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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Melvil Dewey, the man and the classification.
Albany, N.Y. : Forest Press, 1983
(OCoLC)558095843
Named Person: Melvil Dewey; Melvil Dewey; Melvil Dewey
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Stevenson; Judith Kramer-Greene; New York State Library.; Forest Press (Dublin, Ohio); State University of New York at Albany. School of Library and Information Science.
ISBN: 0910608342 9780910608343
OCLC Number: 9281543
Description: ix, 210 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Background. Reminiscences of Melvil Dewey / Keyes D. Metcalf --
The Dewey era in American librarianship / David Kaiser --
Part II. Dewey : the man, the innovator, the organizer. Welcoming remarks / Peter J. Paulson --
Dewey the apostle / Dee Garrison --
Melvil Dewey and the corporate ideal / Francis Miksa --
Melvil Dewey and the American Library Association, 1876-1907 / Wayne A. Wiegand --
Part III. Dewey : the classification. Introductory remarks / Richard S. Halsey --
The foundations of the Dewey Decimal Classification : the first two editions / John P. Comaromi --
The early diffusion abroad of the Dewey Decimal Classification : Great Britain, Australia, Europe / W. Boiyd Rayward --
The classified catalogue of the New York State Library in 1911 / Gordon Stevenson.
Responsibility: sponsored by the New York State Library, and the Forest Press Division of the Lake Placid Education Foundation, and the School of Library and Information Science, State University of New York at Albany, held December 10-11, 1981, the New York State Library, Cultural Education Center, Albany, New York ; edited by Gordon Stevenson and Judith Kramer-Greene.

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