1st Edition

Newspapers in the Library
New Approaches to Management and Reference Work

Edited By

Lois N. Upham




ISBN 9780367376727
Published December 11, 2019 by Routledge
178 Pages

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1988, discusses the use and handling of newspapers in libraries and information centres. Although newspapers are recognized as an important source of information about current history and local events, they have been largely ignored by information specialists. Individuals who work with newspapers on a daily basis - as tools in research or as an ingredient in a larger process - have contributed valuable chapters on bibliographical and physical control of newspapers, working with newspapers in a variety of settings, and international, educational, and technical aspects of using and handling newspapers.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Lois N. Upham  2. Newspapers: Toward Preserving a National Resource Elaine W. Woods  3. Creating a Newspaper Bibliography: The Indiana Newspaper Bibliography Project John W. Miller  4. Uniform Titles for Newspapers: A Proposal Lois N. Upham  5. The Physical Aspects of Newspaper Collection Management: Some Problems and Their Solution Thomas D. Lund  6. The Microfilming of Newspapers: The Indiana Historical Society Newspaper Microfilm Project John W. Miller  7. Working in a Newspaper Reference Collection Heidi K. Martin  8. Newspaper Collection at the Center for Research Libraries Karla D. Petersen and Ray Boylan  9. The Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How of a Corporate Newspaper Library Sandra E. Fitzgerald  10. Education for a Newspaper Librarianship Mary Ellen Soper  11. There's Gold in Them Thar Reels: Or How Microfilmed Newspaper Saved a Region's History Charles L. Sullivan  12. Newspapers Can Yield Genealogical Gems: One Amateur's Experience Larry L. Murdock  13. Military Newspapers: A Brief Overview Robert C. Boots  14. International Newspaper Considerations Hana Komorous  15. A Selective Overview of Newspaper Indexes: 1986 Edward D. Starkey  16. Microcomputer Uses in a State Newspaper Project Rebecca M. Maier  17. The Effects of Emerging Technologies on Newspaper Storage and Retrieval J.J. Hayden III

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