Library history

Library history is a subdiscipline of science and science . [1] Some see the field as a subset of information history [2] Library history is an academic discipline and shoulds not be confused with icts object of study ( history of libraries ): the discipline is much younger than the libraries it studies. Library history begins in ancient societies through contemporary issues facing libraries today. [3] Topics include recording mediums, cataloging systems, scholars, scribes, library supporters and librarians. [4]

Journals

  • Libraries & the Cultural Record ; Exploring the history of collections of recorded knowledge (L & CR); Until 2006: Libraries & Culture ; Until 1988: The Journal of Library History ; Until 1974: Journal of Library History, Philosophy, and Comparative Librarianship ; Until 1973: The Journal of Library History
  • Library & Information History (until 2008: Library History , until 1967: Library Association.
  • Library History Review
  • Library History Round Table Newsletter (LHRT Newsletter), until 1992: LHRT Newsletter ; Until 198 ?: LHRT ; Until 1979: ALHRT Newsletter]]
  • Information and Culture; A journal of history

Awards

  • Phyllis Dain Library History Award
  • Donald G. Davis Article Award
  • Eliza Atkins Gleason Book Award
  • Justin Winsor Library

See also

  • Andrew Carnegie
  • History of libraries
  • History of public library advocacy
  • Information history
  • Librarians in popular culture
  • Libraries & the Cultural Record
  • Library
  • Library historian
  • Scribe
  • History of the Internet
  • Sociology of the Internet

References

  1. Jump up^ Buchanan, Anne L. & Herubel, Jean-Pierre VM (2011). Subject: History and Disciplinary Considerations. Journal of Scholarly Publishing, 42 (4), 503-522
  2. Jump up^ Black, A. (2006). Information history. Annual Review of Information Science and Technology , 40, 441-473.
  3. Jump up^ Murray, Stuart (2009). The Library an illustrated history . New York: Skyhorse Publishing . ISBN  978-1-60239-706-4 .
  4. Jump up^ Hildenbrand, Suzanne, red. (1996). Reclaiming the American library past: Writing the women inNorwood, NJ: Ablex.

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