Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 40 Issue 2

TOWARDS INFORMETRICS: HAITUN, LAPLACE, ZIPF, BRADFORD AND THE ALVEY PROGRAMME

B.C. BROOKES

Haitun has recently shown that empirical distributions are of two types—‘Gaussian’ and ‘Zipfian’—characterized by the presence or absence of moments. Gaussian‐type…

SCONUL: THE CONTRIBUTION OF GEOFFREY WOLEDGE

T.H. BOWYER

In the post‐war years 1945–50, university and other large research libraries were confronted both by new problems and new opportunities. First, university libraries had to…

‘A NEW LABORATORY OF SOCIOLOGICAL RESEARCH’: THE BRITISH LIBRARY OF POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC SCIENCE

D.A. CLARKE

The British Library of Political and Economic Science, of which Geoffrey Woledge was Librarian from 1944 to 1966, and which was the major interest and achievement of his…

THE MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT OF INFORMATION AND LIBRARY PROVISION IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

STEPHEN A. ROBERTS

The broader context in the last twenty years awareness of the information and documentation problems of the social sciences has grown, but almost as if by stealth. During…

GEOFFREY WOLEDGE

LESLIE WILSON

Thirty‐seven years as a member of the Editorial Board of a learned journal is a remarkable record in any circumstances. To have served in that capacity in a field which…

THE LIBRARIAN AS CUSTODIAN; OR, A POLICEMAN'S LOT … ?

B.C. BLOOMFIELD

It is a great pleasure and a signal distinction to be invited to contribute to this issue in honour of Geoffrey Woledge, formerly Librarian of the British Library of…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden