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Go and Tell the World: Charles R. McCarthy and the Evolution of the Legislative Reference Movement, 1901-1917


Paul Healey


University of Illinois College of Law

February, 10 2009

Law Library Journal, Vol. 99, No. 33, 2007

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Professor Healey describes the work of Charles R. McCarthy who, in the early twentieth century, almost single-handedly created the legislative reference library concept. In doing so, he developed radical new forms of reference librarianship, tirelessly promoted the concept of special librarianship, and spread legislative reference services around the country.

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Keywords: legislative library, legislative reference, charles r. mccarthy, charles mccarthy, special libraries, special librarianship

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Date posted: February 11, 2009  

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Healey, Paul, Go and Tell the World: Charles R. McCarthy and the Evolution of the Legislative Reference Movement, 1901-1917 (February, 10 2009). Law Library Journal, Vol. 99, No. 33, 2007. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1340735

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University of Illinois College of Law ( email )
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Champaign, IL 61820
United States
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