Go and Tell the World: Charles R. McCarthy and the Evolution of the Legislative Reference Movement, 1901-1917
University of Illinois College of Law
February, 10 2009
Law Library Journal, Vol. 99, No. 33, 2007
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 21
Keywords: legislative library, legislative reference, charles r. mccarthy, charles mccarthy, special libraries, special librarianshipAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: February 11, 2009
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