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Libraries and Documentation in Germany: A Long-Lasting Conflict

@inproceedings{Ockenfeld2004LibrariesAD,
  title={Libraries and Documentation in Germany: A Long-Lasting Conflict},
  author={Marlies Ockenfeld and Hansjoachim Samulowitz},
  year={2004}
}
Over a long period German librarians and documentalists have had very different and conflicting views on the need for modern documentation methods, especially in traditional general and academic libraries. This paper traces the creation of formal asso- ciations for libraries and for documentation from the period be- fore World War I to the present. It identifies some of the leading figures in the library and documentation movements, reports on the nature of the objections of librarians to… 
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