This work records the accomplishments of the leaders of library science with 51 thoroughly researched biographies of individuals whose contributions have profoundly influenced the profession's history. The biographical sketches, ranging in length from 1, 400 to 4, 000 words, were researched, written, and reviewed by noted authorities in the library and information science community.Written with Sheraa#39;s mastery of rhetoric and style, the book conveys along with its theoretical message some aura of arrogance. ... Berry quoted from an oral address presented by Shera to the students at the State University of New York School of ... He served as a delegate to the UNESCO International Conference at Paris (1950), presenting the U.S. report, and he ... materials a Sheraa#39;s personal papers are housed in the Case Western Reserve University Archives, Cleveland, Ohio.
|Title||:||Supplement to the Dictionary of American Library Biography|
|Author||:||Wayne A. Wiegand|
|Publisher||:||Libraries Unlimited - 1990|