Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Works on academic libraries in special fields, such as law school libraries, are entered under headings for special libraries, e.g. Law libraries; Business libraries; etc.
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Scope and Contents 1 interview with Ronald Rucker, Middlebury College Librarian, conducted by Bob Buckeye.Librarian for 25 years, started in 1976 (00:24); Work comparison between 1976 and 2001 (02:35); virtual libraries (03:38); position more administrative and managerial (04:45); orientation towards national organizations to connect to larger world (06:48); Farmington plan (07:32); technology automation in 1980s (08:30); OCLC plays enormous role. Changing times made library's task difficult. Aided by...
Dates: March 31, 2001
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Susan Tucker, Middlebury College Reference Librarian at Starr Library. Interview was conducted by Bob Buckeye.Middlebury librarian for 25 years (01:07); Assisting patrons, moving from books to computer screens (02:07); Info easier to obtain via web (04:28); function of reference librarian-student questions decreased in last 15 years-peaked in 1980s (08:10); user-friendly software (10:05); collection development big part of job (11:45); need for...
Dates: March 26, 2001