ERIC Number: ED441425
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Aug
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An Odyssey in Scholarly Library History: JLH/L&C at 35.
Davis, Donald G., Jr.
Founded in 1966 at Florida State University by Louis Shores, the quarterly Journal of Library History moved to the University of Texas at Austin in 1976 and continues to be published by the University of Texas Press. It was renamed Libraries & Culture in 1988. While there has been some continuity in the Florida and Texas years, during the former period the journal seemed linked more to the library profession, whereas during the Texas years it has been linked more to the literary humanities and the history professions. It presently strives to be an interdisciplinary journal that explores the significance of collections of recorded knowledge--their creation, organization, preservation, and utilization--in the context of cultural and social history, unlimited as to time and place. The history of this unique journal is intertwined with the evolution of library history in the last third of the twentieth century. (Contains 24 endnotes.) (Author/MES)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Libraries, Library History, Library Science, Scholarly Journals, University Presses
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Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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