University and Research Library Studies - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080127262, 9781483158310

University and Research Library Studies

1st Edition

Some Contributions from the University of Sheffield Postgraduate School of Librarianship and Information Science

Editors: W. L. Saunders
eBook ISBN: 9781483158310
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1968
Page Count: 234
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Description

University and Research Library Studies, Volume 8 presents the growing awareness of the international character of library studies. This book discusses the highly organized approach to library science research in Eastern Europe.
Comprised of six chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the advantages of the comparative study of the libraries of various countries, including the possibilities of development and solutions to familiar difficulties. This text then examines the role of the library as a teaching instrument whereby instructions and library assignments are included as an integral part of the normal courses in the curriculum. Other chapters consider the background to the foundation of the Library of the School of Oriental and African Studies. This book discusses as well the function of the university library to bring together information and human beings. The final chapter deals with the types of activities that constitute library science research. Librarians will find this book useful.

Table of Contents


Preface

1. Australian University Libraries 1966

2. Instruction in the Use of Academic Libraries

3. The History of the Library of the School of Oriental and African Studies

4. A Comparative History of the Libraries of Manchester and Liverpool Universities up to 1903

5. The Functions of the University Library

6. The Organization of Research in Library Science in Eastern Europe

Index


Details

No. of pages:
234
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1968
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483158310

About the Editor

W. L. Saunders