Franklin

Changing patterns of scholarship and the future of research libraries.

Author/Creator:
University of Pennsylvania. Library.
Publication:
Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press, [1968, c1951].
Format/Description:
Book
x, 133 p. 23 cm.
Series:
Essay index reprint series.
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Subjects:
Libraries -- United States.
Library science -- Congresses.
Learning and scholarship.
Contents:
Opening remarks, by G. W. Pepper and C. W. David.
Patterns of research and changing library needs: From the viewpoint of the humanities and social sciences, by C. Branton. From the viewpoint of the natural sciences, by C. Zirkle.
The ever expanding demand for materials and the threatened decline of support: how shall the gap be filled? By K. D. Metcalf.
The research library in contemporary society, a problem of the proper recognition of services rendered, by C. W. White.
The balance of conflicting interests in the building of collections: comprehensiveness versus selectivity, by V. W. Clapp and R. E. Ellsworth.
Libraries and scholarship: should libraries be passive instruments of, or active participants in, research? By H. M. Lydenberg.
What type research librarian? By L. R. Wilson.
Notes:
"A symposium in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the establishment of the University of Pennsylvania Library.".
OCLC:
438653