School of Information Management & Systems. Spring 2004.
285 Design of Library Services. Michael Buckland.

Readings   See also Schedule.
Note: Items indicated as Main Graduate Services Reserve may not yet be on Reserve. To find out, do FI CO INFO 285 in telnet GLADIS.

Buckland, M.   Library Services in Theory and Context. 2nd ed. Pergamon Press, 1988. On GRAD SERVICES Reserve.] This book is assigned to provide a general conceptual framework. It is out of print and so not available in bookstores. The entire text is available on the Library's website:   Chapters 1-6, 8-14, 16, 19 & 20 are little changed from the 1st edition, 1983.

Stueart, Robert D. & Barbara B. Moran. Library and Information Center Management. 6th ed. Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 2002. MAIN Graduate Services Reserve Z678.S799 2002 (Previous ed. Z678 .S799 1998)   Standard textbook.

Rubin, Richard. Foundations of Library and Information Science. 2000. Main Graduate Services Reserve Z665.2.U6.R83 2000; reissue of 1999 version. [AS OF FEB 11, ONLY 1999 ISSUE ON RESERVE]. A rather discoursive account of contemporary library issues with some emphasis on policy issues.

Other Readings
Buckland, M. Redesigning Library Services: A Manifesto.   (American Library Association, 1992.) available online at

Buckland, M.   Information and Information Systems Prager, 1991) is a development and expansion of Library Services in Theory and Context. It is less focused in on library services but can be used for as a substitute for chapters 4-6, 8-15 & 17.

Gorman, Michael. Our Singular Strength: Meditations for Librarians. American Library Association, 1998. Main Graduate Services Reserve Z665.2.U6G67 1998.

Willison, Ian. "The national Library in historical perspective." Libraries and Culture 24 (1989):75-95. Reprinted in National Libraries 3, ed by Maurice B. Line & Joyce Line. Aslib: 1995, pp 3-17.

Van House, Nancy & Stuart Sutton. The Panda Syndrome: An Ecology of LIS Education. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 37(2): 131-147, 1996.

More to be added.