This is the fifth time I have composed this overview of current writings on American library history, which means that for the past ten years I have carefully monitored the amount and variety of scholarship that has appeared every two years from the little band of scholars who continually explore our corner of the historical canvas. As usual, our colleagues have been busy providing the rest of us with a wealth of writings and interpretations of our library past that will in turn foster yet more research and more thought about the role libraries, librarianship, and book culture have played in our nation's journey to the present. So with this brief introduction, let us now begin our journey through this most recent outpouring of scholarship on American library history.
University of Texas Press
Goedeken, Edward A., "The Literature of American Library History, 2001–2002" (2004). Collections and Technical Services Publications and Papers. 11.