Descriptive Catalog of the American Library Association Exhibit of Labor-saving Devices and Library Equipment: Held at the Public Library of the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C., May 25-29, 1914
1914 - Library fittings and supplies - 43 pages
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adapted to library Adding Machine Addressograph alphabetic ART METAL CONSTRUCTION attached automatic Binder book cards Bulletin Board BUREAU will exhibit cabinets charging trays clean Cleaner Clipless Paper Fastener Columbia Public Library COMPANY will demonstrate COMPANY will display COMPANY will exhibit Comptometer copies Date Holder DEMOCRAT PRINTING COMPANY desk dictation machine drawer Duplicator dust dusters exhibit of Miscellaneous exhibit will include floor FULTON RUBBER TYPE GAYLORD BROTHERS exhibit GLOBE-WERNICKE COMPANY GOODLINE guide cards Inkstand inserted JOHNSTON & COMPANY letters librarians LIBRARY BUREAU exhibit library equipment library purposes loose-leaf MANUFAC MANUFACTURING COMPANY Moistener Company MULTIPLEX DISPLAY Ohio operation pamphlets PAPER PRESS PENCIL SHARPENER records Rectigraph REMINGTON TYPEWRITER COMPANY ROYAL TYPEWRITER COMPANY RUBBER TYPE COMPANY Sanitary Moistener Schapirograph section of Miscellaneous shelf list shelves shown by GAYLORD sizes stack stamp standard steel stencil TABLET & TICKET three styles TICKET COMPANY tion TURING COMPANY UNDERWOOD TYPEWRITER Vacuna vertical files Widener Library WILLIAM G York City
Page 3 - It is a commonplace of library history that librarianship has contributed the card catalog idea to commercial life. The library in turn is indebted to commercial life for many labor-saving devices. Very likely a few of the largest libraries utilize all available labor-saving devices to the utmost. Your committee is, however, of the opinion that the medium size and smaller libraries might reduce the cost of administration through the more general use of mechanical appliances. We recommend that at...
Page 19 - ... personally. It increases his efficiency and gives him concentration and independence of action. All the other time-saving devices are for assistants with less valuable time and less demand for executive promptness, privacy, and high efficiency. To save the time of the person who directs others is of prime importance...