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  • Enough Gunpowder to Start a Revolution 

    Hufford, Jon R. (Southern Studies Institute, Northwestern State University, 1984)
    On June 27, 1775, Governor Sir James Wright, expecting interference with British shipping at the entrance to the Savannah River, wrote to Admiral Sir Thomas Graves, commander of British naval forces in North America, ...
  • The Pragmatic Basis of Catalog Codes: Has the User Been Ignored? 

    Hufford, Jon R. (Haworth Press, 1991)
    This article discusses the major catalog codes published in the United States and Great Britain since 1841. The main point made is that, although a number of the authors of these code had the catalog user in mind when ...
  • Use Studies and OPACs 

    Hufford, Jon R. (Haworth Press, 1991)
    This article discusses the major catalog use studies that have been conducted in the United States and Great Britain. The potential to influence the construction of new online public access catalogs is emphasized. The ...
  • Elements of the Bibliographic Record Used by Reference Staff Members at Three ARL Academic Libraries 

    Hufford, Jon R. (Association of College and Research Libraries, 1991-01)
    This study determined the extent to which elements of a bibliographic record were consulted by reference staff members of three ARL libraries. It answered the following research questions: (1) For what purposes do reference ...
  • Some Implications of The Canon Debate for Collection Development 

    Quinn, Brian A. (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 1993)
    Canons have been of interest to librarians dating back to the days when Robert Maynard Hutchins instituted the Great Books program at the University of Chicago. Hutchins did so at the suggestion of the popular philosopher, ...
  • A Selective Bibliograpghy of Handbooks in Clinical Psychology. 

    Quinn, Brian A. (Routledge, 1993-10)
    The explosive growth of clinical psychology literature has made it difficult for anyone to get a comprehensive overview of the field. Clinical psychology handbooks help alleviate this problem by providing a thorough survey ...
  • McDonaldization in Cyberspace: Examining Commercial Education Web Sites 

    Quinn, Brian A. (Association of College and Research Libraries, 1994)
    Nearly a decade ago, a sociologist named George Ritzer proposed an unusual thesis--that the principles of the fast food industry were gradually coming to dominate more and more aspects of society. This process, known as ...
  • Recent Theoretical Approaches in Classification and Indexing 

    Quinn, Brian A. (Ergon, Würzburg, ALLEMAGNE, 1994)
    This article is a selective review of recent studies in classification and indexing theory. A number of important problems are discussed, including subjectivity versus objectivity, theories of indexing, the theoretical ...
  • Non-BI Librarians' Involvement With Library Instruction: Assessing The Evidence 

    Quinn, Brian A. (Ann Arbor, MI: Mountainside, 1994-03)
    A search of the literature was conducted to determine the extent to which librarians outside the reference department have been involved in bibliographic instruction (BI). Although few studies were found that address this ...
  • Beyond Efficacy: The Exemplar Librarian as a New Approach to Reference Evaluation 

    Quinn, Brian A. (Springfield, 1994-06)
    Offers a new approach to evaluating reference librarians, as well as a new standard of evaluation based on a study of exemplary reference librarians that was conducted via electronic networks. Characteristics of exemplary ...
  • History: Teaching and Methods 

    Weiner, Robert G. (1995)
    This paper describes a review of recent literature about teaching history to address what history is (or purports to be), why educators should teach history, and what new technology methods are now being used. Methods ...
  • A Guide to Psychology Resources on Electronic Networks 

    Quinn, Brian A. (Haworth Press [New York], 1995)
    Although many libraries are aware of electronic computer networks like the Internet and Bitnet, few realize the wealth of resources available in the field of psychology. Among the resources to be found are discussions of ...
  • Understanding the Differences Between Committees and Teams 

    Quinn, Brian A. (Chicago, III, 1995-03)
    There are basic differences between the team approach and the committee approach. Participation on committees was a means of giving employees a voice and bringing people together to share ideas on a particular project or ...
  • Archives And Automation: Issues and Trends 

    Weiner, Robert G. (1995-05)
    This paper focuses on the archives and automation and reviews literature on various topics concerning archives and automation. Topics include: resistance to technology and the need to educate about automation the change ...
  • Improving the Quality Of Telephone Reference Service 

    Quinn, Brian A. (Pierian Press, 1995-12)
    Discusses telephone reference services in libraries. Topics include characteristics of quality phone reference; policies and guidelines for quality service; a survey of pertinent literature evaluating telephone reference; ...
  • The Internet Culture: Transitions and Problems 

    Weiner, Robert G. (1996)
    Originally begun as a government-sponsored project for scientists. engineers, and military personnel to exchange information with great speed and efficiency, the Internet has become a virtual community. an online culture ...
  • A survey of notable recent reference books in psychology 

    Quinn, Brian A. (Routledge, 1996)
  • Virtual Library and Its Implications: Going Beyond Traditions 

    Weiner, Robert G. (Routledge, 1996-09)
    The virtual library offers new and exciting challenges to librarians, scholars, and students. Librarians will play a key role in organizing and putting the virtual library together. They will also play the role of educator ...
  • Internet Resources for Tests and Measurements 

    Quinn, Brian A. (Haworth Press, 1997)
    The reference collections of most research libraries contain a readily identifiable collection of standard paper sources used in locating tests and test-related materials for education and psychology. Yet currently there ...