Library Philosophy and Practice

Articles from Vol. 2, No. 2, Spring

Environmental Impact: A Preliminary Citation Analysis of Local Faculty in a New Academic Program in Environmental and Human Health Applied to Collection Development in an Academic Library
Abstract: New academic programs in environmental science prompted a citation analysis of local faculty by the Texas Tech University Library (TTU). The purpose of this study is to characterize the citation patterns of the interdisciplinary field of...
Mankind's Memory Managers: A New Paradigm of Library Science
Introduction Library science is in ferment. The problems we encounter are no accident, but rather are the result of rapid development in the world of information. Library science has faced many changes in recent years, and, as a result, it is a...
Retrospective Application of Subject Headings, Part 2-A Case Study at the Central Washington University Library
ABSTRACT This article describes implementation of a methodology followed for the retrospective application of 474 subject headings to already existing bibliographic records. Findings and considerations for future application are discussed. INTRODUCTION...
Twenty-Five Years of Collegial Management: The Dickinson College Model of Revolving Leadership and Holistic Librarianship
Abstract: This article describes the management system of Dickinson College Library. By treating this particular library as case study, the article describes the history, rationales, and relative merits of the library's innovative management structure...