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The Library Association Examinations

Library Review

ISSN: 0024-2535

Article publication date: 1 April 1935



ON no subject of professional concern to librarians has more ink been spilled in recent months than on the vexed question of the examination system of the Library Association. Writers have displayed diverse views on the matter, but everyone is agreed on one thing:—the present situation is unsatisfactory. Although the writer of this article has in the past figured in the role of destructive critic, it is his aim now fairly to assess the merits and demerits of the system, to give unbiassed consideration to the opinions which have been ventilated in the library press, and to suggest, where necessary, remedial measures. The following questions are worth asking:—


PATON, W.B. (1935), "The Library Association Examinations", Library Review, Vol. 5 No. 4, pp. 171-175.




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