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ERIC Number: ED423915
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jul
Pages: 55
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A. Robert Rogers and International Librarianship.
Linderman, Eric Graham
This paper provides a biographical study of A. Robert Rogers, Dean of the School of Library Science at Kent State University from 1977-1985, with a focus on his writing, teaching, and study of international librarianship. The following sources of information were used: (1) materials kept in the Department of Special Collections and Archives in the main library at Kent State University; (2) an interview with Mrs. Rhoda Rogers; (3) materials borrowed from the family collection kept by Mrs. Rogers; and (4) copies of materials sent from the archives of the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. This biography contains four major sections: 1927-1950--high school, college, and master's degree in philosophy; 1950-1969--librarianship at the University of New Brunswick 1960-1969--library director at Bowling Green State University; and 1970-1985--professorship and deanship at the School of Library Science at Kent State University, study of Soviet libraries, work in Shiraz, Iran, his book "The Library in Society," and articles on librarianship in China and Hungary. An appendix contains a bibliography of Rogers' essays on religion. (Contains 70 references.) (DLS)
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses; Historical Materials
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China; Iran; USSR