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A wiki experiment by the UW-Madison SLIS "History of American Librarianship" class.

 

Browse by decade using these links:

______1730s1740s1750s1760s1770s1780s1790s
1800s1810s1820s1830s1840s1850s1860s1870s1880s1890s
1900s1910s1920s1930s1940s1950s1960s1970s1980s1990s
2000s__________________

 

 

Browse by library type using these links:

 

Public Libraries

Academic or Research Libraries

School Libraries or Media Centers

Special or Corporate Libraries

Digital Libraries

 

 

Browse by library mission using these links:

 

Libraries and education

Libraries and democracy

Libraries and intellectual freedom

Libraries and war

Libraries and civil rights

Libraries and popular culture

Libraries and government


 

Please note: As in any chronology or history, the elements we choose to include in this timeline each make an implicit statement about what historical processes, contexts, moments, and actors we value today — who and what we feel are important to remember and represent as the social practices of librarianship continue into the 21st century.

 

For more information on our course, please visit our web-based syllabus or our collaborative weblog.

 

Credits

 

Faculty adviser: Greg Downey

 

Student participants: Eileen Harrington, Kelly Giles, Alycia Sellie, Anne Rauh, Nancy Scibelli

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