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School of Library and Information Sciences records

School of Library and Information Sciences records

Dates: 1954-1993

Materials include records and information from the School of Library and Information Sciences. The materials include correspondences, minutes, reports, filmstrips, newsletters, posters, and awards. The materials pertain to faculty, students, and organizations associated with the department. Dated 1954-1993.

  • Extent: 1 oversize box (1 linear ft.). -- 15 oversize folders (8 linear ft.). -- 1 carton (1 linear ft.). -- 58 boxes (29 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brigham Young University. Graduate Department of Library and Information Sciences. -- Brigham Young University. Department of Library Science. -- Brigham Young University. School of Library and Information Sciences
  • Call Number: UA 1105
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Restricted. Closed for 25 years (until 2018) after the creation of the records and thereafter open to the public after consultation with the University Archivist and in accordance with the General Restriction Statement of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
Materials are arranged into 11 series: 1. School of Library and Information Sciences department records, 1968-1991. 2. School of Library and Information Sciences faculty files, 1960-1993. 3. School of Library and Information Sciences course materials, 1975-1993. 4. School of Library and Information Sciences materials on the Graduate Association of Library and Information Sciences, 1954-1993. 5. School of Library and Information Sciences department reports, 1957-1992. 6. School of Library and Information Sciences collection of Maurice P. Marchant papers, 1962-1993. 7. School of Library and Information Sciences collection of Dorothy M. Shields papers, 1975-1993. 8. School of Library and Information Sciences collection of Nathan M. Smith papers, 1975-1990. 9. School of Library and Information Sciences department event records, 1974-1992. 10. School of Library and Information Sciences audio-visual materials, approximately 1954-1993. 11. School of Library and Information Sciences cartoon posters, approximately 1975-1993. The materials have been left in the original order in which they were found. This order appears to be grouped into like subject with the correspondence in chronological order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from School of Library and Information Sciences records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: UA 1105; School of Library and Information Sciences records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 1105, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Transferred from Records Management in May 2004. Transferred from Records Management in May 2009. Transferred from Records Management in November 2009. Found in University Archives in December 2014.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; Records Management; May 2004. Transferred; Records Management; May 2009. Transferred; Records Management; November 2009. Found; University Archives; December 2014.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA1105.xml
Subject Terms
Provo (Utah); Education; Library science; Colleges and Universities; Library education; Brigham Young University. Graduate Department of Library and Information Sciences; Brigham Young University. Department of Library Science; Brigham Young University. School of Library and Information Sciences
Genre / Form
Filmstrips; Newsletters; Corporate minutes; Reports; Memorandums; Awards; Letters
Processing Information
Processed; Katie Schmidt and Bradley J. Gibb; July 2004. Processed; Matthew Leavitt; May 2009. Processed; Kayla Quinney; January 2010. Processed; Erin Owens; January 2015.
Appraisal Information
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA1105
Finding Aid Title
School of Library and Information Sciences records
Finding Aid Author
Kayla Quinney
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-10-26 16:34:33 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

The Graduate Department of Library and Information Sciences (1968-1975) was a department in the Brigham Young University Graduate School.

The Graduate Department of Library and Information Sciences was established in 1968 under the College of Education. The department prepared students for entry work in library science, and offered a variety of courses which allowed specialization in certain fields, including public, academic, school, scientific and technical librarianship; genealogical research; and information science. In 1975, the department became a separate college: the School of Library and Information Science.

Administrative History

The Department of Library Science (1953-1955) was a department in the College of Education.

The Department of Library Science was established in 1953 under the College of Education. Courses in basic library work and book care were taught to students, and library science for teachers and adminstrators. The department was abolished in 1955 and became a program in the College of Education.

Administrative History

The School of Library and Information Sciences (1976-1993) was a graduate program at Brigham Young University.

The School of Library and Information Sciences was established by Brigham Young University in 1976. Organized with the intent to better train librarians for the university, the school educated students so that they could use their abilities for better efficiency areas such as learning resource centers, instructional media centers, libraries, and information centers. In 1993, the school was closed by the university.



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