la Bibliotheca Bigotiana," Sources: Travaux Historiques nos. 41-42 (1995): 65-78.

Oliver, Bette W. "Safeguarding the Nation's Past: Chamfort's Brief Career at the Bibliothèque Nationale," Libraries & Culture 34 (Fall 1999): 373-79.

Pilling, Stella. "Supplying Serials to the World: Three Decades of Experience at the British Library, Boston Spa," Serials Librarian v. 37, no. 2 (1999): 105-117.

Pirolo, Paola and Isabella Truci, eds. L'archivio magliabechiano della Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale de Firenze. (Firenze: Regione Toscana, Giunta Regionale, 1996) 303 pp.

Powitz, Gerhardt. "Die Bibliothek des Frankfurter Juristen Ludwig von Marburg zum Paradies: Eine Büchersammlung aus der Fruhzeit des Buchsdrucks," Archiv für Geschichte des Buchwesens v. 51 (1999):333-369. [Regarding an early 16th century library in Frankfurt]

Raulff, Ulrich. "Von der Privatbibliothek des Gelehrten zum Forschunginstitut: Aby Warburg, Ernst Cassirer und die Neue Kulturwissenschaft," Geschichte und Gesellschaft v. 32, no. 1 (1997): 28-43.

Reid-Smith, Edward R. "The Administration of Schools by Public Library Committees in England, 1850-1902," Journal of Educational Administration and History v. 27, no. 2 (1995): 110-22.

Revuelta Sañudo, Manuel. "El Estatuto de la Biblioteca de Menendez Pelayo," Boletin de la Biblioteca de Menendez Pelayo v. 71 (1995): 363-413.

Roberts, Lewis Charles, III. "Regulating the Floods of Literature: Literate and Material Practices in Valuing the Victorian Novel," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Indiana University), 1999, 313 pp. [Includes chapter on British Free Libraries Movement]

Sickinger, James P. Public Records and Archives in Classical Athens (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1999) 274 pp. $50.00 ISBN 0-8078-2469-0.

Schmidt, S. "Katholische Öffentliche Buchereien--Schnittstellen zwischen Lesender Kirche und Säkularer Gesellschaft," Bibliothek v. 21, no. 3 (1997): 307-25.

Staikos, Konstantinos Sp. The Great Libraries: From Antiquity to the Renaissance. (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2000) 600 pp. $125.00 ISBN 1-58456-018-5.

Steinmann, Martin. "Cimelia Sangallensia: Hundert Kostbarkeiten aus der Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen," Librarium 42 (Mai 1999): 61-67. [History of a Swiss monastic library]

Thompson, James. A Centennial History of the Library of the University of Birmingham, 1880-1995 (Birmingham: University Library, 2000) 252 pp. $25.00 ISBN 0-7044-2096-1.

Trombetta, Vincenzo. Storia della Biblioteca Universitaria de Napoli: Dal Vice-Regno Spagnolo all'Unita d'Italia (Napoli: Vivarium, 1995) ISBN: 88-85239-22-6.

Vodosek, P. "Die Öffentliche Bibliothek is die Nothwendige 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.

Vogler, Werner. "As Grandes Epocas da Cultura Monastica de Sankt Gallen," Revista Portugesa de Historia do Livro ano II, no. 3 (1998): 157-190.

Warkentin, Germaine. "The World and the Book at Penshurst: The Second Earl of Leicester (1595-1677) and his Library," Library [Great Britain] v. 20, no. 4 (1998): 325-346.

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



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

Sardana, J.L., ed. Library Vision 2010: Indian Libraries and Librarianship in Retrospect and Prospect (ILA Seminar Papers, 45th All India Library Conference, Hisar: 23-26 December 1999) (Delhi: Indian Library Association, 1999) ISBN 81-85216-34-7.

Strzolka, R. "Bibliotheken in Afrika: Eine Historische Annaherung," Bibliothek Forschung und Praxis v. 23, no. 2 (1999): 157-94.



Amory, Hugh and David D. Hall, eds. History of the Book in America: v. 1: The Colonial Book in the Atlantic World (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000) 638 pp. $125.00 ISBN 0-521-4825-6-9. [First volume of a projected 5 volume set]

Beidler, Philip D. First Books: The Printed Word and Cultural Formation in Early Alabama (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1999) 185 pp. $35.00 ISBN 0-8173-0985-3.

Benton, Megan L. Beauty and the Book: Fine Editions and Cultural Distinction in America (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000) 323 pp. $30.00 ISBN 0-300-8213-4. [Based on Benton's 1997 dissertation]

Bruce, Norma J. "A Commitment to Women--The Ohio Cultivator and The Ohio Farmer of the Nineteenth Century," Serials Librarian v. 37, no. 2 (1999): 13-31.

Cavallo, Guglielmo and Roger Chartier, eds. History of Reading in the West (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1999) 478 pp. $40.00 ISBN 1-5584-9213-5.

Coakley, J.F., ed. "Printing in the Mission Field," Harvard Library Bulletin 9 (Spring 1998): 3-68.

Cooper, Gael L. "Edwin Thomas Meredith: Service Was His Secret to Magazine Success," Serials Librarian 37, no. 2 (1999): 33-58.

Dethloff, Henry C. Bookmark: Texas A&M University Press (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1999) 161 pp. $30.00 ISBN 0-8909-6878-0. [History of press]

Ferdinand, C. "Constructing the Frameworks of Desire: Now Newspapers Sold Books in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries," Prose Studies 21 (August 1998): 157-75.

50 years K. G. Saur: History and Bibliography, 1949-1999 (Munich: K.G. Saur, 1999) 183 pp. ISBN 3-59810-705-6. [Also available in a German edition]

Furdell, E.L. "At the King's Arms in the Poultrey: The Bookshop Emporium of Dorman Newman, 1670-1694," London Journal v. 23, no. 2 (1998): 1-20. [Newman was a prominent bookseller after the Great Fire]

Fussel, Stephen. Studien zur Verlagsgeschichte und zur Verleger-Typologie der Goethe-Zeit (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1999) 390 pp. $128.00 ISBN 3-1101-3797-6.

Fyfe, A. "Copyrights and Competition: Producing and Protecting Childrenís Books in the Nineteenth Century," Publishing History v. 45 (1999): 35-59. [British emphasis]

Gutjahr, Paul C. An 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.

Hamilton, Sharon. "The First New Yorker? The Smart Set Magazine, 1900-1924," Serials Librarian v. 37, no. 2 (1999): 89-104.

Hibbitts, Bernard. "Critical Years: An Opinionated History of the Law Review," Serials Review 24 (September 1998): 1-11.

Isaac, Peter and Barry McKay, eds. The Human Face of the Book Trade: Print Culture and its Creators (London: St. Paulís Bibliographies, 1999) 228 pp. $35.00 ISBN 1-87304-054-7.

Isaac, Peter and Barry McKay, eds. The Reach of Print: Making, Selling, and Using Books (London: St. Paulís Bibliographies, 1998) 228 pp. $35.00 ISBN 1-87304-051-2.

Kallendorf, Craig. Virgil and the Myth of Venice: Books and Readers in the Italian Renaissance (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1999) 249 pp. $45.00 ISBN 0-19-815254-X.

Ladurie, Emmanuel Le Roy, Anette Smedley-Weill, and Andre Zysberg. "French Book Production from 1454: A Quantitative Analysis," Library History 15 (November 1999): 83-98.

Merrick, Beverly G. "Jane Grant, The New Yorker, and Ross: A Lucy Stoner Practices Her Own Style of Journalism," Serials Librarian v. 37. No. 2 (1999): 59-88.

Micklethwait, David. Noah Webster and the American Dictionary (Jefferson, S.C.: McFarland, 1999): 350 pp. $50.00 ISBN 0-7864-064-02.

Regnery, Henry. Perfect Sowing: Reflections of a Bookman ed. by Jeffrey O. Nelson (Wilmington, DE: Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 1999) 394 pp. $25.00 ISBN 1-88292-632-3.

Reimer, Doris. Passion & Kalkul: Der Verleger Georg Andreas Reimer (1776-1842) (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1999) 460 pp. $130.00 ISBN 3-11016-643-7.

Remnek, Miranda Beaven. "The Expansion of Russian Reading Audiences, 1828-1848," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Berkeley), 1999, 477 pp.

Reyes Posada, Carlos José. "Las Edades del Libro," Boletn de Historia y Antigüedades v. 83, no. 793 (1996): 519-43.

Salwak, Dale, ed. A Passion for Books (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999) 208 pp. $40.00 ISBN 0-312-21884-2.

Satterfield, Jay Corey. "The World's Best Books: Taste, Culture, and the Modern Library," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Iowa), 1999, 308 pp.

Tillman, Lynne. Bookstore: The Life and Times of Jeannette Watson and Books & Co. (New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1999) 337 pp. $40.00 ISBN 0-15-100425-0. [Story of prominent New York City bookstore]

Vickery, Brian. "A Century of Scientific and Technical Information," Journal of Documentation 55 (December 1999): 476-527.

Whitfield, Susan. "Under the Censor's Eye: Printed Almanacs and Censorship in Ninth-Century China," British Library Journal 24 (Spring 1998): 4-22.

Zaret, David. Origins of Democratic Culture: Printing, Petitions, and the Public Sphere in Early-Modern England (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000) 291 pp. $45.00 ISBN 0-691-00693-6.

Ziesak, Anne-Katrin. Walter de Gruyter Publisher, 1749-1999. Translated by Rhodes Barrett (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1999) 280 pp. $20.00 ISBN 3-1101-6699-2.



Agaja, James Abayomi. "Professional Continuing Education for Librarians in Nigerian University Libraries: Opportunities, Problems and Prospects," Annals of Library Science and Documentation 46 (March 1999): 19-24.

"Anarchism and Libraries," Progressive Librarian special supplement #16 (Fall 1999). Issue contains several essays devoted to the topic.

Black, Alistair and Rodney Brunt. "Information Management in Business, Libraries and British Military Intelligence: Towards a History of Information Management," Journal of Documentation 55 (September 1999): 361-74.

Boris, Eileen and Nupur Chaudhuri, eds. Voices of Women Historians: The Personal, the Political, the Professional (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1999) 295 pp. $45.00 ISBN 0-253-33494-2.

Bowden, Mary Ellen, Trudi Bellardo Hahn, and Robert V. Williams, eds. History and Heritage of Science Information Systems. 1998 Conference Proceedings (Medford, NJ: ASIS and the Chemical Heritage Foundation by Information Today, 1999) 291 pp. $40.00 ISBN 1-57387-062-5.

Bowles, Mark D. "The Information Wars: Two Cultures and the Conflict in Information Retrieval, 1945-1999," History and Heritage of Science Information Systems. 1998 Conference Proceedings (July 30, 1999): 156-66.

Buckland, Michael. "Overview of the History of Science Information Systems," History and Heritage of Science Information Systems. 1998 Conference Proceedings (July 30, 1999): 3-7.

Day, Ronald E. Tropes, "History, and Ethics in Professional Discourse and Information Science," Journal of the American Society for Information Science 51 (March 15, 2000): 469-75. [Interesting article examining professional discourse]

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

Findlen, Paula. "Possessing the Past: The Material World of the Italian Renaissance," American Historical Review v. 103, no. 1 (1998): 83-114. [Examines Renaissance background to the later creation of libraries, archives, and museums]

Garfield, Eugene. "On the Shoulders of Giants," History and Heritage of Science Information Systems. 1998 Conference Proceedings (July 30, 1999): 237-51. [Garfieldís reminiscences of pioneers he has known in the field of information science]

Gilderhus, Mark T. History and Historians: A Historiographical Introduction 4th ed. (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, Inc., 2000) 140 pp. $30.00 ISBN 0-13-011582-7.

Hapke, Thomas. "Wilhelm Ostwald, the Brucke, and Connections to Other Bibliographic Activities at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century," History and Heritage of Science Information Systems. 1998 Conference Proceedings (July 30, 1999): 139-47.

Hayes, Robert M. "History Review: The Development of Information Science in the United States," History and Heritage of Science Information Systems. 1998 Conference Proceedings (July 30, 1999): 223-36.

Hochfelder, David Paul. "Taming the Lightning: American Telegraphy as a Revolutionary Technology, 1832-1860," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Case Western Reserve University), 1999, 339 pp.

Jenkins, Keith. Why History? Ethics and Postmodernity (London: Routledge, 1999) 232 pp. $40.00 ISBN 0-415-20632-4.

Kvalnes, Florence H. "The History of Managing Technical Information at DuPont," History and Heritage of Science Information Systems. 1998 Conference Proceedings (July 30, 1999): 107-114.

MacNeil, Heather Marie. "Trusting Records: The Evolution of Legal, Historical, and Diplomatic Methods of Assessing the Trustworthiness of Records, from Antiquity to the Digital Age," (Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of British Columbia, Canada), 1999, 160 pp.

McKenzie, D.F. Bibliography and the Sociology of Texts (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999) 130 pp. $40.00 ISBN 0-521-64258-2. [This is a reprint of the 1986 edition]

Richards, Pamela Spence. "The Soviet Overseas Information Empire and the Implications of its Disintegration," History and Heritage of Science Information Systems. 1998 Conference Proceedings (July 30, 1999): 206-214.

Saenger, Paul, ed. Bible as Book: The First Printed Editions (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll, 1999) 164 pp. $55.00 ISBN 1-88471-892-2.

Siatri, Rania. "The Evolution of User Studies," Libri 49 (September 1999): 132-41. [Historical overview]

Varlejs, Jana. "Ralph Shaw and the Rapid Selector," History and Heritage of Science Information Systems. 1998 Conference Proceedings (July 30, 1999): 148-55.

Webb, T.D., ed. Building Libraries for the 21st Century: The Shape of Information (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., Inc., Pubs., 2000) 270 pp. $55.00 ISBN 0-7864-0665-8.

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