Library Literature & Information Science Retrospective: 1905-1983 (H.W. Wilson)

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Library Literature & Information Science Retrospective indexes a wide range of important journals dating as far back as 1905. Coverage also includes full text content from 69 years of the Wilson Library Bulletin, plus citations to book reviews, books, book chapters and library school theses.

Subjects covered include: automation of library processes; binding and repairing; cataloging; censorship; children's literature; circulation procedures; classification; copyright legislation; education for librarianship; government aid; library associations and conferences; library equipment and supplies; personnel administration; preservation of material; public relations; publishing; salaries; and thesauri.


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Journals, books, and library school theses.

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Indexing with citations for all journals, books, and theses covered; full-text of the Wilson Library Bulletin (1939-1995).

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Library Literature
ALEXANDER REF AI3.L55 [1921-1983]; ANNEX STACKS AI3.L55 [1984-1998]; CAMDEN REF Z666.L69 [1933-1993]; DANA REF Z666.C211 [1933-1998]

Library Literature & Information Science
ANNEX STACKS AI3.L55 [1999 - 2008]; DANA REF Z666.C211 [1999 - 2004]

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H.W. Wilson Company

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