Remembering Gutenberg

By:
William Buchanan
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Through lecture and photographs this program will describe in detail the Gutenberg Museum and its library and their resources for supporting research and scholarship in the history of books, printing, and reading. The presentation will also examine these institutions' roles in preserving the memory of Gutenberg through the collection and display of artifacts and books.


Keywords: Gutenberg, Book History
Stream: Books, Writing and Reading
Presentation Type: Paper Presentation in English
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William Buchanan

Professor, Department of Library Science, Clarion University
Clarion, PA, USA

William Buchanan is a professor in the Department of Library Science at Clarion University where he teaches courses in Reference and Inquiry Services, Services to Multicultural Populations, Services to Youth, Collection Development, and the History of Books and Printing. He has an undergraduate degree in journalism from Georgia State University, a masters degree in history and a masters degree in library science from the University of Southern Mississippi, a masters degree in park resources management from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, and an interdisciplinary doctorate (history/education/library science) from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He has researched and published in the fields of the history of books and libraries, young adult authors, and multiculturalism.

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