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The practice of book selection; papers presented before the Library institute at the University of Chicago, July 31 to August 13, 1939,

Author: Louis Round Wilson
Publisher: Chicago, Ill., The University of Chicago Press [1940]
Series: University of Chicago studies in library science.
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Genre/Form: Chicago (Ill., 1939)
Kongreß
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Library institute (Chicago. University. Graduate library school).
Practice of book selection.
Chicago, Ill., The University of Chicago press [1940]
(OCoLC)578147141
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Round Wilson
OCLC Number: 1406440
Description: xii, 368 pages illustrations.
Contents: Theories of book selection for public libraries, by C.B. Roden. --
Community analysis and the practice of book selection, by Leon Carnovsky. --
Important books of the last one hundred years --
political science, economics, and sociology, by MaxLerner. --
Evaluation of contemporary fiction and nonfiction, by George Stevens. --
Literature as propaganda, by Henry Hazlitt. --
The evaluation of historical writings, by Louis Gottschalk. --
Popularizing science, by Waldemar Kaempffert. --
Selecting books for a technical department, by E.H. McClelland. --
Book selection and self-therapy, by Mandel Sherman. --
In the language of the people, by James Clarke. --
Organization of internal processes in book selection for public libraries, by LetaE. Adams. --
Publishing children's books, by Bertha L. Gunterman. --
Book selection in a modern high school, by Frieda M. Heller. --
Book selection in a liberal arts college, by Carter Davidson. --
Aesthetic aspects of book production, by H.L. Gage. --
The publisher as a factor in popular reading, by F.G. Melcher. --
A great bookstore in action, by Adolph Kroch. --
The teaching of book selection in the one-year library school, by Agnes C. Hansen. --
Selected reading list (p. 344-356).
Series Title: University of Chicago studies in library science.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Louis R. Wilson.

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