School of Information
 Previously School of Library & Information Studies

  Michael Buckland, Professor.

 History of Information Management

Selected General Websites
- Robert V. Williams History of Information Science and Technology.
- Thomas Hapke History of Scientific Information and Communication.
- ASIST SIG History and Foundations of Information Science website.
- ALA Library History Round Table.
- South Hall: The School of Information and its antecedents.
Selected reviews
Robert V. Williams. Enhancing the cultural record: Recent trends in the history of information science and technology. Libraries & the Cultural Record vol 44, No 3 (2009): 326-342.
- History of Information Science. Literature review through 1994.
Biographical
Natale Battezzati;   Lodewyk Bendikson;   Suzanne Briet;   Vannevar Bush;   J. Periam Danton;   Robert Gitler;   Emanuel Goldberg;   Fredric J. Mosher;   Wilhelm Ostwald;   Paul Otlet;   Martin Schrettinger;   Raynard C. Swank;   Patrick Wilson.   Pioneers in North America.
Conferences
- Conference on European Modernism and the Information Society: Informing the Present, Understanding the past, Urbana-Champaign, May 2005. Photos. Publication of proceedings forthcoming.
- The Architecture of Knowledge: The Mundaneum and the European Antecedents of the World Wide Web. Colloquium Mundaneum, Mons, Belgium, 24/25 May 2002.
- Conference on the History and Heritage of Scientific and Technical Information Systems, Philadelphia, November 15-17, 2002. Proceedings available through the Othmer Library. Report in German.
- Conference on History and Heritage of Science Information Systems, Pittsburgh, Oct. 23-25, 1998, sponsored by the Chemical Heritage Foundation and ASIS. Proceedings available through the Othmer Library. Reports on the conference in English and in German. Proceedings available in print from Information Today, Inc..
- West Coast History Workshop on ... Information Systems, Berkeley, Nov 2001. Program.
- History papers at past Annual Meetings of the American Society of Information Science.
Other
*** New *** - Digital Pioneers, early innovations digitization in libraries, museums, archives, and historical societies.
- L. Decatur. 50 Years of Information Technology. Chronology, 1950s - 2000s.
- M. Buckland. On the cultural and intellectual context of European Documentation in the early twentieth century. Chapter 2, pp 44-57, in: European Modernism and the Information Society, ed. W. Boyd Rayward. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2007. pdf.
- M. Buckland. The Library Research Unit at the University of Lancaster, 1967-1972: A Memoir. In: Access, Delivery, Performance: Festschrift . . . Peter Brophy, ed. by J. R. Griffiths & J. Craven. London: Facet, 2009, pp 7-20.
- Information schools: A Monk, Library Science, and the Information Age. The rationale for evolving and modernizing academic programs in library science seen in the context of German library science: Martin Schrettinger, Adolf von Harnack, Fritz Milkau, and Humboldt University. Manuscript for Humboldt University Institute of Library Science students' book project. July 24, 2004.
- C. Bourne & T. B. Hahn: A History of Online Information Services, 1963-1976. MIT Pr. 2003. Blurb.
- What has Information Science contributed to the world. Discussion.
- Online Before the Internet: Early Pioneers Tell Their Stories, Susanne Bjorner & Stephanie C. Ardito.
- From Otlet to the Internet via Hypertext. Chronology in French.
- IEEE Annals of the History of Computing. Special Issue: Computer Applications in Libraries. Part 1: Vol 24, no 2 (April-June 2002):3-85. Part 2: Vol. 24, no 3 July- September 2002): 2-74.
- Library Education: A Centenary and the Future, (1987).
- Documentation, Information Science and Library Science in the USA: A Re-interpretation. Summary;   text.
- Histories, heritages and the past: The case of Emanuel Goldberg. Paper at the Second Conference on the History and Heritage of Scientific and Technical Information Systems, Philadelphia, November 15-17, 2002.
- Ronald Day. The Modern Invention of Information: Discourse, History, and Power. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2001. ISBN 0-8093-2390-7.   An article-length version can be found in: Ronald E. Day. "Totality and Representation. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology vol 52, no 9 (June 2001):725-735. [Offprint].
- Ronald Rousseau: Time-line for bibliometrics.
- History of hypertext.
- History of Information Management: France.
- Landscape: "Document" and "computational" traditions in Information Science.
- Historical Studies in Information Science, by T. B. Hahn & M. Buckland. Contents.
- International Federation for Information & Documentation, 1895-1995: Achievements and Publications.
- Translation of Briet's What is Documentation?.
- Robert Gitler and the founding of the Japan Library School, at Keio University, Tokyo, 1951.
- Information Processing & Management History of Information Science issue.
- History of tools of access to knowledge: Articles & chronology. Solaris No. 4, 1997. (In French).
- History of Information Management: Germany.
- Liberal arts and the development of schools of LIS.   Summary,   full text.
- Cultural and Intellectual Context of European Documentation [ppt].
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