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By Jeffrey M. Wilhite

A Chronology of Librarianship, 1960-2000 keeps the paintings of Josephine Smith in her unique Chronology of Librarianship (Scarecrow, 1968). It updates and completes her paintings as much as 2000, paying certain recognition to the growth made on technological and foreign fronts that experience considerably altered the position and serve as of the librarian, particularly the increase of the net within the Nineteen Nineties. The ramifications of this new point of worldwide connectedness and of the recent position of the librarian are of basic crisis for writer Jeffrey M. Wilhite.

This booklet covers all components of library literature that tell the historical past of librarianship and levels over a number of continents. Its large scope lends itself to broad use by way of students and scholars of library historical past and library literature. The chronology is gifted in a dictionary structure and separated into a long time. it really is complemented via a accomplished bibliography and identify index.

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