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MANCHESTER, like most of our provincial cities, is undergoing a transformation as its grimy Victorian buildings crumble beneath the demolition squads. In their place rise faceless blocks of offices and shops, whose glass and concrete soon lose their early gleam and smoothness and become streaked...
SAILORS ARE GREAT READERS, and every year the Ministry of Defence R.N. spends some 30,000 on the purchase of books for the officers and men of the Royal Navy. These are not haphazard collections thrown together from those available. Nearly 30 per cent of the money goes on general fiction, and 25...
TO HAVE HER NAME PERPETUATED in the cocktail bar of a plush modern South African hotel may seem an odd fate for an eighteenthcentury Scottish poetess. You may not even be able to guess her identity. For there are certainly not many women's names to be found in the pages of Scottish literature...
I SET OUT on my five weeks' visitation to libraries in North America on Easter Monday 1972, having been granted the Mature Librarians Award of the London and Home Counties Branch of the Library Association. My first port of call was Toronto, a city I had been in five years before on a private...
This long awaited and welcome publication fills a gap in our comparative librarianship literature. The author, who has been associated with the subject for a number of years, analyses existing writings, draws on the experience of other comparative disciplines and puts forward some personal views...
MALTBY, ARTHUR. U.K. catalogue use survey. London Library Association, 1973. 35 p. Library Association research publication, no. 12. 1.25 1 to members. This report on the use and nonuse of the catalogue by readers describes the findings of a project carried out largely by the various schools of...
In our last Notes and News we made an unfortunate mistake. In writing on the poetry section of the School Library Association's book list Fiction, Verse and Legend we referred to the Bodley Head series of poetry for the young as now regrettably out of print. Before making this categorical...
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