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Current Cites for December 2012

Submitted by Leo Klein on Fri, 12/21/12 (3:01pm)

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Current Cites for December 2012 is out! You can find the issue here...

Current Cites for December is out. I wrote about an interesting article on library staff magazines in the UK in the first half of the 20th Century. The author did a good job explaining the context of why such magazines were becoming necessary -- more complex systems of communication, transportation and information management, growing organizations, increasing wealth and leisure time for working people, all of which predated the computer/internet by 50 to 100 years.