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Contents Preface Introduction Chapter One; Changes in the Core Information Formats in Libraries Organization of Library Information Sources Changes in Reference Service Trends in Library Management Impact of Technology on Libraries Chapter Two; Types of Libraries and Library Cooperation Public Libraries Rise of School Library Media Centers Academic Libraries Library of Congress Special Libraries Presidential Libraries State Library Agency Growth Chapter Three; Library Cooperation ¿ Systems, Consortia and Networks Chapter Four; Federal Funding, Philanthropy and the Council on Library and Information Resources Chapter Five; Library Associations, Intellectual Freedom and International Relations Chapter Six; Gender and Ethnicity Chapter Seven; Library Buildings and Preservation Chapter Eight; Library and Information Science Education and Library Literature Chapter Nine; Prominent Leaders in the Field of Libraries and Librarianship Chapter Ten; Summary and Conclusion Major Events and Developments Current Challenges Future Status of Libraries Appendix; Chronology Bibliography Index About the Author
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Library science -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Libraries -- United States -- History -- 20th century.