Universal Bibliography/Libraries

Type classification: this is a bibliography resource.

This part of the Universal Bibliography is a bibliography of libraries and librarianship.

See s:Category:Libraries and Category:Librarianship literature

Metabibliography edit

  • Burton and Vosburgh. A Bibliography of Librarianship: Classified and Annotated Guide to the Library Literature of the World (excluding Slavonic and Oriental Languages). 1934. [1]
  • Thornton, John Leonard. Classics of Librarianship: Further Selected Readings in the History of Librarianship. Library Association. 1957. [2]
  • Programmed Instruction in Librarianship: A Classified Bibliography of Programmed Texts and Other Materials, 1960-1974 [3]
  • Besterman. Bibliography, Library Science, and Reference Books: A Bibliography of Bibliographies. [4]
  • Bemis, Michael. Library and Information Science: A Guide to Key Literature and Sources. American Library Association. 2014. [5]
  • A Selected Bibliography of Library and Information Science. Center for Documentation and Communication Research, School of Library Science, Case Western Reserve University. Spring 1970. [6]
  • Bibliography of Library Science. 1970. [7]
  • T'u-shu kuan hsüeh lun-chu tsu-liao tsung-mu. A General Bibliography of Library Science. 1969. [8]
  • Union List of Literature on Library Science and Bibliography Up to 1935. League of Young Librarians. 1938. [9]
  • Cannons. Bibliography of Library Economy. 1910 [10] [11]
  • Bronson, Barbara. "Bibliographical Guides to the History of American Libraries". University of Illinois Library School. Number 32. February 1953. [12]
  • Wynar. Research Methods in Library Science: A Bibliographic Guide with Topical Outlines. Libraries Unlimited. 1971. [13]
  • Busha, Charles H. A Library Science Research Reader and Bibliographic Guide. Libraries Unlimited. 1981. [14]
  • Lewanski, Richard Casimir. Library Directories: Library Science Dictionaries. American Bibliographical Center. 1967. [15]
  • Karp, Rashelle S. The Academic Library of the 90s: An Annotated Bibliography. Greenwood Press. 1994. [16]
  • Lebovitch. College Libraries and Tutor Librarianship: An Annotated Select Bibliography. Hatfield Polytechnic. 1971. [17]
  • Liebscher, Peter (compiler). Audiovisual Librarianship: A Select Bibliography, 1965-1983. Aslib & Library Association Audiovisual Groups. 1984. [18]
  • A Selected Bibliography of Music Librarianship [19]
  • Local Studies Librarianship: A World Bibliography. Library Association. 2001. [20]
  • Nunn, Geoffrey Raymond. Asian Libraries and Librarianship: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Books and Periodicals and a Draft Syllabus. Scarecrow Press. 1973. [21]
  • Pantelidis, Veronica S. The Arab World: Libraries and Librarianship, 1960-1976: A Bibliography. Mansell. 1979. [22]
  • Huq and Aman. Librarianship and the Third World: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Literature on Developing Nations, 1960-1975. Garland Publishing.1977. [23]
  • A G Le Sueur. Bibliographic Guide to South African Librarianship. [24]
  • Wei, Karen T. Library and Information Science in China: An Annotated Bibliography. Greenwood Press. 1988. [25]
  • Murtagh. Education for Librarianship in Africa: A Bibliography. 1968 [26]
  • Schlachter and Thomson. Library Science Dissertations, 1973-1981: An Annotated Bibliography. Libraries Unlimited. 1982. [27]
  • Cohen, Denison and Boehlert. Library Science Dissertations: 1925-1960, An Annotated Bibliography of Doctoral Studies. Bureau of Educational Research and Development, Library Services Branch. Bulletin 1963, No 38. [28]
  • Kumar (compiler). Research in Library and Information Science in India. Concept Publishing Company. 1987. [29]
  • Bibliography of Theses, Submitted to the Department of Library Science, University of Karachi, 1973-75 [30]

Library associations edit

See s:Portal:Library Association of the United Kingdom

Glossaries edit

  • Harrod's Librarians' Glossary and Reference Book. [31]

Rare books edit

Rare book librarianship

  • Pearson, "Rare book librarianship and historical bibliography" in Bowman (ed). British Librarianship and Information Work 1991-2000. Ashgate. 2006. Chapter 10. Pages 168 to 182.
  • Galbraith and Smith. Rare Book Librarianship: An Introduction and Guide. Libraries Unlimited. 2012. [32]
  • Cave Roderick. Rare Book Librarianship. Clive Bingley. 1982. [33]
  • A Rare Book Manual. Association of College and Reference Libraries, Rare Book Section. 1959. [34]
  • Bennett, Josiah Q. The Cataloguing Requirements of the Book Division of a Rare Book Library. Kent State University Libraries. 1969. [35]
  • McCrank, Lawrence J. Education for Rare Book Librarianship: A Reexamination of Trends and Problems. (Occasional Papers No 144). University of Illinois , Graduate School of Library Science. April 1980.
  • Selected Reference Works for Rare Book Librarians Exhibited in the National Library of Medicine. [36]


  • Rare Books and Manuscripts Librarianship. (Association of College and Research Libraries). [37]

Rare book libraries, rooms and collections

  • Wendorf, Richard (ed). Rare Book and Manuscript Libraries in the Twenty-first Century. Harvard University Press. 1993. (1993) 4 Harvard Library Bulletin (New Series), Numbers 1 and 2.
  • Archer, Horace Richard. Rare Book Collections: Some Theoretical and Practical Suggestions for Use by Librarians and Students. 1965: [38]. 1981.
  • Attar, Karen. Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections in the UK and Republic of Ireland. 3rd Ed: 2016: [39]. Bloomfield, Barry Cambray (ed). 1997: [40]
  • The Rare Books Division: A Guide to Its Collections and Services. The Library of Congress. 1950. [41]
  • Boneham, John. Rare Book Collections in Higher Education Libraries in Wales. 2013. [42]
  • The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library: A Brief Guide to the Collections. University of Toronto. 1982. [43]
  • Rare Book Collection in the School of Law Library, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. 1982. [44]
  • Hackett, Joan. The Rare Book Collection in the Liberal Arts College Library. 1965. [45]
  • Bishop, "Rare Book Rooms in Libraries" (1942) Library Quarterly [46]
  • An Examination of the Publications of Some Rare Book Libraries and Collections, 1952-1956. [47]
  • Overmier, Judith Ann. Scientific Rare Book Collections in Academic and Research Libraries in Twentieth Century America. University of Minnesota. 1985. [48]

Dictionaries and thesauruses:

  • Dictionary Catalog of the Rare Book Division. [49]
  • Thesauri for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing Series
    • Genre Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing. [50]
    • Binding Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloging. [51]
    • Type Evidence: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing. [52]


  • Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Books. Library of Congress. 2nd Ed: 1991. [53]
  • Examples to Accompany Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Books. Association of College and Research Libraries. 1993. 1999. [54]
  • Lennon and Pearson. Rare Book Cataloguing in the British Isles. 1991. [55]


  • The Imprint Catalog in the Rare Book Division [56]
  • Library of Congress Acquisitions: Rare Book and Special Collections Division [57]

Security edit

  • Wilkie. Guide to Security Considerations and Practices for Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Libraries. 2011. [58]

Periodicals edit

See Periodicals, Libraries

  • Herald of Library Science [59]

Librarianship as a career edit

  • Tomlinson, Norman. Librarianship. (Target for Careers). Robert Hale. 1964. [60]

Arizona edit

  • Arizona Librarian
  • Arizona Library News
  • Carole Marsh, The Arizona Library Book, 1991, 1994
  • Libraries of the University of Arizona, 1977