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Publications of Maurice B. Line
A Bibliography of Russian Literature in English Translation to 1900 (excluding periodicals), Library Association, London, 1963. 74 pp. Reprinted: Rowman & Littlefield, Totowa, NJ; Methuen, London, 1972.
Library Surveys: An Introduction to their Use, Planning, Procedure and Presentation, Clive Bingley, London, 1967, 146 pp.rev. ed., 1969, 151 pp.2nd ed., revised by Sue Stone, 1982, 162 pp.
(edited, with K.P. Barr). Essays on Information and Libraries: Festschrift for Donald Urquhart, Bingley, London; Linnet Books, Hamden, CN, 1975, 211 pp.
(edited, with Joyce Line). National Libraries, Aslib, London, 1979, 328 pp. (Aslib Reader Series, 1).
Guidelines for National Planning for the Availability of Publications, (jointly with S.C.J. Vickers). IFLA International Office for UAP, Wetherby, 1983, iv+44 pp.
Universal Availability of Publications (UAP): A Programme to Improve the National and International Provision and Supply of Publications (jointly with S. Vickers), K.G. Saur, München, etc., 1983, 139 pp. (IFLA Publications, 25).Translated into Croatian: Univerzalna Dostupnoist Publikacija (UAP), Hrvatsko bibliotekarsto drustvo, Zagreb, 1989.
Improving the Availability of Publications: A Comparative Assessment of Model National Systems (jointly with S. Vickers), IFLA International Programme for UAP, Wetherby, 1984, xvi+84 pp.
(edited). The World of Books and Information: Essays in Honour of Lord Dainton, British Library, London, 1987, viii+214 pp.
(edited, with Joyce Line) National Libraries 2: 1977-1985, Aslib, London, 1987, x, 398 pp. (Aslib Reader Series, 6).
The Impact of New Technology on Document Availability and Access (jointly with Marie-France Plassard), IFLA Intemational Programme for UAP, Wetherby, 1988, vii+83 pp.
Lines of Thought: Selected Papers of Maurice B. Line, edited by L.J. Anthony, Clive Bingley, London, 1988, xvi, 338 pp.
Line on Interlending: Selected Papers on Interlending and Document Supply, edited by Graham P. Cornish, British Library Document Supply Centre, Boston Spa, 1988, iv+272 pp.
A Little Off Line: Irreverent Essays by Maurice Line, His Friends and Colleagues, ELM Publications, Kings Repton, 1988, x+70 pp.
(edited) Academic Library Management. Edited Papers of a British Council Sponsored Course, 15-17 January 1989, Birmingham, Library Association, London, 1990, xii+263 pp.
The Changing Role of Nordic Academic, Research and Special Libraries, Nordinfo, Esbo, 1992, 139 pp. (Nordinfo publikation 22). Translated into Slovene: Vloga nordijskih akademskih, raziskovalnih in specialnih knjiznic na prelomnici. Maribor: IZUM, 1995, 142 pp. (Biblioteka Globalna Informacijska Druzba, 1).
(edited, with Joyce Line) National Libraries 3: A Selection of Articles on National Libraries, 1986-1994, Aslib, London, 1995, vii+303 pp.
(edited) Journal of Documentation, 56(4), 2000, Special issue in honour of A.J. (Jack) Meadows.
(edited) Interlending and Document Supply, 29(2), 2001, Issue dedicated to Dr David Wood.
A classified catalogue of music scores: some problems, Library Association Record, 54(11), November 1952, 362-364.
The librarian and the Citizens’ Advice Bureau, Library World, 60(708), June 1959, 263-264.
Blue dye in English paper, 1780-1830, Notes & Queries, n.s.6(7), July/August 1959, 240-252.
A classification for music scores on historical principles, Libri, 12(4), 1963, 352-363.
Some moral problems of psychiatry, Case Conference, 10(2), June 1963, 43-47.
Student attitudes to the university library: a survey at Southampton University, Journal of Documentation, 19(3), September 1963, 100-117.
Libraries for expanding universities, Universities Quarterly, 19(l), December 1964, 41-55.
Library provision in British universities: present inadequacies and future needs, Lucknow Librarian, 3(4), March 1965, 113-118.
Ends and means – librarianship as a social science, Library World, 66(779), May 1965, 270-275.
School and university: an experiment in closer relations (jointly with J.B. Hunt), Times Educational Supplement, no. 2617, 16 July 1965, 117.
Staffing university libraries, British Universities Annual, 1965, 93-99.
Research libraries, Education, 126(3276), 5 November 1965, 940-945.
Automation of acquisition records and routine in the University Library, Newcastle upon Tyne, Program, No. 2, June 1966, 1-4.
College of education libraries – self-sufficiency or dependence, C.I.S.E. Newsletter, no.13, June 1966, 7-9.
Student attitudes to the university library: a second survey at Southampton University (assisted by M. Tidmarsh), Journal of Documentation, 22(2), June 1966, 123-135.
University libraries and the information needs of the researcher, I: a provider’s view, Aslib Proceedings, 18(7), July 1966, 178-184.
Libraries in institutions of higher education: independence versus interdependence, Library Association Record, 69(9), September 1966, 178-184.
Report by the Southampton University Library on a survey into student attitudes to the library carried out in May, 1965, in: University Grants Committee, Report of the Committee on Libraries, HMSO, London, 1967, Appendix 7, 243-259. (A fuller version of No. 15.)
New deal for university libraries, in Association of Assistant Librarians, South Eastern Division, Libraries in Education, AAL, London, 1967, 12-29.
Why libraries differ – and need they? (jointly with J.W. Jolliffe and F. Robinson), in Cox, N.S.M. and Grose, M.W. (Eds), Organization and Handling of Bibliographic Records by Computer, Oriel Press, Newcastle, 1967, 62-68.
On the construction and care of white elephants: some fundamental questions concerning the catalogue (jointly with M.W. Grose), Library Association Record, 70(l), January 1968, 2-5.
The impact of [library] research on libraries and their parent institutions, in Society for Research in Higher Education, Research into Library Services in Higher Education, SHRE, London, 1968, 27-31.
Social scientists’ information, SSRC Newsletter, No.3, May 1968, 2-5.
The functions of the university library, in Saunders, W.L. (Ed.) University and Research Library Studies, Pergamon, Oxford, 1968, 148-158.
The Parry report and its impact on universities, British Universities Annual, 1968, 105-114.
The social scientist and his information needs, in Library Association. Reference, Special and Information Section, Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference and Study Group, Durham, April 19th-22nd, 1968, RSI Section, London, 1968, 10-18.
The university library: functions and opportunities, Library Review, 21(7), Autumn 1968, 345-348.
Information requirements in the social sciences: some preliminary considerations, Journal of Librarianship, 1(1), January 1969, 1-19.
White elephants revisited, Catalogue & Index, No. 13, January 1969, 4-6.
Some notes on book stealing, Library Association Record, 71(4), April 1969, 115-116.
How golden is your retriever? Thoughts on library classification (jointly with Philip Bryant), Library Association Record, 71(5), May 1969, 115-116.
Information services in university libraries, Journal of Librarianship, 1(4), October 1969, 211-224.
The cost of classification: a note, Catalogue & Index, No. 16, October 1969, 4.
A note on MARC, Program, 3(3/4), November 1969, 104-105.
The “half-life” of periodical literature: apparent and real obsolescence, Journal of Documentation, 26(l), March 1970, 104-105.
Information services in academic libraries. L4TUL Proceedings, 5(l), May 1970, 28-34. Also printed (with discussion) in Lincoln, C. M. (Ed.) International Association of Technological University Libraries, Educating the Library User. Proceedings of the Fourth Meeting, IATUL, Loughborough, 1970, B1-B10.
On the design of information systems for human beings, Aslib Proceedings, 22(7), July 1970, 320-335.Reprinted in Katz, B. and Schwartz, J.J. (Eds) Library Lit. – the Best of 1970, Scarecrow Press, Metuchen, NJ, 1971, 214-235.Also in Ward, P. Layzell (Ed.) The Professional Development of the Librarian and Information Worker, Aslib, London, 1980, 110-124.Translated into Portuguese: Revista da Escola de Biblioteconomia da Universidade Federal de Minas, Gerais, 7(l), March 1978, 27-58.
Innovation resulting from research and development in the information field, 2: the user’s view, Aslib Proceedings, 22(l 1), November 1970, 559-569.
Automation and the national libraries, Times Literary Supplement, No. 3594, 15 January 1971, 58.
Primary materials in the social sciences: conclusions, Aslib Proceedings, 23(4), April 1971, 203-206.
Information services in a technological university: plans and prospects, Information Scientist, 5(2), June 1971, 77-88.
The information uses and needs of social scientists: an overview of INFROSS, Aslib Proceedings, 23(8), August 1971, 412-434.
Or ask the librarian?, New Society, No.475, 4 November 1971, 11-13.
Information and the social scientist, SSRC Newsletter, No.13, November 1971, 11-13.
Cataloguing and classification at Bath University Library: on the track of white elephants and golden retrievers (jointly with Philip Bryant), Library Association Record, 73(12), December 1971, 225-227.
The developing national library network in Great Britain, Library Resources and Technical Services, 16(l), Winter 1972, 61-73.
Towards a better national lending system: planning the British Library’s lending services, ATCL Newsletter, No.12, April 1972, 4-5.
Interlibrary loan requests refused by libraries: the scope for improvement, NCL Newsletter, No.12, April 1972, 8-9.
Interlibrary lending in the social sciences: a note, Aslib Proceedings, 24(8), August 1972, 445-448.
Planning the British Library’s lending services: progress report, NCL Newsletter, No.13, October 1972, 6-8.
The British Library and the public library in the next few years: a personal view, in Library Association, Proceedings of the Public Libraries Conference, Brighton, 1972, Library Association, London, 1952, 15-24.
Automation and the British Library, Library Association Record, 74(l 1), November 1972, 213-215.
British Library: kansalliskirjastojärjestelmän kehitys Isossa Britanniassa [The British Library: the development of the national library system in Great Britain], Kirjastolehti, 1972 (11) 392-396.
The national organization of the acquisition of foreign books – a personal view, in Bloomfield, B.C. (Ed.) Acquisition and Provision of Foreign Books by National and University Libraries in the United Kingdom, Mansell, London, 1972, 201-211.
The ability of a university library to provide books wanted by researchers, Journal of Librarianship, 5(l), January 1973, 37-51.
Sources of citations and references for analysis purposes: a comparative assessment (jointly with J.M. Brittain), Journal of Documentation, 29(l), March 1973, 72-80.
Planning the British Library’s lending services: further progress, NCL Newsletter, No.14, March 1973, 4-5.
Availability of music scores requested on interlibrary loan from the NCL and Central Music Library (jointly with Karen Isaksen), NCL Newsletter, No.14, March 1973, 8-12.
Direct lending between libraries: results of an NCL pilot sample survey (jointly with J.H. Petrie), NLL Review, 2(6), April 1973, 177-181.
Information services in social welfare, New Library World, 74(874), April 1973, 79-80.
Social science material at the National Central Library, SSRC Newsletter, No. 18, March 1973, 25.
ADP and the British Library, Catalogue & Index, No.29, Spring 1973, 1, 7-9.
A personalized service to social science researchers: the Experimental Information Service in the Social Sciences at the University of Bath (jointly with Susan M. Evans), Journal of Librarianship, 5(3), July 1973, 214-232.
Information needs of the social sciences, Inspel, 8(2), April 1973, 29-39.Also in International Federation for Documentation, Participation of Small and Less Developed Countries in World-wide Documentation Activities and Information Exchange, National Committee for FID, Budapest, 1973, 123-135.
Information and the research process, SSRC Newsletter, No. 20, October 1973, 18-19.
Local acquisition policies in a national context, in Jeffreys, A.E. (Ed.) The Art of the Librarian, Oriel Press, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1973, 1-13.
Summing up: the information service in practice (47th Aslib Annual Conference), Aslib Proceedings, 26(l), January 1974, 47-53.
[under pseudonym “Agnew Broome”) The search for the ideal. BLL Review, 2(l), January 1974, 47-53.Translated into German: Nachrichten für Dokumentation, 25(6), 1974, 253-255.
The final year of the NCL, BLL Review, 2(l), January 1974, 3-4.
National library planning in the United Kingdom – the British Library, Australian Library Journal, 23(l), February 1974, 5-15.Also printed in Library Association of Australia, Outpost: Australian librarianship ’73. Proceedings of the 17th Biennial Conference held in Perth, August 1973, Westbooks, Perth & Sydney, 1974, 47-60.
Draft definitions: information and library needs, wants, demands and uses, Aslib Proceedings, 26(2), February 1974, 87.
Academic libraries in the United Kingdom in the 1970s: reflections on current trends, Australian Academic and Research Libraries, 5(l), March 1974, 1-10.
Interlibrary lending statistics: their collection and use (jointly with S.J. Ede) BLL Review, 2(2), April 1974, 44-50.
Inclusion of materials in national bibliographies, Libri, 24(l), 1974, 78-86.
Libraries in higher education – cooperation and comparative standards, in Wood, Jean (Ed.) College of Education Libraries and Higher Education, Association of Teachers in Colleges and Departments of Education, 1974, 23-47.
Does physics literature obsolesce? A study of variation of citation frequency with time for individual journal articles in physics, BLL Review, 2(3), July 1974, 84-91.
Information requirements in the social sciences in Access to the Literature of the Social Sciences and Humanities. Proceedings of the Conference, New York City, April 5th and 6th, 1972, Queens College Press, New York, 1974, 146-158.
Concluding considerations, in: Access to the Literature of the Social Sciences and Humanities, 1974, 183-186.
Information services in university libraries: introductory talk, in Ayres, F.H. and Hall, J. (Eds) Information Services in University Libraries, SCONUL, London, 1974, 1-5.
The case for information officers, in Lubans, J. (Ed.) Educating the Library User, Bowker, New York and London, 1974, 383-391.
“Obsolescence” and changes in the use of literature with time (jointly with A. Sandison), Journal of Documentation, 30(3), September 1974, 283-350.Reprinted in Progress in Documentation: Some Themes and Topics, Ashb, London, 1981, 49-116.
Changes in the use of sociological articles with time: a comparison of diachronous and synchronous data (jointly with Brenda Carter), BLL Review, 2(4), October 1974, 125-130.
The British Library and the future of interlibrary lending, An Leabharlann, n.s. 3(3), October 1974, 5-16.Reprinted (revised) in: BLL Review, 3(2), April 1975, 37-43.Translated into Japanese: Nihon Gakujutsu Shink-o-Kai [Japanese Scientific Monthly] , 29(6), 1976, 428-435.
Access to resources through the British Library Lending Division, Aslib Proceedings, 27(l), January 1975, 8-15.
Optimisation of library expenditure on biochemical journals, Journal of Documentation, 31(l), March 1975, 36-37.
The British Library and the provision of music on interlibrary loan, Brio, 12(l), Spring 1975, 1-6.
Demystification in librarianship and information science, in Barr, Keith and Line, Maurice (Eds) Essays on Information and Libraries. Festschrift for Donald Urquhart, Bingley, London; Linnet Books, Hamden, CT, 1975, 105-116.
BLLD progress report 1974/75, BLL Review, 3(3), July 1975, 65-73.
The British Library Lending Division and western Europe, LIBER Bulletin, No. 5/6, 1974, 65-73.
Practical interpretation of citation and library use studies (jointly with Alexander Sandison), College and Research Libraries, 36(5), September 1975, 393-396.
Provision for the humanities by the BLLD (jointly with A. Allardyce, G. Cornish and J.S. Davey) BLL Review, 3(4), October 1975, 89-94.
The effect of a large-scale photocopying service on journal scales (jointly with D.N. Wood), Journal of Documentation, 31(4), December 1975, 234-245.Reprinted in: Bush, G.P. and Dreyfuss, R.H. (Eds) Technology and Copyright, Lomond Books, Mt. Airy, MD, 1979, 375-386.
National library planning in South Africa – some notes, South African Libraries, 43(2), October 1975, 43-45.
The prospect before us, School Librarian, 24(l), March 1976, 5-13.
Alternatives to conventional publication and their implications for libraries (jointly with Bernard Williams), Aslib Proceedings, 28(3), March 1976, 109-115.Translated into Japanese: Yakugashu Toshokan, 22(2), 1977, 60-65.
The functions of an IFLA Office for International Lending, IFL4 Journal, 2(l), 1976, 34-38.
The size, growth and composition of social science literature (jointly with Stephen Roberts), International Social Science Journal, 28(l), 1976, 122-159.
The principles of cost recovery for international loans, IFLA Journal, 2(2), 1976, 81-86.
BLLD progress report 1975/76, BLL Review, 4(3), July 1976, 63-70.
Serving users in hard times, New Library World, 77(915), September 1976, 174-176.Translated into Dutch: Bibliotheek en Samenleeving, 5(l1), December 1977, 320-322.
The British Library Lending Division, in Saunders, W.L. (Ed.) British Librarianship Today, Library Association, London, 1976, 86-108.
Primary and secondary sources, in Anthony, L.J. (Ed.) Information for the ’80s. Proceedings of an Aslib Seminar for Information Planners and Industry, May 1976, Aslib, London, 1976, 43-53.
International activities of the British Library Lending Division (jointly with J.S. Davey), State Librarian, 25(l), March 1977, 2-3.
On the irrelevance of citation analyses to practical librarianship, in EURIM II: A European Conference on the Application of Research in Information Services and Libraries, 23-25 March 1976, Aslib, London, 1977, 51-56.
Universal availability of publications, Unesco Bulletin for Libraries, 31(3), May/June 1977, 142-151.
Dansk biblioteksvaesen – nogle uformelle betragtninger [The Danish library scene – some informal observations], Bogens Verden, 59(4), 1977, 139-143.
National libraries, in British Librarianship and Information Science 1971-1975, Library Association, London, 1977, 132-145.
The repository function of the British Library Lending Division (jointly with A. Allardyce), in Blackwood, J.W. (Ed.) The Future of Library Collections. Proceedings of a Seminar held by the Management Research Unit, University of Technology, Loughborough, 1977. (LMRU Report 7), University, Loughbrough, 1977, 64-69.
Principles of international lending and photocopying, International Library Review, 9(4), October 1977, 369-379.
Citation analyses: a note, International Library Review, 9(4), October 1977, 429.
The ability of the British Library Lending Division to supply British publications on loan to other countries: report of a survey conducted in 1977 (jointly with Alan Seal), BLL Review, 6(2), October 1977, 119-126.
Interlibrary lending in the United Kingdom: summary report of a national survey conducted in February 1977 (jointly with Robert J. Steemson) Interlending Review, 6(2), April 1978, 31-38.
Principles of national interlending systems (jointly with Stephen Vickers) Interiending Review, 6(2), April 1978, 50-53.Translated into Portuguese: Revista da Escola de Biblioteconomia da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, 10(l), March 1991, 13-26.
Document access, British and worldwide, in Engelstad, K. and Roed, J.E. (Eds) Interlibrary Lending – the Challenge of Cooperation. Lectures and Discussions held at the Conference on Inter-library Lending, Lysebu, Oslo, August 1977 (Scandiaplanen, Skriftserie, 4), Hovedkomiteen for Scandiaptanen, Oslo, 1978, 23-37.
UAP and interlibrary lending, IFL4 Journal, 4(2), 1978, 118-121. Policy, management and communications at the British Library Lending Division, Interlending Review, 6(4), October 1978, 118-124.
Policy, management and communications at the British Lending Division, Interlending Review, 6(4), October 1978, 118-124.
Barriers on the road to universal availability of publications, Library Association Record, 80(11), November 1978, 570-571.
UAP: the way ahead, Focus on International and Comparative Librarianship, 9(3), 1978, 29-30.
Universal Availability of Publications: progress and development, IFLA Journal, 4(4), 1978, 345-346.
Le rôle international de la British Library Lending Division. Revue de l’AUPELF, 16(2), November 1978, 126-148.
National interlending systems: existing systems and possible models, Interlending Review, 7(2), April 1979, 42-46.
Universal availability of publications, in Burnett D. and Cumming E.E., (Eds), Library Association. International and Comparative Librarianship Group, International Library and Information Programmes. Proceedings of the Tenth Anniversary Conference, Loughborough, 1977, Library Association, London, 1979, 36-57.
Document supply: an essential support to science and technology, Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research (New Delhi, 38(2), February 1979, 53-57.
Rank lists based on citations and library uses as indicators of journal usage in individual libraries, Collection Management, 2(4), Winter 1978, 313-316.
Recent developments in international lending, LIBER Bulletin, No.12, 1978, 6-25.
The psychopathology of uneconomics, Library Trends, 28(1), Summer 1979, 107-119.Reprinted in: Roberts, S.A. (Ed.) Costing and the Economics of Library and Information Services, Aslib, London, 1984, 324-336.
Universal availability of publications and developing countries, in Vervliet, H.D. (Ed.) Resource Sharing of Libraries in Developing Countries. Proceedings of the 1977 IFLA/UNESCO Pre-session Seminar for Librarians from Developing Countries, Antwerp University, 1977, K.G. Saur, München etc., 1979, 162-169.
The practical impact of UAP, Unesco Journal of Information Science, Librarianship and Archive Administration, 1(2), April-June 1979, 76-78.
UAP and the United Kingdom, Unesco Journal of Information Science, Librarianship and Archive Administration, 1(2), April/June 1979, 99-101.
Trends in primary publication, and the implications for libraries, in Seminario sobre o Planejamento de Redes Nacionais de Informacão e Documentacão, Brasilia, 1979, British Council, Rio de Janeiro, 1979, 19-37.
Access to documents, in Seminario sobre o Planejamento de Redes Nacionais de Informacão e Documentacåo, Brasilia, 1979, British Council, Rio de Janeiro, 1979, 19-37.
Criteria for selecting material for a central lending stock, Interlending Review, 7(4), October 1979, 126-129.
[Interlibrary lending in Great Britain]. , No. 74, 1979, 34-41. Also (in English) in Interlending Review, 7(4), April 1979, Supplement: Anglo-Soviet Conference on Library Co-operation, 3-8 April 1978. [Proceedings] [microfiche].
The influence of sources used on the results of citation analyses, Journal of Documentation, 35(4), December 1979, 265-284.
The role of national libraries: a reassessment, Libri, 30(l), 1980, 1-16.Reprinted in Line, MB and Line, J. (Eds) National libraries 2. Aslib, London, 1987, 5-18.
Is cooperation a good thing?, in Fjällbrant, N. (Ed.), International Association of Technological Libraries, Library Cooperation: Trends, Possibilities and Conditions. Proceedings of the 8th Meeting, IATUL, Göteborg, 1980, 5-14.Translated into German: Bibliothek: Forschung und Praxis, 5(2), 1981, 160-165.
Storage and deposit libraries, in Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Marcel Dekker, New York and Basel, Vol. 29, 1980, 101-133.
Universele beschikbaarheid van publikaties – een IFLA-project, Open, 12(7/8), July/August 1980, 356-361.
Visit to China, Focus on International and Comparative Librarianship, 11(2), June 1980, 15-17.
Universal availability of publications and the publisher and bookseller, Bookseller, No. 3985, 16 August 1980, 668-670.
Some questions concerning the unprinted word, in Hills, Philip (Ed.) The Future of the Printed Word, Pinter, London, 1980, 27-35.
Planning interlending systems for developing countries, I: a view from a developed country (jointly with E.S. Smith), Interlending Review, 8(4), October 1980, 111-114. Reprinted in Inspel, 16(2), 1982, 69-78.
The British Library Lending Division, Journal of Information Science, 2(3/4), October 1980, 173-182.
Concluding observations, in Stone, Sue (Ed.) Humanities Information Research. Proceedings of a Seminar, Sheffield 1980. (CRUS Occasional Paper 4; BLR&D Report 5588). Sheffield: Sheffield University, Centre for Research on User Studies, 1980, 91-96.
Innovation and external factors affecting producers and users, in EURIM IV – a Europe Conference on Innovation in Primary Publication: Impact on Producers and Users, 23-26 March 1980, Aslib, London, 1980, 57-59.
UAP and patterns of interlending, in Rickards J.M. and Cayless C.F. (Eds), Interlending in the 80’s. Proceedings of a National Conference at the University of Queensland, August, 1980, Library Association of Australia, Brisbane. 1980, 1-16.
A national lending library for Australia, in Rickards J.M. and Cayless C.F. (Eds), Interlending in the 80’s. Proceedings of a National Conference at the University of Queensland, August, 1980, Library Association of Australia, Brisbane, 1980, 201-207.
Ignoring the user: how, when and why, in The Nationwide Provision and Use of Information. Aslib-IIS-LA Joint Conference, 5-9 September 1980, Sheffield, Library Association, London, 1981, 80-88. Reprinted in: Katz, B. (Ed.). Library Lit 13 – The Best of 1982, Scarecrow Press, Metuchen, NJ and London, 1983, 26-36.Translated into German: DFW Dokumentation, 30(2/3), March/September 1982, 45-49.
The structure of social science literature as shown by a large-scale citation analysis, Social Science Information Studies, 1(2), January 1981, 67-87.
Secondary services in the social sciences: the need for improvement and the role of libraries, Behavioral and Social Sciences Librarian, 1(4), Summer 1980, 263-273. Reprinted in: Katz, B. and Weibel, K. (Eds). Library Lit – The Best of 1981, Scarecrow Press, Metuchen, NJ and London, 1982, 136-146.
Designing secondary services in the social sciences: reflections on a research project, Inspel, 15(2), 1981, 85-95.
Planning interlending systems for developing countries, VII: a summary and response, Interlending Review, 9(3), July 1981, 93-97.
Access to documents: cooperation versus centralization, in White, A.G.D. and Taylor, A.F. (Eds), Scottish Library Association, Peebles ’81. Proceedings of the 67th Annual Conference, 26-28 May 1981: “Themes for the Times”, SLA, Glasgow, 1981, 25-36, 60.
The paperless society – Do we want it? Do we need it?, Technicalities, 1(12), November 1981, 2-3.
The British Library Lending Division, RQ, 21 (1), Fall 1981, 39-40.
Libraries and information services is a post-technological society, Journal of Library Automation, 14(4), December 1981, 252-267.
Redesigning information packages for electronic transmission, in Jones, K.P. and Taylor, H. (Eds) The Design of Information Systems for Human Beings. Informatics 6 – Proceedings of a Conference Held by the Aslib Informatics Group, Oxford, 24 September 1981, Aslib, London, 1981, 29-39.Reprinted in a revised version as: Redesigning journal articles for on-line viewing, in Hills, P. (Ed.) Trends in Information Transfer, Pinter, London, 1982, 31-46.
The need for improved worldwide availability of publications, Unesco Journal of Information Science, Librarianship and Archive Administration, 4(l), January-March 1982, 8-17, 75.
Core collections of journals for interlending purposes (jointly with Brian Kefford), Interlending Review, 10(2), April 1982, 35-43.
The national supply of serials – centralization versus decentralization, Serials Review, 8(l), Spring 1982, 83-85.
The production and dissemination of information: some general observations, in Katzen, M. (Ed.) Multi-media Publications, Pinter, London, 1982, 138-146.Reprinted as: How electronic technology can help communications, InterMedia, 10(4/5), July/September 1982, 14-17.
Problems and uses of bibliometric studies, Tidskrift för Dokumentation, 38(2), 1982, 25-33.
UAP: stage one completed, Bookseller, No. 4003, 11 September 1982, 1040-1042.
Universal availability of publications: users before systems (jointly with Stephen Vickers), Library Association Record, 84(10), October 1982, 357-358.
The availability of old, rare and precious books: problems and solutions, Interlending Review, 10(4), October 1982, 119-124.
IFLA’s programme of UAP – Universal Availability of Publications (jointly with Stephen Vickers), International Forum on Information and Documentation, 7(3), July 1982, 8-9.
The British Library Lending Division as a central document supplier, Inspel, 16(4), 1982, 209-224.
Impressions of the Chinese library and information scene (jointly with E. S. Smith) [in Chinese], Keh Qingbao Gongzuo, 1981, (10), 25-26.
Problems in the availability of some social science publications, Interlending and Document Supply, 11(1), January 1983, 3-6.
Cooperative purchase and storage of library materials, in Stoakley, R. (Ed.) After Selection. Papers Presented at a Course Organized by the South-Western Branch of the Library Association on the Subject of Stock Control and Maintenance, Ilminster, Somerset, 8-10 November 1981, South-Western Branch, Bridgwater: L, 1983, 65-72.
Universal Availability of Publications (UAP) an introduction, Scandinavian Public Library Quarterly, 15(4), 1982, 78-79.
Document delivery, now and in the future, Aslib Proceedings, 35(4), April 1983, 167-176.
Access to publications, including interlibrary loan, in Parker, J.S. (Ed.) Aspects of Library Development, Mansell, London, 1983, 74-92.
The supply of academic publications to libraries, in Dudley, E. (Ed.) The Development of National Library and Information Services. Papers Given at the First Library Association International Workshop, London 1981, Library Association, London, 1983, 187-202.
Requirements for library and information work and the role of library education, Education for Information, 1(1), March 1983, 25-37.
Universal availability of publications, Journal of Academic Librarianship, 9(2), May 1983, 73.
National library and information planning, International Library Review, 15(3), July 1983, 227-243. Also in: Arab Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 2(1), January 1982, 11-31 Reprinted in: Katz, Bill (Ed.) Library Lit – the Best of 1983, Scarecrow Press, Metuchen, NJ and London, 1984, 43-60.
Researching into the availability of publications, Library Quarterly, 53(3), July 1983, 292-306.
Some implications for publishing of electronic document storage and supply, in Fjällbrant N. (Ed.), International Association of Technological University Libraries, The Future of Serials: Publication, Automation and Management. Proceedings of the Tenth Meeting of IATUL, Essen, 1983, IATUL, Göteborg, 1984, 219-230. Reprinted in: Communication, Technology, Impact, 5(6), September 1983, 1-7. Translated into French: Bulletin des Bibliothèques de France, 29(5), September/October 1984, 370-375.
Libraries in Saudi Arabia: some reflections, International Library Review, 15(4), October 1983, 365-373.
The future of libraries in the information transfer chain, Information Services and Use, 3(3), Summer 1983, 129-140.Also in Colwell, R.R. (Ed.), Information for the Advancement of Science: Proceedings of a Building Dedication Symposium, BioSciences Information Service, Philadelphia, October 20, 1982. Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1983, 11-22.
Performance assessment at national level, in Blagden, J. (Ed.), Do We Really Need Libraries? Proceedings of the First Joint Library Association Cranfield Institute of Technology Conference on Performance Assessment, Cranfield Press, Cranfield, 1983, 25-45.
Thoughts of a non-user, non-educator, in Fox, P. and Malley, I. (Eds), International Conference on User Education, 3rd , Proceedings, INFUSE Publications, Loughborough, 1983, 2-9.
Some possible future effects of information technology, IFLA Journal, 10(l), 1984, 57-62.Translated into French: Bulletin d’Informations de l’Association des Bibiothécaires Francais, (122), 1er trimestre 1984, 7-9.
Seminar on interlibrary lending in Western Europe: a report (jointly with B. Kefford), Interlending and Document Supply, 12(2), April 1984, 35-41.
National access in an international context, in Library Association, Conference, Torquay, 1983, Access to Published Information, Library Association, London, 1984, 1-9.
Resource sharing: the present situation and the likely effect of electronic technology, in Fjällbrant, N. (Ed.), International Association of Technological Libraries, The Future of Serials: Publication, Automation and Management. Proceedings of the Tenth Meeting of IATUL, Essen, 1983, IATUL, Göteborg, 1984, 1-11.
Changes in rank lists of serials over time: interlending vs citation data, Interlending and Document Supply, 12(4), October 1984, 145-147.Also in College and Research Libraries, 46(l), January 1985, 77-79.
Interlibrary lending in the United Kingdom, IATUL Proceedings, 16, 1984, 1-7. (Volume entitled Interlending and document delivery, edited by Nancy Fjällbrant).
Developments in interlibrary lending in Western Europe, in Vago, J. (Ed.), Library Association of Australia, Library Interlending Conference 1983, LAA New South Wales Branch, Sydney, 1984, 3-21.
Where to now for interlending in Australia? in Vago J. (Ed.), Library Association of Australia, Library Interiending Conference 1983, LAA New South Wales Branch, Sydney, 1984, 146-157.
Use of citation data for periodicals control in libraries: a response to Broadus, College and Research Libraries, 46(l), January 985, 36-37.
Planning union catalogues of books in developing countries (jointly with R. Bennett), IFLA Journal, 11(l), 1985, 27-35.
Provision of serials in times of stringency, in Cox, B. (Ed.), UK Serials Group, Serials 1984. Proceedings of the UK Serials Group Conference, University of Surrey, March 1984, UK Serials Group, 1985, 1-22.
UAP and school libraries, in Irving, A. (Ed.), International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. Section on School Libraries, The School Librarian in an Information Society. Proceedings of the Seminar, Nairobi, 1984, IFLA Section on School Libraries, Loughborough, 1985, 41-57.
On-demand and online publishing and the bookseller: life-line, death knell, or irrelevant?, Bookseller, No. 4149, 29 June 1985, 2629-2931.
Access to resources: the international dimension, Library Resources and Technical Services, 30(l), January-March 1986, 4-12.Translated into Italian: Biblioteche Oggi nel Mondo, Supplemento al n.6, 1989, 25-33.
The death of Procrustes? Structure, style and sense, Scholarly Publishing, 17(3), July 1986, 291-301.Translated into German: Der Tot des Procrustes? Auswirkungen von Computerspeichung und -zugang von Informationen. Nachrichten für Dokumentation, 36(6), December 1985, 264-268.
Electronic publishing: implications for libraries, in Electronic Publishing and the UK: Prospects, Economics and Constraints. Proceedings of a Conference held in London in December 1984, British Library, Boston Spa, 1986, 88-93.
What will people want of libraries in an age of information technology? in The Impact of Information Technology on Academic Libraries and Library Networks: A Seminar held in Edinburgh University Library, May 1984, University Library, Edinburgh, 1986, 35-45.
The supply of scientific and technical information: public or private responsibility?, Tidskrift för Dokumentation, 41(4), 1985, 97-104.
Current trends and issues in librarianship and information science (jointly with S. Howley), in Cawkell, A.E. (Ed.), Handbook of Information Technology and Information Systems, North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1986, 851-882.
Access to the nation’s resources of non-book materials, Audiovisual Librarian, 12(2), May 1986, 63-68.
UAP and audiovisual materials, IFLA Journal, 12(2), 1986, 91-103.
Library research and national needs: planning, coordinating and funding, in Allen, G.G. and Exon, F.C.A. (Eds) Research and the Practice of Librarianship: An International Symposium, The Library, Western Australia Institute of Technology, Perth, 1986, 199-209. (Western Library Studies, 7).
The survival of academic libraries in hard times: reactions to pressures, rational and irrational, British Journal of Academic Librarianship, l(l), Spring 1986, 1-12.
Future strategies and opportunities: the scope for co-ordination? in Research Collecting under Constraint and the Future Coordination of Academic and Library Provision. Report of a Seminar Sponsored by SCONUL and the British Library, 28 February-2 March 1986, SCONUL, London, 1986, 63-70. (British Library R&D Report 5907).
The role of national libraries in UAP, Information Development, 2(3), July 1986, 167-174.Reprinted in: Boon, J.A. et al. (Eds) National Libraries: Some South African and International Perspectives on Challenges and Opportunities. A tribute to H.J. Aschenborn at sixty-five, State Library, Pretoria, 1986, 111-124.
H εθνικη βιβλιοθηκη: παραδοση και αλλαγη (The national library: tradition and change). Διαβαζο [Diavazo], no.149, 30 July 1986, 5-10. Translated into Singhalese: Pustakala Pravrtti (Sri Lanka National Library Services Board News Bulletin), 8(3/4), 1987, 20-22.
The total national resource: reflections on document provision and supply in New Zealand, New Zealand Libraries, 45(3), September 1986, 45-49.
Training the information researcher for the future, NORDINFO-Nytt, 9(2), 1986, 7-15.
Library goodness, U C & R Newsletter, No. 20, November 1986, 3-8.Reprinted in a slightly revised version as: The concept of “library goodness”: user and library perception of quality and value, in Line, M.B. (Ed.) Academic Library Management, Library Association, London, 1990, 185-195.
Universal availability of publications (jointly with S. Vickers), IFLA Journal, 12(4), 1986, 325-328.
An evaluation of the INFORSK Research Group, University of Umeå. Report to the Delegation för Vetenskaplig och Teknisk Informationsförsörjning (jointly with T.J. Allen and O.A. Wiio), in Utvördering av INFORSK. Stockholm: DFI, 1986, 13-23. (DFI-Publikationer 1986:5).
Can book selection be improved? (Review essay), British Journal of Academic Librarianship, 1(2), Summer 1986, 160-166.
The universal library, in Line, M.B. (Ed.) The World of Books and Information: Essays in Honour of Lord Dainton, British Library, London, 1987, 119-133.
Information availability and access: issues and approaches (keynote address), in White, B. (Ed.) Information for All: Access and Availability. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Institute of Information Scientists, Peebles, 1986, Taylor Graham, London, 1987, 1-15.Reprinted in: Fox, N. (Ed.), in the Marketplace for Knowledge: The Future and Role of Information Services in Libraries, Aslib, London, 1991, 64-75.
The future of libraries – threats, challenges and opportunities, in Opening Universiteits-bibliotheek Groningen, Symposium “De wetenschappelijke bibliotheken in de komende decennia”, 21 mei 1987, Universiteitsbibliotheek, Groningen, 1987, 46-54.
The shoulders of giants, or the backs of mice? A comment on “Testing the Ortega hypothesis: facts and artifacts”, in MacRoberts, M.H. and MacRoberts, B.R. (Eds), Scientometrics, 12(5/6), 1987, 297-298.
Interlending and conservation: friends or foes? Interlending and Document Supply, 16(l), January 1988, 7-11.
National libraries in a time of change, IFLA Journal, 14(l), 1988, 20-28.Also in Pustakala Pravrtti (Sri Lanka National Library Services Board News Bulletin), 9(l), January/March 1988, 4-9,17.Reprinted in Hannigan, J.A. (Ed.) Library Lit – The Best of 1988, Scarecrow Press, Metuchen, NJ and London, 1989, 25-35.Reprinted in Line, M.B and Line, J. (Eds) National libraries 3, Aslib, London, 18-25.Translated into Hebrew: Yad-Lakore (The Reader’s Aid: Israel Journal for Libraries and Archives), 24(3/4), June 1990, 38-45.Translated into Italian: Biblioteche Oggi nel Mondo, Suppl. al n.6/1989, 35-45;Translated into Japanese: Biblos, 39(l), January 1988, 2-10.Translated into Polish: Nadbitka z Rocznika Biblioteki Narodowej, 23/24, 1991, 11-20.
National repository planning, International Library Review, 20(3), July 1988, 310-319.
Information for science and technology: the organization and financing of national library and information provision for S & T, Open, 20(5), May 1988, 166-171.
Reflexões sobre a Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal no contexto da cena biblioteconómica portuguesa, Revista da Biblioteca Nacional, (2) 3(1), January-April 1988, 131-141.
Acquisition policies and practices: local, national and international, in Henkes, V. (Ed.), National Acquisitions Group, The Eternal Triangle. Proceedings of the Second Annual Conference, York, 1987, NAG, London, 1988, 81-88.
Measuring the performance of document supply systems, Interlending and Document Supply, 16(3), July 1988, 81-88.
Whose rights? Rights, 2(2), Summer 1988, 5-6, 14.Reprinted in: Information Reports and Bibliographies, 18(5) 1989, 12-14.
Do engineers use published information? If not, why not?, Notes and Comment (Engineering Information, Inc.), 12(3), 1988, 4.
The research library in the enterprise society, LSE Quarterlv, 2(4), Winter 1988, 361-378.Reprinted in: Australian Library Journal, 38(3), August 1989, 197-209.
Commercial and revenue-earning activities in national libraries (jointly with Peter Scott), IFLA Journal, 15(l), 1989, 23-36.Translated into French (in a reduced version): Bulletin d’Informations de I’ABF, no.141, 4th quarter 1988, 32-38.
Satisfying bibliographic needs in the future – from publisher to user, Catalogue & Index, No. 90/91, Autumn/Winter 1988, 10-14.Reprinted in a slightly revised version as: Bibliographic records for users: from disordered superabundance to cost-effective satisfaction, Aslib Proceedings, 42(2), February 1990, 41-49.
The future of CD-ROMs for full text of joumals, in Helal, A.H. and Weiss, J.W. (Eds) The Impact of CD-ROMs on Library Operations and Universal Availability of Information. 11th International Essen Symposium, September 1988, Universitätsbibliothek Essen, Essen, 1989, 189-198. (Publications of Essen University Library, 11).
Bridging the gap between resources and exploitation, Industry and Higher Education, 3(1), March 1989, 4-8.
Beyond networks – national and international resources, IATUL Quarterly, 3(2), June 1989, 107-112.
UAP and statistics, in Papers and Proceedings of the Post IFLA Conference Workshop on Statistics, Nairobi, Kenya, August, 1984, Curtin University of Technology Library (for IFLA Section of Statistics), Perth, 1988, 55-59.
Interlending and document supply in a changing world, in Cornish, G.P. and Gallico, A. (Eds), Interlending and Document Supply: Proceedings of the First International Conference, London, 1988, IFLA Office for International Lending, Boston Spa, 1989, 1-4.Also in International Forum on Information and Documentation, 14(3), 1989, 23-26.
National library and information needs: alternative ways of meeting them, with special reference to the role of national libraries, IFLA Journal, 15(4), 1989, 306-312. (See also: Do we need national libraries, and if so what sort? An assessment in the light of an analysis of national library and information needs. Alexandria, 2(2), July 1990, 27-38.).
Education and training for the book and information world, Serials, 2(3), November 1989,11-18.
Universal availability of publications in an electronic age, IATUL Quarterly, 3(4), December 1989, 214-223.Translated into Hungarian: Tudományos és Múszaki Tájékoztatás, 37(6), 1990, 229-232.
Libraries: fifty years on, British Book News, 50(3), March 1990, 160-162.Also in: Maktaba (OfficiaI Journal of the Kenya Library Association), 11(2), 1991, 1-3.
The impact of British government policies on academic libraries, in Bibliotheek, wetenschap en cultuur. Opstellen aangeboden aan mr. W.R.H. Koops bij zijn afscheid als bibliothecaris der Rijksuniversiteit te Groningen, Universiteitsbibhotheek, Groningen, 1990, 122-134.Also in: Signum, (2), 1990, 51-58.
Document provision and supply in less developed countries, with special reference to the potential of regional systems, Interlending & Document Supply, 18(2), April 1990, 47-51.
Current issues in academic libraries, in Line, M.B. (Ed.) Academic Library Management, Library Association, London, 1990, 1-6.
Interlibrary access, national and international, in Line, M.B. (Ed.) Academic Library Management, Library Association, London, 1990, 139-146.
Academic libraries: a new generation? in Line, M.B. (Ed.) Academic Library Management, Library Association, London, 1990, 255-263.
Libraries in the educational process, Library Association Record, 92(7), July 1990, 504-506.Also in: UC & R Newsletter, No. 31, Summer 1990, 2-5.
Do we need national libraries, and if so what sort? An assessment in the light of an analysis of national library and information needs, Alexandria, 2(2), July 1990, 27-38. (A much longer version of: National library and information needs: alternative ways of meeting them, with special reference to the role of national libraries, IFLA Journal, 15(4), 1989, 306-312.)
Staff development in academic libraries (jointly with Keith Robertson), British Journal of Academic Librarianship, 4(3), 1989, 161-175.
Perspectives of information management, in Cronin, B. and Klein, S. (Eds) Informations-management in Wissenschaft und Forschung /Information Management in Science and Research, Vieweg, Braunschweig, 1990, 175-183.
Knowledge is power, and power is dangerous: reflections on the availability of knowledge and information in Britain today (LA Presidential Address 1990), Library Association Record, 92(11), November 1990, 829-835.Also in: Radical Quarterly. No. 20, Summer 1991, 19-32; and in a reduced version, in: The Bookseller, 2 November 1990, 1326-1328 (with title: The erosion of knowledge) and 9 November 1990, 1398-1400 (with title: The commercialisation of information).Translated into French: Bulletin des Bibliothèques de France, 36 (4), 199, -Z64q79.
Universal availability of information in less developed countries, in Membrey, D.J. (Ed.) Nothing to Read? Proceedings of the Seventh Conference of the International and Comparative Librarianship Group of the Library Association, Birmingham, August 31st-September 2nd, 1989, ICLG, London, 1990, 35-43.
Why isn’t work fun? Library Management, 11(5), 1990, 15-17.
UAP and rural libraries, in Saunders, R. and Henri, J. (Eds), Rural Libraries and Community Resource Centres. Proceedings of the COMLA Workshops, Australia 1988 and Malta 1990, International Association of Rural and Isolated Libraries for the Commonwealth Library Association, Wagga Wagga, 1990, 17-23.
Trends in British academic libraries, in Cantwell, I. et al. (Eds), Bibliotek: tradition och utveckling. Festskrift till Lars-Erik Sanner den 18 januari 1991, Universitetsbibliotek, Stockholm, 1991, 36-42.
The size and growth of serial literature 1950-1987, in terms of the number of articles per serial (jointly with Gillian Archibald), Scientometrics, 20(l), 1991, 173-196.
On scrutinizing, planning and the management of change, U C & R Newsletter, No. 32, Autumn 1990, 22-23.
Getting closer together, NAG Newsletter, No. 10, January 1991, 25-30.
Librarians and knowledge, in Meadows, Jack (Ed.) Knowledge and Communication: Essays on the Information Chain, Library Association, London, 1991, 77-89.
Strategic planning as an instrument of improving library quality, Inspel, 25(l), 1991, 7-16.
Preserving the eternal values of the research library in a throw-away age, Library Review, 40(2/3), 1991, 44-51.
Reviewing the past and planning for the future, USLG Newsletter, (2), 1991, -. (Newsletter of the University and Special Libraries Group of Ireland)
Library management styles and structures: a need to rethink?, Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 23(2), June 1991, 37-44.
Interlending and document supply: to charge or not to charge?, FIL Newsletter, (6), June 1991, 2-3.
A worldwide bibliographic database: why it is needed and how it could be achieved, Logos, 2(3), 1991, 145-149.
Performance measurement within interlending and document supply systems, in Gallico, A. (Ed.), Interlending and Document Supply: Proceedings of the Second International Conference … London … 1990, IFLA Office for International Lending, Boston Spa, 1991, 5-13.
Egyetemi és kutatóintézeti könyvtárak vezetése egy változó társadalomban (Managing academic and research libraries in a changing society), Könyvtári Figyel, 37(3), 1991, 429-434.Also in Polish: Nadbitka z Rocznik Biblioteki Narodowej, 26, 1993, 149-157.
Keynote address (The economics of library and information services), in Dudley, E. et al. (Eds), The Economics of Library and Information Services: An Anglo-German Perspective, Anglo-German Foundation for the Study of Industrial Society, London, 1991, 3-9.
Research policy in librarianship and information science: keynote paper, in Harris, C. (Ed.), Research Policy in Librarianship and Information Science: Papers Presented to a Conference of the Library and Information Research Group and the Public Libraries Research Group, Salford, 1990, (BL R&D Report 6010), Taylor Graham, London, 1991, 1-10.
Measuring the measurers: a plea for scientometricianometry, Psientometrics, 60, 8 March 1992, 53-64.
Libraries and electronic publishing: promises and challenges for the 90’s. Conclusions and comnients, in Helal, A. H. and Weiss, J.W. (Eds), Libraries and Electronic Publishing: Promises and Challenges for the 90’s. 14th International Essen Symposium, October 1991, Universitäts-bibliothek Essen, Essen, 1992, 195-204 (Publications of Essen University Library, 14).
How to demotivate staff. a brief guide, Library Management, 13(l), 1992, 4-7.Translated into Hungarian: Korszerü Vezetés, 28(7), July 1993, 78-83.
The publication and availability of scientific and technical papers: an analysis of requirements and the suitability of different means of meeting them, Journal of Documentation, 47(2), June 1992, 201-219.
The use of computers in LIS – a core or fringe area? Newsletter, CTI Centre for Library and Information Studies, 3(3), May 1992, 3.
National libraries (jointly with Joyce Line), Library & Information Briefings, Issue 32, May 1992. 11
The species bibliotheca nationalis: its extraordinary origin, life style, and habits, Logos, 3(2), 1992, 106-108.
More books, higher prices, declining library budgets – where do we go from here? Taking Stock: Libraries and the Book Trade, 1(1), May 1992, 6-11.
Modelli alternativi di controllo e accesso bibliografico nazionale, Bollettino AIB, 32(2), June 1992, 141-151.
On appropriate librarianship: the genesis of the library of today, and its possible exodus tomorrow, in Weiss, J.W. (Ed.), Innovation for Information: International Contributions to Librarianship. Festschrift in Honour of Dr Ahmed H. HeIal, Universitätsbibliothek Essen, Essen, 1992, 35-42 (Publications of Essen University Library, 16).Reprinted (slightly revised) in: Logos, 13(1), 2002, 55-58.
Strategic planning in national libraries (jointly with Patricia Donlon), Alexandria, 4(2), 1992, 83-94.
Access to the literature of the social sciences: where do we stand, and where can we go? in Gondolatok a könyvtárban/Thoughts in the library, Magyar Tudományos Akadémia Könyvtára, Budapest, 1992, 167-171. (A Magyar Tudományos Akadémia Könyvtárának Közleményi, 30(105)).
Perspectives européennes à l’aube de XXIe siècle, in Poulain, M. (Ed.), Histoire des bibliothèques françaises. Les bibliothèques au XXe siècle, 1914-1990, Promodis - éditions du Cercle de la Librairie, Paris, 1992, 715-732.
Information management for information services – economic challenge for the ’90s. Post-seminar observations, in Goedegebuure, B.G. and Stroetmann, K.A. (Eds), Information Management for Information Services – Economic Challenge for the ’90s, Deutsches Bibhotheksinstitut, Berlin, 1992, 107-116.
Dal prestito interbibliotecario alla fornitura elettronica dei documenti: tendenze e prospettive in Europa, in L’informazione a portata di mano: biblioteche, tecnologie e servize agli utenti. Atti del XXXVII Congresso nazionale dell’Associazione italiana biblioteche, Pisa, 27-29 novembre 1991, A cura di E. Boretti e R. Ridi. (Biblioteche e archivi: quadreni di lavoro, 9), Giunta Regionale Milano, Toscana, 1992, 119-132.
National libraries, Librarianship and Information Work Worldwide, Bowker-Saur, London, 1993, 51-70.
The continuing consultancy: a way to manage change, Librarian Career Development, l(l), 1993, 9-11.
Summary and conclusions, in Geh, H.-P. et al. (Eds) Knowledge for Europe: Librarians and Publishers Working Together. European Conference, 11-13 November 1992, Brussels. Proceedings, K.G. Saur, München, 1993, 214-222.
Service and self-service: the electronic library from the user’s point of view, in Helal, A.H. and Weiss, J.W. (Eds) Opportunity 2000: Understanding and Serving Users in an Electronic Library, 15th Essen Symposium,, 1992. Festschift in honour of Herbert S. White, Universitätsbibliothek, Essen, 1993, 283-294. (Publications of Essen University Library, 15).
Managing change – changing managers, in Foreman, L.R. (Ed.), Change in Libraries and Information Services: Managing Change or Changing Managers?, HMSO, London, 1993, 5-16.
Aspects of Nordic academic and research libraries: thoughts based on a study carried out for NORDINFO, with special reference to the implications for library and information education, in Rugaas, B. (Ed.), Library and Information Science Education for the 21st century. The Tromsø Conference, January 1992, New Neal-Schuman, York, London, 1993, 91-104.
Changes in the use of literature with time – obsolescence revisited, Library Trends, 41(4), Spring 1993, 662-683.
La gestió del canvi a les biblioteques, Item: Revista de Biblioteconomia i Documentacio, (12), January/June 1993, 66-80.
National libraries, in ALA World Encyclopedia of Librarianship and Information Services, 3rd ed. American Library Association, Chicago, 1993, 605-611.
National libraries and the decline of the nation state (Editorial), A1exandria, 5(2), 1993, 95-98.
Libraries and information services in 25 years’ time: a British perspective, in Lancaster, F.W. (Ed.), Libraries and the Future: Essays on the Library in the Twenty-first Century, Haworth Press, Binghampton, NY, 1993, 73-83.
Human resource management in library and information services (jointly with Margaret Kinnell), Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, 28, 1993, 317-359.
Epilogue, Librarianship and Information Work Worldwide, Bowker-Saur, London, 1993, 257-260.
The new tribalism: its implications for libraries all over the world, Logos, 5(l), 1994, 6-12.
What to look for when planning national and regional document supply systems, in Swires, A.J. (Ed.), Interlending and Document Supply. Proceedings of the Third International Conference, Budapest, 1993, IFLA Office for International Lending, Boston Spa, 1994, 66-73.Translated into Hungarian: Tudományos és Müszaki Täjékoztatás, 41(2), 1994, 53-56.
How fast are serials growing?, BSP Journal News, Spring 1994, 5-6.
Evaluation of academic libraries: with special reference to the Copenhagen Business School library (jointly with Michael Cotta-Schønberg), Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 26(2), June 1994, 55-69.
The implications of declining library resources and improving electronic technology for document access and supply: a review article, Interlending and Document Supply, 22(2), 1994, 19-23.
Relating quality management to strategic planning, Inspel, 28(2), 1994, 219-226.
The scope for cooperation between national libraries: some ideas and observations, IFLA Section of National Libraries Newsletter, No. 1993/no. 1994, July 1994, 13-23. Translated into Russian: ( ), 1994.
Tendencje rozwojowe w swiatowej informacji (Trends and developments in the world information scene), Bibliotekarz, (4), 1994, 3-8 and (5), 1994, 12-15.
The interlending of fiction (jointly with Margaret Barwick) Interlending and Document Supply, 22(3), 1994, 3-7.
What national libraries have been in the past and what they might be in the future, Conference held at the Biblioteca de Catalunya, 18 February, 1994, Biblioteca de Catalunya, Documents, 4, 1994, 29
The pursuit of competitive advantage in libraries leads, where?, New Library World, 95 (1116), 1994, 4-6.
The national planning and coordination of library services, Internkontakt (Norsk Bibliotekforenings Medlemsblad), 19(4), 1994, 15-21.
The road through chaos: the future role of the university library in the creation of knowledge, in Serving the Scholarly Community: Essays on Tradition and Change in Research Libraries. Presented to Thomas Tottie on July 3rd, 1995, University Library, Uppsala, 1995, 13-22.Translated into Catalan: Item: Revista de Biblioteconomia y Documentacio, (14), January-June 1994, 62-73.
The changing role of national libraries, in Proceedings of the International Conference on National Libraries – Towards the 21st Century, April 20-24, 1993, Taipei, National Central Library, Taipei, (1993), 87-104.
How can bibliographic services be managed at a national level?, in Proceedings of the Expert Seminar on Bibliographic Control in South Africa, 19-20 May 1994, State Library, Pretoria, 1994 (each paper has separate pagination).
Libraries and their management, in Vickery, B.C. (Ed.), Fifty Years of Information Progress: A Journal of Documentation Review, Aslib, London, 1994, 189-223.
The bonfire of the author’s vanity, Electronic Author, Winter 1994, 10-11.
Needed: a pathway through the swamp of management literature, Library Management, 16(l), 1995, 36-38.Reprinted in: Emerald – The Guide, 2, 1996, 17-18.
Access as a substitute for holdings: false ideal, costly reality?, Interlending and Document Supply, 23(2), 1995, 28-30.Also in: OCLC Systems and Services, 11(4), 1995, 11-13.
Back to basics for national libraries? (Editorial), A1exandria, 7(l), 1995, 1-3.
Who pays for information? And why should they? in Helal, A.H. and Weiss, J.W. (Eds), Information Superhighway: The Role of Librarians, Information Scientists, and Intermediaries, 17th International Essen Symposium, 1994, Festschrift in Honour of Frederick Wilfrid Lancaster, Universitätsbibliothek, Essen, 1995, 262-275. (Publications of Essen University Library, 18).
Do we need national bibliographies any more?, Catalogue & Index, (15), Spring 1995, 4.
Concluding paper, in Hogg, F.N. (Ed.), A Practical Look at New Developments in Library and Information Services for Visually Impaired Persons, VIP Second International Conference on Library Services to Visually Impaired Persons, 1994. Looking Ahead, Ulverscroft Large Print Books, Anstey, 1994, 174-178.
The management of bibliographic services at a national level, in 1895: das Buch zum Jubiläum, Schweizerische Landesbibliothek … . Schweizerische Landesbibliothek Bern, 1995, 295-308.
Is strategic planning outmoded? (Editorial), Alexandria, 7(3), 1995, 135-137.
The management of library staff – trends and reflections, in Biswas, S.C. (Ed.), Global Trends in Library and Information Science, Gyan Publishing House, New Delhi, 1995, 383-394.
Access versus ownership: how real an alternative is it?, IFLA Journal, 22(2), 1996, 35-41.Translated into French: Bulletin des Bibliothèques deFrance, 41(l),1996,32-41.Translated into Hungarian: Tudományos és Mszaki Tájékoztatás, 44(4/5), April/May 1997, 135-143.
The universal library report, Library Management, 17(l), 1996, 32-35.Also in: Asian Libraries, 5(1), 1996, 55-59.
A vision of the new Alexandrian Library, Corniche: Newsletter of the British Friends of the Alexandrian Library, (2), March 1996, 2-3.
The role of paranational libraries in national information provision, Information Development, 11(4), December 1995, 225-228.
Line’s five laws of librarianship, and one all embracing law, Library Association Record, 98(3), March 1996, 144.
International library access as an alternative to national collection development in The Netherlands, in Collecties op achterstand: buitenlandse wetenschappelijke literatuur in Nederlandse bibliotheken, Koninklijke Bibliotheek Den Haag, 1996, 19-35.
National self-sufficiency in an electronic age, in Helal, A.H. and Weiss, J.W. (Eds), Electronic Documents and Information: from Preservation to Access, 18th International Essen Symposium, 1995, Festschrift in Honour of Patricia Battin, Universitätsbibliothek, Essen, 1996, 170-193. (Publications of Essen University Library, 20).
But what can be done about our bosses?, Library Management, 17(3), 1996, 32-37.Translated into Hungarian: Könyvtári Figyelö, 44(l), 1998, 76-83.
Access to library and information science journals from less developed countries and countries with non-European languages, Newsletter, IFLA Round Table of Editors of Library Journals, 1(9), April 1996, 3-5.Also in: Focus on International and Comparative Librarianship, 27(l), 10 May 1996, 32-35.
What do people need of libraries, and how can we find out?, Australian Academic and Research Libraries, 27(2), June 1996, 77-86.
Managing change in libraries, Journal of Information, Communication and Library Science (Taiwan), 2(3), Spring 1996, 3-12.
National libraries and national funding (Editorial), Alexandria, 8(3), 1996, 151-153.
The British Library, in Feather, J. and Sturges, P. (Eds), International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science, Routledge, London, 1997, 40-41.
Library and information services and institutions, in Feather, J. and Sturges, P. (Eds), International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science, Routledge, London, 1997, 266-273.
Libraries and information services in criminology in the UK, ISTD Bulletin, (26), Winter 1996/97, 3.
Epilogue, Librarianship and Information Work Worldwide, 1996-97, Bowker-Saur, London, 1996, 299-301.
Chaos, strategy and planning: can they be reconciled? in Helal, A.H. and Weiss, J.W. (Eds), Towards a Worldwide Library. A Ten Year Forecast. 19th International Essen Symposium, 1996, Universitätsbibliothek, Essen, 1997, 102-114. (Publications of Essen University Library, 21).
Országos Széchényi Könyvtár: megoldandó feladatok és intézkeldési javaslatok (The National Széchényi Library: issues facing the library and proposals for action), OSZK Híradó, 39(9/10), 1997, 16-32.
Re-engineering libraries for a lifelong learning society, Logos, 8(l), 1997, 35-41.Translated into Chinese: Beijing Shifan Daxue Xuebao, (10), 1998, 118-123.
Co-operation: the triumph of hope over experience? Interlending and Document Supply, 25(2), 1997, 66-72.
Time to think: an imperative for effective functioning (Editorial), Alexandria, 9(l), 1997, 1-2.
Tomorrow’s professional: creating a new breed, in Watson, W.M. (Ed.), Information and Library Management 2000+: A Celebration of Fifty Years of the Department of Information and Library Management, University of Northumbria at Newcastle, the Department, in association with NBS Services, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1997, 29-40.
World librarians in conclave: IFLA’s long pursuit of common causes, Logos, 8(3), 1997, 153-158.
Electronic information: use and users, in 6es. Jornados Catalanes de Documentació. Cap a la societat digital: un mon en continua transformació, 23, 24 i 25 d’octubre de 1997, Barcelona, [Barcelona]: Societat Catalana de Documentació i Informació (ISOCADO) [&] Col.legio Oficial de Bibliotecaris-Documentalistes de Catalunya (COBDC), 1997, 25-36.Translated into Catalan: Anales de Documentación, 1, 1998, 199-212.
Do libraries contribute to wealth? Library Association Record, 99(11), November 1997, 603.
The public library in the future: a British response to Buildings, Books and Bytes. Library Trends, 6(l), Summer 1997, 68-82.
Organizational styles and structures in national libraries (Editorial), Alexandria, 9(3), 1997, 171-172.
What do national libraries do in the age of the Internet?, Ariadne, (13), 1998, 6-7. (Full version at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk)Translated into Spanish: on Biblioteca Nacional de Argentina web site: www.bibnl.edu.ar/national.htm
Le métier de bibliothécaire: un ensemble de pratiques confuses et discontinues, Bulletin des Bibliothèques de France, 43(2), 1998, 44-48.
The case for retaining printed LIS journals, IFLA Journal, 24(1), 1998, 15-19.
Muerte o transfiguración? Las bibliotecas nacionales en el siglo XXI, Patrimonio Cultural (Chile), 3(1), April 1998, 26-27.
An information world apart: the Royal Society Scientific Information Conference of 1948 in the light of 1998, Journal of Documentation, 54(3), July 1998, 275-283.
Globalisation, society, education and libraries, LaserLink, Spring/Summer 1998, 32-34.
What exactly is a national collection? (Editorial), Alexandria, 10(1), 1998, 1-2.
Cooperation: not the only or always the best solution, in Lee, S.A. (Ed.), The New Library Legacy: Essays in Honor of Richard De Gennaro, K.G. Saur, München, 1998, 44-58.
Designing libraries round human beings, Aslib Proceedings, 50(8), September 1998, 221-229.Also in: Vjesnik Bibliotekara Hrvatske, 41(1/4), 1999, 61-76.Also in: 31. Skup?tina hrvatskoga knji?ni≠arskog dru??tva. Meunarodni skup. Korisnici u 21. stolesu izizov za knjizn≠arsku struku, Zadar, 7.-10. listopada 1998. Radni materiali. [Zagreb]: Tisak Kratis, 1999, p.47-59.
National libraries: hub, apex, or what? Alexandria, 10(2), 1998, 89-91.
Future universities, future libraries: the future of higher education and the implications for libraries, in: Oι ακαδημαικε βιβλιοθηκ ε και η προοληση του εκσυγχρονισμου. 60 Πανελληνιο Συvεδρι ο Aκαδημαικων Bιβλιοθηκων, Aθηνα, 5-7 Nοεμβριου 1997. Πρακτικα, EKPA, Athena, 1998, 3-16.
Who should head a national library, and how should they get there? (Editorial), Alexandria, 10(3), 1998, 167-169.
Maurice’s management maxims, Library Management, 20(l), 1999, 10-11.
Types of organisational culture, Library Management, 20(2), 1999, 73-75.Translated into Hungarian: Könyv Könyvtári Könyvytáros, 9(l), 2000, 26-28.
Critical issues facing LIS journals: a reader’s view, IFLA Journal, 25(l), 1999, 12-15.Translated into Hungarian: Tudományos és Mszaki Tájékoztatás, 46(4), 1999, 142-145.Translated into Russian:<$>\raster="rg4"<$>, (12), 1999, 12-22.
National libraries and service to the general public (Editorial), Alexandria, 11(l), 1999, 1-2.
Making sure that national collections continue to be available (Editorial), Alexandria, 11(2), 1999, 81-83.
Do national libraries have a future?, Logos, 10(3), 1999, 154-159.
Making the nation’s whole cultural heritage accessible (Editorial), Alexandria, 11(3), 1999, 145-146.
Social science information – the poor relation, INSPEL, 33(3), 1999, 131-136.Also in: IFLA Journal, 26(3), 2000, 177-179.Translated into Hungarian in a reduced version: Tudományos és M?szaki Tájékoztatás, 48(4), 2001, 171-172.
The loneliness of the long-distance information ranger, Managing Information, 7(2), 2000, 58-59.
The modem national library: a post-war invention (Editorial), Alexandria, 12(l), 2000, 1-2.
Les bibliothèques dans une économie d’information: des bastions de la liberté d’information et de la culture, Bulletin des Bibliothèques de France, 45(2), 2000, 17-25.Translated into Hungarian: Tudományos és Mszaki Tájékoztatás, 47(6/7), 2000, 285-292.
Why is interlending and document supply still the ugly sister? (Opinion paper), Interlending and Document Supply, 28(2), 2000, 91-92.
Bibliography of writings by A.J. Meadows, Journal of Documentation, 56(4), July 2000, 351-360.
Cooperation: not the only or always the best solution, in Lee, S.A. (Ed.), The New Library Legacy: Essays in Honor of Richard De Gennaro, K.G. Saur, München, 1998, 44-58.
The next ten years in national libraries: an overview, Alexandria, 12(3), 2000, 199-200.
Is national planning for acquisitions and document supply still valid? (Opinion paper), Interlending and Document Supply, 28(4), 2000, 192-194.
Does low pay have to be associated with high boredom? (Management musings, 1), Library Management, 22(1/2), 2001, 98.
David Wood: a personal appreciation, Interlending and Document Supply, 29(2), 2001, 57-58.
The coming transfiguration of academic libraries: meeting the challenge of changing society, changing education and changing needs, in: H ακαδημαικη βιβλιοϕηκη ω εκπαιδευτικη μοναδα στην 3π χιλιετια. Πανελληνιου Συνεδριου ακαδημαικων βιβλιοθηκων, Pοδο, 20-22 Oκτωβριου 1999. Πρακτικα, Panepistimiakes Ekdoseis Aigaiou, Mytilene, 2000, 57-70.
Changing perspectives on national libraries: a personal view, Alexandria, 13(1), 2001, 43-49.
Leadership doesn’t have to follow any one pattern (Management musings, 2), Library Management, 22(3/4), 2001, 232-233.
The future researcher and the future library: from the viewpoint of an independent user, DF-Revy, 24(4), May 2001, 103-108.Translated into Polish: Forum Akademickie,8(11), 2001, 52-55.
“Why do – or did – you want to be boss?” (Management musings, 3), Library Management, 22(6/7), 2001, 319.
Library resources for the lifelong learner, U3A Sources, (13), 2001, 14-15.
The use of citation and other statistics in stock management, IFLA Journal, 27(4), 2001, 247-252.
How well are national libraries doing? (Editorial), Alexandria, 13(2), 2001, 67-69.
Busyness and profitable activity: how should managers spend their time (Management musings, 4), Library Management, 22(8/9), 2001, 416.
Access to documents by the independent researcher (Opinion paper), Interlending and Document Supply, 29(4), 2001, 175-176.
Improving surrogate access: desirable and achievable (Editorial), Alexandria, 13(3), 137-138.
National libraries, in Stam D. H., and Dearborn F. (Eds), International Dictionary of Library Histories,, Chicago, London, 2001, 116-121.
How should managers spend their time? Part 2 (Management musings, 5), Library Management, 23(1/2), 2002, 101-102.
How do managers learn to manage? (Management musings, 6), Library Management, 23(3/4), 2002, 166-167.
No-one will tell bosses what they are like (Management musings, 7), Library Management, 23(4/5), 2002, 252-253.
The future of interlibrary loan and document supply: views and comments (jointly with Elda Monica Guerrero and others), Interlending and Document Supply, 30(2), 2002, 60-65.
Bibliothèques nationales, in Dictionnaire encyclopédique du livre, sous la direction de Pascal Fouché [et al.], Éditions du Cercle de la Librairie, Paris, 2002, Vol.1, pp. 314-316.
Library buildings: a user’s viewpoint, LIBER Quarterly, 12(1) 2002, 73-87.
To see ourselves as others see us … (Management musings, 8), Library Management, 23(6/7), 2002, 338-339.
A crisis of national library leadership? (Editorial), Alexandria, 14(2), 2002, 59-60.
Extracting pearls from rotten oysters (Management musings, 9), Library Management, 23(8/9), 2002, 435-436.
Interlibrary services in the UK [comment on article with same title by D.J. Urquhart published in 1970], Interlending and Document Supply, 30(4), 2002, 190-192.
Farewell to Alexandria: the first 14 years (Editorial), Alexandria, 14(3), 2002, 131-132.
Everyone can be difficult at times (Management musings, 10), Library Management, 24(1/2), 2003, 86-87.
Credo, Logos, 13(4), 2002, 221.
Measurement vs performance (Management musings, 11), Library Management, 24(3), 2003, 164-165.
A matter of terminology: from ILL and DD to RDS, Interlending and Document Supply, 31(2) 2003, 147-148.
Top dogs need not be fat cats (Management musings, 12) Library Management, 24(4/5) 2003, 252-253.
Making do with what we have (Management musings, 13), Library Management, 24(6/7), 2003, 360-361.
The potential role of e-books in remote document supply, Interlending and Document Supply, 31(3), 2003, 184-186.
Remote document supply in the future: an overview [of national library visions], Interlending and Document Supply, 31(3), 2003, 210-212.
We all need approval – even bosses (Management musings, 14), Library Management, 24(8/9), 2003, 441-442.
Democracy and information: transmitters and receivers, Library Management, 24(8/9), 2003, 386-392.
Looking ahead: how far? (Management musings, 15), Library Management, 25(1/2), 2004, 62-63.
A farewell to ILDS: the end of a long and happy relationship, Interlending and Document Supply, 32(1), 2004, 60.
Must good theory be defeated by external pressures? (Management musings, 16), Library Management, 25(3), 2004, 146-147.
An agenda for overdue change, in Hilgemann, K. and te Boekhorst, P. (Eds), Die effektive Bibliothek: Roswitha Poll zum 65. Geburtstag, K.G. Saur, München, 2004, 47-53.
An expiry limit for qualifications? (Guest editorial), Alexandria, 16(1), 2004, 1-2.
Changing attitudes (Management musings, 17), Library Management, 25(4/5), 2004, 230-231.
Les bibliothécaires et la connaissance: gardiens, fournisseurs, intermédiaires, guides, ressources?, in: Calenge, B. (Ed.) Bibliothécaire: quel métier? Éditions du Cercle de la Librairie, Paris, 2004, 41-51. (Collection Bibliothèques).
Organisations as families, happy or otherwise (Management musings, 18) Library Management, 25(6/7), 2004, 316-317.
Is hope necessary?, U3A Sources, (23), November 1004, 12.
Going gently into the dark night of retirement (Management musings, 19), Library Management, 25(8/9), 2004, 399-400.
From being managed to managing: a personal odyssey (Management musings, 20), Library Management, 25(3), 2005, 156-158.
A lifetime’s change in LIS, Interlending and Document Supply, 2005
2.1 University and Research Library Notes (some jointly with A. Anderson)
Library Association Record, 64(9), September 1962, 335-338.
Library Association Record, 65(2), February 1963, 76-78.
Library Association Record, 65(4), April 1963, 170-172.
Library Association Record, 65(8), August 1963, 305-307.
Library Association Record, 66(l), January 1964, 33-35.
Library Association Record, 66(3), March 1964, 120-123.
Library Association Record, 66(5), May 1964, 229-231.
Library Association Record, 66(8), August 1964, 400-404.
Library Association Record, 67(l), January 1965, 21-24.
Library Association Record, 67(3), March 1965, 98-100.
Library Association Record, 67(7), July 1965, 235-239.
Library Association Record, 67(12), December 1965, 449-452.
3. Research reports
The Bath Mini-catalogue: A Progress Report (jointly with Philip Bryant and Gillian M. Venner). Bath University Library, February 1972. (BATH/LIB/1). vii, 41, 
Patterns of Citations to Articles within Journals: A Preliminary Test of Scaiter, Concentration and Obsolescence (jointly with A. Sandison and Jean MacGregor), Bath University Library, October 1972. (BATH/LIB/2). [v], 33
Interlibrary Lending in the United Kingdom: Report of a National Survey carried out in February 1977 (jointly with R.J. Steemson), British Library, London, 1978. (BL R&D Report 5417). [v], 37
Document Supply in India: With Special Reference to Science and Technology and to a Centralised Supply Facility, January 1978. (Unpublished report to the Government of India Department of Science and Technology. iii, 58, 
A National Document Centre for India. Report to the Government of India Department of Science and Technology (jointly with E.S. Smith). January 1979. iii, 51
The International Provision and Supply of Publications (jointly with A.A. Briquet de Lemos, S.C.J. Vickers and E.S. Smith, Unesco, Paris, November 1981. (PGI-8UWS/30). (Also Spanish and French versions). 86
Commercial Book Supply: The Availability of Book Materials Through Commercial Channels, with Particular Reference to Developing Countries (jointly with J. Clews, B. Kefford and P. Oakeshott), IFLA International Office for UAP, Wetherby, 1983. 514 (microfiche).
Measuring the Performance of Document Supply Systems, Unesco, Paris, 1987. (PGI-87/WS/21). vii, 99
National Library and Information Needs: Alternative Ways of Meeting Them, with Special Reference to the Role of National Libraries, Unesco, Paris, 1989. (PGI-89/WS/9).62
3.1 Research reports produced by teams headed by M.B. Line
3.1.1 Investigation into Information Requirements of the Social Sciences (INFROSS). Report on the Preliminary Stage, September 1967 - March 1968. April 1968.Research reports:
No. 1. Information Requirements of Researchers in the Social Sciences, 2 vols. May l971, (OSTI Report 5096).
No. 2. Information Requirements of Social Scientists in Government Departments, March 1971. (OSTI Report 5097).
No. 3. Information Requirements of College of Education Lecturers and Schoolteachers, February1971. (OSTI Report 5098).
No. 4. The Information Needs of Social Workers, February 971. (OSTI Report 5099).
No. 5. Research Procedures of Social Scientists, November 1971. (OSTI Report 5106).
3.1.2 Experimental Information Service in the Social Sciences (EISISS). Report on Work Carried Out in 1969, February 1970 (OSTI Report 5066).
Report on Work Carried out in 1970, January 1971 (OSTI Report 5085).
Final Report, January 1972 (OSTI Report 5118).
3.1.3 Department of Education and Science. The Scope for Automatic Data Processing in the British Library. 2 parts, HMSO, London, 1972.
3.1.4 Design of Information Systems in the Social Sciences (DISISS). Progress Report 1971, December 1971.
Progress Report 1972, January 1973.
Progress Report 1973, January 1974.Working papers:
No. 1: Comparison of results of science user studies with Investigation into information requirements of the social sciences. July 1971
No. 2: A machine readable data base of social science serials. November 1971.
No. 3: The relationship between primary and secondary literature in the social sciences: a study of secondary literature in criminology. June 1972.
No. 4: Characteristics of citations in social science monographs. June 1972.
No. 5: Citation patterns in the social sciences: results of pilot citation study and selection of source journals for main citation study. October 1972.
No. 6. The use of citation linkages and networks for information retrieval in the social sciences. March 1971.
No. 7: Size and growth of monograph literature, with special reference to the social sciences. April 1974.
No. 8: CLOSSS: a machine readable data base of social science serials. Progress report 1971-1972. March 1973.
No. 11: Clustering of journal titles according to citation data. Report on preparatory work design, data collection and preliminary analyses. September 1973.
[NB there are no numbers 9 and 10]
3.1.5 Research reports, series A:. No. 1: Towards the improvement of social science information systems: overview of research carried out 1970. February 1980. (BL R&D Report 5527).
No. 2: Size, growth and composition of social science literature. March 1975. (BL R&D Report 5224).
No. 3: The structure of social science literature as shown by citations. September 1979. (R&D Report 5524).
No. 4: The evaluation of operational effectiveness and its use in the design of information systems.February 1975. (BL R&D Report 5222).
No. 5: The planning of published indexing and abstracting services: coverage, overlap and contents. April 1976. (BL R&D Report 5290).
3.1.6 Research reports, series B:. No. 1: User evaluation of an information service in social welfare. Report of an interview and questionnaire study of the Wiltshire Social Service Staff Digest. November 1973. (OSTI Report 5213).
No. 2: Analysis of requests made to the National Children’s Bureau question and answer service. November 1973. (OSTI Report 5213).
No. 3: The relationship between usefulness and style of secondary publication. November 1974. (OSTI Report 5214).
No. 4: Characteristics of social science serials: the construction and analysis of a file of social science serial titles. 1975. (OSTI Report 5217).
No. 5: The collection and construction of a file of citation data 1976. (OSTI Report 5269).
No. 6: The application of clustering techniques to citation data. October l977. (OSTI Report 5450).
No. 7: Literature usage and interrelationships in the social sciences, as shown by citations in monographs. 1978. (OSTI Report 5478).