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The University Library in the United States : Its Origins and Development

Author: Arthur Hamlin
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2016] ©1981
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Hamlin
ISBN: 9781512802078 1512802077
OCLC Number: 979634223
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Preface --
Part I. Chronology --
1. The Collegiate Libraries of the American Colonies --
2. Growth and Development, 1790-1876 --
3. Emergence of the Research Library, 1876-1920 --
4. Between Two Wars, 1920-1946 --
5. Expansion in the Generation Since World War II --
Part II. Aspects of Librarianship --
6. Building the Collection --
7. Governance and Leadership --
8. Financial Support --
9. The Pattern of Service to Students and Scholars --
10. The Library Building --
11. The Problem of the Departmental Library --
12. The Growth of Cooperative Enterprise --
13. Systems of Cataloging and Classification --
14. The Technological Revolution --
Epilogue --
Appendices --
Appendix 1. American College Libraries in 1849 --
Appendix 2. College and University Library Holdings and Ph. D.s Awarded, 1876-1975 --
Appendix 3. Holdings of the Twenty Largest University Libraries, 1876-1978 --
Appendix 4. Expenditures for Library Materials and Volumes Added, 1947 and 1978, for Fifteen Large University Libraries --
Appendix 5. Resident, Degree-credit Enrollment of Colleges and Universities, 1899-1976 --
Abbreviations --
Notes --
Sources --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Arthur Hamlin.

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