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A Primer of Librarianship

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W.E. Doubleday



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ISBN 9781032131153
December 15, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
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This book, first published in 1931, presents a survey of librarianship by some of its leading theorists of the early twentieth century, a time of rapid library expansion following the Library Act of 1919. The entire field of Library service was undergoing review and experiment, with little remaining unchanged, and this volume details some of the new and modern practices then being adopted.

Table of Contents

1. Bibliography John Minto  2. Book Selection J.E. Walker  3. Book Classification Arthur J. Hawkes  4. Cataloguing W.R.B. Prideaux  5. Reference Libraries John Warner  6. Lending Libraries G.E. Roebuck  7. Lending Library Routine Work Henry A. Sharp  8. Aids to Readers R.D. Hilton Smith  9. Children’s Library Work W.C. Berwick Sayers  10. Committee Work and Office Routine Charles Nowell  11. University Libraries R. Offor  12. Library Extension Work Lionel R. McColvin  13. County Libraries A.S. Cooke  14. Library Cooperation and the National Central Library Luxmoore Newcombe  15. Commercial and Technical Libraries George Halsall  16. Business Libraries B.M. Headicar  17. Library Publications J.P. Lamb  18. Print Collecting J.L. Douthwaite  19. Binding for Libraries Douglas Cockerell  20. Library Law J.S. Pritchett  21. How to Enter the Library Profession W.E. Doubleday

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W.E. Doubleday