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The Obligations and Responsibilities of the Librarian concerning Censorship
I HAVE never met a public librarian who approved of censorship or one who failed to practice it in some measure. In some cases the practice was resented and adopted only in response to assumed orExpand
THE PUBLIC LIBRARY IN THE UNITED STATES
Whenever a European undertakes to describe the American public library he almost invariably presents it in the most flattering terms, and at the same time he tends to deprecate the libraries in hisExpand
Publishing the Results of Research in Librarianship
RESEARCHIP\’L I B R A R I A N S H I P , apart from its historical and bibliographical aspects, is fairly recent. And since research and publication of its results go hand in hand, it follows thatExpand
Community Studies in Reading: II. Hinsdale, a Suburb of Chicago
ABOUT eight years ago Charles H. Compton of the St. Louis Public Library published the results of an investigation he conducted among the patrons of the library to ascertain "Who reads Wm. James?",Expand
Role of the Public Library: Implications for Library Education
BOUT twenty years ago, in an article entitled "Preparation for the Librarian's Profession,"1 I undertook to identify the characteristics of successful library performance, and against them to projectExpand
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