Dissertation
Books, Pamphlets
Charles Ammi Cutter: Library Systematizer. Littleton, Colo.: Libraries Unlimited, 1977. 344p. (Edited vol. with critical introduction and bibliography).
The Development of Classification at the Library of Congress. Urbana, Ill.: University of Illinois, Graduate School of Library & Information Science, 1984. 78p. (Its Occasional Papers).
The Subject in the Dictionary Catalog from Cutter to the Present. Chicago: American Library Association, 1983. xiv, 482p.
Research Patterns and Research Libraries. Dublin, OH: OCLC, 1987.
The DDC, the Universe of Knowledge, and the Post-Modern Library. Albany, N.Y.: OCLC/Forest Press, 1998.(99p.)
Articles
"The Historical Records of the American Library Association." (with Howard Winger). 4th Library History Seminar. Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL., 1972.
"The Making of the 1876 Special Report on Public Libraries." Journal of Library History 8 (January 1973): 30-43.
"Charles Ammi Cutter." "John Eaton." "William Torrey Harris" (with L. D. Dillon). "Samuel Haven." "Charles Alexander Nelson." "Stephen B. Noyes." "Alexander J. Rudolph." "Frederic Vinton." In Dictionary of American Library Biography. Littleton, Colo.: Libraries Unlimited, 1978.
"Charles Ammi Cutter." "John Eaton." In ALA World Encyclopedia of Library And Information Services. Chicago: A.L.A., 1980.
"The 19th Dewey: A Review Article." Library Quarterly 50 (October 1980): 483-9.
"The Interpretation of American Library History." Public Librarianship, a Reader. Ed. by J. Robbins-Carter, pp. 73-90. Littleton, Colo.: Libraries Unlimited, 1982.
"User Categories and User Convenience in Subject Cataloging." Reference Librarian 9 (Fall/Winter 1983): 113-22. (Same in Best of Library Lit, 1984).
"Melvil Dewey and the Corporate Ideal." Melvil Dewey: the Man and the Classification. Ed. by G. Stephenson and J. Kramer-Greene, pp. 49-100. Albany, N.Y.: Forest Press, 1983.
"Machlup's Categories of Knowledge as a Framework for Viewing Library and Information Science History." Journal of Library History 20 (Spring 1985): 157-92.
"Melvil Dewey: The Professional Educator and his Heirs." Library Trends 34 (Winter 1986): 359-81.
"Subject Access Literature, 1986." (with K. Markey). Library Resources and Technical Services 31 (Oct/Dec 1987): 334-54.
"The Columbia School of Library Economy, 1887-1888." Libraries and Culture 23, no 3 (Summer 1988): 249-80.
"Developments in Classification Theory and Method." In ICIK '87: Papers Presented at the International Conference on Information and Knowledge '87 [Yokohama, Japan, 11-13 November 1987], pp. 167-79. Yokohama: Research Institute for Information and Knowledge, [1988].
"Information Access Requirements: An Historical and Future Perspective." Advances in Library Automation and Networking: A Research Annual 2 (1988): 45-68.
"Cataloging Education in the Library and Information Science Curriculum." Recruiting, Educating, and Training Cataloging Librarians: Solving the Problems. Ed. by S. S. Intner and J. S. Hill, pp. 273-97. New Directions in Information Management, no. 19. New York: Greenwood Press, 1989.
"The Future of Reference II: A Paradigm of Academic Library Organization," College and Research Library News 50, no. 9 (October 1989): 780-90.
"Shifting Directions in LIS Classification." Classification Theory in the Computer Age: Conversations Across the Disciplines. Proceedings from the Conference, Nov. 18-19, 1988, Albany, N.Y.. Ed. by R. Richardson, pp. 76-88. Albany, N.Y.: Rockefeller College Press, Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, University at Albany, SUNY, 1989.
"The Education of Cataloging Librarians." In Cataloging: The Professional Development Cycle. Ed. by S. S. Intner and J. S. Hill, pp. 85-90. New Directions in Information Management, no. 26. New York: Greenwood Press, 1991.
"The Concept of the Universe of Knowledge and the Purpose of LIS Classification." Classification Research for Knowledge Representation and Organization. Proceedings of the 5th International Study Conference on Classification Research, Toronto, Canada, June 24-28, 1991. Ed. by N. J. Williamson and M. Hudon, pp. 101-26. Amsterdam, New York: Elsevier, 1992.
"Library and Information Science: Two Paradigms." Conceptions of Library and Information Science: Historical, Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives. P. Vakkari and Blaise Cronin (eds.), pp. 229-52. London: Taylor Graham, 1992.
[This paper was subsequently published in Finnish and Spanish translations]. “Kirjasto- ja informaatiodiede: Kaksi paradigmaa.” Kirjastotiede ja informatiikka 10, no. 4. (1991): 107-118. “La Bibliotecolotgia y la Ciencia de la Información: dos paradigmas.” Translated by Rubén Urbizagásteggui. Revista Interamericana de Bibliotecologia. [Universidad de Antioquia, Escuela Interamericana de Bibliotecologia; Medellin, Colombia] 22(no. 3, Julio-Diciembre, 1999): 67-90.
"Intellectual Realities and the Digital Library" (with P. Doty). Proceedings of Digital Libraries ‘94: The First Annual Conference on the Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries. Eds. J. L. Schnase . . . [et al.], pp. 1-5. College Station, Texas: Hypermedia Research Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A & M University, 1994.
"The Cultural Legacy of the ‘Modern Library’ for the Future." Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 37 (no. 2, Spring 1996): 100-119.
"The Influence of Mathematics on the Classificatory Thought of S. R. Ranganathan." Pp.. 167-179 in Knowledge Organization for Information Retrieval: Proceedings of the Sixth International Study Conference on Classification Research, held at University College, London, 16-18 June, 1997. (FID 716). The Hague, Netherlands: International Federation for Information & Documentation, 1997.
"Basic Issues Regarding the Establishment of a National SME&T Digital Library." Pp. 94-100 in Developing a Digital National Library for Undergraduate Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education: Report of a Workshop. National Research Council, Center for Science, Mathematics and Engineering Education. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1998.
"The Case for Creating a Systematic Indexing System for the National SME&T Library." (with Joan Mitchell, Editor-in-chief, DDC, and Diane Vizine-Goetz, Senior researcher, OCLC). Pp. 101-108 in Developing a Digital National Library for Undergraduate Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education: Report of a Workshop. National Research Council, Center for Science, Mathematics and Engineering Education. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1998.
"The DDC Relative Index" Cataloging and Classification Quarterly 42, no. 3/4 (2006): 65-95.