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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Drobnicki, John A. – 1996
This paper discusses the career of Henry Evelyn Bliss, founder of the Bibliographic Classification, which is currently being revised. Dissatisfied with the current classification systems, Bliss devised his own, which was based on a main class order that provided for collocation of related classes. Although not currently used in the United States,…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Classification, Foreign Countries, History
Drobnicki, John A. – 1992
Many activities that take place in the library, including circulation and interlibrary loan and reserve requests, result in the creation of records linking clients to specific kinds of information. Several groups, including law enforcement officials, have attempted on various occasions to gain access to these records. This research paper provides…
Descriptors: Confidential Records, Confidentiality, Constitutional Law, Court Litigation
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Drobnicki, John A.; And Others – Public & Access Services Quarterly, 1995
A study to explore public librarians' attitudes and opinions concerning issues of intellectual freedom, collection balance, and controversial materials focused on the availability of Holocaust-denial literature. Results indicate that librarians, regardless of outside pressures, would provide access to this material. A copy of the survey is…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Denial (Psychology), Intellectual Freedom, Librarian Attitudes